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AI and Mental Wellness: Exploring the Intersection in Modern Workplaces

It is understandable for humans to feel anxious about artificial intelligence. After all, the news is constantly filled with stories of technology replacing human jobs. However, it’s crucial to note that humans are not yet facing complete replacement. In fact, there are ways to alleviate AI anxiety and even reframe it into a motivating force for good.

As employers continue to embrace innovation and efficiency in the workplace, artificial intelligence (AI) is making great inroads. According to APA’s 2023 Work in America survey results, nearly 4 out of 10 U.S. workers (38%) express worry that AI may eventually render some, if not all, of their job duties obsolete.

Workers who worry about AI experience a significantly greater negative impact on their psychological health and workplace conditions compared to their counterparts who do not. For example, 51% of those who worry about AI stated that their work negatively impacts their mental health. Whereas only 29% of those who are not concerned about AI making their job duties obsolete reported the same.

AI in the Workplace: A study conducted recently:

Generative AI has recently demonstrated its ability to outperform humans in tasks that require creativity or originality. A study published in Scientific Reports assigned 256 online participants the task of generating imaginative uses for four everyday objects (a box, a rope, a pencil, and a candle) within a 30-second timeframe.

AI in the Workplace: A study conducted recently:

The researchers then assigned the same task to three large language models. To assess the creativity of the responses, the team utilized two methods: an automated program that evaluated “semantic distance,” measuring the relatedness between words and concepts, and six human reviewers who were trained to rank responses based on their originality.

Although humans still come up with the best responses, AI-generated responses are not far behind. In fact, on average, AI-generated responses perform better than human-generated responses. For example, the assessments rated “cat amusement park,” an AI-generated response from GPT-4, as more creative than “cat playhouse,” a human-generated response. Additionally, many people rated the least impressive human responses less creative than the poorly performing AI-generated answers.

Seeking Support

Dealing with stress and anxiety caused by artificial intelligence (AI) can be challenging. But it’s essential to seek help and support to cope with these issues. Open communication is key in addressing these challenges. Sharing your concerns with your colleagues or superiors can be helpful as they may also be experiencing the same thing. You can also seek help and counseling from a professional to learn effective coping strategies to manage your stress. Don’t hesitate to contact mental health professionals specializing in workplace-related concerns. Additionally, peer support groups can offer a safe space to share experiences and find comfort in like-minded individuals. 

Dealing with AI Anxiety: Useful Tips

Dealing with AI Anxiety: Useful Tips

Here are some tips on how to deal with AI-induced stress:

  • Remember that the rise of unfamiliar technology is nothing new. In the past, technological advances have led to significant societal and economic shifts, some fears materialized, and some jobs disappeared. However, many of the worst sci-fi predictions have not been made. So, take a deep breath and keep things in perspective.
  • Learning the benefits, functionality, and productive use of new tech can reduce anxiety. Rather than fearing AI, make an effort to understand how it works and how it can be used for good.
  • A behavioral scientist at the United Nations University suggests that facing fears of generative AI by using the tools, exploring their usefulness, learning how they work, and understanding their limitations can transform the technology from a concern into a valuable asset.
  • It’s important to note that the current technology is not truly producing new things but rather imitating or simulating what people can do. This means that AI in the workplace is not here to replace us but to augment and enhance our abilities.
  • A deeper understanding of AI can empower you to advocate for meaningful job protections or policies that rein in potential downsides. 

    So, instead of feeling overwhelmed by AI-induced stress, let’s face it head-on and learn how to harness its power for good!

    Novus Beginning Psychiatry: Your Path to Health and Wellness Starts Here!

    We understand that navigating the complexities of mental health can feel overwhelming, but you don’t have to face it alone. At Novus Beginning Psychiatry, we’re here to support you every step of the way. Whether you’re seeking therapy, medication, or a combination of both, our compassionate professionals are dedicated to helping you find the path to a happier, healthier life.

    Our highly skilled psychiatrists are experienced in a wide range of mental health conditions, including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, OCD, PTSD, ADHD, autism, and more. We offer evidence-based therapies that have been proven effective in helping individuals overcome their challenges. From cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) to couples/family therapy, we utilize the most up-to-date techniques to empower you on your healing journey.

    We also recognize that medication is vital in managing certain psychological health conditions. Our team includes Dr. Nibras, who is a board-certified psychiatrist well-versed in medication management. He works closely with you to develop a comprehensive treatment plan, as we believe in the power of personalized care.

    So, take the first step towards a brighter future. Contact us today to schedule an appointment. Our friendly staff is ready to assist you in finding a convenient time to meet with our dedicated professionals. Call (832)856-4718 and let us help you take charge of your mental well-being.

    Medication Management For Psychiatric Wellness

    At Novus Beginning Psychiatry, we’re dedicated to helping you unlock the power of effective medication management. Our team of psychiatrists has years of experience and understands the importance of finding the right balance for your mental health journey. We offer personalized and compassionate care, creating medication plans that are tailored to your unique needs. Our understanding of psychopharmacology allows us to provide the most advanced and evidence-based treatments available. 

    Our goal is to help you by providing the right medications to enhance your therapy outcomes, reduce your symptoms, and improve your overall well-being. We want to be your trusted partner on the path to a brighter future. Please don’t hesitate to contact us at Novus Beginning Psychiatry to experience the transformative effects of our comprehensive medication management approach.

    Who is Dr. Nibras?

    Dr. Sohail Nibras is a double board-certified psychiatrist in child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry. He completed his education at Saint Louis University and the American University of Integrative Science. He excels in treatments based on psychiatric care and therapeutic sessions and has experience treating dual psychiatric and substance use disorders. He is an assistant professor at the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He serves as an attending psychiatrist at Texas Children’s Hospital. He trains future psychiatrists and engages in scholarly research projects.

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