Could Autism Be Caused by Gut Microbes? | Dr. Emeran Mayer

Could Autism Be Caused by Gut Microbes? | Dr. Emeran Mayer

Autism is both a devastating problem and it’s still a puzzle largely what causes or what has been causing the dramatic increase in the prevalence of this disease in the last 40 years or so. So it’s almost like an exponential increase. Part of that is really due to better diagnosis and the diagnostic criteria. …

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SMI Adviser – A Clinical Support System for Serious Mental Illness

As a mental health provider, when it comes to serious mental illness – or SMI – you need to know how advances in science change standards of care. With complex patients and little time to spare, it is a challenge to keep up your medical knowledge and apply it in your practice. Let SMI Adviser …

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The Psychopath Next Door :: James Fallon

Go to a party with fifty people in it, there’s a psychopath, a full-blown psychopath there. There’s probably five borderline psychopaths there. They’re not going to kill you, rape you, or maybe even take your money, but they’re going to manipulate the situation, make you look bad, or use you in some way. Something bad …

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Keith Eats Everything At Panda Express

Keith Eats Everything At Panda Express

– In 1973 in Pasadena, California, Panda Inn was founded. 10 years later a sleek, sexy businessman showed up and say hey, can you throw one in my mall but make it quick? And in 1983 Panda Express was born in the Glendale Galleria which is the mall that I go to. That’s my mall. …

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Depression is a silent killer. A.I. is turning up the volume. | Eric Topol

Depression is a silent killer. A.I. is turning up the volume. | Eric Topol

One of the most exciting things in the world of AI in health is being able to digitize the state of mind. That is being able to use different metrics to be able to say, this person is depressed, or this person is really happy and doing well. And so one of the really great …

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Heads-Up: Depression Isn’t the Only Postpartum Disorder

Heads-Up: Depression Isn’t the Only Postpartum Disorder

{♫Intro♫} Having a newborn can be a joyous experience but it can also be overwhelming. After all, you’re suddenly responsible for this helpless, needy human being. And while they might be super adorable, they’re also not that interesting for a while. On top of that, there are all kinds of hormone fluctuations, sleep disruptions, and …

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For LGBT People, Discrimination Still Brings Mental Health Challenges.

For LGBT People, Discrimination Still Brings Mental Health Challenges.

You know, it wasn’t until 1973 that the American Psychiatric Association, after a fairly lengthy period of debate, discussion, and advocacy, voted to remove homosexuality as a mental disorder. Discrimination, you know, comes in many forms. And the psychological and the social implications of those are, you know, they’re not insignificant. So if you do …

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National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day Honorary Chairperson Demi Lovato

National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day Honorary Chairperson Demi Lovato

LEON HARRIS Very often, young adults who have been through rough times want to speak out to help others in similar situations. That’s the case with our Awareness Day Honorary Chairperson, Demi Lovato. Many of you may know Demi from her early days with Disney or from her hit songs or from her role as …

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How we can bring mental health support to refugees | Essam Daod

How we can bring mental health support to refugees | Essam Daod

For the last two and a half years, I’m one of the few, if not the only, child psychiatrist operating in refugee camps, shorelines and rescue boats in Greece and the Mediterranean Sea. And I can say, with great confidence, that we are witnessing a mental-health catastrophe that will affect most of us, and it …

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Happiness Experts Share Back to School Mental Health Tips

Happiness Experts Share Back to School Mental Health Tips

– In order to be happy you need to be successful. Well what if I told you you had it backwards. That being successful doesn’t lead to happiness, but rather happiness leads to success. You need a minute to process that? That’s fine, I’ll wait. Psychologist have scientifically proven that one of the greatest contributing …

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