In this webinar, Sarah Ketchen Lipson, Assistant Professor of Health Law Policy and Management, takes a deep dive into mental health stigma, examining different forms of stigma, relationships between stigma and mental health service utilization, and trends in stigma over time
Matt, Chris, and Don look at a study that used an antibody to treat Alzheimer’s disease, the gang goes back to the well to talk about conflicts of interest, and Matt tells us the secret to good course evaluations!
Matt, Chris, and Don look at a study using month of birth to explore whether attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is over-diagnosed, the gang discusses a study on how patients feel about having their clinical trial data shared, and Don enlightens us on which Legos taste best.
Matt, Chris, and Don look at a study of whether herpes virus is associated with dementia, the gang discusses a new database of retracted studies and what it tells us, and Don gives us the ICD10 codes we never knew we needed.
Matt, Chris, and Don look at a massive cross-sectional study on the relationship between exercise and mental health, the gang discusses whether critiquing science gives fodder to those who wish to dismiss science, and Don finally solves all our manuscript issues.
Matt, Chris, and Don take on a study from China on the relationship between smog and cognitive function, the gang discusses a new EU funding policy on publishing in paywalled journals, and Chris insists he gets two Amazing and Amusings.
Using two of her own studies on the effects of policy decisions on LGBT mental health as examples, Dr. Julia Raifman talks about how health care providers and others working with LGBT people can improve health by shaping social environments.
Matt, Chris, and Don look at a drug company antidepressant trial in adolescents that was re-analyzed by different authors who came to different conclusions, the gang discusses the pre-registration movement in psychology, and Matt finds out what happens to all those unreported clinical trials.
Matt, Chris, and Don are joined by two faculty from the BUSPH Biostats Department to discuss a massive meta-analysis on the effectiveness of antidepressants, then we talk about the pros and cons of meta-analysis, and Don gives us some driving advice.
We all know that everyone experiences stress on a daily basis—from our work or our extracurricular activities, and news of recent tragic events. Research indicates that stress can have a real impact on our physical and mental health as well as our relationships, leading us to be less compassionate.