Combatting Structural Racism and Classism in Psychiatry: An Interview with Helena Hansen

In this interview , published on Mad in America (and relating more to an American context), Richard Sears talks to psychiatrist and anthropologist Helena Hansen about bringing structural competency to psychiatry while rebuilding communities through activism and mutual aid. Here is…
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A History of Delusions

This excellent podcast (57 minutes) from the BBC explores many different aspects of delusions, including some of their causes, and some ways of best helping those who experience them. Presented by clinical psychologist Prof. Daniel Freeman, the podcast’s coverage also includes:…
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Jung

“Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens”Carl Jung There are many people no longer with us whose ideas, actions, writings, thoughts (etc) feed into a modern-day new vision for mental health. Carl Gustav Jung is one of them. This…
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Just One Thing – with Michael Mosley: Cold Shower

Investigations continue into whether experiencing immersion in cold water has positive effects on wellbeing and mental health – and if it does have positive effects, how do these occur? See, for example, Can cold water swimming treat depression? This 15 minute BBC  podcast  features Dr. Michael Mosely….
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Just One Thing – with Michael Mosley – Eat Some Bacteria

This 14 minute BBC podcast features Dr. Michael Mosely. It explores the science behind probiotics and “How fermented foods might be the key to a healthy brain, body and mind.” The programme-makers say: “In this episode, Michael speaks to expert Kirsten…
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Blue Dreams: The Science and the Story of the Drugs That Changed Our Minds

This audio CD comes from Lauren Slater. The publishers say: “The explosive story of the discovery and development of psychiatric medications, as well as the science and the people behind their invention, told by a riveting writer and psychologist who shares her…
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