Agitation: de-escalation

Understanding Agitation: De-escalation
Jul 6, 2015

Jonathan Metzl

Big Think Interview With Jonathan Metzl
Big Think
Apr 23, 2012

A Look At The Narrow Point Of Intersection Between Mental Health And Gun Violence
February 28, 2018

psychiatric diagnosis is itself not a predictive science. In other words, there’s nothing in psychiatric diagnosis that’s going to tell you how somebody is going to act in one week or one year.

All behavior serves a purpose. It just may be that we don’t understand …

When mental illness enters the family
Dr. Lloyd Sederer
TEDx Talks
Jan 6, 2015

Lloyd I. Sederer, M.D., is Medical Director of the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH), the nation’s largest state mental health system.

All behavior serves a purpose. It just may be that we don’t understand what that purpose is.

leverage: in all families, it’s a two-way street. You give and you get, and you get by giving. So I ask families: “What support are you providing your family member?”

Psychosis: Bending Reality to See Around the Corners

Psychosis: Bending Reality to See Around the Corners
Paul Fletcher | TEDxCambridgeUniversity
Dec 2, 2016

Psychosis is a highly misunderstood condition.
In this talk, Paul illustrates the condition’s complexity, taking apart how our brains perceive reality by reinventing illusions around us.
If perception is just a form of controlled hallucination, what does that make hallucination?

Bayesian inference