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John Torous, MD

John Torous, MD

Dr Torous is a Clinical Fellow in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Senior Resident at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program in Boston. He is the Digital Psychiatry Editor for Psychiatric Times. Twitter: @JohnTorousMD


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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.

Is there clinical evidence for the use of digital tools like smartphone apps for schizophrenia and other psychiatric illnesses?

With now over 165,000 health care apps directly available for download today, how can psychiatrists identify which are the most helpful and which to avoid?

A podcast on new digital technologies for psychiatry.


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