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.
25 Oct 2014
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.
24 Feb 2014
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.
17 Feb 2017
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.
31 May 2016
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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.
9 May 2014
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.
21 Mar 2016
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.
6 Jun 2014
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.
27 Jan 2014
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.
21 Apr 2014
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.
10 Jun 2016
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.
4 Apr 2014
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.
10 Apr 2017
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.
2 Feb 2017
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.
8 Mar 2017
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.
1 Apr 2016
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.
4 Mar 2014
01/08/14 Become a Non-smoker in 2014
Secure your prescriptions when entertaining; Update on all latest smoking cessation advances.
11 Jan 2014
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.
28 Apr 2014
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.
2 May 2014
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.
9 Dec 2016