Podcast: A Bipolar and a Schizophrenic Discuss Psychiatric Medications
Psychiatric medication gets a bad rap when it isn’t deserved, while simultaneously being seen by some as the end-all treatment for people living with mental illness. Our hosts both need their prescribed medication to live well, and that makes people around them ask questions ― some of which are weirder than others. Tune in to this episode to hear what they have to say. SUBSCRIBE &REVIEW “It took me so much pride to get over that I needed psychiatric medication.” – Michelle Hammer Highlights From ‘Meds’ Episode [1:00] What happens when Gabe and Michelle don’t take their medications. [4:00] People just love to ask us for our medications. [8:00] Stigma from medical professionals. [14:00] Please don’t buy pills from people to self-medicate. [16:30] Michelle’s medication journey. [19:00] Which works better: treadmill, yoga, or medication? [21:00] Anxiety of the day makes it hard to get up in the morning. [24:00] Gabe and Michelle both admit to stigmatizing themselves about their own medications. Computer Generated Transcript for ‘A Bipolar and a Schizophrenic Discuss Psychiatric Medications’ Show Announcer: [00:00:07] For reasons that utterly escape everyone involved, you’re listening to A Bipolar, a Schizophrenic, and a Podcast. Here are your hosts, Gabe Howard and Michelle Hammer. Michelle: [00:00:18] Welcome to A Bipolar, a Schizophrenic, and a Podcast. I’m Michell...
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Authors: Long JD PMID: 31225773 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
In this study, we will use a mixed methods multi-center study design. In phase one, we will investigate the mental health literacy of PHC practitioners to identify areas in need of development. Based on the needs identified, we will develop and test a mobile health application to screen for common youth mental health problems in phase two. In phase three, we will implement and evaluate a tiered education and training program in the use of the m-health application. In the final phase, we will evaluate the acceptability and feasibility of the m-health application in PHC centres across South Africa and Zambia. Evidence sugges...
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Conclusions: In the acute phase of mild TBI a majority of patients has impaired olfactory function. Further patients with olfactory dysfunction are more likely to exhibit post-concussion and anxious symptoms at follow-up. Olfactory testing in the acute phase may therefore serve as a screening tool for long-term outcome. PMID: 31223039 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Authors: Baer HR, Thomas SP, Pan Z, Tagawa A, Carollo J, Heyn PC Abstract PURPOSE: To understand the relationship of walking speed to self-reported pain, fatigue, and physical function in adults with CP. METHODS: Design: Cross-sectional study. SETTING: Accredited clinical motion analysis laboratory in a regional children's hospital. PARTICIPANTS: 72 ambulatory patients ⩾ 18 years of age, diagnosed with CP, who previously had ⩾ 1 prior instrumented gait analysis at our facility. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: PROMIS-57 pain interference/intensity, physical function, and fatigue measures and walking ...
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Conclusions. Patients in AF or SR undergoing CRT demonstrated distinct benefits from device implantation and from HIIT as an adjunctive therapeutic strategy. This suggests that both mainstay and adjunctive therapeutics may need to be managed differently in patients in AF and SR. PMID: 31221002 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Conclusion: The concomitant use of nicotine and areca indicates that betel quid addiction includes a significant component of nicotine dependence. However, the additional activities of areca, including the muscarinic effects of arecoline, indicate that potential cessation therapies should optimally address other factors as well. PMID: 31220988 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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