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The high prevalence of sexual dysfunction in people with psychosis has often been attributed solely to the side-effects of antipsychotic medication, and less is known about the rates of sexual dysfunction in prodromal and first-episode psychosis. In this podcast, Dr Oliver Howes and Dr Tiago Reis Marques discuss the findings of their recent study into this area, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry. More...
11/20/2012 | Download
Minimum recommended time: 30 minutes | Credits: 0.5 | CPD Domains: Academic,Clinical
In this podcast, Dr Ezra Susser talks to Ali Ajaz about the relationship between micronutrient deficiency and neurodevelopmental disorders, and some of the challenges facing researchers in this field. More...
10/22/2012 | Download
Minimum recommended time: 30 minutes | Credits: 0.5 | CPD Domains: Academic
Here, Dr Peter Mason discusses a number of case reports of adults with ADHD and comorbid psychosis, outlining the symptoms that commonly present. He also reviews the current evidence base for the treatment of the disorders, including the risks and benefits of prescribing stimulants to adults with psychosis. More...
8/20/2012 | Download
Dr Ylva Ginsberg and colleagues recently conducted a study to test the effectiveness of methylphenidate as a treatment for ADHD in prison inmates. Here, Dr Ginsberg discusses her findings with Dr Ovais Badat, and reviews how the research can influence future treatment in prison populations. More...
3/13/2012 | Download
Here, Dr Ovais Badat talks to Professor Val Curran about a recently published study which aimed to investigate how varying levels of cannabidiol and THC have an impact on the acute effects of the drug in naturalistic settings. More...
11/26/2010 | Download
Minimum recommended time: 30 minutes | Credits: 0.5 | CPD Domains: Clinical
In this podcast, Dr Kamran Ahmed talks to Professor Klaus Lieb about the Cochrane review conducted by his team on trials of pharmacological treatments for borderline personality disorder. The findings of the review and their implications are discussed. More...
3/25/2010 | Download
Professor Hamid Ghodse discusses the history of legally available amphetamine-type drugs and the staggering rise in their use, showing how mental health professionals need to be aware of the societal trends and professional attitudes that can lead to over-prescription and its damaging effects. More...
3/1/2008 | Download
In this podcast, we have combined two recordings: the second recording follows on immediately from the first. More...
11/20/2006 | Download
Minimum recommended time: 60 minutes | Credits: 1 | CPD Domains: Academic,Clinical
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