Synopses & Reviews
Increasingly more computer applications are becoming available to assist mental health clinicians and administrators in patient evaluation and treatment and mental health management, education, and research. Topics covered include: automated assessment procedures; MR-E (The Mental Retardation Expert); computerized assessment system for psychotherapy evaluation and research; computer assisted therapy of stress related conditions; computerized patient evaluation in a clinical setting; computerized treatment planning; the VA national mental health database; networks; managed care; DSM-IV diagnosis; quality management; cost control; knowledge coupling; telemedicine; the clinical library assistant; and monitoring independent service providers.
Written by mental health professionals, Mental Health Computing reviews the most current, state-of-the-art applications available. Topics covered include: automated assessment procedures, MR-E (The Mental Retardation Expert). computerized assessment system for psychotherapy evaluation and research, and computer assisted therapy of stress-related conditions.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 429-467) and index.