Technology & Mental Health

Exploring technology and its role in the evolution of the mental health field. Resources, risks and opportunities.

Half of Americans Stressed by Presidential Election

American Psychological Association Survey Reveals 2016 Presidential Election Source of Significant Stress for More Than Half of Americans Preview of data from upcoming Stress in America™ poll shows election is equally stressful for Republicans and Democrats Facing one of the most adversarial contests in recent history and daily coverage of the presidential election that dominates…

Electromagnetic Fields: Comfort from Science

Electromagnetic Fields & Parental Panics: A case study in how science can bring comfort by Julie Frantsve-Hawley Submitted by Dr. Bob Doyle I am a scientist in the field of evidence-based medicine and public health. Basically, I am a science translator and communicator. I help healthcare workers use current science when treating patients, and developing…

APA Guidelines for the Practice of Telepsychology

APA GUIDELINES FOR THE PRACTICE OF TELEPSYCHOLOGY These guidelines are designed to address the developing area of psychological service provision commonly known as telepsychology. Telepsychology is defined, for the purpose of these guidelines, as the provision of psychological services using telecommunication technologies as expounded in the “Definition of Telepsychology.” The expanding role of technology in…

United We Stand, Divided… – by APA’s Pat DeLeon, PhD

UNITED WE STAND, DIVIDED…. Pat DeLeon, former APA President The Critical Nature of State Associations: Early on in my career I worked for the State of Hawaii Division of Mental Health at a time when state employees were being unionized. Dues were an “expense” that I never regretted; for with the union, our collective voice…