Dr. Kaz and George discuss the very prevalent and painful topic of suicide. Dr. Kaz shares a framework for understanding how suicidal thoughts and urges relate to (or occur independently of) mental health disorders. How can you create a safe space for a loved one to talk about the difficult topic of suicide? George shares a poignant quote from David Foster Wallace, a American author, who died of suicide, to help shed light on what a person with suicidal thoughts may be enduring.
Dr. Kaz and George cover the topics of depression and suicide from the perspective of a trained psychiatrist. A heated debate on Twitter spurs a discussion revealing the stigma of mental health disorders. What causes depression? Dr. Kaz shares some common treatment approaches.
From Freud's couch to online worksheets, Dr. Kaz talks about common forms of therapy and provides lots of great information to help our audience better understand the range of available therapies, including supportive, cognitive behavior, dialectical behavior, and psychodynamic therapy. How would someone choose between these therapies? How does therapy work?
An introduction to psychiatry and mental health wellness with Dr. Kaz and George. What's the difference between a psychologist and psychologist? Why should we pay attention to mental health? You never know when this information will come in handy for you or someone you love.