Checking the results of a decision against its expectations shows executives what their strengths are, where they need to improve, and where they lack knowledge or information. – Peter Drucker
Let's all make a New Year's Resolution to honor the reality of neuroscience – of those new brain maps – for all of psychiatric treatment. Without maps too many folks careen off the tracks that should set up a safe arrival. Let's make 2013 a different year by asking better questions – improving both working knowledge and useful information.
But is “all of psychiatric treatment” too sweeping in complexity? – Then reduce your target: just consider ADHD, the most misdiagnosed, mismanaged, maligned, source of psychiatric – mind gossip out there.
Just What Did You Expect?
About 90% of stimulant medication problems are based on one simple challenge: Limited to no expectations. Imprecision to often becomes the current standard of care. From Great Expectations to No Expectations the meds are delivered far too often without even remotely considering specific objective targets. “Just tell me how you feel…” addresses affect, feelings, not cognitive challenges. Clear Rules and much improved expectations provide more deliverable, improved ADHD treatment outcomes.
The amorphous, imprecise complaint, heard thousands of times every year: “These ADHD meds don't work!” Then how do we ask better questions to see it those meds are working the way they should?
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These Key Questions Are Too Often Overlooked
Let's work together to ask these questions and stay on track in '13 – and beyond.