Definition of "telepsychiatry" [telepsychiatry]

  • Psychiatry carried out remotely using audiovisual telecommunications between doctor and patient. (noun)

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Use "telepsychiatry" in a sentence
  • "Randall Hagar, director of government affairs with the California Psychiatric Association, says that telepsychiatry can have benefits, but also limitations."
  • "The Army has begun offering telepsychiatry , which offers soldiers therapy over a private web videoconference."
  • "Since telepsychiatry was introduced decades ago, video conferencing has been an increasingly accepted way to reach patients in hospitals, prisons, veterans' health care facilities and rural clinics - all supervised sites."