SAGE Psychology & Psychiatry

In the April 2019 Australasian Psychiatry podcast Professor Phillip Boyce, Professor of Psychiatry at Sydney University speaks about the unique opportunities involved in the practice of perinatal psychiatry, as well as the barriers to research. The interview covers articles in the April issue which: advocate for increased numbers of Australian mother-baby units; demonstrate that pregnant women do not receive enough information about psychotropic medications; and reveal that as many as 50% of potentially fertile women on sodium valproate have not been made aware of potential teratogenic and neurodevelopmental side effects.

Direct download: Boyce_Podcast.mp3
Category:Psychology & Psychiatry -- posted at: 7:16am EDT

Robyn Steward interviews Dr Sarah Cassidy from The University of Nottingham about her study ‘‘People like me don’t get support’: Autistic adults’ experiences of support and treatment for mental health difficulties, self-injury and suicidality’.  Posted March 2019. Read the associated article here

Direct download: Autism_Matters_-_Episode_27_.mp3
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Kostadin Kushlev (University of Virginia, USA) discusses his research which investigated whether spending time on smartphones distracts parents from connecting with their children. Posted March 2019. Read the associated article here.

Direct download: Relationship_Matters_Podcast_91.mp3
Category:Psychology & Psychiatry -- posted at: 2:15am EDT