Mental Health Technology – What’s in Store?




Technology is an indispensible part of everyday life. It has affected all walks of modern life, medicine being no exception. Smart phones have penetrated our society to an astonishing extent. With the growing influence of this technology, it was only a matter of time before applications and gadgets were incorporated to smart phones for daily usage. The rapid growth in the use of smart phones has opened a new world of opportunities for use in health care and more recently in behavioural health care. This article deals with the smart phone applications in mental health and future prospects in this regard.


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How to Cite

Gopalakrishnan, A., & Jayan, M. (2016). Mental Health Technology – What’s in Store?. Kerala Journal of Psychiatry, 29(1), 53–57.



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