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LEAP lecture part 2 : Poor insight and denial of mental illness

Xavier Amador

LEAP - Xavier Amador Part 2

In this 2nd part of his lecture, Dr Xavier Amador speaks about denial of illness and unawareness of mental disorder, presenting two extreme and high-profile cases. He makes the point that patients with schizophrenia and related disorders who don't believe that they're ill can often end up in the criminal justice system without the necessary care and treatment.