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Private metropolitan telepsychiatry in Australia during Covid-19: current practice and future developments

Looi, Jeffrey; Pring, William

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Objective: This paper discusses issues arising from the rapid implementation of metropolitan telepsychiatry in private practice during the Covid-19 public health emergency. Conclusions: The relatively rapid uptake of private practice metropolitan telepsychiatry may further increase flexibility of the options for appointments through ongoing broad telepsychiatry access after the Covid-19 crisis. Telepsychiatry can be used to facilitate the temporary provision of psychiatric care, and has...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorLooi, Jeffrey
dc.contributor.authorPring, William
dc.date.accessioned2021-01-13T01:27:32Z
dc.identifier.issn1039-8562
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/219327
dc.description.abstractObjective: This paper discusses issues arising from the rapid implementation of metropolitan telepsychiatry in private practice during the Covid-19 public health emergency. Conclusions: The relatively rapid uptake of private practice metropolitan telepsychiatry may further increase flexibility of the options for appointments through ongoing broad telepsychiatry access after the Covid-19 crisis. Telepsychiatry can be used to facilitate the temporary provision of psychiatric care, and has benefits and risks, but is not a longer-term replacement for the interpersonal richness of face-to-face consultations.
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherSage Publications Inc
dc.rights© The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists 2020
dc.sourceAustralasian Psychiatry
dc.subjecttelehealth
dc.subjecttelepsychiatry
dc.subjectprivate practice
dc.subjectCovid-19
dc.subjectpsychiatrist
dc.titlePrivate metropolitan telepsychiatry in Australia during Covid-19: current practice and future developments
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
dc.date.issued2020
local.identifier.absfor111714 - Mental Health
local.identifier.ariespublicationa383154xPUB13473
local.publisher.urlhttp://www.uk.sagepub.com/journals/Journal202097
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationLooi, Jeffrey, College of Health and Medicine, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationPring, William, Monash University
local.description.embargo2099-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage1
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage3
local.identifier.doi10.1177/1039856220930675
local.identifier.absseo920410 - Mental Health
dc.date.updated2020-11-02T04:18:01Z
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