Podcast Review: Interview with Profesor Stefan Priebe

The Royal College of Psychiatrists website features an interview with Professor Stefan Priebe about his recent multinational study investigating the views of people who have been detained involuntarily for treatment of a mental illness (available here) and which was published in the British Journal of Psychiatry. One nice feature of these interviews is that psychiatrists from around the UK take on the role of interviewer. I would argue that as a result of a psychiatrists’ training and experience that psychiatrists have a useful skillset (and even aptitude) to bring to this role as in this case. The interviewer is Dr Saliha Nazir, a forensic learning disability psychiatrist. The audience is able to learn a great deal about Professor Priebe’s research in the space of just under ten minutes. This research highlights differences in satisfaction rates  between countries in those that have undergone involuntary admissions. This might sound slightly paradoxical as the admission is involuntary but the research shows that satisfaction rates tend to increase as time goes on and presumably the health of the sample population improves. The research also highlights predictors of satisfaction and demographic variables of importance which have useful practical implications.

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