psychiatry podcasts

07/22/15 Insanity Defense Fails In Colorado Shooting Trial

Guilty verdict for theater shooter who claimed insanity; Your phone knows if your'e depressed; Depression research...

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05/28/14 Health Consequences of Mental Ilness

Foreclosures and suicide risk; ER visits due to Xanax; Dealing with depressed spouse; 5 health-damaging emotions;...

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05/21/14 Medications Cut Violence Among Mentally Ill

Meds reduce violence in mentally ill; Bullying and inflammation; Frequent arguing can kill you; Lunesta dose should...

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05/14/14 Latest Evidence that Sedatives and Sleeping Pills Kill People

Increased mortality with sedatives, sleeping pills; Seniors easily get off sleeping pills; Older mothers, higher risk...

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05/07/14 Which is Better, Medication or Psychotherapy?

Meds vs. therapy for mental illness; Effects of pulling all-nighters; Using ADHD drugs for better grades; Distorted...

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04/30/14 Finally Some Positive News About Bullying

Rates of bullying among teens decreased; 1 of 13 schoolkids takes psych meds; Keep prescription pills away from...

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04/23/4 Antidepressants in Pregnancy and Autism

Antidepressants in pregnancy and risk of autism; Why we misplace things, how to stop; A little OCD in all of us;...

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04/16/14 Avoiding Seven Unnecessary Causes of Stress

Ways to avoid common stresses; Exercise increases brain volume; Green tea improves memory; Women more likely to die...

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04/09/14 Topic: Mental Illness and Guns -- Implications of Fort Hood Shooting

Shooter's mental illness and discussion of access to guns; Increased incidence of autism; Ketamine not ready for use...

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04/02/14 Truth About Antidepressant Link to Suicide

Listener email -- Social awkwardness; Why antidepressants linked to suicide risk; Parents' negative messages about...

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03/26/14 Teen Mental Health News

7 dangers of sleep loss; Brain stimulation for eating disorders; Young males and eating disorders; Behavioral therapy...

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03/19/14 Lab Tests for Mental Illness Not Ready for Prime Time

Saliva test for depression; Older dads, psych problems in kids; How to help friend with eating disorder; Loneliness...

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03/12/14 Sleep Disrupted by Return to Daylight Savings Time

Cope with turning clock ahead; Mentally ill pregnant woman tries to kill children; Doctors prescribe more sedatives;...

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03/05/14 Stigma of Mental Illness Remains Barrier to Treatment

Mentally ill still shun care; Antidepressant side effects; Mentally ill more often victims than perpetrators of...

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02/26/14 Tylenol During Pregnancy Linked to ADHD

Report of Tylenol link to ADHD not definitive; Why we recall dreams and how to better recall them; Marriage quality...

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02/19/14 Infections May Cause Memory Decline

Pathogens may hurt memory; Quitting smoking helps mental health; Meditation helps workplace stress; Men faithful due...

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02/12/14 Smartphone Use for Work at Night Not Smart

Smartphone for work at night disturbs sleep; Sense of control helps longevity; Childhood anxiety disorders;...

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02/05/14 Drivers with ADHD More Prone to Crashes

Computers impair doctor-patient interaction; ADHD increases risk of car crashes; Concussions may lead to Alzheimer's...

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01/29/14 Easier Gun Access Increases Risk of Suicides, Homicides

Having a gun increases risk of harm to self, others; Bereaved children at risk of psychosis; 90,000 kids to ER per...

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01/22/14 Eating Junk Food Impairs Memory

One week of junk food may impair memory; Caffeine may enhance memory; Drinking accelerates mental decline; Newborn...

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