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Psychiatry & Psychotherapy Podcast

Mar 6, 2018

In this episode, Dr. Puder addresses the fascinating realm of schizophrenia with Dr. Cummings, a previous guest in the show. Dr. Cummings is a psychiatrist with a wealth of experience from working at Patton State Hospital in California, one of the biggest forensic hospitals in the world.

-Defining Schizophrenia

-Living with Schizophrenia and Perception of Reality

-Are Negative Symptoms in Schizophrenia Precipitated by Medications?

-Emil Kraepelin, and the Early Studies on Schizophrenia

-The Pathology, Biology, and Genetics of Schizophrenia

-Cannabis Use and Risk For Schizophrenia

-The Loss of Brain in Schizophrenia

-Counter-arguments Against Robert Whitaker’s “Anatomy of an Epidemic”        

-Schizophrenia Prevention in High Risk Population

-Australian Study on Children of Schizophrenic Parents

-Crime, Violence, Mass Shootings and Schizophrenia

-Medical Management of Schizophrenia

-1st Break Psychosis

-Long-acting Injectable Antipsychotics in Early Illness

-Medication Adherence

-Exercise, Lifestyle, Diet Optimization

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CV of Dr. Michael A. Cummings

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