Artificial Intelligence and Clinical Psychology, Current Trends

Mohammad Tahan, Photis Zygoulis


Psychotherapy endows a sense of control in patients gripped with emotional conflicts which allow them to handle their reflexes and regain composure through conscious and behavioral alterations. These transformational changes can be brought about by improving their listening skills, observational capacities, creating awareness, making them more attentive and intervening. Specialised tools and techniques are employed through the course of therapy which not only alters but also accentuates their cognitive and effective understanding. The idea of amalgamating these two broad ambits: the complexities of psychology and dynamism of artificial intelligence has gained momentum in recent times. This review focuses on how machine intelligence through computer-implemented psychotherapeutic tools can enhance self-awareness through computer-implemented psychotherapeutic tools can enhance self-awareness.

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