- The illusion of psychiatry
The debate over antidepressants has been sparked again, with a two-part New York Review of Books article critiquing the effectiveness of psychiatric drugs and a New York Times op-ed, "In Defense of Antidepressants," by Dr. Peter D. Kramer. Today, we discuss the effectiveness of antidepressants and psychiatry.9:06 a.m.
Dr. Mark Olfson: Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University, Co-Director of the AHRQ Center for Education and Research on Mental Health Therapeutics and the Scientific Director of Columbia University TeenScreen.
Dr. Daniel Carlat: Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine. His most recent book is Unhinged: Psychiatry- A Doctor's Revelations about a Profession in Crisis.
- Living with migraines
While presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has been making headlines for her struggle with migraine headaches, the issue of chronic head pain is getting some well-deserved attention. Dr. Elizabeth Loder and Paula Kamen join us to discuss living with migraine.10:06 a.m.
Paula Kamen: Author of four books, including All In My Head: An Epic Quest to Cure an Unrelenting, Totally Unreasonable, and Only Slightly Enlightening Headache
Dr. Elizabeth Loder: Chief, Division of Headache and Pain at Brigham and Women's Hospital, a hospital in Boston affiliated with Harvard Medical School.
- A new way of seeing history
Historians have found a new tool to shed light on the past: using the technology found in Google Earth and GPS systems, they are creating digital maps that make it possible to recreate vanished landscapes.10:45 a.m.
Anne Kelly Knowles: Associate professor of geography at Middlebury College.
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