This series of blogs will explore the relevance of implementation science to internet-delivered interventions, and will provide a high level overview of the field. The first blog in the series provided a short introduction to the topic, the second explored some relevant implementation outcomes and this final blog will elaborate on the role of context in implementations of internet-delivered
In our previous blogs on the subject of the complex mental and physical interface, we touched upon how poor mental health can serve as a risk factor for chronic conditions down the line, and also how having a comorbid mental condition in the context of a physical ailment like diabetes or coronary heart disease can be a marker for poorer prognosis. Indeed, a great amount of studies have
Mental and Physical Health: Online Platforms can be Game-Changers
Through hundreds of prevalence and interventional studies, it’s now firmly established that mental and physical health conditions can intensify each other when co-existing. More and more we read peer-reviewed articles and headlines stating how depression and/or anxiety increase morbidity and mortality rates in patients with physical health conditions, as well as contributing to rising health care
Interview with Dr. Thomas Richardson about Space from Money Worries
DUBLIN, July 18, 2018 - SilverCloud Health is excited to announce the launch of our new programme Space from Money Worries, a product designed to help break the link between financial difficulties and poor mental health. To know more about the programme, we interviewed Thomas Richardson, Clinical Psychologist and accredited Cognitive Behaviour Therapist who contributed to the development of the
Mental and Physical Health: Integration Through Technology
Links between Mental and Physical Health Conditions In the past few decades, much insight has been gained regarding how mental and physical diseases interact with one another. It is hard to dispute, nowadays, that every chronic physical condition affects our mental state. It affects our mood, the perception of our own limitations, our role within our family and community, and it affects how
Implementation Science: Measuring the Outcomes of an Implementation
This series of blogs will explore the relevance of implementation science to internet-delivered interventions, and will provide a high level overview of the field. The first blog in the series provided a short introduction to the topic, and this second will explore some of the outcomes relevant to an implementation of internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy (iCBT) in a healthcare system.
Busting the myths of online clinical work: Introduction
‘Busting the myths of online clinical work’ is a new blog series based on ‘Myths & Realities of Online Clinical Work’; a 3rd-Year report from the International Society for Mental Health Online’s (ISMHO) Clinical Case Study Group. This is an old report
What is chronic pain? In most cases when we think about pain we know that it is likely temporary such as a broken bone, cut, or bruise and the limitations imposed on you by the injury are short-lived. Chronic pain however, can be significantly more complex.