Maternal smoking during pregnancy and bipolar disorder in offspring
In this podcast, Dr Ardesheer Talati talks to Dr Raj Persaud about his latest research into the association between exposure to smoking during pregnancy and the risk for bipolar disorder. In addition, he discusses the link between brain imaging and depression, following on from his involvement in a three-generational study into the transmission of depression among offspring, as explored in a recent podcast with Professor Myrna Weissman. (Source: Raj Persaud talks to...)
Source: Raj Persaud talks to... - April 28, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Royal College of Psychiatrists Tags: Science & Medicine Source Type: podcasts

Clinical Depression: Osmosis Study Video
This study video explores clinical depression, including postpartum, atypical, melancholic, and persistent depression. (Source: Medscape Med Students Podcast)
Source: Medscape Med Students Podcast - January 17, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

The different shades of Hope
Hope is one of the 24 character strengths as identified by VIA.  Its also known as optimism, future-mindedness and future orientation. It is defined by VIA as ‘expecting the best in the future and working to achieve it; believing that a good future is something that can be brought about.’ There are three variants of this strength, as found in the psychological literature: Optimism Optimistic explanatory style Hope Is the glass half empty or half full? The pessimist would pick half empty, while the optimist would choose half full. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) (dispositional) Optimism is a general feeling tha...
Source: The Mouse Trap - January 4, 2017 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: sandygautam Tags: strengths hope Optimism Positive psychology VIA Source Type: podcasts

How and when to treat depression in pregnancy
Depression in pregnancy affects up to 10% of women, a rate only slightly lower than in the postpartum period. Yet, as few as 20% of pregnant women with depression receive adequate treatment. Louise Howard, professor in women’s mental health at King's College London, joins us to discuss the clinical review on depression in pregnancy. Read the... (Source: The BMJ Podcast)
Source: The BMJ Podcast - March 24, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Authors: BMJ talk medicine Source Type: podcasts

How and when to treat depression in pregnancy
Depression in pregnancy affects up to 10% of women, a rate only slightly lower than in the postpartum period. Yet, as few as 20% of pregnant women with depression receive adequate treatment. Louise Howard, professor in women’s mental health at King's College London, joins us to discuss the clinical review on depression in pregnancy. Read the... (Source: The BMJ Podcast)
Source: The BMJ Podcast - March 24, 2016 Category: General Medicine Authors: BMJ talk medicine Source Type: podcasts

Emotions – redefined!
English: Managing emotions – Identifying feelings (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Regular readers of this blog will know that I am a proponent of the eight basic emotions theory of emotions where the eight basic emotions are fear, courage/interest,  sadness, happiness, disgust, surprise/awe and anger and love. Its apparent that they are also paired in opposites as in fear and courage/ interest are opposite emotions in one sense of the word. Today I want to elaborate on the idea that these emotions come about in opposite pairs and differ just so slightly from each other in terms of the cognitive/motivational  appr...
Source: The Mouse Trap - January 23, 2015 Category: Psychiatrists and Psychologists Authors: sandygautam Tags: emotion Source Type: podcasts

The Lancet: September 10, 2010
The frequency of intimate-partner violence towards pregnant women, and its effect on post-natal depression. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - September 10, 2010 Category: Journals (General) Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Maternal smoking during pregnancy and bipolar disorder in offspring Maternal smoking during pregnancy and bipolar disorder in offspring
In this podcast, Dr Ardesheer Talati talks to Dr Raj Persaud about his latest research into the association between exposure to smoking during pregnancy and the risk for bipolar disorder. In addition, he discusses the link between brain imaging and depression, following on from his involvement in a three-generational study into the transmission of depression among offspring, as explored in a recent podcast with Professor Myrna Weissman. (Source: Raj Persaud talks to...)
Source: Raj Persaud talks to... - October 24, 2006 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Science & Medicine Source Type: podcasts

Maternal depression and child development
(Source: MedlinePlus: NLM Director's Comments)
Source: MedlinePlus: NLM Director's Comments - May 15, 2006 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: National Library of Medicine Source Type: podcasts