Jan 17, 2020
Patricia E. Deegan, Ph.D., joins Dr. Dixon and Dr. Berezin to
discuss the dynamic journey that is learning
to use psychiatric medicine optimally to support recovery. It
requires more than learning to take pills on schedule. As people
recover, as they learn and grow, as they age, and as their concerns
and interests evolve, the use of medication as a tool in recovery
- What is Pat Deegan, Ph.D., & Associates? [1:15]
- Dr. Deegan's personal experience with mental illness
- Recovery as a journey [5:06]
- Challenges people face when using medication [9:53]
- The clinician-patient relationship [14:04]
- Using analogy to understand the use of medication [17:25]
- Personal motivation for using medication [18:32]
- The context from which this Personal Accounts column emerged
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