Priority 20 from the Digital Technology for Mental Health PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What are the potentially harmful effects of apps designed for supporting mental health and how should these harms be routinely assessed? (JLA PSP Priority 20)
Overall ranking 20
JLA question ID 0069/20
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

No systematic reviews identified

Health Research Classification System category Mental Health
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Could apps do harm? over reliance on computers mean people talk less to people. ~ Are there any risk factors to consider when engaing with apps?
Submitted by 2 x Carers ~ 1 x Practitioner
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0069
PSP name Digital Technology for Mental Health
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 134 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 12 March 2018