Mental health is really relevant these days, especially after the pandemic. One study shows that almost half of the population believes that they should have better mental health and 30% already use applications to manage emotional well-being.
Along these lines, six out of 10 Spaniards believe that digital devices can contribute to mental health care, provided they have professional support.
Recognize the use of applications to manage emotional well-being
The Sanitas study “The State of Mental Health in Spain” explores everything related to mental health and concludes that only 30.7% of Spaniards have used a professional for this issue.
The reason the Spaniards don’t go to professionals is mainly economic, but it is also because of the stigma that still exists in society on the subject. Making children and young people aware and sensitized, study shows This is important for everyone involved in the interview. In addition, 81% think that dialogue, talking about the importance of feelings, is a good exercise for achieving greater emotional well-being.
The survey also shows that one in four Spaniards (27.7 percent of those surveyed) confirm that You’ve thought about dying when you’ve gone through situations of emotional instability, A thought that occurs more often in women and youth between the ages of 18 and 30.
49% of Spaniards say they have never needed the help of a mental health specialist and about 20% are hesitant to ask for help, have thought about it, but have not requested it.
in this matter, Digital devices have become an increasingly widespread choice To attempt to solve the problems of emotional well-being among the population.
Although doctors recognize that they are resources that can help us improve our emotional well-being, it is important that they have a medical professional behind them to determine the best tools, practices, or recommendations.
Of those connoisseurs of these mobile applications or digital resources, 30% said they have used them on some occasion, particularly those that help combat insomnia or contribute to relaxation (69.4%), Mindfulness applications (48.6%) or yoga and physical activity (31.9%).
Regarding going to the doctor for help with potential mental health problems we may have, 69% said they never went to a mental health professional and 20% believed not for help. Despite being asked, he should have done it.
Allows the use of applications conduct video consultationsUse applications, but all this always mixes the digital world and the face-to-face world.