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Should We Allow Smartphones on the Psych Unit?

By: jives | September 25th , 2019 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog| 0 Comment

It’s a bit of dogma that goes rarely challenged in inpatient psychiatry—patients can’t use smartphones. There are multiple reasons for this, ranging from privacy issues (patients might Instagram other patients), clinical issues (patients might isolate themselves and not go to groups), safety issues (they might break and use the screen glass for se

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