Niranjan Bidargaddi

Malcolm Battersby2
Simone Orlowski2
John Torous2
2Malcolm Battersby
2Simone Orlowski
2John Torous
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BACKGROUND eHealth facilitation of chronic disease management has potential to increase engagement and effectiveness and extend access to care in rural areas. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to demonstrate the feasibility and acceptability of an eHealth system for the management of chronic conditions in a rural setting. METHODS We developed an(More)
BACKGROUND Despite evidence of benefits of telehealth networks in increasing access to, or providing, previously unavailable mental health services, care providers still prefer traditional approaches. For psychiatric assessment, digital technology can offer improvements over analog systems for the technical and, subsequently, the social quality of(More)
Despite growing interest in the promise of e-mental and well-being interventions, little supporting literature exists to guide their design and the evaluation of their effectiveness. Both participatory design (PD) and design thinking (DT) have emerged as approaches that hold significant potential for supporting design in this space. Each approach is(More)
BACKGROUND A longstanding barrier to progress in psychiatry, both in clinical settings and research trials, has been the persistent difficulty of accurately and reliably quantifying disease phenotypes. Mobile phone technology combined with data science has the potential to offer medicine a wealth of additional information on disease phenotypes, but the(More)
BACKGROUND To determine the extent to which variations in monthly Mental Health Emergency Department (MHED) presentations in South Australian Public Hospitals are associated with the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) monthly unemployment rates. METHODS Times series modelling of relationships between monthly MHED presentations to South Australian(More)
BACKGROUND Research has shown that improving well-being using positive mental health interventions can be useful for predicting and preventing mental illness. Implementing online interventions may be an effective way to reach young people, given their familiarity with technology. OBJECTIVE This study will assess the effectiveness of a website called the(More)
BACKGROUND Few studies have tested whether individually tailored text messaging interventions have an effect on clinical outcomes when used to supplement traditional psychotherapy. This is despite the potential to improve outcomes through symptom monitoring, prompts for between-session activities, and psychoeducation. OBJECTIVE The intent of the study was(More)
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