Join Dr. Scot Bay every Wednesday night at 7PM while he discusses Psychiatry and mental health with guests.
05/10/17 Topic: How to Combat Anticipatory Anxiety
Tips to prevent stress reactions; Study of ketamine for depression still not conclusive; Post-partum depression in mothers of preemies; Low levels of certain hormone in 2nd trimester linked to post-partum depression.
05/03/17 Topic: Grandmother's Smoking Risk Factor for Autistic Grandchildren
Stigma, ignorance about mental health; Mental illness doesn't effect bariatric surgery; Autism in girls linked to maternal grandmother's smoking in pregnancy; Medication for smoking cessation not used enough; Anxiety increases alcohol cravings; Drinking not always helpful in cardiovascular diseases
04/26/17 Topic: Music Has Powerful and Visible Effects on the Brain
Your brain on your favorite song; Health benefits of gratitude; Spiritual Retreats bring about brain changes; Childhood bullying leads to adulthood diseases; Stopping ruminative thoughts to treat depression; Deep sleep lacking but needed in elderly.
04/19/17 Topic: Antidepressants in Pregnancy Don't Cause Autism or ADHD
Reassuring news about antidepressant use in pregnancy; Guidelines published for Ketamine use in Depression; LSD studied as possible treatment for depression, anxiety; Mindfulness group therapy as good as individual Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
04/05/17 Topic: World Happiness Report Not Good News for US
US dropping in world happiness rankings; Climate change toll on mental health; Brain scans choose medication or therapy for depression; Method predicts bipolar patients' response to Lithium; Substance abuse increases suicide risk in veterans, especially women.
03/29/17 Marijuana Increases Risk of Stroke, Heart Failure
Marijuana harms cardiovascular health; Women more harmed by life stressors; Eating vegetables lowers stress; Violent video games don't lower empathy; Tea drinking may protect elderly from dementia.