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Insight: The Lost Cause in Psychotherapy

August 24, 2020 | Podcasts

Is self-knowledge a good thing, or is it just fuel for self-absorption and depressive rumination? We look through four psychotherapies to learn what makes the difference between meaningful insight and navel gazing. Published On: 8/24/2020 Duration: 19 minutes, 38 seconds Transcript: Dr. Aiken: Welcome to The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast, ke


Depressed and Indecisive [60 Sec Psych]

August 15, 2020 | Podcasts

Today’s study looked at psychological factors that predict relapse into depression. They people who were recovered from depression and taking antidepressants along with healthy controls, nearly 200 in total. All the underwent a decision making test that asked them to exert effort─a button pressing task─to get rewards. The antidepressants we


Preventing Trauma With Racial Socialization [60 Sec Psych]

July 25, 2020 | Podcasts

Race-based traumatic stress affects mental health in young people of color. A 2019 paper in American Psychologist puts that racial socialization into a framework some listeners may be familiar with. [Link] Published On: 7/25/20 Duration: 5 minutes, 51 seconds Transcript:  Dr. Feder: Today on 60 Second Psych: Preventing Trauma with Raci


Can therapy work on its own in bipolar II?

July 2, 2020 | Podcasts

This week we’re podcasting from the International Society for Bipolar Disorders 2020 conference, where we’ve been scouring the virtual halls for all that is practical and newsworthy. The yield is high so tune in for a new episode every day. Today, unpublished findings on the first solo psychotherapy study in bipolar II. Published On: 7/2/2019