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Psychiatry Today

Join Dr. Scot Bay every Wednesday night at 7PM while he discusses Psychiatry and mental health with guests.Scot Bay, MD is Board Certified in Psychiatry, and has a private practice in Roswell, GA. He majored in Psychology at the University of Rochester and attended medical school at New York Medical College. He completed his residency in Psychiatry at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York City. He was clinical director of an outpatient clinic at St. Vincent's Hospital in Harrison, New York until 1995 when he moved to Columbus, GA, where he was in private practice and was an assistant medical director at the Bradley Center of St. Francis. He moved to the Atlanta area in August of 1998.Dr. Bay specializes in the evaluation and management of mood and anxiety disorders. He has lectured all over the Southeast regarding practical and innovative uses of psychiatric medications, and also has participated in clinical research regarding novel uses for current medications as well as potential new medications.Dr. Bay is concerned with helping America's Web Radio listeners cope better with stress, and feel well emotionally. He also strives to reduce the stigma in the general public regarding mental illness and psychiatric treatment by debunking myths, discussing news stories relating to mental health issues, and giving a balanced explanation of media reports on the latest developments in medical research. Listeners to “Psychiatry Today” will hear useful tips on how to reduce the impact of stress on their lives and how to achieve better emotional well being.

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10/22/14 More Evidence Exercise Reduces Depression

Exercise three times a week cuts depression risk; Appointments with psychiatrists extremely difficult to get; Hype about broccoli improving autism; Teen girls more prone to depression; Falls put elderly at risk of PTSD; Stress and men's health.

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25 Oct 2014

Rank #1

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02/19/14 Infections May Cause Memory Decline

Pathogens may hurt memory; Quitting smoking helps mental health; Meditation helps workplace stress; Men faithful due to Oxytocin but cheat due to biology; Alcoholism and divorce; Brain area linked to perseverance; Blood proteins linked to rage.

57mins

24 Feb 2014

Rank #2

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01/25/17 Health Effects of Marijuana

Federal panel's report on pot's health effects; Stress, psychosis risk in immigrants; Brain protein linked to trauma's effects; Sleep helps process trauma; Seeing others' trauma effects brain; Work stress in men linked to cancer.

57mins

17 Feb 2017

Rank #3

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05/25/16 Topic: The Effect of Smartphones on Mental Health

App may help anxiety, depression, but alerts cause ADHD symptoms; Screening for Post-partum Depression; Adverse adult consequences for children of depressed parents; LSD, like Ketamine, causes ego dissolution; Forgetting traumatic memories; Blueberries to treat PTSD.

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31 May 2016

Rank #4

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05/07/14 Which is Better, Medication or Psychotherapy?

Meds vs. therapy for mental illness; Effects of pulling all-nighters; Using ADHD drugs for better grades; Distorted thinking, risk of suicide; Elderly consider suicide without depression; Laughter effects brain like meditation.

58mins

9 May 2014

Rank #5

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03/16/16 Depression: A Systemic Disease

Depression effects entire organism, not just brain; Train your brain to improve motivation; New brain scans for early Alzheimer's detection; Gene increases risk of schizophrenia; Abrupt smoking cessation found to be better than gradual quitting.

58mins

21 Mar 2016

Rank #6

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06/04/14 Mentally Ill Man's Rampage Could Have Been Stopped

Police misjudgments and gaps in mental health laws allowed murders to occur; Effexor XR touted for hot flashes; Chronic pain and depression; Hurt feelings raise blood pressure; Porn watching associated with brain changes.

58mins

6 Jun 2014

Rank #7

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01/22/14 Eating Junk Food Impairs Memory

One week of junk food may impair memory; Caffeine may enhance memory; Drinking accelerates mental decline; Newborn lung disorder associated with antidepressants; Long-term risks of Post-partum depression; ADHD medications in pregnancy; Primary care MD's reluctant to give teens antidepressants.

57mins

27 Jan 2014

Rank #8

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04/16/14 Avoiding Seven Unnecessary Causes of Stress

Ways to avoid common stresses; Exercise increases brain volume; Green tea improves memory; Women more likely to die from alcohol; Brain injuries, PTSD in Marines; Men don't enjoy female partners' success; Anxiety increases needed personal space.

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21 Apr 2014

Rank #9

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06/08/16 Topic: Bipolar Patients' Blood Toxic to Brain Cells

Workaholism tied to mental disorders; Suicide risk factors in soldiers related to deployment; Mood changes in bipolar patients toxic to brain cells; Brain structure that reacts to impending negative events impaired in depression; How brain controls habitual behaviors.

58mins

10 Jun 2016

Rank #10

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04/02/14 Truth About Antidepressant Link to Suicide

Listener email -- Social awkwardness; Why antidepressants linked to suicide risk; Parents' negative messages about drinking help; Antidepressants and premature birth.

58mins

4 Apr 2014

Rank #11

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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.

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10 Apr 2017

Rank #12

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01/18/17 Topic: Pipeline for New Antidepressants Runs Dry

Why no new antidepressants for 10 years; Brain link between stress and heart disease, stroke; College student mental health; Biomarker for depression in pregnancy; Alcohol abuse in older adults; Schizophrenia increases diabetes risk.

58mins

2 Feb 2017

Rank #13

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02/15/17 Topic: Showing Your Spouse Love Will Help Their Depression

Show love to depressed partner; Headline stress effects couples; Mediterranean diet may help ADHD; Exercise prevents depression in kids; Caregivers at risk of anxiety, depression; Post-partum depression risk from Gestational Diabetes; Maternal depression reduces kids' empathy.

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8 Mar 2017

Rank #14

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03/30/16 Topic: Marijuana Use Disorder Increasing

More diagnosed with marijuana use disorder; Review busts myth of health benefits of moderate drinking; Links found between nightmares, suicidal behaviors; People with rage disorder more likely to have toxoplasmosis infection.

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1 Apr 2016

Rank #15

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02/26/14 Tylenol During Pregnancy Linked to ADHD

Report of Tylenol link to ADHD not definitive; Why we recall dreams and how to better recall them; Marriage quality and heart disease; Losing spouse leads to heart attacks, strokes; Family conflict and child brain development.

58mins

4 Mar 2014

Rank #16

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01/08/14 Become a Non-smoker in 2014

Secure your prescriptions when entertaining; Update on all latest smoking cessation advances.

57mins

11 Jan 2014

Rank #17

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04/23/4 Antidepressants in Pregnancy and Autism

Antidepressants in pregnancy and risk of autism; Why we misplace things, how to stop; A little OCD in all of us; Hunger drives spousal arguments; Effects of childhood bullying evident 40 years later.

58mins

28 Apr 2014

Rank #18

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04/30/14 Finally Some Positive News About Bullying

Rates of bullying among teens decreased; 1 of 13 schoolkids takes psych meds; Keep prescription pills away from teens; Higher doses of antidepressants linked to suicidal behavior in young patients.

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2 May 2014

Rank #19

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12/07/16 Topic: Brain Reward Circuits Activated by Spiritual Experiences

Religious experiences activate reward brain circuits; Genetic cause of Autism; Yogic breathing helps Major Depression; Tai Chi helps vets with PTSD; Music training improves brain connections; Reconditioning brain to overcome fear.

58mins

9 Dec 2016

Rank #20