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Our Patients Can Handle Reality: The Misuse of Insight to Justify Medication Treatment

Demian Rose, MD, PhD
Health Sciences Clinical Professor • Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences • UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

Learning objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and challenge the implicit assumptions that drive medication use in behavioral syndromes
  • Explore the concept of insight and how it is used in clinical and legal settings
  • Take a “pro-mathematics” stance to re-evaluate our assumptions around patient choice and the role of medication


UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended only for behavioral/mental health professionals and clinical providers.

Continuing education (CE) credit is available for physicians, psychologists, nurses, and therapists who participate in this activity.

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