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.
Many psych meds need to be tapered slowly to avoid withdrawal problems. To do this, you’ll need to lower them by very small amounts using a suspension liquid like Ora-Plus
Do you have no motivation to do anything? Psychiatrist Michael Posternak shares how he helps people get active when their motivation is sunk by depression
A simple fix for one of the underlying causes of bipolar disorder. Here’s how dark therapy began, and where it is today.
A natural way to treat mania, rapid cycling, and insomnia. All you need is blue light filtering glasses and a pitch dark bedroom.
How long does it take for benzos and sleep meds to leave your body? With these sedatives, the question matters…
Leonard Cohen’s life-long depression slowly dissolved when he moved to Mumbai to study meditation. This new study may explain why.