BIDMC Digital Psychiatry cited by CNBC Christina Farr as she explains how she went on a social media break from Facebook and Instragram - and felt better for it. Is the best digital health intervention not actually one at all? https://www.cnbc.com/2018/12/01/social-media-detox-christina-farr-quits-instagram-facebook.html
Slides from The 2018 ABCT mHealth Pre-Conference: An Innovation Forum sponsored by the Technology & Neurocognitive Therapies/Translational Research SIGs , November 2018
The attached PowerPoint slide deck is from a 2015 presentation entitled "Twitter 101 for Psychiatrists" that was presented at the annual American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. While now three and a half years old, it still has useful and relevant tips for learning how to use Twitter in a safe and productive way!
BIDMC Digital Psychiatry in the news re insomnia apps, You can read and listen here
LAMP now supports three new languages: Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin), and Brazilian Portuguese. As always, more updates are on the way.
Our team spoke with US News about mental health recovery in the digital age. "Even in the digital age, in all areas of health, the relationship you have with your therapist is very important in terms of recovery. You can imagine that getting therapy through your smartphone may not be the same as a relationship with a therapist.” Read the full story HERE
Our team was pleased to meet with Petr Slovak of University College London and learn more about his work using smart toys for anxiety disorders in children. We even got a pre-production picture. You can read more about Petr's work HERE
Our session from the 2018 American Psychiatric Association annual meeting is nicely summarized and expanded in this piece in U.S. News and World Report: LINK
Our team's recent paper explores digital health privacy as a global health concern through a careful examination of reading levels and privacy policies of smartphone apps in India for mental health and diabetes.. The required college reading level of these privacy policies reduces transparency and precludes informed decision making around adoption of health apps. Read the full paper for free at the JMIR website LINK
Which mental health apps are useful and safe? Which not so? There are many approaches to this problem and in our new paper - we outline many. Read the full text HERE: