The potential of telemental health applications for obsessive-compulsive disorder.

@article{Herbst2012ThePO,
  title={The potential of telemental health applications for obsessive-compulsive disorder.},
  author={Nirmal Herbst and Ulrich Voderholzer and Nicola Stelzer and Christine Knaevelsrud and Elisabeth Hertenstein and Sandra Schlegl and Christoph Nissen and Anne K{\"u}lz},
  journal={Clinical psychology review},
  year={2012},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={454-66}
}
BACKGROUND Only a small percentage of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) receive adequate treatment. Reasons include a high level of shame and stigmatisation and the paucity of specialised treatment services. Telemental health (TMH) treatment could improve the therapeutic situation as has been shown for various mental disorders. This review critically evaluates the current body of evidence on TMH applications for OCD patients. The review focuses on studies that include exposure… CONTINUE READING