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Evidenced Based Behavioral Health Interventions in Communities; New Episode of "Psychiatry Advances"

July 15, 2020

Psychiatry Advances LogoJoin UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital, a national leader in innovative treatment of mental health and addictive disorders, for a new, monthly podcast series — Psychiatry Advances.

With host Loren Roth, MD, MPH, psychiatric, psychological, nursing, and rehabilitative professionals are invited to discover innovative research and patient-centered programs at the cutting edge of psychiatry and behavioral health sciences. Dr. Roth is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry. He continues to actively teach and work at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital. He is also the former Chief Medical Officer of UPMC and the previous associate senior vice chancellor for Clinical Policy and Planning, Health Sciences, at the University of Pittsburgh.

Shaun Eack, PhD, is the James and Noel Browne Endowed Chair and Professor in Social Work and Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh. In this episode, he describes his work on cognitive enhancement therapy for persons with schizophrenia and autism. This work is a neurocognitive and social-cognitive rehabilitation program. Dr. Eack is presently preparing his positive research findings for application in community settings.

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