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Evaluating the Feasibility and Accessibility of Digital Technology Interventions for Global Mental Health

Evaluating the Feasibility and Accessibility of Digital Technology Interventions for Global Mental Health

An advocate for evidence-based interventions, John Naslund and colleagues reviewed preliminary studies on the effectiveness of using digital technologies to treat mental disorders and summarized their finding in Lancet Psychiatry.

Dartmouth Study Uses Peer Support, Mobile Technology, and Social Media to Improve Fitness in Young Adults with Serious Mental Illness

A new NIH-funded study at the Geisel School of Medicine aims to stem the prevalence of obesity among young adults with serious mental illness through peer support, mobile technology, and popular social media.

Dartmouth Research Aims to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk for People with Mental Illness

Geisel investigators at the Health Promotion Research Center at Dartmouth are leading a statewide effort to determine if offering financial incentives—for fitness, weight loss, and smoking cessation programs—can help people with mental illness reduce their high risk for cardiovascular disease.

Ellen Meara, PhD: Hope for Ignored Populations—the Massachusetts Example

Ellen Meara, Associate Professor at Geisel’s Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, discusses her study of the Massachusetts health care reform experience and how research has shed light on populations that have been ignored in the past.

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