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'Shrinking stigma’ is an educational podcast aimed at addressing some of the myths and misconceptions surrounding the profession of psychiatry. It is developed by psychiatrists and psychiatry resident's from the University of Calgary. Our goal is to create and distribute an educational podcast geared towards the general public, rather than medical professionals. We aim to address myths and realities, controversies, current events, and general knowledge in the field. Funding has graciously been provided for the project by the Alberta Medical Association. Produced by: Staff Psychiatrist - Dr. Lisa Harpur Psychiatry Residents - Dr. Jaylynn Arcand, Dr. Sheila Acharya, Dr. Jonathan Dornian

'Shrinking stigma’ is an educational podcast aimed at addressing some of the myths and misconceptions surrounding the profession of psychiatry. It is developed by psychiatrists and psychiatry resident's from the University of Calgary. Our goal is to create and distribute an educational podcast geared towards the general public, rather than medical professionals. We aim to address myths and realities, controversies, current events, and general knowledge in the field. Funding has graciously been provided for the project by the Alberta Medical Association. Produced by: Staff Psychiatrist - Dr. Lisa Harpur Psychiatry Residents - Dr. Jaylynn Arcand, Dr. Sheila Acharya, Dr. Jonathan Dornian
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'Shrinking stigma’ is an educational podcast aimed at addressing some of the myths and misconceptions surrounding the profession of psychiatry. It is developed by psychiatrists and psychiatry resident's from the University of Calgary. Our goal is to create and distribute an educational podcast geared towards the general public, rather than medical professionals. We aim to address myths and realities, controversies, current events, and general knowledge in the field. Funding has graciously been provided for the project by the Alberta Medical Association. Produced by: Staff Psychiatrist - Dr. Lisa Harpur Psychiatry Residents - Dr. Jaylynn Arcand, Dr. Sheila Acharya, Dr. Jonathan Dornian

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English


Episodes

Psychiatry vs Psychology - 2.0

4/2/2019
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What's the difference between a psychiatrist and a psychologist?

Duration:00:06:54

Mood Swings vs. Bipolar Disorders

4/2/2019
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My friend is moody, are they bipolar? Probably not. Learn the difference between mood swings and bipolar disorder.

Duration:00:11:23

We Still Shock People - Sometimes.

3/21/2019
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Do psychiatrists actually shock people? An introduction to and brief history of electroconvulsive therapy. All funding graciously provided by the Alberta Medical Association 1. Benjamin J. Sadock, Virginia A. Sadock. (2000). Kaplan & Sadock's comprehensive textbook of psychiatry. Philadelphia :Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2. Milev RV, Giacobbe P, Kennedy SH, Blumberger DM, Daskalakis ZJ, Downar J, Modirrousta M, Patry S, Vila-Rodriguez F, Lam RW, MacQueen GM, Parikh SV, Ravindran AV;...

Duration:00:21:18

Just a Little Bit Psycho

3/21/2019
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What is psychosis? All funding graciously provided by the Alberta Medical Association. 1. DSM 5 – Pages 87-88 2. What is Psychosis?” National Institute of Mental Health. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. https://www.nimn.nih.gov 3. DSM 5, Page 104. 4. Kaplan and Sadock’s Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiary, 10th Edition. Page 1406 5. Ibid.

Duration:00:08:56

My Loved One is Killing Themselves

1/24/2019
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Episode 4 - My Loved One is Killing Themselves - Can you do something? A discussion about substances use, involuntary treatment, and stages of change. Funding graciously provided by the Alberta Medical Association. References ILO, 2012. ILO : Joint statement on compulsory drug detention and rehabilitation centres ILO, OHCHR, UNDP, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNODC, UN Women, WFP, WHO and UNAIDS. Geneva: United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, 2012. UN Office on...

Duration:00:19:51

Aren't Psych Patients Dangerous?

1/24/2019
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Episode 3 - Aren't Psych Patients Dangerous? An exploration of risk of violence in mental health patients and review of relevant large studies. Funding graciously provided by the Alberta Medical Association. References Elbogen EB, Johnson SC. The Intricate Link Between Violence and Mental DisorderResults From the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions. Arch Gen Psychiatry. JD009;66(JD):15JD–161. doi:10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.JD008.537 U.S Department of Health and...

Duration:00:18:42

What Gives You The Right?

12/17/2018
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What Gives You The Right? An examination of why individuals can be held in hospital against their will and the circumstances leading to this legislation. Graciously funded by the Alberta Medical Association.

Duration:00:15:42

What Is Psychiatry?

10/25/2018
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Introduction to Shrinking Stigma Podcast - 'What is Psychiatry?' What is Psychiatry? What do Psychiatrists do? Why should you care? Gratitude to the Alberta Medical Association for funding.

Duration:00:27:19