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The Impact of Digital Technology on Psychological Treatments and Their Dissemination
Behaviour Research and Therapy
Format: Journal Article
Publication Year: 2017
Pages: 19 - 25
Source ID: shanti-sources-116818
Collection: Meditation Apps
Abstract: The psychological treatment of mental health problems is beginning to undergo a sea-change driven by the widespread availability of digital technology. In this paper we provide an overview of the developments to date and those in the pipeline. We describe the various uses of digital interventions and consider their likely impact on clinical practice, clinical services and the global dissemination of psychological treatments. We note the importance of online clinics, blended treatment, digital assessment and digital training.