Évf. 14 (2022): Konferencia Különszám

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How can telemental health help reduce the loneliness and isolation of the elderly?

Megjelent december 1, 2022
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Tóth Anikó Panna
University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary
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telemental health e-therapy elderly care social work ICT
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Tóth, A. P. (2022). How can telemental health help reduce the loneliness and isolation of the elderly?. Magyar Gerontológia, 14(Kulonszam), 50–54. https://doi.org/10.47225/mg/14/Kulonszam/12170
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The goal of the paper is to draw attention to the importance of telemental health and how it can contribute to reducing the loneliness and isolation of the elderly, by reviewing the literature. The author briefly presents how the use of digital technology has contributed to the social and mental health care of the elderly during the coronavirus epidemic, and what changes have taken place. The study concludes with recommendations for the use of ICT by social workers and the development of telemental health services for the elderly.