[Neuropsychiatric disorders and technological solutions]

Soins Gerontol. 2016 Sep-Oct;21(121):18-20. doi: 10.1016/j.sger.2016.07.005.
[Article in French]


Innovative new tools today allow better clinical evaluation. Indeed, new information and communication technology is particularly interesting for the screening, monitoring and management of neuropsychiatric disorders of the elderly. A personalised approach to patients can further enhance their adherence and involvement.

Keywords: diagnosis; diagnostic; elderly persons; neuropsychiatric disorder; new information and communication technology; non-pharmacological treatment; nouvelles technologies de l’information et de la communication; personne âgée; traitement non pharmacologique; trouble neuropsychiatrique.

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Biomedical Enhancement*
  • Central Nervous System Diseases / nursing*
  • Diagnosis, Computer-Assisted / nursing
  • France
  • Humans
  • Mass Screening / nursing
  • Monitoring, Physiologic / nursing
  • Remote Consultation
  • Self-Help Devices*
  • Telenursing
  • Therapy, Computer-Assisted
  • User-Computer Interface