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Digital Health

Digital technology is rapidly changing the landscape of health care by opening access and enhancing care coordination. Patients are more engaged in their health and well-being through various digital platforms. This section provides resources on technology’s impact on behavioral health.

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Telemedicine & Medication Adherence

Telemedicine & Medication Adherence

Nonadherence to psychotropic medication is one of the major obstacles when treating mental illnesses. Approximately 60% of individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia discontinue their medication within 90 days of prescription. For those diagnosed with depression, 60% cease taking their prescribed medication within six months. Nonadherence is dichotomized into two types: (1)…
Digital Technologies For Schizophrenia

Digital Technologies For Schizophrenia

Dr. Brian Kirkpatrick, MD, MSPH, Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, discusses the role digital technology plays in the treatment of schizophrenia. During this presentation, Dr. Kirkpatrick discusses the unmet treatment need for patients with psychotic disorders and reviews digital tools…

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    E-Health & Technology Section Advisor


Request a free educational program for your organization or region today! These customizable PsychU presentations are available both online and in-person, and cover a range of topics including: schizophrenia, major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, care coordination, quality standards, and more.

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The Neuropsychiatric Inventory: Development & Applications

Diagnostic & Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders–Fifth Edition (DSM-5): Key Updates VS DSM-IV-TR

Distinguishing Sedation From Efficacy In Antipsychotic Treatment

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