In a regular Digital Medicine column published in The Lancet, researchers from the Scripps Translational Science Institute discuss how digital technologies can help address the unmet needs of assessing and treating mental health disorders on a global scale.

The article outlines how advances in technologies that measure biometrics, track respiratory rates, evaluate sleep quality, among many others, can provide a window into the emotional state of an individual over time. They also present how digital health innovations, such as online counseling, offer an opportunity to expand access to mental health services to a larger cohort.

Read Digitizing the mind in The Lancet.