Super-intelligent robot psychiatric workers ‘to help treat patients with mental health problems’

Robots could be used to treat patients with mental health problems, psychologists have suggested. A new study suggests that carers will be replaced with artificial intelligence as the future of medicine becomes more technologically advanced. Psychiatrists have already coined the phrase “robotherapy” to describe the way AI can help those in need, according to Psychology Today . Robots are available 24 hours a day, can be highly trained and can cope well with emotionally stressful jobs such as dementia support workers. Getty The robots could help to treat patients with dementia But they are also a way to deal with demand for therapy and could stop patients from “falling between the cracks” due to lack of carers. A study published in the Review of General Psychology found that robots can…


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