EPLC I Social Determinants of Health for Psychotic Disorders: Why Are They Important and How to Assess Them?

Social determinants of health (SDoH) are social and environmental factors that have a significant impact on mental, physical, and cognitive health. Dilip V. Jeste, MD, discusses the literature on SDoH for schizophrenia-spectrum disorders, such as early-life adversities, social connections, racism and other forms of discrimination, etc. He also briefly discusses their clinical impact, assessment measures, relationship with biology, and possible interventions to address them. 


This event was conducted in collaboration with MAPNET (MA Psychosis Network for Early Treatment).


View a recording of this 2/24/23 session here. 

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