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Mobile Telephone Apps in Mental Health Practice


Please take some time to read this essay: Mobile telephone apps in mental health practice: uses, opportunities, and challenges

There are plenty of mental health apps developed rapidly. Some clinicians use apps as tools to help assess and management of patients.

In this article, you will see an overview of apps that are relevant for mental health. One type of apps being talked about is clinician-oriented apps that support assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. The other type of apps is patient-oriented apps that support education and self-management. There is a discussion of challenges and possible solutions.

There is another research, A Theory-Informed Digital Health Intervention in People with Severe Mental Health Problems. The research team proposes the idea of mental health app. You can see their prototype and framework to review how this app interacts with the patients.

Many of the research and apps are currently developing. Dr. Timothy Lane will next talk about schizophrenia and depression from the brain science point of view.

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