Moral Matters

Who Is Going To Fight For Us l Episode 5: Dr. Elena Perea

November 27, 2020

In this episode of Moral Matters, Dr. Wendy Dean interviews Dr. Elena Perea. Dr. Perea works as a hospital psychiatrist at the crossroads of medicine and mental health. Dr. Perea's account of moral injury is powerful and stems from the gap between what she knows is the best care for patients and  what, too often, is the reality of limited care available for mental health conditions in the US. This conversation includes a bit of strong language and brief mentions of child abuse, so please consider whether and where you listen.


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