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Navigating the World of Mental Health Apps

By: zdavis | August 18th , 2020 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog| 1 Comment

Many mental health apps can be problematic “because most of the apps that are available are poorly designed and lack research support.” Dr. Torous discusses these apps in an article from The Carlat Psychiatry Report. Here is some of his advise: Assessing Mental Health Apps: Privacy. Determine if the app has a privacy policy. Many apps are no

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Prescription Mental Health Apps

By: jives | October 21st , 2019 | Podcast| 0 Comment

Prescription apps are here, and in this interview Dr. John Torous will help you get ready for them. From a list of 250,000 health apps, we highlight the top 7, including video games that treat ADHD, medication reminders, and digital guides for CBT, mindfulness, and insomnia. Dr. Torous led the development of the APA guidelines on evaluating smartph

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