Contributed by Steven Dubovsky
VIDEO: How to Think Scientifically about Medications
Why Having a Hypothesis Works for the Non-Medical Therapist
Despite the increasing popularity of psychiatric meds as the go-to remedy for everything from seasonal depression to social anxiety, drugs are often not the best treatment alternative. In the following video clip, Steven Dubovsky, MD, explains why therapists should create a hypothesis about what might be causing a client’s suffering and investigate it thoroughly before deciding to recommend medication. Read More
Steven Dubovsky, MD, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University at Buffalo, SUNY and Adjoint Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine at the University of Colorado.