Aaron T. Beck, M.D. was Awarded the 2011-2012 Edward J. Sachar Award

Dr. Aaron T. Beck, M.D. was recently awarded the Edward J. Sachar Award for facing the challenge of treating low functioning patients with Schizophrenia. In this video Dr. Aaron T. Beck is first introduced by Nobel prize-recipient, Dr. Eric R. Kandel, who refers to Dr. Beck as “the most original and important contributor to Psychotherapy and Psychiatry of the last 50 years and the most important psychoanalyst since Freud.” Dr. Kandel provides a brief history of Dr. Beck’s work then awards Dr. Beck with the Edward J. Sacher Award on behalf of Columbia University. Dr. Beck then explains his most recent research, led by Dr. Paul Grant at the University of Pennsylvania, and provides a slideshow presentation of their procedure and findings.

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