Continuing our 200th podcast, staff members join us to discuss reinvigorating MIA continuing education, science writing and blogs, personal stories, community commenting and family resources.
Born and raised in suburban Weathersfield, Connecticut, Jim Flannery was committed at four mental hospitals across the United States. There he received the best care available in the modern world…torture.
Peter Simons covers a paper arguing that “psychology is fundamentally incompatible with hypothesis-driven theoretical science,” another paper finding that evidence-based medicine is more corporate gimmick than reliable science, a study that found psychiatrists deliver the worst-quality healthcare of any medical specialty, and more!
In our Science News podcast, Peter Simons reports on false positives in brain imaging, unpublished and missing trials, conflicts of interest and more.
In our science news podcast, Peter Simons covers a study that found both therapy and medication to have very limited effectiveness.
Peter Simons covers a clinical trial that found lithium ineffective at preventing suicide attempts, an essay by Allen Frances on the overdiagnosis of depression and overprescription of antidepressants, a review of the ineffectiveness and dangers of antidepressants, and an analysis that revealed that esketamine failed five of its six clinical trials.
How coming to terms with her own relationship doubt and a part of herself she did not want to see brought an executive coach deep compassion for herself and others.
Johann Hari joins us to talk about his latest book Stolen Focus: Why You Can’t Pay Attention, in which he examines the reasons behind our inability to focus and seeks to understand how this crisis affects our wellbeing and society.
In this episode, we explore how the tendency to attach our personal value to our businesses or professions can push us to overwork ourselves, the body's incredible creative ways to bring itself back into a state of balance and safety, and how trauma works itself both through the body and through our relationships.
I recap the major themes that arise in the guest interviews and share my perspective on how these themes can help us solve personal, professional, and broader collective challenges.
In this 30-minute podcast, Peter Simons reports on the latest scientific articles in psychiatry.
How a ski accident gave a practical philosopher the insight to liberate his own self worth from the judgments of others and to discover his own career path.
How his own madness inspired Matt Ball, a psychiatric nurse practitioner, to cultivate human connection, community and meaning in the mental healthcare system.
How an unexpected business rejection launched a quest for a successful entrepreneur to understand his personal pain and protective strategies.
How a surprising solution to surgical complications helped a business director process her grief and embrace a new calling to help others heal themselves.
In this podcast, we hear from the renowned clinician and researcher Dr. Giovanni Fava about his latest book entitled “Discontinuing Antidepressant Medications”.
Breaking the cycle of secrecy and shame: How his own mental health recovery process helped a consulting firm partner understand his past and bring his whole self to work.
How a period of chaos and blackouts brought an international trainer to his own vulnerability and nudged him to stop doing everything on his own.
How a mysterious debilitating illness created a human foundation for breakthrough conversations in research and innovation.
Joshua Haynes - How growing up in a world of constant change inspired an innovative business and commitment to equality.
How experiencing both an abortion and motherhood inspired an approach to activism that transcends ideological divisions.
Do bipolar and psychosis have a healing potential blocked by suppression, medications, and avoidance? What if we could help people safely and intentionally explore, express, and understand these frightening states? Can breathwork ceremonies open the doors of perception like psychedelics — but without the drugs or risks?
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