Reviews Book

Telepsychiatry and e-Mental Health

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7410.347 (Published 07 August 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:347
  1. Kristina Fiter (kfister@mef.hr), Croatian Medical Journal

    The earliest reports of telepsychiatry (defined in this book as “the delivery of health care and the exchange of information for purposes of providing psychiatric services across distances”) date from the late 1950s, when an interactive television link was used in Nebraska, United States, to connect a teaching hospital department of psychiatry with a state institution. Today, e-mental health (“mental health services provided through any form of electronic medium, most commonly via the …

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