Monthly Archives: August 2011

RIP Leston Havens, MD. You have been a great inspiration to me.

I woke up this morning to learn the Leston Havens, MD passed away at age 86. Here is the obituary from the Boston Globe. His books and articles have been a great inspiration to me. His compassion and utterly human … Continue reading

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Diagnosis is not destiny: Joe Holt

In 2008 I attended a very powerful Spring Conference at the Bowen Center for the Study of the  Family in Georgetown entitled “Schizophrenia: Diagnosis is not destiny”where I heard two very interesting people talk about their recoveries from schizophrenia. One … Continue reading

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Treatment Guidelines for Schizophrenia

ISPS-US is in the process of developing treatment guidelines for psychosis. In preparation for that, we have collected a sample of guidelines from around the world. I am including the links below in one handy-dandy place for all of you … Continue reading

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Trauma, Loneliness & Psychosis: Thoughts from ISPS-US President

Adapted from Dr. Brian Koehler’s upcoming article for the American Psychoanalytic Association on the relationship between Trauma, Loneliness and Psychosis. Trauma, Loneliness & Psychosis Early life trauma such as physical/emotional/sexual abuse as well as neglect, bullying and social isolation, are … Continue reading

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