Mental Health http://publicradiotulsa.org en "Suspicious Minds: How Culture Shapes Madness -- The Truman Show Delusion and Other Strange Beliefs" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/suspicious-minds-how-culture-shapes-madness-truman-show-delusion-and-other-strange-beliefs <p>On this edition of our show, we offer an interesting how-does-society-affect-our-mental-health discussion with Joel Gold, who, with his brother Ian, is one of the authors of "Suspicious Minds: How Culture Shapes Madness -- The Truman Show Delusion and Other Strange Beliefs." Dr. Joel Gold is a clinical associate professor of psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine and was an attending psychiatrist in the department of psychiatry at Bellevue Hospital Center for nine years. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:28:59 +0000 Rich Fisher 63173 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Suspicious Minds: How Culture Shapes Madness -- The Truman Show Delusion and Other Strange Beliefs" "Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity" (Encore presentation.) http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/far-tree-parents-children-and-search-identity-encore-presentation <p>Today we listen back to fascinating discussion that first aired on ST in November. At that time, our guest was the author and journalist Andrew Solomon, whose hefty, far-reaching, and award-winning book, "Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity," had just appeared in paperback. Mon, 03 Mar 2014 20:48:04 +0000 Rich Fisher 55381 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity" (Encore presentation.) "Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/far-tree-parents-children-and-search-identity <p>Our guest is author and journalist Andrew Solomon, whose hefty, far-reaching, and award-winning book, "Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity," was one of the most widely acclaimed works of nonfiction to be published last year. The book has just appeared in paperback; Solomon joins us today by phone. Wed, 20 Nov 2013 00:28:27 +0000 Rich Fisher 49885 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity" "The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/new-brain-science-contentment-calm-and-confidence <p>On this edition of ST, we speak with Dr. Rick Hanson, a neuropsychologist and author whose books include "Buddha's Brain," "Just One Thing," and "Mother Nurture." Dr. Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:52:54 +0000 Rich Fisher 49884 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence" StudioTulsa on Health: "Should Mental Health Be a Primary-Care Doctor's Job?" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/studiotulsa-health-should-mental-health-be-primary-care-doctors-job <p>On this edition of StudioTulsa on Health, guest host John Henning Schumann speaks Dr. Suzanne Koven, who practices internal medicine Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and who also writes <a href="http://www.boston.com/lifestyle/health/blog/inpractice/">the "In Practice" column</a> for The Boston Globe. Earlier this month, Dr. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 18:57:27 +0000 Rich Fisher 48821 at http://publicradiotulsa.org StudioTulsa on Health: "Should Mental Health Be a Primary-Care Doctor's Job?" Stuff, and Our Various, Complex Attachments to It: Dr. Randy Frost, a Noted Expert on Hoarding http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/stuff-and-our-various-complex-attachments-it-dr-randy-frost-noted-expert-hoarding <p>There's saving. There's keeping. There's collecting. And then there's hoarding. Compulsive hoarding is a problem in our society, and has long been seen as such, but it was only officially deemed a mental disorder with its inclusion, earlier this year, in the newest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (or DSM). In other words, from a clinical/medical/scientific perspective, researchers have only begun to study hoarding in a serious way over the last couple of decades. On this edition of ST, we offer an interesting discussion with Dr. Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:26:21 +0000 Rich Fisher 48623 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Stuff, and Our Various, Complex Attachments to It: Dr. Randy Frost, a Noted Expert on Hoarding StudioTulsa on Health: A Conversation with Mike Brose of the Mental Health Association in Tulsa http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/studiotulsa-health-conversation-mike-brose-mental-health-association-tulsa <p>On this installment of ST on Health, guest host John Schumann speaks with Mike Brose, who's been the executive director of the Mental Health Association in Tulsa since 1993. (You'll find a full bio for Brose <a href="http://mhat.org/who-we-are/staff/leadership-staff/">here</a>.) Back in '93, when Brose first arrived, the Association (as it's often called) could only house 12 people; today, it provides housing for approximately 875 individuals and families, many of whom are battling mental illness and/or overcoming homelessness. Wed, 31 Jul 2013 17:55:21 +0000 Rich Fisher 43729 at http://publicradiotulsa.org StudioTulsa on Health: A Conversation with Mike Brose of the Mental Health Association in Tulsa A Chat with Mark Fried, the President and CEO of the Oklahoma Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/chat-mark-fried-president-and-ceo-oklahoma-chapter-alzheimers-association <p>On this edition of ST, as the week-long 2013 Alzheimer's Association International Conference comes to end up in Boston, we speak with Mark Fried, the president and CEO of the Oklahoma Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. Fried tells us about some interesting new studies and findings that were discussed at this year's conference, namely those related to: the risk and prevention of Alzheimer's disease; advances in early detection; and clinical trials and ongoing therapies. Fri, 19 Jul 2013 18:29:54 +0000 Rich Fisher 43073 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A Chat with Mark Fried, the President and CEO of the Oklahoma Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association StudioTulsa on Health: Getting to Know the Tulsa Center for Behavioral Health http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/studiotulsa-health-getting-know-tulsa-center-behavioral-health <p>On this edition of ST on Health, we learn about the Tulsa Center for Behavioral Health (TCBH), a state-operated facility that functions as a part of the <a href="http://ok.gov/odmhsas/">Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services</a>. Dr. John Schumann, our guest host, welcomes Leah Price, the executive director at TCBH, who tells us what this organization is, how it operates, and why it matters. Thu, 18 Jul 2013 20:54:36 +0000 Rich Fisher 43004 at http://publicradiotulsa.org StudioTulsa on Health: Getting to Know the Tulsa Center for Behavioral Health Dr. Paul Quinnett, a Mental Health Expert Based in Spokane, Washington, to Speak Tonight in Tulsa http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/dr-paul-quinnett-mental-health-expert-based-spokane-washington-speak-tonight-tulsa <p>What should one say to a person who's thinking of taking his or her own life? What's the proper way to react to such news? How best should one respond? The Mental Health Association in Tulsa will present the 13th Annual Charles P. Seger Seminar this evening (Thursday the 23rd) at 6pm at the Cascia Hall Performing Arts Center. The theme for this year's seminar, which is free to the public (with no registration required), is "Recovering from Suicide and Depression." Our guest on ST is Dr. Thu, 23 May 2013 18:32:38 +0000 Rich Fisher 39588 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Dr. Paul Quinnett, a Mental Health Expert Based in Spokane, Washington, to Speak Tonight in Tulsa