The Relevance of Neuroscience for Psychiatrists

October 24, 2012

Many psychiatrists are not familiar with the latest developments in neuroscience and many clinicians are a bit skeptical about the relevance of neuroscience in their practice.

Many psychiatrists are not familiar with the latest developments in neuroscience and many clinicians are a bit skeptical about the relevance of neuroscience in their practice. After watching these two videos, these clinicians may possibly change their minds.

Part 1: What Can Neuroscience Offer Clinicians?
Using case samples, Dr Akil introduces the concept of neuroscience and explains how some of the latest developments can be used in everyday practice.

Part 2: Using Neuroscience to Overcome Stigma
Dr Akil explains that through neuroscience, patients can be helped to understand that the disorder is medical and that it may be biological.