Beyond Well: Science Ep.5- Independent journalism – a cure for what ails us

Welcome back to Beyond Well: Science, I’m Sheila Hamilton and today I am absolutely thrilled to be talking with Robert Whitaker. He’s an American journalist and author who has won numerous awards as a journalist covering medicine and science including the George Polk Award for medical writing and a National Association for Science Writers Award for best magazine […]

Lobotomy: A Dangerous Fad’s Lingering Effect on Mental Illness Treatment | Retro Report

I will perform transorbital lobotomy on ten patients within an hour. In the 1930’s, a new brain surgery like the one portrayed here in the movie Frances, was brought to the United States: the lobotomy. Only a little more dangerous than operating to remove an infected tooth. It was performed on mentally ill patients all over the country, […]

Medication and mental illness

>>Jen Aboki: I’ve had a very tattered relationship with medication. It’s not my favourite part of the journey. Often when you’re in the acute setting in the hospital, which is where I was, they don’t really talk about other aspects like ‘how are you going today?’ It’s like ‘here’s your medication, take it’. Medication for me really represents […]

My Autism/Asperger’s Medication Has Changed! Pregabalin Update💊

Hello everybody. My name is Tom stone. Welcome back to the stone post, I have Asperger’s syndrome. And I hope you having a good 2019 in today’s video want to take another look at my medication. Because I’ve made a lot of changes. I’ve discovered a new few new things. And I’ve done some reading. So I wanted […]

OCD CURE 100% WITHOUT MEDICINES ( IN HINDI ) BY KAILASH MANTRY

My name is CA Kailash Mantry. I am a mental health consultant and a life coach. From last 25 years, we have researched more than 50 diseases where medical science is not successful in curing the illness like OCD, schizophrenia, Anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, epilepsy, depression, insomnia, drug addiction, alcoholic, migraine, arthritis, dyslexia, phobia, kidney failure, brain stroke, […]

What are the major types of medications for MDD?

So, in major depressive disorder that is mild we often don’t start an antidepressant because we know that the best treatment long-term of a milder form of major depressive disorder is going to be psychotherapy, and engaging with a therapist and learning how to problem solve, and learning how to effectively deal with one’s stressors, changing lifestyle, that […]

Treating Bipolar Disorder

Hello, and welcome to lecture number 14, our series on drugs and human behavior. Today we’re going to be talking about treating bipolar disorder. This is a particularly difficult, oftentimes, disorder to treat, because oftentimes people who have bipolar disorder, while they really hate the depressive parts of it, they sometimes miss the high energy, creativity, ideas that […]

Antipsychotic Medications

Hello, and welcome to lecture number 11 on our series on drugs and human behavior. Today we are going to be talking about antipsychotic medications. It’s obviously a class of drugs that are used entirely for the treatment of mental disorders, in particular schizophrenia. So today we’re going to talk about schizophrenia and do a brief introduction to […]