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Psychiatry & Psychotherapy Podcast

Dec 15, 2018

People who truly have ADHD typically experience inattentive and hyper symptoms across all areas of their life. For example, if they are in a job that requires periods of attention to complete or organize a project, it will be inherently more difficult for people with ADHD.

One of the things that’s important in...

Nov 29, 2018

What is placebo?

The original meaning of the word placebo is, “I will please.” That statement comes from a time when doctors didn’t have our modern code of ethics, and they would prescribe whatever would make the person feel better. They probably had the best intentions, but they also would have known that...

Nov 15, 2018

For many, motherhood is a beautiful, unique, and meaningful experience. The mother-child bond is a relationship that has the potential to be a deeply loving and positive experience for both the mother and child. However, motherhood can be distressing, which is why it is imperative that we, as providers, understand...

Oct 30, 2018

Episode CME activity objectives:

In the context of a therapeutic alliance, apply the information given in this episode to help draw out meaning in others.

Identify who Viktor Frankl was and how his work and legacy have shaped how we understand and utilize meaning in psychiatry.

Define psychic determinism.

Recognize that...

Oct 8, 2018

Delirium is an acute change in a person’s sensorium (the perception of one’s environment or understanding of one’s situation). It can include confusion about their orientation, cognition or mental thinking.

With hyperactive delirium, a patient can become aggressive, violent and agitated with those around them. A...