Podcast: My Husband Has Psychosis

  What does psychosis feel like? What’s the difference between a delusion that demons exist and a religious belief of the same? In today’s show, Gabe and Lisa recall Gabe’s real-life psychotic episodes and discuss all the pain and stress surrounding psychosis. Join us as Gabe shares how it felt when there were demons under his bed and when the window washers were watching his every move. (Transcript Available Below) Please Subscribe to Our Show: And We Love Written Reviews!  About The Not Crazy podcast Hosts Gabe Howard is an award-winning writer and speaker who lives with bipolar disorder. He is the author of the popular book, Mental Illness is an Asshole and other Observations, available from Amazon; signed copies are also available directly from Gabe Howard. To learn more, please visit his website, gabehoward.com.         Lisa is the producer of the Psych Central podcast, Not Crazy. She is the recipient of The National Alliance on Mental Illness’s “Above and Beyond” award, has worked extensively with the Ohio Peer Supporter Certification program, and is a workplace suicide prevention trainer. Lisa has battled depression her entire life and has worked alongside Gabe in mental health advocacy for over a decade. She lives in Columbus, Ohio, with her husband; enjoys international travel; and orders 12 pairs of shoes online, picks the best one, and sends the other 11 back.    ...
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Conclusions: The identification of preanalytical factors that may negatively impact TDM is critical. Developing workflows that can standardize TDM practices, align appropriate timing and blood collection techniques, and specimen processing will eliminate errors.
Source: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Review Article Source Type: research
This study evaluated the effects of the CYP2D6*10 and CYP2D6*5 genotypes on the steady-state plasma concentrations of VEN and ODV in Japanese patients. Methods: This study included 75 Japanese patients with depression who were treated with VEN. Steady-state plasma concentrations of VEN and ODV were measured using liquid chromatography. Polymerase chain reaction was used to determine CYP2D6 genotypes. A stepwise multiple regression analysis was performed to analyze the relationship between independent variables (sex, age, smoking habit, and number of mutated alleles, CYP2D6*10 and CYP2D6*5), subject-dependent variabl...
Source: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
The effectiveness of ketamine for treatment-resistant depression along with several other clinical advantages, such as rapid onset and reduced adverse effects associated with serotonin transporter inhibition, has garnered interest in other similar acting psychedelics as novel antidepressant drugs. The antitussive dextromethorphan exhibits glutamate N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor antagonism, sigma-1 receptor agonism, and serotonin reuptake inhibition, which has exhibited antidepressant effects in limited human studies and animal models. The present study sought to further examine dextromethorphan using a differential reinfor...
Source: Behavioural Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Research Reports Source Type: research
In conclusion, MK-801 induced antinociception effects for thermal stimuli in rats that were consistent with the decreased pain sensitivity observed in schizophrenia patients. Additionally, the amplified biphasic response exhibited by the MK-801 group in the formalin-induced spontaneous nociception test affirms the suitability of the test as a model of acute to delayed pain transition.
Source: Behavioural Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Research Articles Source Type: research
In conclusion, naringenin could be a promising antinociceptive agent acting through opioid receptors and L-arginine/NO/cGMP/KATP channel pathway.
Source: Behavioural Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Research Articles Source Type: research
Depression and anxiety are common neuropsychiatric disorders that usually appear as comorbidities. The development of new drugs is crucial for safer and more effective clinical management of both disorders. Riparin A is a synthetic chemical analog of riparins that naturally occur in several medicinal plants. Marked pharmacological effects such as anxiolytic and antidepressant properties characterize this class of compounds. However, little is known about the potential anxiolytic and antidepressant effects of Riparin A. In this work, we showed that, unlike other riparins, Riparin A exerts only a very mild anxiolytic-like ef...
Source: Behavioural Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Research Articles Source Type: research
ConclusionsTrabectedin, in combination with PLD, may have clinical benefits in Japanese patients with relapsed advanced ovarian cancer. The recommended dosage of trabectedin for further study in this population is 1.1  mg/m2 once every 21  days.Clinical trial registration number: JapicCTI-163164
Source: International Journal of Clinical Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
This study aimed to evaluate the correlation between clinicopathologic features and serum zinc levels in patients who underwent gastrectomy for gastric cancer.MethodsThe study enrolled 617 patients who underwent gastrectomy for gastric cancer at the Kochi Medical School. Clinical data were obtained to investigate associations between clinicopathological features, including nutritional indicators and serum zinc levels. Serum zinc deficiency was defined as serum zinc level  
Source: International Journal of Clinical Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
AbstractBackgroundA significant number of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients develop osteogenic metastases (OMs) and/or brain metastases (BMs) after surgery, however, routine chest computed tomography (CT) sometimes fails to diagnose these recurrences. We investigated the incidence of BMs and OMs after pulmonary resection and aimed to identify candidates who can benefit from brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and18F-fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) in addition to CT.MethodsWe retrospectively reviewed medical records of 1099 NSCLC patients who underwent pulmonary resection between 2002 ...
Source: International Journal of Clinical Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
AbstractBackgroundThe prognosis of patients with recurrence of uterine cervical cancer after definitive radiotherapy and the efficacy of local salvage therapy for recurrence were evaluated.MethodsWe retrospectively reviewed 110 patients who were treated with definitive radiotherapy/chemoradiotherapy for uterine cervical cancer between 2008 and 2017 at our institution. Local salvage therapy was defined as any surgery or radiotherapy described in the medical record as intended for local control or cure.ResultsWe identified 25 patients who developed recurrence after definitive radiotherapy/chemoradiotherapy. The median follow...
Source: International Journal of Clinical Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
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