Treatment outcomes in depression: comparison of remote treatment through telepsychiatry to in-person treatment.

@article{Ruskin2004TreatmentOI,
  title={Treatment outcomes in depression: comparison of remote treatment through telepsychiatry to in-person treatment.},
  author={Paul E. Ruskin and Michele Silver-Aylaian and Mitchel A. Kling and Susan A Reed and Douglas Bradham and J. Richard Hebel and David Barrett and Frederick E Knowles and P{\'e}ter Hauser},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2004},
  volume={161 8},
  pages={1471-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Telepsychiatry is an increasingly common method of providing psychiatric care, but randomized trials of telepsychiatric treatment compared to in-person treatment have not been done. The primary objective of this study was to compare treatment outcomes of patients with depressive disorders treated remotely by means of telepsychiatry to outcomes of depressed patients treated in person. Secondary objectives were to determine if patients' rates of adherence to and satisfaction with… CONTINUE READING