Adolescents and the Internet: What Mental Health Clinicians Need to Know

@article{Rafla2014AdolescentsAT,
  title={Adolescents and the Internet: What Mental Health Clinicians Need to Know},
  author={Malak Rafla and Nicholas J Carson and S. DeJong},
  journal={Current Psychiatry Reports},
  year={2014},
  volume={16},
  pages={1-10}
}
  • Malak Rafla, Nicholas J Carson, S. DeJong
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Current Psychiatry Reports
  • The Internet’s permeation into daily life has profoundly changed the practice of psychiatry with adolescents, who mobilize online social media and related technologies in their efforts to develop identity and “hang out” with peers. Technology offers both challenges and opportunities to mental health professionals working with teens. Practitioners will need a new skill-set, including keeping abreast of technological developments; professionally incorporating technology into clinical assessment… CONTINUE READING

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