Problem-Solving in the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder

Joseph Goldberg, MD


September 27, 2022

Joseph Goldberg, MD, reflects on his lifelong process of learning and the mentors who shaped his career. Drawing upon his earlier experience in the world of research, Dr Goldberg asserts that the scientific approach is very applicable to the kind of problem-solving needed in the psychiatric practice with patients.

Dr Goldberg also highlights the importance of communicating the potential risks and benefits of any treatment approach to the patient and drawing patients into a meaningful dialogue to maintain a lasting alliance in the shared decision-making process.


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