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The Consequences of Losing Epistemic Trust: A Perspective From the UK on Mental Disorders That Persist and Resist Treatment

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November 2019

Peter Fonagy, PhD, speaks about the interface of the intrapsychic and social context of patients with persistent disorders—aka complex psychiatric patients. He addresses the social biology of persistent mental health problems, and goes on to describe how mental health policy in the United Kingdom handles these concerns.

Peter Fonagy, PhD, OBE, FMedSci, FAcSS, FBA, Head of the Division of Psychology and Language Sciences at University College London (UCL) and Chief Executive of the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families (London).

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