Lessons learned in using technologies to address traumas of war and disaster


At the National Center for PTSD at the Veterans Administration, A/Prof Joe Ruzek and his team developed and deployed approximately 20 mental health apps for veterans and survivors of other traumas.  PTSD Coach, for example, was downloaded over a million times in 96 countries.  This presentation describes the thinking behind these and other efforts to develop mental health technologies for PTSD and other trauma-related problems, and derives several possible lessons for future efforts


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