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.
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The research is clear. This stuff works. Not very powerfully, and it takes a while to get in […]
All the old material is here. We’re busy updating it and plugging in some interactive features so you […]
Lithium is not just for bipolar disorder. Mood specialists recommend that anyone with chronic depression give this mineral a try. Find why in this podcast.
From one end to the other, the gut is filled with billions of “good” and “bad” bacteria. Together, […]
Have you ever worried about something and couldn’t control it? Fretted over how to solve a problem without […]
It’s official. Simple dietary changes can treat depression. The first study came out in 2017, and it was […]
Learn natural ways to lift depression and stabilize bipolar through lifestyle changes that set your biological clock. Search for “Carlat” in Spotify or your podcast store to find the 6/8/20 episode.
Ultraprocessed foods are associated with a 20% increased risk of depression, as we reported in our last podcast. […]
In September 2020 the APA updated their 2004 practice guidelines for schizophrenia. Here’s how things have changed:
Voices, Paranoia, Delusions For reasons not entirely clear, many people, and many doctors among them, seem to believe […]
There are at least 9 alternatives with at least as much evidence as antidepressants for effectiveness in bipolar […]
(1/2015) The question, and the bottom line Does lithium increase the risk of having a seizure? In medical […]
(1/2015) Of the many things that can be said about this combination of problems, for now I just […]
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This website is about “depression plus”: more than plain depression, weirder or more ups and downs — but […]