Despite vast improvements in diagnosis and treatment over the last half-century, mental illness is underdiagnosed and undertreated. The reasons are many and varied. Among them: a lack of access for individuals amid a shortage of care providers, the interference of social determinants of health such as transportation problems, and social stigma. All play a role.
But technology offers a route to improvement that skirts these and other barriers. Download the PsychU 360 Digital Health magazine to learn about the technologies being implemented to improve the future of mental health care.