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Here, Dr Ira Steinman, discusses the concept behind "Beyond Pandora's Box: Exploring Integrative Approaches to Treating Psychosis."
Here, Dr Ira Steinman discusses the concept behind an upcoming conference, "Beyond Pandora's Box: Exploring Integrative Approaches to Treating Psychosis." With a focus on integrative approaches to psychiatric illnesses, especially schizophrenia, the conference will highlight psychotherapeutic approaches in addition to evidence-based practices and judicious use of antipsychotic medications to treat patients experiencing hallucinations, delusions, and psychotic thinking.
The U.S. chapter of the International Society for the Psychological Treatments Schizophrenia (ISPS) will host the meeting in San Francisco, October 14 to 16. A full program of the ISPS program can be found here: http://www.isps-us.org/isps-us_2011_program.html.
Dr Steinman is a psychiatrist in Private Practice in San Francisco, specializing in the Intensive Psychotherapy of Schizophrenia and the Severely Disturbed. He is the author of Treating the "Untreatable": Healing in the Realms of Madness. Additional information about Dr Steinman may be found at www.treatingtheuntreatable.com.
Pandora's Box and Integrative Treatment of Schizophrenia