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Telehealth Services for the Treatment of Psychiatric Conditions: Clinical Effectiveness, Safety, and Guidelines

Published on: December 21, 2015
Project Number: RA0821-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness and safety of using telehealth services in both emergency and non-emergency psychiatric situations?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with the use of telehealth services in both emergency and non-emergency psychiatric situations?

Key Message

Two systematic reviews, four randomized controlled trials, and one non-randomized study were identified regarding the use of telehealth services in both emergency and non-emergency psychiatric situations.

Tags

mental disorders, mental disorders diagnosed in childhood, mental health services, telemedicine, mental health, telehealth, Telepsychiatry; Telepsychiatrist; telepsychology; telemental health; telemental healthcare; Tele-psychiatry