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
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- Multidisciplinary; Mental and Social Health; Psychiatry; Psychiatry and Psychology; Telemedicine
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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.