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Dr. Xavier Amador Shares His Experiences Addressing Anosognosia

In this interview with Jennifer Cohen, Dr. Amador discusses the communication tools he has developed for assisting people with serious mental illnesses accept treatment, especially those patients who lack insight into their symptoms and disease, the ethics of overriding autonomy, the best ways to share information with clinicians while respecting confidentiality, and meeting the rising rates of mental illness in the US.