psychiatry podcasts

Routine Laboratory Screen in Psychiatric Patients in the ED

Journal Club Podcast #21: April 2015 I contemplate the necessity of...

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10/14/15 Power of Placebos Explained

Why only some people respond to placebos in depression research; Claims that benefits of psychotherapy are...

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Transcultural Psychiatry Podcast Number 16

Transcultural Psychiatry Podcast Number 16: Dr Yulia Chentsova-Dutton of Georgetown University discusses her research...

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10/21/15 "You Are What You Eat" Applies to Mental Health

Diets high in fat or sugar alter gut bacteria, impair cognition; Beware of hype about New Zealand blackcurrants;...

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10/28/15 Inflammation Causes Major Psychiatric Disorders

Immune cells in brain may play role in depression, schizophrenia; Marijuana use and use disorders doubled in 10...

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11/04/15 Self-injury: Raising Profile of a Dangerous Behavior

Self-injury serious but not considered a disorder; Incomplete resolution of depression increases relapse risk;...

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11/11/15 Your Brain, Memory and Depression

Rehearsing information enhances recall; Depression interferes with memory; Naps boost long-term memory; Active...

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11/18/15 Jury Still Out On Fish Oil For Depression

Evidence weak for fish oil in depression but certain patients may benefit; Lower testosterone linked to supportive...

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12/02/15 Light Therapy Not Just For Winter Blues

Light helps depression in any season; Lower omega-3 levels in Bipolar patients; Mindfulness meditation beats placebo...

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Robert Wright & Pamela Cooper-White

Clergy as front-line therapists for parishioners … Personal guilt about God's judgment … Using faith to...

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Skeptoid #497: A Skeptical Look at the Rorschach Test Brian Dunning
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Skeptoid #497: A Skeptical Look at the Rorschach Test

Hollywood considers the famous Rorschach Inkblot Test to be a window to the subconscious. But is it actually useful,...

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Bonnie Burstow-- The Dangers of State Empowered Psychiatry and Psychiatric Drugs and Treatments

Bonnie Burstow has written, Psychiatry and the Business of Madness, a blistering excoriation of psychiatry,...

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12/23/15 Sleeplessness Distorts Emotional Processing

Unsurprisingly, poor sleep makes us more emotional; 10 Percent in US have drug use disorders; Brain scans demonstrate...

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01/06/16 Help With Two Common Problems: Difficult People and Earworms

7 ways to deal with difficult people, especially at the holidays but also year round; Why songs get stuck in your...

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FDR3175 Myths and Facts About Antidepressants | Robert Whitaker and Stefan Molyneux

The recent book, Psychiatry Under the Influence - co-authored by Robert Whitaker and Lisa Cosgrove - investigates the...

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11/13/16 Reassuring News About Antidepressants in Pregnancy

Prenatal antidepressants don't increase risk of autism or ADHD; Lead exposure linked to ADHD; Psychotherapy helps...

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01/20/16 Eleven Things Only Someone Taking Antidepressants Understands

An article which encapsulates all the trials, tribulations, difficult decisions, and stigma faced by those who take...

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