Empirical evidence on the use and effectiveness of telepsychiatry via videoconferencing: implications for forensic and correctional psychiatry.

@article{Antonacci2008EmpiricalEO,
  title={Empirical evidence on the use and effectiveness of telepsychiatry via videoconferencing: implications for forensic and correctional psychiatry.},
  author={Diana J. Antonacci and Richard M. Bloch and Sy Atezaz Saeed and Yilmaz Yildirim and Jessica Talley},
  journal={Behavioral sciences & the law},
  year={2008},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={253-69}
}
A growing body of literature now suggests that use of telepsychiatry to provide mental health services has the potential to solve the workforce shortage problem that directly affects access to care, especially in remote and underserved areas. Live interactive two-way audio-video communication-videoconferencing-is the modality most applicable to psychiatry and has become synonymous with telepsychiatry involving patient care, distance education, and administration. This article reviews empirical… CONTINUE READING