Psychology & Psychiatry

Pandemic forces mental health care workers to embrace online therapy

Until recently, online therapy was a bridge too far for many practitioners in mental health care. But then came COVID-19. Because psychologists, psychotherapists and psychiatrists could no longer treat their clients face-to-face, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Digital contact tracing alone may not be miracle answer for COVID-19

In infectious disease outbreaks, digital contact tracing alone could reduce the number of cases, but not as much as manual contract tracing, new University of Otago-led research published in The Cochrane Library reveals.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

As Europe faces 2nd wave of virus, tracing apps lack impact

Mobile apps tracing new COVID-19 cases were touted as a key part of Europe's plan to beat the coronavirus outbreak. Seven months into the pandemic, virus cases are surging again and the apps have not been widely adopted due ...