Tag Archives: psychiatry

PTSD, the Pandemic, and taking back Personal Power: a conversation with Dr. Joan Cook

The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful — with people losing loved ones and livelihoods, as well as facing the stresses of everyday life. Some have equated the feeling of getting sick with the virus, or even just living through the pandemic, to PTSD. We talk to Dr. Joan Cook, a renowned Yale psychiatrist who studies… Read More »

Treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with MDMA (Part 1: Clinical Efficacy)

This video describes MDMA therapy and discusses results of recent clinical trials. Music Title: Slow motion electronic Title: Softdreams Royalty Free Music Sources: Proportion of people in US afflicted with PTSD https://www.ptsd.va.gov/understand/common/common_adults.asp Efficacy of current treatments of PTSD https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23683982/ Reviews of clinical trials for MDMA therapy https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30949077/?from_term=A+Review+of+3%2C4-+methylenedioxymethamphetamine+%28MDMA%29-Assisted+Psychotherapy&from_pos=1 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00213-020-05548-2 MDMA may enhance fear extinction https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29524515/?from_single_result=MDMA-assisted+psychotherapy+for+PTSD%3A+Are+memory+reconsolidation+and+fear+extinction+underlying+mechanisms%3F&expanded_search_query=MDMA-assisted+psychotherapy+for+PTSD%3A+Are+memory+reconsolidation+and+fear+extinction+underlying+mechanisms%3F MDMA… Read More »

Let's Talk "Trial of Prazosin for PTSD in Military Veterans" with Dr. Hendrickson

Welcome back to Psychiatry Network’s 27th Journal Club! (3/18/19) Where we are going through all the articles for the MOC Pilot Project. Tonight Dr. Rebecca Hendrickson is discussing “Trial of Prazosin for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Military Veterans” As always please email me at psychiatrynetwork@gmail.com to get added to the mailing list for reminders, and… Read More »

The Mind Deconstructed Podcast – Treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Dr. Kaz and George continue their discussion of traumatic experiences and their impact on mental health and well being. This episode addresses PTSD treatment, including medication, side effects, and therapeutic approaches. More controversial approaches, such as marijuana and MDMA (“ecstasy”) are also explored in this episode. theminddeconstructed.org @minddeconstruct facebook.com/theminddeconstructed Erratum: In this episode, I mistakenly… Read More »

Confer – Eugene Ellis – Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome and PTSD in the Black Community

This excerpt is taken from our ‘Post Slavery Syndrome’ online module, available for free from https://www.confer.uk.com/post-slavery-syndrome.html (until July 31st). Abstract People of African descent, post-slavery, would have most likely had Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). From a clinical perspective Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome is similar to PTSD but arises from the multigenerational transmission of stress.… Read More »

Traumatic Stress and Dissociative Disorders by Jeffrey P. Staab, MD | Preview

Jeffrey P. Staab, MD, describes dissociative and posttraumatic stress symptoms, reviews the DSM-5 features of Acute and Posttraumatic Stress Disorders (ASD, PTSD), and reviews the spectrum of Dissociative Disorders. Check out this preview of Jeffrey P. Staab, MD’s informative medical talk about Traumatic Stress and Dissociative Disorders. You can view the full video and many… Read More »

Dr.Karina Fatova || Psychiatrist ~ PTSD ||

In this video Dr. Karina discuses mental health during the pandemic. Dr.Karina Fatova ~ Psychiatrist ~ PTSD [ Posttraumatic stress disorder ] Dr.Karina is a Trauma/PTSD psychiatrist. She was fortunate to do her psychiatry residency at Tulane University. Thanks for the LOVE and SUPPORT. Subscribe to the channel “Dr. Karina” to get more videos. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~… Read More »

The Social Emotional Ripple Effects of a Pandemic | Episode 3: PTSD

Dr. Ashok Bhattacharya from Oakville’s Empathy Clinic discusses PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – a specialization in his psychiatry practice. During the Covid19 Pandemic we shed light on the importance of understanding PTSD. Watch for a simple demonstration on what someone in your circle if not you may be facing. Source: Youtube

From nightmares to Ecstasy: Can MDMA help with PTSD?

MDMA (the drug Ecstasy) can help treat PTSD. I discussed new research on this with with people who had personal experience with MDMA. Conversations took place at the 2018 Summer Solstice festival in Madison, Wisconsin, at Olbrich Park. • Mithoefer, Michael C., et al. “3, 4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA)-assisted psychotherapy for post-traumatic stress disorder in military veterans,… Read More »