Monthly Archives: May 2013

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Mental Health Day #16: You Need Help! with Dr. Mark Komrad

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Do you know someone you’d like to help get in to mental health treatment? Psychiatrist Dr. Mark Komrad is the author of the book “You Need Help! A Step-by-Step Plan to Convince a Loved One to Get Counseling.” Dr. Komrad talked with Dr. Finnerty about how people can go about encouraging their loved ones to seek treatment when needed.

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Mental Health Day 15: An Overview of Actual DSM-5 Changes

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If you listened to episode 14 w/ Dr. Leibenluft you heard a little about the new DSM-5 arriving at the end of May (2013).┬áDr. Todd Finnerty has been nerding-out over the DSM-5 for a few years now. He sat down all by himself on May 3, 2013 for an hour and gave a very general overview of many (but not all) of the changes that will actually be in the DSM-5 when it is released at the end of this month. This episode is meant for both the general public and professionals; however it is so far the one exception where professionals also have the option of getting continuing education credits from psychcontinuinged.com for listening. This is an extra-long 1 hour podcast about new mental disorders and changes to psychiatry’s diagnostic manual.