Sleep medications are helpful, but they are not a long term solution, and they usually don’t work all the way. In this podcast we’ll teach you how fix insomnia by harnessing the biological forces that drive sleep.
In 2012, psychiatrists at Harvard’s Massachusetts General Hospital discovered a novel antidepressant. It seemed to improve depression and cognition without causing any significant side effects. There was only one problem. The ingredients were practically free, and there was no way that was going to sell.
When depression gets worse on an antidepressant, it doesn’t necessarily mean the patient has bipolar disorder or that […]
Swapnil Gupta shares when and how to come off psychiatric medications in this podcast. Plus, tips on cross-tapering antidepressants, and the word of the day: Ephedra.
How do you get things done when you have no motivation? The Antidepressant Calendar is a way to […]
In this podcast, we get answers from Brett Stevens, an entrepreneur, athlete, and one-time professional gambler who has written about his experience with mania and what he did to overcome it.
Behavioral activation is a simple yet powerful tool for depression, especially if you are adding in psychotherapy during a medication visit. This podcast gives therapists and psychiatrists some background on the therapy
It’s not easy to make decisions when you’re depressed, and even harder to put them into action. Here’s a few ideas to get you started.
A look at the top 10 practice-changing highlights in psychiatry from the 2020 Carlat Report. Tardive dyskinesia, inflammation, […]
What happens when research goes wrong? Fabrication, fraud, and plagiarism can condemn a scientific article to retraction. The problem has been on the rise since 2000, and we get to the bottom of it with Ivan Oransky, cofounder of RetractionWach.com.
Donna Sudak shares her tips for weaving cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) into the 30-minute psychotherapy session with medication.
Want to get better sleep without medication? Cognitive behavioral therapy treats insomnia as well as a sleep med, and it also improves depression and immune function. This podcast introduces the first steps of the therapy.
Disulfiram (Antabuse) helped people with depression get sober from alcohol better than any other medication in a new study
How do methylphenidate (Ritalin), modafinil (Provigil), and caffeine affect memory and attention? A new study compares them in healthy men.
Can psychotherapy have side effects? Michael Linden believes it can. He launched some of the key studies that shed light on this under-appreciated phenomenon, and discusses them in this podcast-interview.
How the SSRIs were derived from Benadryl, how a forgotten antidepressant almost brought the serotonergic industry to a […]
Olanzapine (Zyprexa) is one the most effective antipsychotics for schizophrenia, and this new study compares it to asenapine (Saphris)
Get your certification in psychotherapy for mood disorders through this live, online two-day course, Dec 15-16, 2020.