Episode 20: Let’s Talk Psych Meds: Basics and Stigma w/ Dr. Alex Dimitriu and Dr. Chris Capelle
At what point do you decide to wear glasses to correct your vision? This question was posed on this episode of Students of Mind with Dr. Alex Dimitriu And Dr. Chris Capelle to illustrate how mental illness can benefit from medication, just like physical illnesses. Dr. Alex Dimitriu And Dr. Chris Capelle are both practicing psychiatrists with decades of experience between them. Each share their perspective on psychiatric medication, the goal of medication, dual treatment, advancements in the field, and why medication is critically necessary in some cases. They also discuss the harmful stigma surrounding psych meds and debunk fears around seeing a psychiatrist and taking psychiatric medication.