Mental Health in the Digital Age
This course is designed to inform the learner on not only the dangers, but also the benefits of social media and smartphones in mental health. These platforms and devices can become addictive and have a negative impact on peoples' lives, but if used properly they can also become useful tools for networking and methods of connecting with others.
1. Be able to identify the ways that social media and smartphones can affect your patients mental health and daily lives both positively and negatively
2. Be able to describe some strategies that can help your patients avoid overusage of smartphones that can lead to addiction
3. Understand and implement ways to avoid HIPAA violations when connecting with family/friends on social media
Dr. John Luo, M.D. has no relative financial relationships to disclose in the last 24 months.
Director of Consultation Liaison & Emergency Psychiatry UC Irvine School of Medicine
Chief Medical Information Officer
Director, Psychiatry Residency Program
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
UC Riverside School of Medicine
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