ADHD Animation

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

Children’s voices come to life in animation as they describe symptoms of ADHD and what it’s like to have treatment.


Prazosin Effective for Nightmares in PTSD

Friday, September 21st, 2012

A researcher from the Mayo Clinic discusses his newly published review of literature on the use of prazosin for PTSD-related nightmares.


ADHD Following Anaesthesia

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

A doctor describes a risk analysis of ADHD following repeated exposure to anaesthesia for surgery in young children, from an epidemiodogical study.


Psychotherapy with Meds

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Psychotherapy along with meds is the best approach, says Kay Redfield Jamison, Evelyn Saks, and Eric Kandel.


Ethics of Enhancing Mood

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

Taking SSRIs and other psych medications for mood enhancement, rather than treating a severe disorder.


Cognitive Enhancement Debate

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

Ethics of cognitive enhancing drugs.


Encephalon 73 with Videos

Monday, July 13th, 2009

An edition of brain blog carnival Encephalon with bonus videos.


Cognitive Enhancers for Mental Illness

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

Dr. Trevor Robbins at the 2008 Staglin Music Festival for Mental Health, talking about using cognitive enhancement drugs for psychiatric disorders.


Sleeping Pills: More Harm than Good

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

Sleeping pills worsen depression, lead to higher incidence of disease and don’t provide quality sleep.


Bigwig Brains II

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

Sir Paul Nurse, Eric Kandel, Helen Mayberg, Catherine Lord, and Donald Price interviewed by Charlie Rose.


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