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Applying Telemental Health Services for Adults Experiencing Trafficking

NCJ Number
305327
Journal
Public Health Reports Volume: 137 Issue: 1 Dated: July 1, 2022 Pages: 17S-22S
Author(s)
Anka A. Vujanovic, PhD ; Mollie R. Gordon, MD ; John H. Coverdale, MD, MEd ; Phuong T. Nguyen, PhD
Date Published
July 2022
Length
6 pages
Annotation

Given the relative absence of empirical evaluations of telemental health interventions for people being trafficked, we discuss advantages and disadvantages of applying telemental health to assessment and treatment and consider the perspectives of patients and mental health providers

Abstract

We enumerate future directions to advance evidence-based telemental health services for this population. We conclude by advocating for increased empirical and clinical attention to telemental health platforms as a potentially effective modality for traversing some identified obstacles to mental health care among people who are being trafficked. (Publisher abstract provided)

Date Published: July 1, 2022