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MDedge Psychcast is a weekly podcast from MDedge Psychiatry, online home of Clinical Psychiatry News and Current Psychiatry. Hosted by Editor in Chief Lorenzo Norris, MD, Psychcast features psychiatric clinicians discussing the issues and concerns that most affect their specialty. The information in this podcast is provided for informational and educational purposes only.

MDedge Psychcast is a weekly podcast from MDedge Psychiatry, online home of Clinical Psychiatry News and Current Psychiatry. Hosted by Editor in Chief Lorenzo Norris, MD, Psychcast features psychiatric clinicians discussing the issues and concerns that most affect their specialty. The information in this podcast is provided for informational and educational purposes only.

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MDedge Psychcast is a weekly podcast from MDedge Psychiatry, online home of Clinical Psychiatry News and Current Psychiatry. Hosted by Editor in Chief Lorenzo Norris, MD, Psychcast features psychiatric clinicians discussing the issues and concerns that most affect their specialty. The information in this podcast is provided for informational and educational purposes only.

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@MDedgePsych

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English

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240-221-2400


Episodes

John Lewis, Herman Cain, COVID-19, and men’s health: Processing the complexity of this moment with Dr. Derek Griffith

8/5/2020
Derek M. Griffith, PhD, joints host Lorenzo Norris, MD, to discuss different ways to look at men’s health within the context of COVID-19. Dr. Griffith is founder and director of the Center for Research on Men’s Health at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn. He also serves as professor of medicine, health, and society at the university. Neither Dr. Griffith nor Dr. Norris have disclosures. And do not miss Renee Kohanski, MD, who offers a message of hope in the “Dr. RK”...

Duration:00:38:03

TMS, ECT, and other device-based therapies for treating refractory major depression and bipolar depression with Dr. Philip Janicak

7/29/2020
Episode 128 interview: Philip G. Janicak, MD, joins MDedge Psychiatry Editor in Chief Lorenzo Norris, MD, to discuss device-based therapies for psychiatric patients. Dr. Janicak is adjunct professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Northwestern University in Chicago. He serves as an unpaid consultant to Neuronetics and has a financial relationship with Otsuka. Dr. Norris, medical director of psychiatric and behavioral services at George Washington University Hospital in...

Duration:00:35:55

Using the biological aspects of mental health to provide psychiatric treatment of patients with refractory chronic pain with Dr. Dmitry Arbuck

7/22/2020
Dmitry M. Arbuck, MD, joins host Lorenzo Norris, MD, to discuss ways psychiatrists can help patients with treatment-resistant chronic pain. Dr. Arbuck is clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and medicine at Indiana University, Indianapolis. Dr. Arbuck also serves as president and medical director of Indiana Polyclinic, a multispecialty pain management facility, and is an associate editor of Current Psychiatry. Both Dr. Arbuck and Dr. Norris disclosed having no conflicts of...

Duration:00:47:48

COVID-19, the ‘echo pandemic’ of suicide and mental illness, and the need to virtualize health care to mitigate risks with Dr. Roger McIntyre

7/15/2020
Roger S. McIntyre, MD, returns the Psychcast, this time to talk with host Lorenzo Norris, MD, about the mental health hazards of COVID-19 and what clinicians can do to help protect patients. Dr. McIntyre is professor of psychiatry and pharmacology, and head of the mood disorders psychopharmacology unit at the University Health Network at the University of Toronto. He disclosed receiving research or grants from the Stanley Medical Research Institute and the CIHR/GACD/National Natural...

Duration:00:42:57

Fear, impulsivity, and surges in gun sales amid the COVID-19 pandemic: How clinicians can redirect patients’ stress and anxiety with Dr. Jack Rozel

7/8/2020
Jack Rozel, MD, MSL, returns to the Psychcast, this time to discuss with host Lorenzo Norris, MD, how to think about guns, gun violence, and the intersection with mental health. Dr. Rozel is medical director of resolve crisis services at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center/Western Psychiatric Hospital and president of the American Association for Emergency Psychiatry. He has no conflicts of interest but has worked for a gun dealer to teach sales staff how to recognize people in...

Duration:00:43:20

The ‘best of’ COVID-19: Dr. Sheldon Preskorn on educating patients about coronavirus, Dr. Jay Shore on using telepsychiatry, and Dr. Lynne Gots on using CBT to help patients with anxiety

7/1/2020
This week, we decided to revisit three of the Psychcast episodes that examined various aspects of COVID-19. First, you will hear excerpts from the interview that host Lorenzo Norris, MD, did with Sheldon H. Preskorn, MD, on educating patients about SARS-CoV-2 and the disease. Next, Jay H. Shore, MD, MPH, conducts a Masterclass lecture on factors to consider while using telepsychiatry during the pandemic. And later, guest host Jacqueline Posada, MD, talks with Lynne S. Gots, PhD, about...

Duration:00:32:07

From TEDMED 2020: Reducing urban violence in the United States, and partnering with police and communities with Thomas Abt

6/24/2020
Thomas Abt, JD, spoke with Nick Andrews about his talk at the TEDMED 2020 conference in Boston. Mr. Abt (@Abt_Thomas), senior fellow at the Council on Criminal Justice, discussed his evidence-based and community-informed strategies for reducing urban violence. Mr. Abt earned an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and a law degree from Georgetown University in Washington. Mr. Abt also worked as a prosecutor in the Manhattan District Attorney’s...

Duration:00:40:56

Suicide Crisis Syndrome: state of entrapment, insomnia, social withdrawal, and cognitive rigidity with Dr. Igor Galynker

6/17/2020
Igor Galynker, MD, returns to the Psychcast, this time to discuss his most recent work on suicidal crisis syndrome with host Lorenzo Norris, MD. Dr. Galynker is professor of psychiatry and director of the Galynker Research and Prevention Laboratory at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York. He reported receiving funding from the National Institute of Mental Health and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Dr. Norris has no disclosures. Take-home...

Duration:00:36:08

Helping patients understand coronavirus and COVID with Dr. Sheldon H. Preskorn

6/10/2020
Lorenzo Norris, MD, spoke with Sheldon H. Preskorn, MD, about how to best educate patients about coronavirus. Dr. Preskorn is a professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of Kansas School of Medicine–Wichita. Neither Dr. Norris nor Dr. Preskorn have any relevant financial relationships to disclose. Take-home points Summary pertinent facts about COVID-19 References Preskorn SH. Coronavirus Disease 2019: The first wave and beyond. Psychiatr Times. 2020 Apr 28. Preskorn...

Duration:00:35:10

The fallout from George Floyd's death: Physicians, how are you? How are your patients? A conversation on race for psychiatrists

6/5/2020
SPECIAL: Lorenzo Norris, MD, welcomes fourth-year psychiatry resident Brandon C. Newsome, MD, for a discussion on race relations as a physician in the wake of the death of George Floyd, who was killed when a white police officer kneeled on his neck during an arrest. Dr. Newsome was raised in Alabama and currently lives in Boston. He shares his experiences with Dr. Norris in an important conversation. The pair discuss what their patients are experiencing and what they're experiencing as...

Duration:00:46:17

Psychiatry for derm: Suicide risk, care disparity, and the necessity of physicians seeking mental health care – Dermatology Weekly Crossover

6/3/2020
Candrice R. Heath, MD, and Nicole B. Washington, DO, MPH, spoke with Psychcast host Lorenzo Norris, MD, about physician mental health. Dr. Heath is affiliated with Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia. She has no disclosures. Dr. Washington disclosed serving as chief medical officer and founder of Elocin Psychiatric Services, a telemedicine company that provides care to physicians. Dr. Norris is a consultation-liaison psychiatrist and medical school dean affiliated with George...

Duration:00:41:21

Assessing decision-making capacity with Dr. Bill Scheidler

5/27/2020
Bill Scheidler, MD, is assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He also is associate training director for the consultation-liaison fellowship at UNC and is a lead consultant at UNC Hospitals Hillsborough. Dr. Scheidler spoke with host Lorenzo Norris, MD, about how to think through patients’ decision-making capacity in medical (rather than psychiatric) hospitals. Neither Dr. Scheidler nor Dr. Norris have disclosures. Take-home...

Duration:01:06:29

Can video games treat autism? Helping children navigate emotions with Dr. Renae Beaumont

5/20/2020
Renae Beaumont, PhD, assistant professor of clinical psychology at New York–Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, spoke with host Lorenzo Norris, MD, about the Secret Agent Society. The Secret Agent Society is a video gaming–based therapy program aimed at helping children with a range of social and emotional challenges learn the social skills required to make and keep friends. The program also helps children feel happier, calmer, and braver. Dr. Beaumont disclosed her role as creator...

Duration:00:43:54

From TEDMED 2020: Researching psychedelics for psychiatric disorders with Dr. Frederick Barrett

5/13/2020
Frederick S. Barrett, PhD, is affiliated with the Center for Psychedelic & Consciousness Research (@JHPsychedelics) at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore (@Hopkins Medicine). Dr. Barrett spoke with Nick Andrews (@Nick_Andrews_) at @TEDMED 2020, about the research that has been conducted by the Center for Psychedelic & Consciousness Research on the impact of psychedelics, or hallucinogens, on psychiatric disorders. He has no disclosures. Take-home points Controlled Substances Act 1971...

Duration:00:46:41

From TEDMED 2020: Treating youth anxiety with Dr. Anne Marie Albano

5/6/2020
Anne Marie Albano, PhD, professor of medical psychology and psychiatry at Columbia University, New York, and director of the Youth Anxiety Center at New York–Presbyterian Hospital, discusses strategies for treating childhood, youth, and young adult anxiety with Nick Andrews. Dr. Albano (@AnneMarieAlbano), who also is director of Modern Minds, an anxiety and depression program in Charleston, S.C., spoke with Nick (@Nick_Andrews_) at @TEDMed 2020. Dr. Albano has no conflicts of...

Duration:00:39:29

From TEDMED 2020: Screening teens for suicide with Dr. Cheryl King

4/29/2020
Cheryl A. King, PhD, clinical psychologist and professor in the department of psychiatry at Michigan Medicine, the academic health system at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, joined Nick Andrews at TEDMED2020. Dr. King spoke with Nick (@Nick_Andrews_) at @TEDMed about a suicide risk screen for teens that is based on computerized algorithm. Take-home points Summary PECARN References King CA. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2019 Oct;58(10):S305. King CA et al. J Clin Psychol Med...

Duration:00:29:04

COVID-19, anxiety, and CBT with Dr. Lynne Gots

4/22/2020
Lorenzo Norris, MD, touches base with Nick Andrews to discuss COVID-19 and to welcome Jacqueline Posada, MD, as an occasional cohost of the MDedge Psychcast. Dr. Posada, associate producer, interviews Lynne S. Gots, PhD, about treating anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and other disorders in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Gots is an assistant clinical professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at George Washington University, Washington. She has a...

Duration:00:50:17

Therapeutic use of polyvagal theory with Dr. Mary Moller

4/15/2020
Lorenzo Norris, MD, interviews Mary D. Moller, DNP, MSN, about taking advantage of the polyvagal theory of anxiety and social engagement during psychotherapy. Dr. Moller is associate professor of nursing at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Wash., where she coordinates the psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner doctorate nursing practice program. She also is in practice at Northwest Integrated Health. Dr. Moller has no conflicts of interest. Later, Renee Kohanski, MD, discusses...

Duration:00:58:53

Telepsychiatry in the age of COVID-19 with Dr. Jay Shore

4/8/2020
Jay H. Shore, MD, MPH, returns to the Psychcast, this time to conduct a Masterclass lecture on using telepsychiatry in a regulatory environment that is quickly changing because of the physical distancing forced by the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Shore is director of telemedicine at the Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Center at the University of Colorado at Denver, Aurora. He also directs telemedicine programming at the medical center’s department of psychiatry. He disclosed serving as...

Duration:00:28:36

Bonus: COVID-19 critical-care lessons from Seattle

4/7/2020
As the nation’s health care system braces for COVID-19 cases, physicians who’ve faced the pandemic first have critical lessons for everyone. In this bonus episode, two Seattle-area critical care leaders explain how their medical centers are preparing for and responding to their region’s early outbreaks. And they share some creative approaches that are uniting Seattle’s critical care departments.

Duration:00:26:36