Psychosis, Diagnosis, Breakthroughs
Former CEO & President of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, http://www.camh.net
Working towards a better quality of life. Dr. Paul Garfinkel, former CEO & President of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), talks about the progress within the mental health community and what his role has been. Tracing his progressive positions throughout his career, Dr. Paul Garfinkel reviews the development of CAMH and the adding of “addiction” to mental health. As he defines the term ‘psychotic’, Dr. Paul Garfinkel discusses the challenges in a diagnosis and the roles are various mental health professionals. Sharing his observations and discoveries on various mental health conditions and their connection to the body, Dr. Paul Garfinkel discusses his long-studied focus - anorexia nervosa. Learn what breakthroughs have happened in the past few decades and where we’re still lacking. Learn the top three things we’ve learned about mental health by working with other cultures. Learn how mental healthcare equals a better quality of life.
Interview Date: August 2011
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