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Title: The applicability of currently available adults ADHD treatment tools.
Book Title: Handbook of Research on Healthcare Administration and Management
Epworth Authors: Wickramasinghe, Nilmini
Other Authors: Binhadyan, B.
Keywords: E-Mental Health
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Information Technology
Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Chair of Health Informatics Management, Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: IGI Global
Abstract: E-mental health services are able to provide tools and services to facilities treatment for many various mental disorders, such as Attentions Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affect approximately 5% of adults. This paper presents the findings of 12 interviews with psychologist who are specialized in treating adults with ADHD. The interviews emphasis on the use of Information Technology (IT) by psychologists in their treatment of ADHD. The analysis shows that using IT is beneficial for psychologists and patients. However, there are some issues emerged from the findings that could limit the usability of IT.
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0920-2.ch031
ISBN: 9781522509202
Type: Chapter
Affiliated Organisations: Health Informatics
School of Business Information Technology, RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Appears in Collections:Health Informatics

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