Technology-Driven Supports for people with Psychosis
Sean Kidd is a Clinical Psychologist, Senior Scientist, and Division Chief-Psychology at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, Canada and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. The focus of his career has been upon developing and trialing interventions for individuals with severe mental illnesses and homeless youth. He has also worked extensively in the areas of mental health reform and the study of marginalization and community participation amongst diverse individuals experiencing poverty and mental health challenges. Sean’s intervention research has included the study of models of peer support, cognitive interventions for schizophrenia, complex interventions for homeless youth, and mobile health strategies for psychosis.
SYMPOSIA N. Kozloff, S. Kidd, M. Grossman, S. Archie Despite the accumulating evidence that early intervention can improve the long-term outcomes of young people with psychosis and even save lives, it is estimated that approximately 30% of young people in early psychosis intervention (EPI) services disengage from treatment prematurely. This symposium will examine service engagement […]
PLENARY Dr. Sean Kidd The past decade has seen a burgeoning interest in the opportunities that technology represents for clinical interventions and illness self-management for people with psychosis. This presentation will summarize some of the major technological advancements in this area, particularly mobile health approaches. The presentation will address both the significant challenges facing digital […]
ORAL PRESENTATION I. Ashfaq, P. Selby, O. Melamed, L. Lachance, R. Carriere, R. Dragonetti, G. Amirthavasar, E. Dettmer, G. Foussias, S. Grewal, M. Hahn, J. Haltigan, S. Kidd, S. Ahola Kohut, D. Korczak, B. Mulsant, A. Perivolaris, T. Tulloch, A. Voineskos, I. Zenlea People living with psychosis experience a 15 to 20 year shorter life […]