Archive: Media 2018
Ethicslab Podcast: Psychiatric Disability and Life Threatening Non-Adherence, featuring Dr. Carol Taylor, Dr. Michael Pottash, Dr. Laura Guidry-Grimes and Dr. Sarah Kleinfeld
In the Ethicslab podcast, Dr. Carol Taylor, Dr. Michael Pottash, Dr. Laura Guidry-Grimes and Dr. Sarah Kleinfeld reflect on the stories of patients with psychiatric disability, who face end-of-life situations after prolonged non-adherence to a medical treatment plan. The guests offer their ethical reflections on the challenges, naming the components of complexity, and what is important for ethics committee members to pay attention to in patient stories like these.
Dr. Michael Pottash writes about problems with advance directives, and provides specific guidelines for doctors, patients and families to take into account, for them to be useful.
“The Power of your Suffering Is in How You Tell your Story”, Aminatta Forna in PBS NewsHour’s My Humble Opinion
Aminatta Forna spoke about trauma in the “In My Humble Opinion” segment of PBS NewsHour. She responds to what she considers an overuse of the word “trauma”, stressing, instead, people’s ability to shape their own narratives”.