A pilot program in rural telepsychiatry for deaf and hard of hearing populations.

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Heliyon, ISSN: 2405-8440, Vol: 2, Issue: 3, Page: e00077

Publication Year:
2016
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Repository URL:
https://hsrc.himmelfarb.gwu.edu/smhs_psych_facpubs/340
PMID:
27441259
DOI:
10.1016/j.heliyon.2016.e00077
PMCID:
PMC4946006
Author(s):
Crowe, Teresa; Jani, Suni; Jani, Sushma; Jani, Niranjan; Jani, Raja
Publisher(s):
Elsevier BV
Tags:
Multidisciplinary; Mental and Social Health; Psychiatry; Psychiatry and Psychology; Telemedicine
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article description
Access to mental health care in deaf communities is limited by cultural considerations, availability of translators, and technological considerations. Telepsychiatry can mitigate the deaf community's lack of access to care by allowing for deaf individuals in remote communities access to care with facilities that cater to their needs.