Join David Puder as he covers different topics on psychiatry and psychotherapy. He will draw from the wisdom of his mentors, research, in-session therapy and psychiatry experience, and his own journey through mental health to discuss topics that affect mental health professionals and popsychology enthusiasts alike. Through interviews, he will dialogue with both medical students, residents and expert psychiatrists and psychotherapists, and even with people who have been through their own mental health journey. This podcast was created to help others in their journey to becoming wise, empathic, genuine and connected in their personal and professional lives.
131: Diet to Treat Depression and Anxiety
In this episode, we welcome back Dr. Drew Ramsey to discuss his new book, Eat to Beat Depression and Anxiety. Rather than writing a diet book, Dr. Ramsey has made healthy eating accessible for everyone by detailing the needed nutrients and the food items that can easily be added to our diet. We will discuss Dr. Ramsey’s journey of finding ways to make healthy eating accessible and his insights into how the food we eat affects our mood and brain function.
130: Borderline Personality Disorder: Psychotherapy Schema Therapy
Schema therapy is a model of psychotherapy that was originally designed for chronic mental health problems. It comes from the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy tradition, but also integrates different arms of psychotherapy, such as elements from the Gestalt tradition, and also aspects of object relations theory. In this episode, we have an in-depth discussion about schema therapy, which has proven to be effective in treating borderline personality disorder, with Australian schema therapist, Andrew Phipps.
129: Psychosis: Management of Complex Treatment-Resistant Psychotic Disorders
In this episode we discuss, with Dr. Michael Cummings, a new book he co-authored with Steven M. Stahl on the management of treatment-resistant psychosis. An increasing number of individuals with psychotic illnesses deal with homelessness, repeated incarceration, and associated trauma. There is limited access to care for these individuals, leading to poor prognosis. This book provides prescribers with information regarding treatment of the most challenging, treatment-resistant, severely psychotic patients.
128: Dostoyevsky - Crime and Punishment
In this episode, we will be discussing some of the themes within Fyodor Dostoevsky’s legendary text, Crime and Punishment. It deals with the suffocating guilt and uneasy journey towards redemption of impoverished ex-student, Raskolnikov, who commits a horrific murder of a pawnbroker and tries to justify it, unsuccessfully, with noble purposes. Not only is the novel a stellar thriller, its themes deal with the eternal struggle between good and evil that encapsulates the human condition.
127: Using Antipsychotic Plasma Levels-Therapeutic Threshold
On this episode, we are joined by psychiatrist, psychopharmacologist, and author, Dr. Jonathan Meyer, to talk about using antipsychotic plasma levels to assess treatment response, safety, and oral medication adherence. He recently published a book with Dr. Stephen Stahl for clinicians to utilize called, The Clinical Use of Antipsychotic Plasma Levels: Stahl's Handbooks.
Link to his book: https://www.amazon.com/Clinical-Antipsychotic-Plasma-Levels-Psychopharmacology/dp/1009009893
126: Psychotherapy for Obsessive- Compulsive Disorder
On this episode, we interview Dr. Fred Penzel who founded Western Suffolk Psychological Services where he is the executive director and a practicing psychologist. He is a founding member of both the International Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Foundation and the TLC Foundation for BFRB’s Science Advisory Boards. He is the author of Obsessive Compulsive Disorders: A Complete Guide to Getting Well and Staying Well (2017) and The Hair Pulling Problem: A Complete Guide to Trichotillomania (2003).
Short review on this podcasts:
- easy to listen to
- great host and invited persons
- I like the fact that during a podcast a lot of scientific articles are under consideration
- easy to understand even if you are far away from a subject of a podcast
- feeling of calmness and comfort during listening
- varied and interning themes of podcasts