Currently Viewing:
American Psychiatric Association 2019 Annual Meeting
Currently Reading
Dr David Kingdon on the Principles Underlying the Use of CBT in Psychosis
May 19, 2019
Studies Reveal Loneliness, Trauma Effects Among Minority Urban Women
May 20, 2019
Hochschild Gives Psychiatrists a View of Bridging the Political Chasm
May 20, 2019
Dr Lori Raney Outlines the Advantages and Limitations of Treating Mental Health Disorders in Primary Care Settings
May 20, 2019
Dr Steven Adelsheim Discusses Changing Stigmas Around Mental Illness in Young People
May 20, 2019
Dr Jacob Ballon: Coordinated Teams, Collaboration Are Key to Supporting People With Psychosis
May 21, 2019
TRANSFORM-2 Results on Esketamine Published, Along With Caveats
May 21, 2019
Poll Finds Most Workers Can Get Mental Health Care, but a Third Worry About Seeking It
May 21, 2019
Adam Simmons on Patient Preferences When Taking Antipsychotic Medications
May 21, 2019
Alkermes' Novel Schizophrenia Drug Shows Less Weight Gain, Addressing Top Patient Complaint
May 21, 2019
Where Culture and Science Collide: How Ethnic, Social Factors Affect Response to Psychotropic Drugs
May 22, 2019
Dr Godfrey Pearlson on the Merits of Using Biological Measures to Classify Psychiatric Diseases
May 23, 2019
Dr Isaac Galatzer-Levy Explains How a Predictive Algorithm Uses Machine Learning to Predict PTSD Risk
May 23, 2019
Dr King Davis Explains the Privacy Dangers of Digitizing Archives, Including Psychiatric Records
May 24, 2019
Dr David Kingdon Discusses How CBT Techniques Tailored to Psychosis Can Help Patients Feel Understood
May 30, 2019
Dr Jonathan Avery Discusses Causes and Consequences of Concurrent Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders
May 31, 2019
Adam Simmons Outlines Efficacy of ALKS 3831 Across Subgroups of Patients With Schizophrenia
June 11, 2019
Dr Lori Raney Defines Integrated, Collaborative Care for Behavioral Health
June 13, 2019
Dr David Kingdon Describes How CBT Can Fit Into a Psychosis Treatment Plan
June 17, 2019
Dr Steven Adelsheim Discusses the Importance of Early Diagnosis for Young People With Psychosis
June 20, 2019
Dr Isaac Galatzer-Levy Explains the Importance of Accurately Predicting PTSD After a Traumatic Event
June 22, 2019
Dr Jonathan Avery Explains How Substance Use Affects the Care of Patients With Mental Illness
June 23, 2019
Dr David Kingdon on the Factors Predicting CBT Success in Psychosis
June 25, 2019
Adam Simmons Explains the Importance of Finding New Treatment Options for Schizophrenia
June 29, 2019

Dr David Kingdon Discusses Efforts to Increase Understanding of Psychosis

Increasing awareness of psychosis can help communities engage with patients on a human level and work together to improve, according to David Kingdon, MD, professor of mental health care delivery, University of Southampton.


Increasing awareness of psychosis can help communities engage with patients on a human level and work together to improve, according to David Kingdon, MD, professor of mental health care delivery, University of Southampton.

Transcript

How can education and awareness reduce the stigma around psychosis?

Managed care is an interesting concept which we feel more familiar in the NHS with than perhaps some other ways of treatment, and in terms of managing care, these are the sorts of interventions that we feel really can benefit most from that approach. And also in terms of looking at prevention, as well. Next week I’m talking about “the sanity of madness” to a lay group—we have a “Pint of Science” set of sessions in local pubs around Southampton—and just explaining how psychosis can be understandable, that we don’t have to be frightened of it, and that we can engage with people and engage with them in a very human way, and help them work through the issues that they have without it making things worse. I think the fear is that it’s going to make things worse—if you argue with somebody, yes, it will; if you confront somebody, it will. But if you try to understand it, that just improves the situation.

 
Copyright AJMC 2006-2019 Clinical Care Targeted Communications Group, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
x
Welcome the the new and improved AJMC.com, the premier managed market network. Tell us about yourself so that we can serve you better.
Sign Up