Telepsychiatry Telepsychiatry and Doctor – Patient Communication : A Tale of Two Interviews

  title={Telepsychiatry Telepsychiatry and Doctor – Patient Communication : A Tale of Two Interviews},
  author={Doug Urness},
Current videoconferencing technology has allowed for the development, acceptance and growth of telepsychiatry programs in Canada and in other countries. Questions and concerns remain about the effect of the videoconferencing context on doctor–patient communication. This paper briefly reviews factors relevant to this issue and presents two case histories that involve challenges for both telepsychiatry and in-person interviews. As demonstrated in these case histories, the encounter context of… CONTINUE READING

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