Mental Health and Addiction - Videos

All About Panic Attacks

You feel nauseous, sweaty, short of breath and, on top of it all, you're afraid you're about to lose it. But believe it or not, the worst part of a panic attack is the overwhelming fear that an attack is approaching. Dr. Gail Saltz, psychiatrist, explains the disorder.

Marlo Thomas With Dr.Gail Saltz

Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, gives us some advice on how do address the difficult emotional challenges in our life. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

The Effects of Suppressing Anger

E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork explains that people who stifle anger are known to have distressed personalities. Learn how elevated cortisol levels can have deleterious effects on almost every organ in the body, as well as the nervous system and the immune system.

Are We All On The Autism Spectrum?

From Presidential candidates to Fortune 500 CEOs, we love to 'diagnose' people with autism or Aspergers, but do these diagnoses have any validity? Nancy Redd is joined by Dr. Paul Steinberg, Roberta Scherf, Michael John Carley and Benjamin Nugent to discuss.

How to Tell If You Are a Shop-a-Holic

Clinical psychologist featured on Oxygen's My Shopping Addiction, Dr. Ramani Durvasula, explains the signs of shopping addiction. Could they help you or someone you love?

What to Do If You Have an Eating Disorder

Do you think you might have an eating disorder? Psychotherapist Joanna Poppink explains what you should do if you suspect you have one.

How to Fight the Urge to Binge Eat

Binge eating is one of a number of eating disorders that may demand professional help. Psychotherapist Joanna Poppink shares ways to help yourself fight the urge.

Recovering from an Eating Disorder

Eating disorders can run the gamut from anorexia to bulimia. All can throw a patient into a difficult fight to overcome the problem. Psychotherapist Joanna Poppink discusses whether anyone can fully recover.

Hospitalization for Schizophrenia

Most commonly schizophrenia can be treated on an outpatient basis. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman explains the circumstances when hospitalization is needed.

Schizophrenia as a Hereditary Condition

Families with mental health issues may have concerns about who else is at risk. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman explains if schizophrenia is a hereditary disorder.

Understanding Schizophrenia Mental Disorder

Common understanding of this mental disorder is often shaped by popular media. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman dispels the myths and explains schizophrenia.

The Common Causes of Schizophrenia

When patients cannot tell the difference between what is real and not real, doctors look at schizophrenia as a cause. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman describes the factors that contribute to the development of this mental disorder.

A Brilliant Sacrifice - Mental Disorders Enhancing Creativity

A new study confirms that certain mental disorders are linked to creative genius. Can this change the treatment of patients and our perception of brilliance? Joining Janet to discuss are guests Michael Kimber, Dr. Judith Schleshinger, Dr. Cheryl Arutt and Dr. James Reichmuth.

A Brilliant Sacrifice

A new study confirms that certain mental disorders are linked to creative genius. Can this change the treatment of patients and our perception of brilliance?

The Doctors' Tips for Anger Management

The Doctors have an exciting partnership with USA Weekend magazine as the exclusive medical contributors to its weekly HealthSmart column. Learn about the latest article on managing anger.

Medicate My Addiction

In treating drug and alcohol addiction, we place too much emphasis on the spiritual journey. Prescriptions drugs are available - so why don't we use them more?

Medicate My Addiction - Is Medical Treatment A Faster Path To Recovery?

In treating drug and alcohol addiction, we place too much emphasis on the spiritual journey. Prescriptions drugs are available, so why don't we use them more?

New Research Looks at SSRI and Stroke Risk

Researchers analyze 16 studies to see if anti-depressants are linked to an increased risk of bleeding in the brain.

Sound Off On Mental Illness: Tied To Creativity

The Community sounds off with Josh on the world and the debates, Obama's silence on climate change, mental illness and creativity, and twitter's demographics.

Questioning the Safety of E-Cigarettes

E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork sets the record straight about the safety of electronic cigarettes.

The App Is In - When Your Smartphone Becomes Your Doctor

You may not be able to tell when depression hits, but your phone can. Phones can offer doctors an unprecedented window into patient behavior, but do patients want that?

How to Get Help for Eating Disorders

Lauren Grant of The Hungry Heart suggests resources that can help you overcome an eating disorder.

Counseling for Emotional Eating

Lauren Grant of The Hungry Heart discusses tips for overcoming emotional eating.

How to Stop Compulsive Overeating

Lauren Grant of The Hungry Heart gives advice on how to overcome emotional overeating.

Why Adults Throw Temper Tantrums

Why do some some people explode at little annoying things and others don't, like dealing with customer service people or someone who cuts in line at the grocery store? Elizabeth Bernstein and Weill Cornell psychology professor Stephen Josephson discuss on Lunch Break. Photo: AP.

Schizophrenia Treatment Options

There are many helpful treatment options for those living with schizophrenia. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman describes the different types of treatments and what they entail.

What Are the Symptoms of Schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia manifests itself in various ways. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman describes the different symptoms associated with schizophrenia.

Is Schizophrenia Preventable?

Concerned that you or a family member are at risk for developing schizophrenia? Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman shares some preventative measures you can take to avoid the onset of this disorder.

Is Schizophrenia the Same as Multiple Personality Disorder?

Schizophrenia is often confused with multiple personality disorder. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman explains the difference and clears up some common misconceptions.

Do Scare Tactics Work

Australia recently passed a new law that requires graphic images be printed on cigarette cartons. Are these types of scare tactics effective?
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