Dr David Lim and Dr Eli Kotler discuss a new approach to psychiatry.
- Are we on the brink of a huge paradigm shift in the way we think about mental health disorders and how we treat our patients?
- Current psychiatry is essentially symptomatic treatment mainly because our understanding of mental illness is still rudimentary and mostly conjectural … psychedelics involve a completely different approach
- Psychedelic therapy may offer patients access to treatment that will allow them to safely grow through disorder and possibly achieve a genuine cure
Host: Dr David Lim, GP and medical educator
Guest: Dr Eli Kotler, psychiatrist; Director of medicine at Malvern Private Hospital; Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs
Total time: 53 mins