A series of 15-20 minute long interviews of experts on various topics related to mental and public health. The list of informational interviews and topics will be continuously expanded. The interviews are designed for non-professionals. Topics range from the effect of media on girls's self-images, discussions of violence, IBS, OCD addictions, borderline personality disorders, mental health issues in the deaf, hallucinations, obesity, TMS, depressions, anxiety and stress, self-cutting, medication use with children, eating disorders, medication metabolism and pharmacogenomics, forensic issues, dementia, suicide psychiatric treatment, love, caregiving youth, stuttering, play, PTSD, medication side effects, the effect of war violence on children, and so on. (Any opinion or position expressed in these interviews is not necessarily that of the host or of the Florida Psychiatric Society. Any individual treatment decision must be the product of a doctor-patient interaction. Likewise, new or additional information on each topic may have developed since the time the interviews occurred. Consult your physician.)
Being The Child of Parents Who Were Both Holocaust Survivors
Saerina Tauritz speaks to how she grew up and the style of her life given her parent's frightful history and experiences. She is a 2G. Her mother escaped from a death march, Much more.
Substance Abuse Screening Tests -- Strengths and Weaknesses
Richard Saitz, M.D, from Boston, speaks to the strengths, weaknesses, and importance of standardized scales such as the SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral and Treatment), to identify patients with risky substance use patterns that need acknowledgement and treatment. Conjointly produced with the Palm Beach County Medical Society.
Another Medical Doctor Talks About His Own Addiction And Recovery, Attitudes, and Needed Interventions
Peter Grinspoon, M.D., from Boston, speaks to his own addiction and recovery. He follows with a frank and energetic focus on the how and why of addicted physicians, the role of medications and buprenophine, what is helpful to recovery, the position of regulatory agencies, basic definitions of addiction, etc. Done in conjunction with the Palm Beach County Medical Society. February 2021
A Physician Speaks About His Own Addiction and His On-Going Recovery
Sean Fogler, M.D., discusses his history and recovery. He addresses key mental health needs for physicians, professional attributes that can impede recovery, stigma, personal connections, how he maintains recovery, addiction as a disease, etc., all done with sincerity, candor and hope. This interview done with the Palm Beach County Medical Society Medlinks. January 2021
Nuclear Weapons Are Still Here
Robert Gould, MD, reminds us these devices remain to be real dangers to our ecosystems and our lives and community. He speaks to the history, the treaties, and what is being done or needed to to prevent the very real dangers.
The New Covid-19 Vaccines - Real History, Real Strengths, Real Concerns.
Larry Bush, M.D., infectious disease specialist, discusses the origin and expected clinical benefits of the vaccines now appearing, when to use them, of multiple vaccinations, different age and risk groups, etc. November 2020.
Fascinating podcast on a variety of interesting topics! Check it out!
Well developed short conversations on interesting things in psych
I though these were well developed and easy to listen to for mental health clinicians. I recommend these to my residents.
As a side note- if you look at the reviews, it’s pretty much 5 star or 1 star. I would take the 1 star reviews with a grain of salt.
Just what I needed!
I've been looking for a podcast like this!