• Cutting Edge Treatments for Depression in Children

    Aug 11, 2014 | 16 min
    Hosted by: Peter S. Jensen Host Dr. Peter Jensen welcomes Dr. Christopher Wall, a pediatric and adolescent psychiatrist from the Mayo Clinic, to discuss pediatric mood disorders. Dr. Wall shares his research on the topic of pharmacogenomic utility in pediatric psychopharmacology, as well as his collaboration in the development of a pediatric bipolar disorder biobank that adds to the understanding of this complex mood illness. Download and listen in on this engaging conversation!
  • Limiting Overprescribing vs Underprescribing of ADHD Medications

    Jul 28, 2014 | 15 min
    Hosted by: Peter S. Jensen Guest: Christopher J. Kratochvil Dr. Christopher Kratochvil joins host, Dr. Peter Jensen to discuss the need for psychiatrists to work with primary care providers to diagnose and treat adolescent and pediatric patients with ADHD and other psychiatric disorders. Dr. Kratohcvil highlights the overprescribing and underprescribing of treatment options and the importance of training primary care providers in the area of behavioral health. Download and take a listen!  
  • Controversies in Diagnosis of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder

    Jul 21, 2014 | 19 min
    Hosted by: Peter S. Jensen Guest: Gabrielle A. Carlson Host Dr. Peter Jensen welcomes Gabrielle A. Carlson, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics and Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Stony Brook University School of Medicine in Stony Brook, NY. Dr. Carlson will discuss the current controversies in diagnosing pediatric bipolar disorders, recommended treatment options and guidance in patient dialogue for primary care colleagues. Tune in and listen!  
  • Ask the Expert! Psychiatric Interventions for Bullying/Aggression in Youth

    Jul 14, 2014 | 18 min
    Hosted by: Peter S. Jensen In this Ask the Expert edition of Updates from Mayo Clinic, host Dr. Peter Jensen addresses questions from his colleagues in the area of bullying and aggression in pediatric and adolescent patients. Children diagnosed with Attention-Deficit /Hyperactivity Disorder can present with numerous difficulties in several areas of life, and particularly within the social realm.  ADHD  is more prevalent among children identified as bullies and victims , and research indicates that certain interpersonal problems these children experience, also increase the risk for involvement in bully /victimization behaviors. Tune in as Dr. Jensen answers your questions and much more. And, ...
  • The Neuroscience of ADHD

    Jul 7, 2014 | 18 min
    Hosted by: Peter S. Jensen Guest: F. Xavier Castellanos Host Dr. Peter Jensen welcomes F. Xavier Castellanos, Brooke and Daniel Neidich Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and Professor of Radiology, Physiology & Neuroscience at the NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Castellanos will discuss the research in the "ADHD-brain" in children and/or adults patients versus that from non-ADHD patients. He also discusses the technology and science in the various brain regions, the genetic and environmental factors, and effects of medications. Download and listen today!
  • Causes of ADHD and Brain Development

    Jun 23, 2014 | 18 min
    Hosted by: Peter S. Jensen Guest: Harlan R. Gephart Mental health conditions, such as anxiety, depression, and ADHD, plague our children each year. In fact, nearly one in five children is thought to have a mental illness. A majority of these cases go undiagnosed, leaving hundreds of thousands of children at-risk for self-inflicted bodily harm. Dr. Harlan R. Gephart joins host Dr. Peter Jensen to discuss how screening tools and rating scales can be utilized proactively to identify early mental illness in children.
  • PTSD/Anxiety: The Role of Evidence-based Therapies in Treating Childhood Anxiety

    Jun 16, 2014 | 17 min
    Hosted by: Peter S. Jensen Guest: Stephen Whiteside Host Dr. Peter Jensen welcomes Stephen Whiteside, PhD, LP, who will discuss pediatric anxiety disorders. Dr. Whiteside will address the prevalence of anxiety disorders in adolescents, the ability of physicians to identify those pediatric patients who may have anxiety disorders, as well as, the benefits of treatement and therapy options. Tune in and listen to the discussion!
  • The Neurobiology of Childhood Depression

    Jun 9, 2014 | 17 min
    Hosted by: Peter S. Jensen What do we know about depression? And, what is going on at the level of the neuron? Traditional treatments have had impressive results in children with depression. But, why does efficacy of treatment vary in children? Host Dr. Peter Jensen welcomes Dr. Paul Croarkin, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Mayo Clinic, to answer these questions and discuss recent clinical trials, child and adolescent psychopharmacology and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and brain stimulation modalities. Download and listen today!
  • ADHD Long-term Outcomes in Female Patients

    Jun 2, 2014 | 25 min
    Hosted by: Peter S. Jensen Guest: Stephen P. Hinshaw Host Dr. Peter Jensen welcomes Stephen Hinshaw, PhD, Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkele and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UC San Francisco. Dr. Hinshaw will discuss recently published research regarding the long-term outcomes in ADHD, specifically in our female adolescent patients. 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false</w:SaveIfX
  • Identifying and Managing Depression in Pediatric Primary Care

    Jun 2, 2014 | 19 min
    Hosted by: Peter S. Jensen Guest: Lynn Wegner Host Dr. Peter Jensen welcomes Dr. Lynn M. Wegner, a developmental-behavioral pediatrician and chief of the UNC Division of Pediatric Developmental-Behavioral Medicine at North Carolina Children's Hospital. Dr. Wegner shares her perspective on primary care clinicians finding, assessing and managing depression in their pediatric patients. Please click here to download the tools that may help you learn more about children's emotional and behavioral disorders. 
  • Managing the Side Effects of ADHD Medications

    May 26, 2014 | 19 min
    Hosted by: Peter S. Jensen Host Dr. Peter Jensen welcomes Dr. Martin Stein, Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Diego, and Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego. Dr. Stein's academic interest has been the development of methods to incorporate concepts about child development and behavioral pediatrics into educational models, as well as the practice of primary care pediatrics. In this program, Dr. Stein will review the most commonly used stimulants in treating ADHD and how to best manage manage their side effects, specifically weight loss, weight gain, headaches, and sleep onset problems. Please email all questions and comments to info@reachmd.com.
  • Maximizing the Benefits of Treatments for ADHD

    May 19, 2014 | 19 min
    Hosted by: Peter S. Jensen Dr. Laurence Greenhill, Professor of Clinical Psychology at Columbia University, New York, NY, discusses the management and treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in adolescent patients. Dr. Greenhill also reviews the research and studies that support the need to find the optimal dose in the differing age groups, the importance of behavioral modification, implementing protocols in clinician's offices and in patient's homes. Dr. Greenhill is the Past President of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. He is engaged in research on the safety and efficacy of medications to ameliorate psychiatric symptoms in youth, with specific pr...
  • Optimal Approaches to Diagnosis of ADHD

    May 12, 2014 | 19 min
    Hosted by: Peter S. Jensen Guest: Russell Barkley Host Dr. Peter Jensen welcomes Dr. Russell Barkley as they discuss ADHD disorder, diagnosis, and recently published data about the world-wide prevalence. Dr. Barkley also addresses the degree and severity of symptoms and the persisting impairment that leads ADHD as a major life disorder.  
  • Depression: Safe & Appropriate Use of SSRIs in Children & Teens

    May 5, 2014 | 19 min
    Hosted by: Peter S. Jensen Depression in children and teenagers is a common problem and the statistics of depression in this group is very high approximately 15%. Host Dr. Peter Jensen welcomes Dr. John Huxsahl to discuss the EMERALD project, which is innovative care team model at Mayo Clinic that includes a psychiatrist, registered nurse, behavioral health manager, and social worker. The EMERALD projects is designed to help primary care physicians become more comfortable in identifying and diagnosing depression in adolescent patients and in managing their care. Dr. Huxsahl explains the importance of monitoring symptoms of depression in the primary care offices, reviewing medications and adv...
  • Creating a Bio-Bank for Bipolar Disorder

    Apr 28, 2014 | 19 min
    Hosted by: Peter S. Jensen Guest: Mark A. Frye Manic depressive disorder, or bipolar disorder is a very common mood disorder that primary care clinicians see in their offices. How is it defined? What are the signs and symptoms? And, how young is too young? Host Dr. Peter S. Jensen welcomes Dr.Mark Frye, Professor of Psychiatry at Mayo Clinic and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology. Dr. Frye answers these questions and much more regarding bipolar disorder in our younger patients. As well as, screening, treatment options, and research regarding multiple-pharmacy treatment strategy. During this interview, Dr. Frye refers to the follwing website for free downloadable screening t...
  • Substance Use vs. Abuse in Teenagers With ADHD

    Apr 21, 2014 | 19 min
    Hosted by: Peter S. Jensen Guest: Brooke Molina Are all substance use abuse? And, how do we differentiate with normal experimentation and actual abuse? Host Peter Jensen, MD welcomes Brooke Molina, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh and Director of the Youth and Family Research Program. Dr. Molina answers these questions and much more on this great discussion on the issues clinicians face in dealing with substance abuse with adolescent patients. Download the podcast and listen in!