Monthly Archives: November 2013

New at “Research…”: Hearing Voices

Many people with psychosis hear voices. Such voices are considered “auditory hallucinations”, and they constitute one of the so-called positive symptoms of schizophrenia. In fact, many people in general hear voices. While schizophrenia is estimated to affect 1% of all … Continue reading

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New Link: Yale Program of Recovery and Community Health

Yale Program of Recovery and Community Health in New Haven, CT does collaborative research, evaluation, education, training, policy development, and consultation. It works to transform behavioral health programs, agencies, and systems to be culturally responsive and re-oriented to facilitating the … Continue reading

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At the NJPRA Convention: Psych Rehab Public Finance 101

At the New Jersey Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association’s 2013 Annual Convention, PsychOdyssey’s Tom Pyle spoke about how to understand public financing for psychiatric rehabilitation in the State of New Jersey. His talk, entitled “Psychiatric Rehabilitation: Public Finance 101”, was an introduction … Continue reading

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New article: NIMH’s Tom Insel comments on two studies questioning antipsychotics

Dr. Tom Insel, chief of the National Institute of Mental Health, has written an important post on his blog at the NIMH website. He has focused on two recent studies that call into question traditional medical model treatment assumptions for schizophrenia. … Continue reading

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New Video: Will Hall on Getting Off Psych Meds

After a while, some parents in the maelstrom begin to wonder. Are all the psychiatric medications prescribed to our loved one really helping? Or are they doing more harm than good? Schizophrenia can a seriously disabling disorder. Antipsychotics, antidepressants, and mood stabilizers … Continue reading

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