MobiHealth News December 3, 2021
The digital therapeutics industry must conduct and publish rigorous, replicable research if it is to truly become a legitimate option alongside in-person cognitive behavioral therapy and medications.
Sometimes legends walk among us. We would be wise to pay attention.
Dr. Aaron Beck, regarded as the father of modern cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), passed away last month, soon after celebrating his 100th birthday. Dr. Beck’s historic life compels us to examine his pioneering work in furthering behavioral medicine and the need to extend that work to the current state of mental health treatment. What can we learn from Dr. Beck’s approach to generating evidence for the effectiveness of CBT to establish a similar model of scientific discipline for newer modalities like...