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Psychiatric Services Editor Lisa Dixon, M.D., M.P.H., and Podcast Editor and co-host Josh Berezin, M.D., M.S., discuss key aspects of research recently published by Psychiatric Services. Tune in to learn about the latest mental health services research and why it is relevant. Topics include community-based treatment programs, collaborative care, evidence-based treatment and service delivery, criminal and social justice, policy analysis, and more.

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 also evolves.

  • What is Pat Deegan, Ph.D., & Associates? [1:15]
  • Dr. Deegan's personal experience with mental illness [2:48]
  • 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 [22:44]

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