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Online mental health support in the Highlands.

Online mental health support in the Highlands.

Children with conditions such as depression and autism could get help more quickly via online psychiatric assessments, it has been claimed.

The use of a secure, computerised system for young people and their parents or guardians is being trialled in the Highlands and Finland.

Leading the trial is a team from the University of Aberdeen.

It said online assessments could offer a service in an area of health care with few staff and a heavy workload.

The trial will involve four broad categories:

  • Anxiety, depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, phobias
  • Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism, Asperger's syndrome
  • Oppositional and conduct disorders

The University of Aberdeen said there were also other conditions to be considered, such as schizophrenia.

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