When the first medical drug to treat depression was introduced in the mid-20th century, medical doctors did not think it was required as severe depression was extremely rare in those days. Just fifty years ago, depression was classified as an orphan disease, and now the majority of adults may have some episodes of depression during life.
Online Psychiatry (Telepsychiatry) has many benefits over conventional channels of providing care.
Telepsychiatry may help detect and overcome mental health issues early
The most significant benefit of telepsychiatry is its convenience, availability on demand, non-necessity to visit a clinic, and higher privacy along with affordability.
Does telepsychiatry work?
Telepsychiatry has been tested in various medical conditions and seems to work very well. It is especially suitable for the treatment of depression, anxiety, PTSD, ADHD.