Psychiatry & Psychotherapy Podcast

Psychiatry & Psychotherapy Podcast


Latest Episodes

The Best Exercise Program For Depression
September 30, 2020

In this episode, we review studies on strength training, exercise, and depression from the last 2 years. It is well known that any form of exercise is beneficial for people with depressive symptoms, with strength training being most effective....

The Big Five: Neuroticism Part 2
September 26, 2020

In part 2 if the Big Five series we talk about how medications, such as Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs), psychotherapy, and exercise can make an impact. Trial studies of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and cognitive behavioral...

Cuties and the Oversexualization of Children in Our Culture
September 22, 2020

Netflix has recently come under fire for its release of the French film "Cuties." While critics have praised the movie for exploring themes of the oversexualization of children, audience members are consistently appalled at the provocative situations...

Forensic Pedophilia with Dr. Cummings
September 20, 2020

In this episode, Dr. Cummings and I discuss forensic pedophilia and the sexualization of children in our society.

Forensic Pedophilia with Dr. Cummings
September 20, 2020

In this episode, Dr. Cummings and I discuss forensic pedophilia and the sexualization of children in our society.

The Big Five: Neuroticism Part 1
September 17, 2020

In today’s podcast, we discuss the Big Five personality traits, focusing on neuroticism and how it fits into this set. We then explore each of the six domains of neuroticism and the research of how it manifests in other parts of one’s life and...

Nortriptyline and the Tricyclic Antidepressants with Dr. Cummings
September 15, 2020

In today’s episode of the podcast, we’ll be doing a deep-dive into nortriptyline, a lesser-talked about medication in psychopharmacology. We’ll cover a little about the history of tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) as well as the characteristics,...

Covid increasing Suicidality
September 13, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns have seemed to foster a “sub-epidemic” of suicidality and deteriorating mental health. Suicidal thoughts have spiked across every demographic due to the loss of connection to usual psychosocial...

The USMLE: How To Rock It
September 01, 2020

If you are a medical student or someone studying for a big exam, this episode is for you. We will first discuss the mental roadblocks that prevent students from performing at their top potential for exams. We also break down and outline some effective...

How to Retire Happy with Dr. Osorio
August 16, 2020

On this episode of the Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Podcast, we continue our conversation with geriatric psychiatrist, Dr. Osorio, to talk about retirement—specifically, how to retire well and happy.  She recently published a book for people in...