Articles Blog

The Molecule of More: Dopamine with Daniel Z. Lieberman, MD, and Michael E. Long (SOP76)

Kaitlin Luna: Welcome to Speaking of Psychology, a biweekly podcast from the American Psychological Association. I’m your host, Kaitlin Luna. The topic for this episode is dopamine. It’s known as the chemical of love, sex, creativity and addiction. Dopamine always wants more. It pushes us to achieve greatness but can also lead to our downfall. […]

Read More
Articles Blog

The brain vs. the mind: Has Freud slipped? — with Peter Kramer (1995) | THINK TANK

Ben Wattenberg: Hello, I’m Ben Wattenberg. Was Sigmund Freud right? Is most mental illness rooted in childhood trauma, often sexual trauma? That Freudian view has shaped much of the modern world. Now a new school of scientists say many disorders of the mind are really physical diseases of the brain and can often be treated […]

Read More
Articles Blog

Huge Genetic Study Reveals Common Threads Across Psychiatric Disorders

Welcome to Impact Factor, your weekly dose of commentary on a new medical study. I’m Dr. F. Perry Wilson. This week I’ve been reading this paper, appearing in Cell, describing a truly herculean effort to determine some of the genetic underpinnings of psychiatric disorders. The study begins as a huge genome-wide association study, but man, […]

Read More
Articles Blog

Molecular Diagnostic Tests in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

[ Music ]>>The JAMA Network. [ Music ] [ Silence ]>>Hello. My name is Bridget Fernandez. I’m a medical geneticist working in Saint Johns Newfoundland, and I’m a Professor of Genetics and Medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The Autism Spectrum Disorders are remarkably heterogeneous in terms of their clinical presentation as well as the […]

Read More
Articles Blog

Discrimination and Stigma Against Patients with Depression and Bipolar Disorder

I’m delighted to be back it’s a wonderful occasion and thank you Sally and Ray, and Karen, for making this such a great learning experience for so many people. I was asked, I usually talk about an artist or writer, and I was asked because it’s the 25th year. To talk about an issue that […]

Read More
Back To Top