TeleMental Health / Telemedicine is the use of the telephone, e-mail, chat rooms, and other Internet and satellite-based technologies to provide direct clinical services.

TeleMental health has also been referred to as TeleMental health,Telemedicine or E-Health. It refers to the general term of delivery of medicine via digital means in a non in-person situation. When it comes to psychology, counseling and mental health services, it has been called TeleMental Health, TelePsychology, E-Counseling, E-Psychotherapy, TelePsychiatry, Internet-based psychotherapy, and other similar names, including TeleAnalysis for conducting psychoanalytic psychotherapy via telehealth technologies. Telemedicine or telemental health is the use of electronic communication and information technologies to provide or support clinical care at a distance.

The use of telecommunications and information technology to provide access to health intervention, consultation, assessment, supervision, education, and information across distances. In most general terms, telemedicine is defined as the use of technology to provide clinical services.

Telemental Health Activities:

TeleMental health may include using the telephone, text, e-mail, or interactive tele-video-conferencing technologies for:

Possible Risks:

As with any procedure, there are potential risks associated with the use of telemental health. These risks include, but may not be limited to:

Expected Benefits:

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