Patient, know thyself: how insight helps to treat psychosis | Curio

Patient, know thyself: how insight helps to treat psychosis

11 mins | Apr 14, 2020

"How much a person has ‘insight’ – affects their chances of recovery." "I believe strongly that restoring or improving insight is a worthwhile aim of psychotherapy, helping to increase the chances of a patient’s recovery. It should be in the form of acknowledging difficulties as a first step in gaining mastery over them." Anthony David discusses his research on the prevailing dogma and some of the results from this exciting new research.

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