Mental Health

Understanding the ways in which mental illness develops, manifests, and is treated is key to promoting wellness and resilience.

Free Associations Podcast | May 22nd, 2018

An antidepressants do-over

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.

Free Associations Podcast | April 10th, 2018

Antidepressants — our first in-studio guests!

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.

Free Associations Podcast | February 27th, 2018

The jellyfish and memory edition

Matt, Chris, and Don look at the science behind a supplement aimed at improving memory, debate conflicts of interest in industry research, and Matt explains why Don is to blame for his hearing loss.

Practically Speaking | October 3rd, 2017

Stress Management and Compassion in Challenging Times

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.

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