BLOG ARTICLES IN PSYCHOLOGY TODAY AND MEDICAL WEBSITES


BLOG ARTICLES ON HISTORY OF MEDICINES IN PSYCHIATRY:

Where do antidepressants come from? (Psychology Today): 
The man who ate the first oyster: How lithium treatment evolved from a 19th century remedy for gout (Psychology Today)

The discovery of modern antipsychotics: How a surgeon and a failed drug for malaria changed the treatment of psychoses (Psychology Today)



Benzodiazepines, the accidental tranquilizers (Psychology Today)

How Victorian dyes evolved into modern psychiatric medicines (Psychology Today)

Psychoactive plant extracts: A history of flower power, part I. (Psychology Today). https://www.psychol.ogytoday.com/us/blog/psychiatry-history/202009/psychoactive-plant-extracts

Psychoactive plant extracts: A history of flower power, part II. (Psychology Today) https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/psychiatry-history/202010/psychoactive-plant-extracts

Dreams during the pandemic: What they tell us about the functions of dreaming.

Expressive writing: What we know and don’t know (Psychology Today). https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/psychiatry-history/202011/expressive-writing

Trumpism through the lens of narrative psychology: Is distorting reality a feature or a bug? (Psychology Today). https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/psychiatry-history/202011/trumpism-through-the-lens-narrative-psychology

Melatonin and COVID-19: A new use for an over-the-counter sleep aid?  (Psychology Today)  https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/psychiatry-history/202011/melatonin-and-covid-19

Just Plain Luck? The role of serendipity in the discovery of psychiatric medicines. (Psychology Today) https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/psychiatry-history/202101/just-plain-luck

A sleep researcher-psychiatrist remembers Rosalind Cartwright. (Sleep Review Magazine) https://www.sleepreviewmag.com/sleep-disorders/parasomnias/rosalind-cartwright-remembrance/ 

How the world wars affected modern neuropsychopharmacology. (Psychiatric Times). https://www.psychiatrictimes.com/view/world-wars-modern-neuropsychopharmacology

More on melatonin and COVID-19 (Psychology Today)

The Paralympics: part of the remarkable legacy of those who fled Hitler’s Germany (Psychology Today) https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/psychiatry-history/202108/the-paralympics

World War II and the Genesis of Modern Psychopharmacology:
How refugees from Hitler's Germany helped found a new discipline. (Psychology Today)  https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/psychiatry-history/202109/world-war-ii-and-the-genesis-modern-psychopharmacology


BLOG ARTICLES ON DEPRESSION:

If it seems like the antidepressant isn’t working (The Daily Mind)

Sleep and depression (American Sleep Association)

The history of antidepressants (Defeating Depression Now)

Alternatives to antidepressants (Defeating Depression Now)

Not all depression is alike (KevinMD)

How and why to treat the sleep disturbance from depression (KevinMD)

Audio interview on antideprsssants on ThatSoberGuy.com:

Audio broadcast:’Where do antidepressants come from?’

Blog article ‘Where do antidepressants come from?’ in Psychology Today: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/psychiatry-history/202002/where-do-antidepressants-come


Does depression contribute to creativity and leadership? (Depression, creativity, and leadership, Part 2)  (PsychologyToday):

Fragile brilliance: the troubled life of Herman Melville, part I (Psychology Today)


BLOG ARTICLES ON SLEEP AND SLEEPING PILLS:

If the sleeping pill isn’t working (The Doctor Weighs In)

Psychotherapy and medication for insomnia (Better Sleep Better Life)

The history of sleeping pills (Sleep Review)

Insomnia and delayed sleep phase syndrome (NearbyTherapists)

Over-the-counter sleep aids (American Sleep Association)

Types of Insomnia:

Melatonin— can it help with your insomnia?

Video interview on ‘The consequences of insomnia��:

Video interview on non-prescription sleep aids and melatonin:

Audio interview on sleeping pills:

Do sleeping pills really work? What do the studies show? 

What your insomnia patients need to know about OTC sleep aids.

Audio interview on sleeping pills on SleepToHealthy:

Audio interview on sleeping pills with Martin Reed on Insomniacoach.com:

Fragile brilliance: the troubled life of Herman Melville, part I (Psychology Today)

BLOG ARTICLES ON ANXIETY

Anxiety: How to decide which treatment is best for you. 

Think beyond benzodiazepines for anxiety.

What leads to anxiety disorders?

Off-label use of gabapentin and pregabalin for anxiety.

Second tier, off-label medicines for anxiety:

How to recognize the many different forms of anxiety: (The Doctor Weighs In)

Anxiety and its consequences: (The Doctor Weighs In)

Interview on Understanding Medicines for Anxiety on MYNDTALK with Pamela Brewer on January 30, 2020: https://myndtalk.org/

Anxiety disorders: everything you need to know (The Doctor Weighs In, February 5, 2020): https://thedoctorweighsin.com/anxiety-disorders/

Rhythms and blues: sleep and circadian rhythms during the COVID-19 lockdown (Psychology Today, July 7, 2020):  https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/psychiatry-history/202007/rhythms-and-blues



 


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