Technological innovations in mental healthcare: harnessing the digital revolution

Hollis, Chris and Morriss, Richard and Martin, Jennifer and Amani, Sarah and Cotton, Rebecca and Denis, Mike and Lewis, Shôn (2015) Technological innovations in mental healthcare: harnessing the digital revolution. British Journal of Psychiatry, 206 (4). pp. 263-265. ISSN 0007-1250

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Digital technology has the potential to transform mental healthcare by connecting patients, services and health data in new ways. Digital online and mobile applications can offer patients greater access to information and services and enhance clinical management and early intervention through access to real-time patient data. However, substantial gaps exist in the evidence base underlying these technologies. Greater patient and clinician involvement is needed to evaluate digital technologies and ensure they target unmet needs, maintain public trust and improve clinical outcomes.

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Additional Information: This is an author-produced electronic version of an article accepted for publication in the British Journal of Psychiatry. The definitive publisher-authenticated version is available online at
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham UK Campus > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Medicine > Division of Psychiatry
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Depositing User: Walsh, Aife
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2015 08:00
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2016 19:57

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