Mental Health in a Digital World

Mental Health in a Digital World addresses mental health assessments and interventions using digital technology, including mobile phones, wearable devices and related technologies. Sections discuss mental health data collection and analysis for purposes of assessment and treatment, including the use of electronic medical records and information technologies to improve services and research, the use of digital technologies to enhance communication, psychoeducation, screening for mental disorders, the problematic use of the internet, including internet gambling and gaming, cybersex and cyberchondria, and internet interventions, ranging from online psychotherapy to mobile phone apps and virtual reality adjuncts to psychotherapy. Reviews research and applications of digital technology to mental health Includes digital technologies for assessment, intervention, communication and education Addresses data collection and analysis, service delivery and the therapeutic relationship Discusses the E-related disorders that complicate digital intervention

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Publisher Academic Press
Release Date
ISBN 0128222026
Pages 526 pages
Rating 4/5 (27 users)