Mental Health Practice in a Digital World

A Clinicians Guide

  • Naakesh A. Dewan
  • John S. Luo
  • Nancy M. Lorenzi

Part of the Health Informatics book series (HI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Marni L. Jacob, Eric A. Storch
    Pages 57-80
  3. Charles Shinaver, Peter C. Entwistle
    Pages 81-122
  4. Todd E. Peters, Theresa Herman, Neal R. Patel, Harsh K. Trivedi
    Pages 141-158
  5. John S. Luo, Brian N. Smith
    Pages 183-197
  6. Nathaniel Clark, Theresa Herman, Jerry Halverson, Harsh K. Trivedi
    Pages 199-211
  7. Nancy M. Lorenzi, Naakesh A. Dewan
    Pages 213-219
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 221-228

About this book


This book guides clinicians in critically evaluating and embracing well-designed and validated technologies that have the potential to transform the access, affordability, and accountability of mental healthcare. The reader will become aware of the practical applications of technology in mental health as well as research supporting information technology tools and policy debates. Each chapter contains either examples or scenarios that are relevant to the current practice of mental health care.

Mental Health Practice in a Digital World: A Clinicians Guide is a key resource for current and future mental health clinicians who wish to become familiar with technology innovations and how they impact and improve clinical care. It contains chapters written by policy makers, application developers, scientists, and executives that have led or supported the use of technologies in real world practice.


Computerized Psychotherapy Electronic Health Record Medical Leadership Social Networking for Medicine Telepsychiatry Virtual Reality

Editors and affiliations

  • Naakesh A. Dewan
    • 1
  • John S. Luo
    • 2
  • Nancy M. Lorenzi
    • 3
  1. 1.BayCare Medical GroupBehavioral Health, BayCare Health SystemClearwaterUSA
  2. 2.Health Sciences, Professor of Clinical PsychiatryUCLA David Geffen School of MedicineLos AngelesUSA
  3. 3.Department of Biomedical InformaticsVanderbilt University School of MedicineNashvilleUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-14108-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-14109-1
  • Series Print ISSN 1431-1917
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-3741
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