Technology has had, and will continue to have, a major effect on the field of psychiatry - in diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. In a collection of stimulating and thought-provoking chapters, this resource exams how technology has come to influence and drive psychiatry forward, and considers at just what cost these developments have been made.
Table of Contents
- Chapter 11 Psychiatric rehabilitation and the notion of technology in psychiatry
- Chapter 12 Drugs, not hugs: antidepressant medication trials and suicidality in children—a case history in the philosophy of science as an argument for the need for improved technology in psychiatry
- Chapter 13 Philosophical considerations of an Internet-enabled telephone and computer psychiatric symptom monitoring system: maintaining the balance between subjectivity and objectivity in research
- Chapter 14 The assessment of emotional awareness: can technology make a contribution?