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Psychiatric Services Editor Lisa Dixon, M.D., M.P.H., and Podcast Editor and co-host Josh Berezin, M.D., M.S., discuss key aspects of research recently published by Psychiatric Services. Tune in to learn about the latest mental health services research and why it is relevant. Topics include community-based treatment programs, collaborative care, evidence-based treatment and service delivery, criminal and social justice, policy analysis, and more.

Apr 11, 2023

Lauren Southwick, M.P.H., and Sharath Guntuku, Ph.D., join Dr. Dixon and Dr. Berezin to discuss whether using a digital dashboard maintained by patients to track social media and other digital data usage had an impact on mental health therapy outcomes.

•    Southwick and Guntuku interview [01:37]
•    What led you to this study design? [03:06]
•    What did you think this would look like in a therapy setting? [08:00]
•    Amount of data patients contributed varied widely [09:39]
•    The dashboard [10:12]
•    What were the effects of sharing digital data with therapists? [12:31]
•    The Hawthorne effect [15:25]
•    What’s next for your research? [18:23]
•    Recruitment [20:46]
•    COVID and people’s interactions with digital media and mental health [23:29]
•    ChatGPT [26:50]


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