Monthly Archives: July 2012

New Video: The Affordable Care Act explained

At the recent June 5, 2012 annual conference of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research in Washington, DC, a panel discussion presented the details of the Affordable Care Act. The panelists include Ms. Susan Dentzer, editor of Health … Continue reading

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New Video: Types of Psychotherapy

Recently established evidence has demonstrated that a combination of pharmacotherapy (i.e., medications) and psychotheraphy (i.e., talk therapy) to be the most effective treatment for many individuals with serious and persistent mental illness, especially the mood disorders. But there are many … Continue reading

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New Video: Elyn Saks’ TED Talk About Her Schizophrenia

USC Law Professor, Yale Law School graduate, and author of The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness, Elyn Saks speaks forcefully before a TED Conference about the tragedies and triumphs she has experienced in her lifelong psychodyssey with schizophrenia  (14 … Continue reading

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New Video: CooperRiis Founders Explain Residential Therapeutic Farm Communities

In a consulting search for residential therapeutic communities, PsychOdyssey recently discovered a 2009 interview video about recovery from mental illness in a therapeutic farm community. Don and Lisbeth Cooper, the founders of CooperRiis, such a community, tell about how and … Continue reading

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