Online Treatment For Psychological Problems | Shift - Living in the Digital Age | DW | 23.12.2013
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Online Treatment For Psychological Problems

It's now possible to use e-mail, sms and chat systems to find help for dealing with psychological problems. After a preliminary consultation with a psychotherapist, you can access the information you need online. Recent studies indicate that this kind of therapy may prove effective in many cases.

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Whether you're suffering from an emotional disorder, panic attacks, drug dependence, burnout or sleep problems, online help may offer some help. Experts say some people are more willing to open up about their problems when they're online. Internet treatment has already become part of the medical system in the UK, the Netherlands and Sweden. It's also covered by several health insurance companies in Germany.