Marja-Leena Kuusimäki

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A systematic review of child and adolescent telepsychiatry was conducted. It was based on a search of the electronic databases MEDLINE and PsycINFO covering the period 1966 to June 2003. Studies were selected for review if they concerned videoconferencing for patient care or consultation, evaluated a clinical service or education, or assessed satisfaction(More)
Videoconferencing is used in psychiatry for various purposes. There is a need for research on videoconferencing in family therapy, as there are hardly any reports on the topic: in a literature search, we found only four references to family therapy and videoconferencing. In the Department of Psychiatry at Oulu University Hospital, the use of(More)
The utilization of telemental health (TMH) services in Finland was surveyed in 2006. In total, 135 health-care units provided responses. Eighty-four responses were received from primary care units (health-care centres and clinics) and eight from other clinics, in all hospital districts. The overall rate of TMH consultations was 4 per 100,000 population. The(More)
To assess the current role of videoconferencing and the purposes for which it has been used in child and adolescent psychiatry in Finland, we sent a 16-item questionnaire to all providers of child and adolescent psychiatry services in specialised health care in Finland, i.e. the 42 child and adolescent units in 21 hospital districts. All service providers(More)
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