Recent (and not so recent) advances in psychological treatments in early psychosis
Martin Lepage is the James McGill Professor of Psychiatry at McGill University and holds a Research Chair from the Fonds de la Recherche du Québec – Santé on the cognitive neuroscience of psychosis. Martin holds several leadership positions at the Douglas Institute, including Deputy Scientific Director of the Douglas Research Centre and the coordinator of psychological services for the psychosis program. His research activities are designed to have immediate and direct impact on the well-being of clients with psychotic disorders. Interventions currently being tested include cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for social anxiety adapted for people with psychosis, CBT for engulfment, and cognitive remediation therapy for memory problems. His research is supported by CIHR, NSERC, FRQS, MEI and by the industry (Lundbeck, Otsuka, & Janssen).
PLENARY Dr. Martin Lepage This presentation will provide a brief review of the literature on psychological interventions for young persons with first episode of psychosis. Emphasis will be on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and cognitive remediation therapy (CRT), including their limitations and challenges to implementation. Recent findings from Dr. Lepage’s group on the development of […]