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PsychEd: educational psychiatry podcast

PsychEd: educational psychiatry podcast

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This podcast is written and produced by psychiatry residents at the University of Toronto and is aimed at medical students and residents. Listeners will learn about fundamental and more advanced topics in psychiatry as our resident team explore these topics with world-class psychiatrists at U of T and abroad.

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PsychEd Episode 26: Nutritional Psychiatry with Dr. Laura LaChance

Welcome to PsychEd, the psychiatry podcast for medical learners, by medical learners. This episode covers nutritional psychiatry with expert guest Dr. Laura LaChance, Staff Psychiatrist and Director of Outpatient Psychiatry at St. Mary’s Hospital Centre in Montreal, Quebec and Faculty Lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University. The learning objectives for this episode are as follows: By the end of this episode, you should be able to… 1) Define nutritional psychiatry 2) Understand the mechanisms, common misconceptions, challenges, and current evidence supporting the role for nutrition in mental health 3) Apply this understanding to clinical cases in psychiatry Guest: Dr. Laura LaChance Hosts: Dr. Sarah Hanafi (PGY2), Dr. Nima Nahiddi (PGY2), Gray Meckling (CC3) Audio editing by Dr. Alex Raben (PGY5) Show notes by Gray Meckling Interview Content: · Introduction and learning objectives – 0:35 · Dr. Laura LaChance’s professional background – 1:50 · Definition of nutritional psychiatry and history of the field – 3:35 · Putative mechanisms through which nutrition is implicated in mental health – 7:00 · Common misconceptions surrounding the role for nutrition in mental health – 11:45 · Current evidence supporting the role for nutrition in the management of psychiatric illness – 16:00 · Case-based examples of nutrition in clinical psychiatry – 23:35 · Challenges to capitalizing on this mode of intervention in psychiatry – 32:30 · Taking a dietary history in the context of mental health – 34:50 · Future directions in the field of nutritional psychiatry – 41:20 · The gut-microbiome – 43:00 · Tips for those interested and how to get involved – 48:00 · Closing – 50:15 Resources: · International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research · The Food & Mood Centre at Deakin University · Future Learn Online Course – Food and Mood: Improving Mental Health Through Diet and Nutrition · The Brain Food Academy · Dr. Drew Ramsey · Food as Medicine Update – Conference Articles: · Nutritional Psychiatry: The Gut-Brain Connection (Psychiatric Times) · Nutritional Psychiatry: Your Brain on Food (Harvard Health Publishing) References: · Adan, R. A., van der Beek, E. M., Buitelaar, J. K., Cryan, J. F., Hebebrand, J., Higgs, S., ... & Dickson, S. L. (2019). Nutritional psychiatry: Towards improving mental health by what you eat.European Neuropsychopharmacology. · Auction, Monique & LaChance, Laura & Cooley, Kieran & Kidd, Sean. (2019). Diet and Psychosis: A Scoping Review. Advances in Integrative Medicine. 6. S101. 10.1016/j.aimed.2019.03.292. · Firth J, Veronese N, Cotter J, Shivappa N, Hebert J, Ee C, Smith L, Stubbs B, Jackson S, Sarris J. What is the role of dietary inflammation in severe mental illness? a review of observational and experimental findings. Frontiers in psychiatry. 2019;10:350. · Firth, J., Carney, R., Stubbs, B., Teasdale, S. B., Vancampfort, D., Ward, P. B., ... & Sarris, J. (2018). Nutritional deficiencies and clinical correlates in first-episode psychosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.Schizophrenia bulletin,44(6), 1275-1292. · Francis HM, Stevenson RJ, Chambers JR, Gupta D, Newey B, Lim CK. A brief diet intervention can reduce symptoms of depression in young adults–A randomised controlled trial. PloS one. 2019;14(10). · Guu TW, Mischoulon D, Sarris J, Hibbeln J, McNamara RK, Hamazaki K, Freeman MP, Maes M, Matsuoka YJ, Belmaker RH, Jacka F. International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research Practice Guidelines for Omega-3 Fatty Acids in the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder. Psychotherapy and psychosomatics. 2019;88(5):263-73. · Jacka, F. N. (2017). Nutritional psychiatry: where to next?.EBioMedicine,17, 24-29. · Jacka F, O’Neil A, Opie R, et al. A randomized controlled trial of dietary improvement for adults with major depression (the SMILES trial).BMC Med. 2017; 15:23. · LaChance, L. R., & Ramsey, D. (2018). Antidepressant foods: An evidence-based nutrient profiling system for de

52 MINJUL 7
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PsychEd Episode 26: Nutritional Psychiatry with Dr. Laura LaChance

PsychEd Episode 25: Understanding Attachment with Dr. Diane Philipp

Welcome to PsychEd, the psychiatry podcast for medical learners, by medical learners. In this episode, we explore Attachment Theory, a key foundational framework in psychiatry which concerns relationships and the ways in which infants seek proximity to caregivers in development. Our guest expert is Dr. Diane Philipp, a child and adolescent psychiatrist at the Sick kids Center for Community Mental Health in Toronto and Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. She has developed a family therapy method called Reflective Family Play, a model of therapy which aims to improve parent-child dynamics, and more specifically attachment. She currently practices reflective family play and also teaches this method locally and internationally. Produced and Hosted by Dr. Chase Thompson (PGY2) and Dr. Lucy Chen (PGY5) Audio Editing by Dr. Alex Raben (PGY5) The learning objectives for this episode are as follows: Define attachment theory Review the history of attachment theory and how the field developed Briefly review the evolutionary basis, and functional role of attachment in infants Briefly review the neurobiological perspectives of attachment Outline and describe different types of attachment and attachment disorders Learn how infant attachment is assessed in contemporary psychiatry/psychology Learn how attachment disorders impact adult relationships and child rearing Some sources for further reading: Ainsworth, Mary S. “Infant-mother attachment” American psychologist 34.10 (1979): 932 Bowlby, J. "Lecture 2: The origins of attachment theory." A secure base (1988): 20-38. Cicchetti, Dante, Fred A. Rogosch, and Sheree L. Toth. "Fostering secure attachment in infants in maltreating families through preventive interventions." Development and psychopathology 18.3 (2006): 623-649. Cohen, Nancy J., et al. "Watch, wait, and wonder: Testing the effectiveness of a new approach to mother–infant psychotherapy." Infant Mental Health Journal: Official Publication of The World Association for Infant Mental Health 20.4 (1999): 429-451. Collins, Nancy L. "Working models of attachment: Implications for explanation, emotion, and behavior." Journal of personality and social psychology 71.4 (1996): 810. Feeney, Judith A., and Patricia Noller. "Attachment style as a predictor of adult romantic relationships." Journal of personality and Social Psychology 58.2 (1990): 281. George, Carol, Nancy Kaplan, and Mary Main. "Adult attachment interview." (1996). Insel, Thomas R., and Larry J. Young. “The neurobiology of attachment.” Nature Reviews Neuroscience 2.2 (2001):129 Main, Mary. "Introduction to the special section on attachment and psychopathology: 2. Overview of the field of attachment." Journal of consulting and clinical psychology 64.2 (1996): 237. Simpson, Jeffry A., et al. "Attachment and the experience and expression of emotions in romantic relationships: A developmental perspective." Journal of personality and social psychology 92.2 (2007): 355. Sroufe, L. Alan, et al. "Implications of attachment theory for developmental psychopathology." Development and psychopathology 11.1 (1999): 1-13. CPA Note: The views expressed in this podcast do not necessarily reflect those of the Canadian Psychiatric Association. For more PsychEd, follow us on Twitter (@psychedpodcast) and Facebook. You can provide feedback by email at psychedpodast@gmail.com For more information visit our website: psychedpodcast.org.

55 MINJUN 7
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PsychEd Episode 25: Understanding Attachment with Dr. Diane Philipp

PsychEd Episode 24: COVID-19 and Medical Learner Wellness with Dr. Deanna Chaukos

Welcome to PsychEd, the psychiatry podcast for medical learners, by medical learners. This episode covers medical trainee wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic with expert guest Dr. Deanna Chaukos, Staff Psychiatrist at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto and Wellness Lead for the Psychiatry Residency program at the University of Toronto. The learning objectives for this episode are as follows: By the end of this episode, you should be able to… Define wellness and burnout and their importance in medical education/psychiatry Understand strategies on how to maintain our own wellness and prevent burnout Understand strategies to help others maintain their wellness and deal with burnout *All through the lens of the COVID-19 pandemic Hosts: Dr. Alex Raben (PGY5), Gray Meckling (CC3), Shaoyuan (Randi) Wang (CC3), Weam Sieffien (CC3) Guest Staff Psychiatrist: Dr. Deanna Chaukos (Sinai Health Systems, Toronto) Resources COVID-19 Resources for Residents, infographic prepared by residents at the ...

73 MINMAY 4
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PsychEd Episode 24: COVID-19 and Medical Learner Wellness with Dr. Deanna Chaukos

PsychEd Episode 23: Autism Spectrum Disorder with Dr. Melanie Penner, Dr. Yona Lunsky and Dr. Mitesh Patel

Welcome to PsychEd, the psychiatry podcast for medical learners, by medical learners. This episode covers Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with not one, not two but THREE experts in the field: Dr. Melanie Penner (Developmental Pediatrician at Holland-Bloorview), Dr. Mitesh Patel (Forensic and Child Psychiatrist at CAMH) and Dr. Yona Lunsky (Psychologist at CAMH) The learning objectives for this episode are as follows: By the end of this episode, you should be able to… Have an understanding of the neurobiology and epidemiology of autism Tailor their diagnostic interview for autism in a way that improves accuracy and is empathic Have familiarity with the impact of autism on people and their families and the interdisciplinary and biopsychosocial approaches involved in caring for people with autism Host(s): Dr. Alex Raben (PGY5), Dr. Sabrina Agnihotri (PGY1) Produced by: Dr. Alex Raben (PGY5), Dr. Sabrina Agnihotri (PGY1), Weam Sieffien (CC3) and Dr. Gurnaam Kasbia Guest experts: Dr. Mel...

67 MINAPR 6
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PsychEd Episode 23: Autism Spectrum Disorder with Dr. Melanie Penner, Dr. Yona Lunsky and Dr. Mitesh Patel

PsychEd Episode 22: Psycho-Oncology Assessments with Dr. Elie Isenberg-Grzeda

Welcome to PsychEd, the psychiatry podcast for medical learners, by medical learners. This episode is an introduction to the subspeciality of psychosocial oncology, focusing on 10 key content areas that you want to supplement your general psychiatric interview with. Along the way, we discuss the history of the field, contemporary controversies and useful interviewing techniques that can help with history collection, therapeutic alliance, and formulation. Learning objectives: Gain familiarity with unique content areas to include in the assessment of patients with cancer Learn interview techniques to facilitate accurate and efficient history taking in this patient population Increase knowledge around the concept of cancer-related distress and how it informs patient formulation, intervention, and DSM-5 Diagnosis Host: Dr. Jordan Bawks, PGY4 in Psychiatry at the University of Toronto Guest: Dr. Elie Isenberg-Grzeda, Psychiatrist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Assistant Profess...

75 MINJAN 27
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PsychEd Episode 22: Psycho-Oncology Assessments with Dr. Elie Isenberg-Grzeda

PsychEd Episode 21: Motivational Interviewing with Dr. Wiplove Lamba

Welcome to PsychEd, the psychiatry podcast for medical learners, by medical learners. This episode covers Motivational Interviewing (MI) with Dr. Wiplove Lamba (staff psychiatrist), Dr. Anees Bahji (PGY5 resident), and Dr. Marlon Danilewitz (PGY5 resident) who we caught up with after their workshop on MI at the CPA annual conference in Quebec City. In addition to learning the basics about MI, Alex also volunteered to do a real-play with Dr. Lamba to demonstrate some MI techniques (and all in one take!). The learning objectives for this episode are as follows: By the end of this episode, you should be able to… Define MI and its utility Appreciate some of the techniques that are used in MI to increase motivation Start to use some of these techniques with your patients Guest staff psychiatrist: Dr. Wiplove Lamba Episode infographic by Nikhita Singhal Resources: MITI scale (available through google search) Rollnick, S., Butler, C. C., Kinnersley, P., Gregory, J., & Mash, B. (2010). Mot...

61 MIN2019 OCT 26
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PsychEd Episode 21: Motivational Interviewing with Dr. Wiplove Lamba

PsychEd Episode 20: Understanding rTMS with Dr. Jonathan Downar

Welcome to PsychEd, the psychiatry podcast for medical learners, by medical learners. This episode covers repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) with Dr. Jonathan Downar, a world expert and leading researcher on rTMS, and clinical fellow Dr. Jean-Phillippe Miron. In addition to learning the basics about rTMS, you will also be listening to Henry Barron’s first-hand experience with non-therapeutic rTMS treatment to help bring some of the learning principles to life. The learning objectives for this episode are as follows: By the end of this episode, you should be able to… Understand generally how rTMS is conducted and some of the theory behind how it works Understand where rTMS fits in the treatment algorithm for depression and what kind of patient characteristics should be considered before initiating rTMS Appreciate the benefits, side effects and drawbacks of rTMS and how it compares to other depression treatments Guest staff psychiatrist: Dr. Jonathan Downar, Associa...

31 MIN2019 SEP 25
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PsychEd Episode 20: Understanding rTMS with Dr. Jonathan Downar

PsychEd Episode 19: Applying Mental Health Legislation with Kendra Naidoo

Welcome to PsychEd, the psychiatry podcast by medical learners, for medical learners. In this episode from our EPA mini-series on clinical skills we review the Ontario mental health act. Our guest expert is Kendra Naidoo, legal counsel at the Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto. The learning objectives for this episode are as follows: Review some of the history behind mental health legislation in Ontario. Discuss involuntary hospitalization, including criteria and relevant documentation. Understand capacity assessments and processes for substitute decision making. Discuss the role of Consent and Capacity Boards. References/resources: A Practical Guide to Mental Health and the Law in Ontario Revised Edition, September 2016 Tips for completing the Form 1 under the Mental Health Act, by Patricia Cavanagh, MD FRCPC CPA Note: The views expressed in this podcast do not necessarily reflect those of the Canadian Psychiatric Association. For more Psyched, follow us on Tw...

55 MIN2019 JUL 19
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PsychEd Episode 19: Applying Mental Health Legislation with Kendra Naidoo

PsychEd Episode 18: Assessing Suicide Risk with Dr. Juveria Zaheer

Welcome to PsychEd, the psychiatry podcast for medical learners, by medical learners. In this episode from our EPA mini-series on clinical skills, we comprehensively review the risk factors for self-harm and suicide and components of risk assessment. Our guest expert is Dr. Juveria Zaheer. She is a Clinician Scientist with the Institute for Mental Health Policy Research, and Education Administrator in the Emergency Department at CAMH. Her research focuses on suicide, gender and culture, and she is the lead author of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Clinician Handbook on Suicide Prevention. The learning objectives for this episode are as follows: Be familiar with the risk factors and predictors of suicide, as well as protective factor Be familiar with the components of a Suicide Risk assessment Be familiar with how to comprehensively document and communicate the risk assessment Recommended Readings: Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Clinician Handbook on Suicide Prevention Includes safety p...

56 MIN2019 JUL 18
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PsychEd Episode 18: Assessing Suicide Risk with Dr. Juveria Zaheer

PsychEd Episode 17: The Psychiatric Interview with Dr. Juveria Zaheer

Welcome to PsychEd, the psychiatry podcast for medical learners, by medical learners.In this episode of our miniseries on psychiatric skills, we review the core content areas of a psychiatric assessment and look at techniques to improve interviewing efficiency, accuracy and alliance building. Our expert for this episode is Dr. Juveria Zaheer, a clinician-scientist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and an assistant professor at the University of Toronto, in Toronto, ON. Learning Objectives: By the end of the episode you, the learner, should... Have a clear understanding of the goals of a complete psychiatric interview and the general structure and content that should be covered Feel comfortable to begin to use techniques that will help you conduct a professional, compassionate, empathic, efficient, and accurate interview Be familiar with techniques you can use to facilitate information gathering in more challenging interviews Episode Timepoints 3:15 - Purpose of the psyc...

70 MIN2019 JUL 17
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PsychEd Episode 17: The Psychiatric Interview with Dr. Juveria Zaheer

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PsychEd Episode 26: Nutritional Psychiatry with Dr. Laura LaChance

Welcome to PsychEd, the psychiatry podcast for medical learners, by medical learners. This episode covers nutritional psychiatry with expert guest Dr. Laura LaChance, Staff Psychiatrist and Director of Outpatient Psychiatry at St. Mary’s Hospital Centre in Montreal, Quebec and Faculty Lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University. The learning objectives for this episode are as follows: By the end of this episode, you should be able to… 1) Define nutritional psychiatry 2) Understand the mechanisms, common misconceptions, challenges, and current evidence supporting the role for nutrition in mental health 3) Apply this understanding to clinical cases in psychiatry Guest: Dr. Laura LaChance Hosts: Dr. Sarah Hanafi (PGY2), Dr. Nima Nahiddi (PGY2), Gray Meckling (CC3) Audio editing by Dr. Alex Raben (PGY5) Show notes by Gray Meckling Interview Content: · Introduction and learning objectives – 0:35 · Dr. Laura LaChance’s professional background – 1:50 · Definition of nutritional psychiatry and history of the field – 3:35 · Putative mechanisms through which nutrition is implicated in mental health – 7:00 · Common misconceptions surrounding the role for nutrition in mental health – 11:45 · Current evidence supporting the role for nutrition in the management of psychiatric illness – 16:00 · Case-based examples of nutrition in clinical psychiatry – 23:35 · Challenges to capitalizing on this mode of intervention in psychiatry – 32:30 · Taking a dietary history in the context of mental health – 34:50 · Future directions in the field of nutritional psychiatry – 41:20 · The gut-microbiome – 43:00 · Tips for those interested and how to get involved – 48:00 · Closing – 50:15 Resources: · International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research · The Food & Mood Centre at Deakin University · Future Learn Online Course – Food and Mood: Improving Mental Health Through Diet and Nutrition · The Brain Food Academy · Dr. Drew Ramsey · Food as Medicine Update – Conference Articles: · Nutritional Psychiatry: The Gut-Brain Connection (Psychiatric Times) · Nutritional Psychiatry: Your Brain on Food (Harvard Health Publishing) References: · Adan, R. A., van der Beek, E. M., Buitelaar, J. K., Cryan, J. F., Hebebrand, J., Higgs, S., ... & Dickson, S. L. (2019). Nutritional psychiatry: Towards improving mental health by what you eat.European Neuropsychopharmacology. · Auction, Monique & LaChance, Laura & Cooley, Kieran & Kidd, Sean. (2019). Diet and Psychosis: A Scoping Review. Advances in Integrative Medicine. 6. S101. 10.1016/j.aimed.2019.03.292. · Firth J, Veronese N, Cotter J, Shivappa N, Hebert J, Ee C, Smith L, Stubbs B, Jackson S, Sarris J. What is the role of dietary inflammation in severe mental illness? a review of observational and experimental findings. Frontiers in psychiatry. 2019;10:350. · Firth, J., Carney, R., Stubbs, B., Teasdale, S. B., Vancampfort, D., Ward, P. B., ... & Sarris, J. (2018). Nutritional deficiencies and clinical correlates in first-episode psychosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.Schizophrenia bulletin,44(6), 1275-1292. · Francis HM, Stevenson RJ, Chambers JR, Gupta D, Newey B, Lim CK. A brief diet intervention can reduce symptoms of depression in young adults–A randomised controlled trial. PloS one. 2019;14(10). · Guu TW, Mischoulon D, Sarris J, Hibbeln J, McNamara RK, Hamazaki K, Freeman MP, Maes M, Matsuoka YJ, Belmaker RH, Jacka F. International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research Practice Guidelines for Omega-3 Fatty Acids in the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder. Psychotherapy and psychosomatics. 2019;88(5):263-73. · Jacka, F. N. (2017). Nutritional psychiatry: where to next?.EBioMedicine,17, 24-29. · Jacka F, O’Neil A, Opie R, et al. A randomized controlled trial of dietary improvement for adults with major depression (the SMILES trial).BMC Med. 2017; 15:23. · LaChance, L. R., & Ramsey, D. (2018). Antidepressant foods: An evidence-based nutrient profiling system for de

52 MINJUL 7
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PsychEd Episode 26: Nutritional Psychiatry with Dr. Laura LaChance

PsychEd Episode 25: Understanding Attachment with Dr. Diane Philipp

Welcome to PsychEd, the psychiatry podcast for medical learners, by medical learners. In this episode, we explore Attachment Theory, a key foundational framework in psychiatry which concerns relationships and the ways in which infants seek proximity to caregivers in development. Our guest expert is Dr. Diane Philipp, a child and adolescent psychiatrist at the Sick kids Center for Community Mental Health in Toronto and Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. She has developed a family therapy method called Reflective Family Play, a model of therapy which aims to improve parent-child dynamics, and more specifically attachment. She currently practices reflective family play and also teaches this method locally and internationally. Produced and Hosted by Dr. Chase Thompson (PGY2) and Dr. Lucy Chen (PGY5) Audio Editing by Dr. Alex Raben (PGY5) The learning objectives for this episode are as follows: Define attachment theory Review the history of attachment theory and how the field developed Briefly review the evolutionary basis, and functional role of attachment in infants Briefly review the neurobiological perspectives of attachment Outline and describe different types of attachment and attachment disorders Learn how infant attachment is assessed in contemporary psychiatry/psychology Learn how attachment disorders impact adult relationships and child rearing Some sources for further reading: Ainsworth, Mary S. “Infant-mother attachment” American psychologist 34.10 (1979): 932 Bowlby, J. "Lecture 2: The origins of attachment theory." A secure base (1988): 20-38. Cicchetti, Dante, Fred A. Rogosch, and Sheree L. Toth. "Fostering secure attachment in infants in maltreating families through preventive interventions." Development and psychopathology 18.3 (2006): 623-649. Cohen, Nancy J., et al. "Watch, wait, and wonder: Testing the effectiveness of a new approach to mother–infant psychotherapy." Infant Mental Health Journal: Official Publication of The World Association for Infant Mental Health 20.4 (1999): 429-451. Collins, Nancy L. "Working models of attachment: Implications for explanation, emotion, and behavior." Journal of personality and social psychology 71.4 (1996): 810. Feeney, Judith A., and Patricia Noller. "Attachment style as a predictor of adult romantic relationships." Journal of personality and Social Psychology 58.2 (1990): 281. George, Carol, Nancy Kaplan, and Mary Main. "Adult attachment interview." (1996). Insel, Thomas R., and Larry J. Young. “The neurobiology of attachment.” Nature Reviews Neuroscience 2.2 (2001):129 Main, Mary. "Introduction to the special section on attachment and psychopathology: 2. Overview of the field of attachment." Journal of consulting and clinical psychology 64.2 (1996): 237. Simpson, Jeffry A., et al. "Attachment and the experience and expression of emotions in romantic relationships: A developmental perspective." Journal of personality and social psychology 92.2 (2007): 355. Sroufe, L. Alan, et al. "Implications of attachment theory for developmental psychopathology." Development and psychopathology 11.1 (1999): 1-13. CPA Note: The views expressed in this podcast do not necessarily reflect those of the Canadian Psychiatric Association. For more PsychEd, follow us on Twitter (@psychedpodcast) and Facebook. You can provide feedback by email at psychedpodast@gmail.com For more information visit our website: psychedpodcast.org.

55 MINJUN 7
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PsychEd Episode 25: Understanding Attachment with Dr. Diane Philipp

PsychEd Episode 24: COVID-19 and Medical Learner Wellness with Dr. Deanna Chaukos

Welcome to PsychEd, the psychiatry podcast for medical learners, by medical learners. This episode covers medical trainee wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic with expert guest Dr. Deanna Chaukos, Staff Psychiatrist at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto and Wellness Lead for the Psychiatry Residency program at the University of Toronto. The learning objectives for this episode are as follows: By the end of this episode, you should be able to… Define wellness and burnout and their importance in medical education/psychiatry Understand strategies on how to maintain our own wellness and prevent burnout Understand strategies to help others maintain their wellness and deal with burnout *All through the lens of the COVID-19 pandemic Hosts: Dr. Alex Raben (PGY5), Gray Meckling (CC3), Shaoyuan (Randi) Wang (CC3), Weam Sieffien (CC3) Guest Staff Psychiatrist: Dr. Deanna Chaukos (Sinai Health Systems, Toronto) Resources COVID-19 Resources for Residents, infographic prepared by residents at the ...

73 MINMAY 4
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PsychEd Episode 24: COVID-19 and Medical Learner Wellness with Dr. Deanna Chaukos

PsychEd Episode 23: Autism Spectrum Disorder with Dr. Melanie Penner, Dr. Yona Lunsky and Dr. Mitesh Patel

Welcome to PsychEd, the psychiatry podcast for medical learners, by medical learners. This episode covers Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with not one, not two but THREE experts in the field: Dr. Melanie Penner (Developmental Pediatrician at Holland-Bloorview), Dr. Mitesh Patel (Forensic and Child Psychiatrist at CAMH) and Dr. Yona Lunsky (Psychologist at CAMH) The learning objectives for this episode are as follows: By the end of this episode, you should be able to… Have an understanding of the neurobiology and epidemiology of autism Tailor their diagnostic interview for autism in a way that improves accuracy and is empathic Have familiarity with the impact of autism on people and their families and the interdisciplinary and biopsychosocial approaches involved in caring for people with autism Host(s): Dr. Alex Raben (PGY5), Dr. Sabrina Agnihotri (PGY1) Produced by: Dr. Alex Raben (PGY5), Dr. Sabrina Agnihotri (PGY1), Weam Sieffien (CC3) and Dr. Gurnaam Kasbia Guest experts: Dr. Mel...

67 MINAPR 6
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PsychEd Episode 23: Autism Spectrum Disorder with Dr. Melanie Penner, Dr. Yona Lunsky and Dr. Mitesh Patel

PsychEd Episode 22: Psycho-Oncology Assessments with Dr. Elie Isenberg-Grzeda

Welcome to PsychEd, the psychiatry podcast for medical learners, by medical learners. This episode is an introduction to the subspeciality of psychosocial oncology, focusing on 10 key content areas that you want to supplement your general psychiatric interview with. Along the way, we discuss the history of the field, contemporary controversies and useful interviewing techniques that can help with history collection, therapeutic alliance, and formulation. Learning objectives: Gain familiarity with unique content areas to include in the assessment of patients with cancer Learn interview techniques to facilitate accurate and efficient history taking in this patient population Increase knowledge around the concept of cancer-related distress and how it informs patient formulation, intervention, and DSM-5 Diagnosis Host: Dr. Jordan Bawks, PGY4 in Psychiatry at the University of Toronto Guest: Dr. Elie Isenberg-Grzeda, Psychiatrist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Assistant Profess...

75 MINJAN 27
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PsychEd Episode 22: Psycho-Oncology Assessments with Dr. Elie Isenberg-Grzeda

PsychEd Episode 21: Motivational Interviewing with Dr. Wiplove Lamba

Welcome to PsychEd, the psychiatry podcast for medical learners, by medical learners. This episode covers Motivational Interviewing (MI) with Dr. Wiplove Lamba (staff psychiatrist), Dr. Anees Bahji (PGY5 resident), and Dr. Marlon Danilewitz (PGY5 resident) who we caught up with after their workshop on MI at the CPA annual conference in Quebec City. In addition to learning the basics about MI, Alex also volunteered to do a real-play with Dr. Lamba to demonstrate some MI techniques (and all in one take!). The learning objectives for this episode are as follows: By the end of this episode, you should be able to… Define MI and its utility Appreciate some of the techniques that are used in MI to increase motivation Start to use some of these techniques with your patients Guest staff psychiatrist: Dr. Wiplove Lamba Episode infographic by Nikhita Singhal Resources: MITI scale (available through google search) Rollnick, S., Butler, C. C., Kinnersley, P., Gregory, J., & Mash, B. (2010). Mot...

61 MIN2019 OCT 26
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PsychEd Episode 21: Motivational Interviewing with Dr. Wiplove Lamba

PsychEd Episode 20: Understanding rTMS with Dr. Jonathan Downar

Welcome to PsychEd, the psychiatry podcast for medical learners, by medical learners. This episode covers repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) with Dr. Jonathan Downar, a world expert and leading researcher on rTMS, and clinical fellow Dr. Jean-Phillippe Miron. In addition to learning the basics about rTMS, you will also be listening to Henry Barron’s first-hand experience with non-therapeutic rTMS treatment to help bring some of the learning principles to life. The learning objectives for this episode are as follows: By the end of this episode, you should be able to… Understand generally how rTMS is conducted and some of the theory behind how it works Understand where rTMS fits in the treatment algorithm for depression and what kind of patient characteristics should be considered before initiating rTMS Appreciate the benefits, side effects and drawbacks of rTMS and how it compares to other depression treatments Guest staff psychiatrist: Dr. Jonathan Downar, Associa...

31 MIN2019 SEP 25
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PsychEd Episode 20: Understanding rTMS with Dr. Jonathan Downar

PsychEd Episode 19: Applying Mental Health Legislation with Kendra Naidoo

Welcome to PsychEd, the psychiatry podcast by medical learners, for medical learners. In this episode from our EPA mini-series on clinical skills we review the Ontario mental health act. Our guest expert is Kendra Naidoo, legal counsel at the Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto. The learning objectives for this episode are as follows: Review some of the history behind mental health legislation in Ontario. Discuss involuntary hospitalization, including criteria and relevant documentation. Understand capacity assessments and processes for substitute decision making. Discuss the role of Consent and Capacity Boards. References/resources: A Practical Guide to Mental Health and the Law in Ontario Revised Edition, September 2016 Tips for completing the Form 1 under the Mental Health Act, by Patricia Cavanagh, MD FRCPC CPA Note: The views expressed in this podcast do not necessarily reflect those of the Canadian Psychiatric Association. For more Psyched, follow us on Tw...

55 MIN2019 JUL 19
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PsychEd Episode 19: Applying Mental Health Legislation with Kendra Naidoo

PsychEd Episode 18: Assessing Suicide Risk with Dr. Juveria Zaheer

Welcome to PsychEd, the psychiatry podcast for medical learners, by medical learners. In this episode from our EPA mini-series on clinical skills, we comprehensively review the risk factors for self-harm and suicide and components of risk assessment. Our guest expert is Dr. Juveria Zaheer. She is a Clinician Scientist with the Institute for Mental Health Policy Research, and Education Administrator in the Emergency Department at CAMH. Her research focuses on suicide, gender and culture, and she is the lead author of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Clinician Handbook on Suicide Prevention. The learning objectives for this episode are as follows: Be familiar with the risk factors and predictors of suicide, as well as protective factor Be familiar with the components of a Suicide Risk assessment Be familiar with how to comprehensively document and communicate the risk assessment Recommended Readings: Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Clinician Handbook on Suicide Prevention Includes safety p...

56 MIN2019 JUL 18
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PsychEd Episode 18: Assessing Suicide Risk with Dr. Juveria Zaheer

PsychEd Episode 17: The Psychiatric Interview with Dr. Juveria Zaheer

Welcome to PsychEd, the psychiatry podcast for medical learners, by medical learners.In this episode of our miniseries on psychiatric skills, we review the core content areas of a psychiatric assessment and look at techniques to improve interviewing efficiency, accuracy and alliance building. Our expert for this episode is Dr. Juveria Zaheer, a clinician-scientist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and an assistant professor at the University of Toronto, in Toronto, ON. Learning Objectives: By the end of the episode you, the learner, should... Have a clear understanding of the goals of a complete psychiatric interview and the general structure and content that should be covered Feel comfortable to begin to use techniques that will help you conduct a professional, compassionate, empathic, efficient, and accurate interview Be familiar with techniques you can use to facilitate information gathering in more challenging interviews Episode Timepoints 3:15 - Purpose of the psyc...

70 MIN2019 JUL 17
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PsychEd Episode 17: The Psychiatric Interview with Dr. Juveria Zaheer
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