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VIDEO: Smartphone apps for serious mental illness

SAN FRANCISCO — In a video interview, Liza Hoffman, MSW, LICSW, a clinical social worker in Boston and clinical director of Digital Psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, spoke about her presentation on using smartphone apps as part of clinical practice for serious mental illness.

Hoffman discussed using an app evaluation framework to help clinicians decide the most useful and effective apps for their patients.

“There’s still a lot of progress that needs to be made in this field and also a lot of potential for this technology to improve the lives of our patients,” she said.

Disclosures: Hoffman reports no relevant financial disclosures.

SAN FRANCISCO — In a video interview, Liza Hoffman, MSW, LICSW, a clinical social worker in Boston and clinical director of Digital Psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, spoke about her presentation on using smartphone apps as part of clinical practice for serious mental illness.

Hoffman discussed using an app evaluation framework to help clinicians decide the most useful and effective apps for their patients.

“There’s still a lot of progress that needs to be made in this field and also a lot of potential for this technology to improve the lives of our patients,” she said.

Disclosures: Hoffman reports no relevant financial disclosures.

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