Can telemedicine help kids with ADD?

March 24, 2015 5:18 PM

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Can telemedicine help kids with ADD?

The uses of telemedicine seem to be growing by the day, with the latest application coming in the form of treating children with ADD or ADHD in under-served areas, according to a recent study from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

The study, first reported in Medscape (subscription) found that telehealth, or more specifically in this instance telepsychiatry, can help bridge significant access gaps in remote communities, particularly amid provider shortages coupled with increasingly hard-to-access mental health services, Medsc...

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