In the past few decades, psychiatry has jumped off the therapist’s couch and into the pharmacy. Pharmacology and medications to aid mental health are now the norm. But many doctors are re-examining their reliance on pills. Join Kojo to explore the history of psychiatry and how science is likely to transform treatments in the future.

Guests

  • James Potash Associate Professor, Arlene and Robert Kogod Professorship in Mood Disorders and Director, Mood Disorders Research Programs, Johns Hopkins University
  • Daniel Carlat Psychiatrist; Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Tufts Medical School
  • Daniel Lieberman Professor, Director of Clinical Psychiatric Research Center, The George Washington University

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Opting Out Of Standardized Testing

Tuesday, Mar 03 2015Across the country a growing movement to "opt out" of high stakes standardized testing tied to the new Common Core curriculum is gaining momentum. We explore debates around testing in schools.

Computer Guys And Gal

Tuesday, Mar 03 2015The FCC adopts historic new rules to regulate the Internet and Google Glass signs off. The Computer Guys & Gal are back to explore the latest news in the tech universe.

“A Grizzly in the Mail…”

Monday, Mar 02 2015An enthusiastic history buff can make the past come alive for new generations. We talk with him about the stories he's collected along the way and why they're relevant to modern audiences.