Tecnología digital e intervenciones para la salud mental: oportunidades y barreras


  • Adrian Aguilera University of California, Berkeley. School of Social Welfare



Palabras clave:

salud digital, salud móvil, salud mental, tecnología, intervención


El crecimiento del Internet, los teléfonos móviles, las redes sociales y otras tecnologías digitales ha cambiado nuestro mundo de muchas maneras. Ha proporcionado a las personas con la información que antes sólo estaba disponible para un grupo selecto, por ejemplo a partir de octubre de 2012. Un ejemplo del alcance de la tecnología son los datos que dicen que hay más de 6 millones de teléfonos en todo el mundo (BBC, 2012). La disponibilidad de los datos en tiempo real a presentado la esperanza de intervenir de manera más eficiente y manejar los problemas de salud los recursos humanos limitados. También tiene un impacto en el cambio de los roles de los proveedores y los pacientes y en aspectos legales y éticos, incluyendo la privacidad en las interacciones de salud digital. Este artículo discutirá unas razones por cual la tecnología digital ha recibido atención recientemente en el área de salud mental, presentará algunas aplicaciones de la tecnología para mejorar la salud mental hasta la fecha, explorará algunas barreras para la diseminación en la práctica clínica, y presentará algunas oportunidades futuras de las tecnologías digitales.


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Aguilera, A. (2015). Tecnología digital e intervenciones para la salud mental: oportunidades y barreras. Arbor, 191(771), a210. https://doi.org/10.3989/arbor.2015.771n1012