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  • September 2022
  • 23 minutes

New Approaches to Old Problems: Bringing Technology to Treatment in Psychiatry

  • Dr. Newman Harris
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These include various forms of talking treatments, behavioral therapy, medicines, physical, and technology-based techniques. Some are controversial, while others are novel, and none are fully understood, even by medical experts. 

Psychiatrist A/Prof Newman Harris, Chief Medical Officer for RGA Australia, provides a brief overview of the history of such strategies to date, discusses recently introduced technological interventions for mental illness, and previews other treatments which are in the early stages of development. 

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Meet the Authors & Experts

Dr. Newman Harris
Dr. Newman Harris

Consultant Psychiatrist and Chief Medical Officer, RGA Australia (ret.)
Associate Professor, Griffith University School of Medicine, Senior Visiting Medical Officer, Pain Management and Research Institute of the University of Sydney and Royal North Shore Hospital,
Senior Staff Specialist in Pain Management, Gold Coast University Hospital