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Telepsychiatry

December 16, 2020
Psych Congress Steering Committee member Edward Kaftarian, MD, discusses whether telepsychiatry is appropriate for patients with psychosis.
December 10, 2020
Psych Congress Steering Committee member Edward Kaftarian, MD, explains how clinicians can navigate the federal limitation on prescribing controlled substances when treating patients outside of an authorized health care setting.
December 08, 2020
Mental and behavioral health care providers gave high marks to their experiences with telehealth in a survey conducted on various aspects of telehealth use during the COVID-19 pandemic.
December 01, 2020
Psych Congress Steering Committee member Edward Kaftarian, MD, answers questions asked by attendees of a Psych Congress 2020 session he presented on telepsychiatry.
November 17, 2020
A program incorporated during the COVID-19 pandemic demonstrates that telehealth can be used to stay connected to older adults with cognitive impairment during public health emergencies, researchers reported.
November 13, 2020
What percentage of 903 mental health practitioners surveyed said they would like to continue to provide telehealth services in the future?
November 12, 2020
In the wake of COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, the vast majority of US mental health providers surveyed adjusted their practices rapidly, with 80% transitioning to telehealth services by late March or early April 2020.
November 03, 2020
Patients with psychiatric symptoms who received care in the emergency department were discharged home, rather than transferred to a psychiatric facility, more often when a telepsychiatry program was available, a study found.
October 26, 2020
Take our 2-question quiz and see how the prevalence of telehealth use among psychiatrists has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
October 26, 2020
Telepsychiatry for the treatment of depression offers equal or better patient satisfaction and symptom relief compared with face-to-face interventions, according to a systematic review published online in Community Mental Health Journal.
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