Individual Partner: Arnaud Plagnol, Laboratoire de Psychopathologie et Neuropsychologie, Université Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint-Denis, Institut d’Histoire et de Philosophie des Sciences et des Techniques (CNRS, UMR 8590)

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Key Words: care, mental disorders, mental disability, recovery
Resident in: France ; Working in: Saint-Denis (France) ; Area(s) of Interest in VBP: Communications/website, Meeting/ASS (Advanced Studies Seminar), Publications/CUP series, Research/philosophy, Services/person-centered, Services/teamwork ; Related Area(s) of Interest: Decision theory, Ethics, Medical humanities/[literature, poetry], Regulation, Law ; Area(s) of healthcare expertise: Mental health/General, Mental health/disability
Brief Description of Work: I am a psychiatrist, professor of psychopathology at Université Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint-Denis (France). Within my activities in clinical, research and teaching fields, I am particularly concerned with person-centered approaches that emphasize the ressources of individuals, their own subjective worlds, and their empowerment. I’m equally very interested in the dynamics of multidisciplinary teams: within my practice with persons with disabilities, I have the opportunity to verify daily the interest of values-based practice. With some French colleagues, we have undertaken a translation of Essential Values-Based Practice: Clinical stories linking science with people (Fulford, Peile & Carroll, 2012).

Arnaud Plagnol is Lead for Values-based Practice in France

Read more:

Plagnol, A. [in press]. Principes de navigation dans les mondes possibles [Editions Terra Cotta, Garches, France]; Ward, T. & Plagnol, A. [in press].

Cognitive Psychodynamics as an Integrative Framework in Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy [London, Palgrave Macmillan]; Plagnol, A.  [2004]. Espaces de représentation : théorie élémentaire et psychopathologie [Paris,  Editions du CNRS].

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