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Applying Technology to Medication Management and Adherence

Leah L. Zullig, Ryan J. Shaw and Hayden B. Bosworth.

in Behavioral Health Care and Technology

November 2014; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health. 8886 words.

Medication non-adherence is one of the most significant and costly public health challenges today. Medication adherence requires a complex interplay between patients, providers, and...

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Behavioral Health Care and Technology

Edited by Lisa Marsch, Sarah Lord and Jesse Dallery.

November 2014; p ublished online March 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health. 368 pages.

In recent years, there has been an explosion of research focused on using technology in healthcare, including Web and mobile health assessment and intervention tools, as well as smartphone...

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Behavioral Health Information Technology Adoption in the Context of a Changing Healthcare Landscape

Wendy J. Nilsen and Misha Pavel.

in Behavioral Health Care and Technology

November 2014; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health. 6162 words.

This chapter discusses how the U.S. healthcare system, including behavioral health, is in a period of significant change as a result of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the...

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Behavioral Monitoring and Assessment via Mobile Sensing Technologies

Santosh Kumar, Mustafa Al’Absi, J. Gayle Beck, Emre Ertin and Marcia S. Scott.

in Behavioral Health Care and Technology

November 2014; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health. 7575 words.

Mobile sensing technologies can now be used to obtain continuous measures of health, behavior, and the environment in naturalistic settings. These technologies have the potential to...

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A Brief History of Global Mental Health

Alex Cohen, Vikram Patel and Harry Minas.

in Global Mental Health

November 2013; p ublished online February 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health and Epidemiology; Public Health. 13205 words.

Despite the apparent newness of global mental health as a field, concerns about mental disorders – e.g., explanatory models and approaches to treatment – have been circulating the globe for...

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Christian Kieling, Ana Soledade Graeff-Martins, Hesham Hamoda and Luis Augusto Rohde.

in Global Mental Health

November 2013; p ublished online February 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health and Epidemiology; Public Health. 8104 words.

Global child and adolescent mental health is central to global mental health – and to global health in general. The large burden imposed by mental disorders across the globe is largely...

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Connecting the World

Juan Rodriguez Guzman and Andres Barkil-Oteo.

in Telemental Health in Resource-Limited Global Settings

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health. 1471 words.

This chapter builds on the knowledge gained from the reports and studies in this book to highlight the lessons learned, and identify some challenges and future directions for the telemental...

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Cross-Cultural Research Methods and Practice

Martin J. Prince.

in Global Mental Health

November 2013; p ublished online February 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health and Epidemiology; Public Health. 10916 words.

There are few examples in the cross-cultural mental health literature of demonstrably valid, culture-fair comparison. Much more could, in principle, be done to demonstrate measurement...

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Cross-Cultural Telemental Health

Niklas Skov Pape, Rasmus Christian Jørgensen and Rune Weise Kofoed.

in Telemental Health in Resource-Limited Global Settings

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health. 2933 words.

This chapter discusses previous experiences with telemental health, the importance of a cross-cultural understanding of mental health, and the potential psychological barriers to...

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Culture and Global Mental Health

Laurence J. Kirmayer and Leslie Swartz.

in Global Mental Health

November 2013; p ublished online February 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health and Epidemiology; Public Health. 12367 words.

This chapter provides an overview of the relevance of cultural psychiatry for global mental health. Culture plays a central role in the social determinants of mental health and strategies...

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