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Section 1: Enhancing clinical practice

(1.1) Section 1: Enhancing clinical practice

(1.2) Reflection

(1.3) What can psychiatrists gain from consulting the internet?

(1.4) What can patients gain?

(1.5) Reflection

(1.6) Potential disadvantages to patients

(1.7) Inequalities and barriers

(1.8) Potential hazards

(1.9) Enhancing patient use of the internet

(1.10) Reflection

(1.11) Enhancing patient use of the internet

(1.12) Finding information

(1.13) Reflection

(1.14) Comment: providing information for patients

(1.15) Statutory and legal issues

(1.16) Data protection

(1.17) Prescribing drugs online

(1.18) Treatment of patients in other countries

(1.19) Gambling Act 2005

(1.20) Suicide

(1.21) Email use: GMC

(1.22) Email use: BMA

(1.23) Quality controls

(1.24) The internet and medical education

(1.25) Section 1: Recap

(1.26) Section 1: Summary

 

Section 2: Psychiatric disorders and the internet
(2.1) Section 2: Psychiatric disorders and the internet

(2.2) Depression

(2.3) Depression

(2.4) Reducing stigmatising attitudes

(2.5) Anxiety

(2.6) Dementia

(2.7) Suicide and self-harm

(2.8) Schizophrenia

(2.9) Hyperkinetic disorders

(2.10) Reflection

(2.11) Autistic-spectrum disorders

(2.12) Eating disorders

(2.13) Reflection

(2.14) Comment

(2.15) Ethical dilemmas

(2.16) Internet addiction

(2.17) Useful advice for healthcare professionals

(2.18) Useful advice for healthcare professionals

(2.19) Section 2: Recap

(2.20) Section 2: Summary

 

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Appendix

(A1) Appendix: introduction

(A2) What is the internet?

(A3) What is a search engine?

(A4) Considerations when choosing a computer

(A5) Considerations when choosing a computer

(A6) Other ways of accessing the internet

(A7) Types of internet connection

(A8) Advice on setting up a home connection

(A9) Appendix: Summary

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