Sunday, May 5, 2013
MINDFULNESS IMPROVES MEDICATION MANAGEMENT IN PSYCHIATRIC PRACTICE
Poor adherence to psychotropic medication regimens is one of the major roadblocks to improved clinical outcomes.
In addition, brief medication management visits with psychiatrists can have the effect that both clinicians and patients feel rushed and disconnected, which results in a poor therapeutic alliance.
Recent research suggests that when clinicians engage in mindfulness activities either individually or with patients the therapeutic process is improved which may assist in medication adherence.
Here is a webpage where there is a link to the full article.
Posted by Dr Ian Ellis-Jones at 10:18 PM