Focus on Neurology and Psychiatry

Focus on Neurology and Psychiatry

  • Focus on Neurology and Psychiatry
  • This special series explores new research and treatments in neuroscience and mental health.


Attachment-based Family Therapy for Treating Adolescent Depression

Hosted by: Maurice Pickard Guest: Guy Diamond Depression is one of the most common mental health conditions in the US, affecting 4-6% of adolescents. Suicide is also a significant issue in this age group, and is the the third leading cause of death among adolescents. How effective are the various types of psychotherapy and medications typically use...

August 18, 2014 | 15 min

Diagnosis and Treatment of Neurosarcoidosis

Hosted by: Leslie P. Lundt Guest: David R. Spiegel Sarcoidosis is a systemic disease most commonly affecting lung, lymph nodes, eyes and skin. Neurosarcoidosis is not an infrequent complication. Host Dr. Leslie Lundt welcomes Dr. David Spiegel, associate professor of clinical psychiatry and behavioral sciences and director of the consultation-liais...

June 30, 2014 | 13 min

Occipital Nerve Stimulation for Patients With Intractable Cluster Headache

Hosted by: Mary Leuchars Guest: Peter Goadsby Occipital Nerve Stimulation has recently emerged as a novel form of therapy for patients with intractable cluster headaches. Could it be the hallmark of a new era in stimulation therapies for primary headache syndromes? Joining host Dr. Mary Leuchars to share insights on this subject is neurologist Dr. ...

May 26, 2014 | 0 min

Managing Psychological Distress Post-ICU Stay

Hosted by: Lee Freedman Guest: Dale Needham What complications in the ICU might lead to a patient experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder after an ICU stay? Is it better to keep ICU patients sedated to prevent pain, or is there an advantage to encouraging movement as soon as possible? Host Dr. Lee Freedman debates this question with Dr. Dale Ne...

May 26, 2014 | 0 min

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