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In this episode, we discuss the biopsychosocial formulation — what it is and how we do it. Our guest expert is Dr. Erin Carter, an in-patient psychiatrist at St. Joseph's Healthcare Centre in Toronto, Canada.
The learning objectives for this episode are as follows:
Understand the components of a biopsychosocial formulation
Develop an approach to organizing and eliciting salient information to aid in formulation
Distinguish between summary and synthesis of information
Understand how to communicate a formulation effectively
Use the biopsychosocial formulation to inform a management plan
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