Dr. Torous looks at the pros and cons of digital psychiatry with the goal of framing the opportunities and challenges for the year ahead.
John Torous, MD
To explore the evolving role of smartphones in psychiatric care, this article focuses on schizophrenia as a disease-specific example of how new research and technologies are already being used to improve care.
What does the evidence tell us about digital sensors for treatment adherence in patients with schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders?
With over 10,000 mental health related smartphone apps out there, how can a psychiatrist determine which are useful and which may be harmful? Chair of the American Psychiatric Association’s Workgroup on SmartPhone Apps offers tips in this brief video.
Do wearable fitness trackers show promise for alleviating symptoms of bipolar disorder, depression, and schizophrenia? The answer might surprise you.
Finding a smartphone health app can be a challenge for both patients and physicians. A new evaluation model can help guide informed decision-making.
This has been a busy year for mental health technologies, but 2017 promises to bring advances never before seen in psychiatry.
Experts discuss positive computing, an emerging field at the intersection of mental health and technology.
A podcast on the role of randomized controlled trials in mobile mental health research.
Can a wearable device improve mental health outcomes?