Prof. Michael Poyurovsky, psychiatric specialist, heads the Department of First Admissions and the Research Unit at a state psychiatric hospital, an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, and a visiting Prof. at Stanford University.
Prof. Poyurovsky is an eminent psychiatric specialist, well - known in Israel and abroad for his expertise as a diagnostician and in administration of psychopharmacological therapy especially for obsessive-compulsive disorder, schizophrenia and complex conditions of the co-occurrence of the two disorders.
Prof. Michael Poyurovsky
His latest book Schizo-Obsessive Disorder is based on over twenty years of clinical experience and presents unique treatment methods for this complex disorder.
He is the author of numerous articles and has written booklets for patients and families.
1. Become familiar with your disorder – read about it, talk to professionals, know your drugs, and join a support group.
2. Be involved in your treatment - Share with your doctor information required for him to treat you better, be sincere. Dare to ask questions and make requests. Together you will be able to achieve better treatment results.
3. Get ready for an emergency - it is advisable to prepare yourself for times of crisis. Get phone numbers that you can call in times like this - your therapist, emergency lines, the emergency room. [ READ MORE ]