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How will mobile mental health technologies change the nature of the psychiatrist-patient relationship? And do these technologies truly deliver what they promise?

Internet-based CBT has shown promise to improve access to therapy for patients with OCD, which is associated with a profoundly diminished quality of life and social isolation.

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Telehealth is at a tipping point and is gaining momentum. Although there are some technological and logistical hurdles, most clinicians would likely find these to be minor and outweighed by the benefits of expanding access to mental health care to those in need.

A psychiatrist reviews some digital apps you might suggest as an adjunct to established interventions (eg, medications, therapy) for adult ADHD.

Many questions remain about privacy, ethics, and clinical utility, but the fact remains, mobile is the fastest growing technology in human history.


Mobile health interventions are helpful to patients receiving medications that reduce cravings, but what about adherence-focused monitoring?


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