Mental Health and Addiction - Videos

A False Epidemic

Over the last 15 years childhood bipolarity rates have jumped 40-fold, and medication can cause serious complications. How could the disorder suddenly become so common?

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 Disease

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.

Defining Schizophrenia

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

What Causes 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.

PTSDrone - Emotional Costs Far Away From Battlefield

PTSD among soldiers returning from the battlefield is well-documented. But when drone pilots run missions from a world away, combat stress is just as serious. Joining the conversation are Andrea Stone, Fred Gusman, Levi Newman and Peter Asaro.

How to Overcome an Eating Disorder

Lauren Grant of "The Hungry Heart" provides tips on how to overcome an eating disorder.

Almost Alcoholic - Overindulgence Vs. Alcoholism

According to a recent report, millions of people are probably "almost alcoholic." When do you cross the line? Can you drink a lot without actually being an alcoholic?

Rehab NIMBYs

Georgia townsfolk claim a drug rehab is threatening their neighborhood and property values. How can addicts learn to re-enter society if society won't have them?

You've Got Bridget Brennan

New York narcotics prosecutor Bridget Brennan sits down to discuss the rise in prescription drug abuse, and why it's worse than car wrecks when it comes to accidental deaths.

How Practicing Mindfulness Can Help With Depression and Anxiety

Mindfulness is a centuries-old practice that is said to create a greater sense of self while also increasing connectedness to others. Psychiatrist Dr. Henry Emmons discusses how a mindfulness can help reduce depression and anxiety symptoms.

Understanding Depression: There Is More Than One Type

Psychiatrist Dr. Henry Emmons shares how he classifies depression into three major types -- anxious, agitated and lethargic.

Advice for Women Dealing with Trauma

Personal Strategist Charly Emery, who overcame emotional trauma caused by rape, shares advice for women dealing with their own traumatic situations.

How to Improve Mood Through Diet

Is there a connection between food and mood? Psychiatrist Dr. Henry Emmons explains how dietary changes can benefit women with mood disorders.

Advocate For Yourself If You Are Experiencing Anxiety or Depression

Psychiatrist Dr. Henry Emmons discusses ways to advocate for our health if you are suffering from anxiety or depression. He also discusses holistic treatments and whether medication can be helpful when treating depression or anxiety holistically.

Ayurvedic Body Types and Anxiety Disorders

Psychiatrist Dr. Henry Emmons describes Ayurveda and its Vata, Pitta, and Kapha body types. How can practicing Ayurveda help you live a balanced life and decrease anxiety and depression? Watch and find out.

Vital Intervention Professionals Talk to "The Doctors"

Mother and son interventionists of Vital Intervention Professionals (VIP) Recovery, Debbie and Brandon Knauss, join "The Doctors" to explain how they're using their new television series, "Cracking Addiction" on TLC, to save the lives of those suffering from substance abuse. Plus, see how a recovering addict that Debbie and Brandon helped is doing today.

How to Deal With Mental Trauma and Survive

Internationally Recognized Psychotherapist, Theorist, Educator, and Author, Marilyn Murray shares her experience and expert knowledge and how people can learn to deal with mental abuse or trauma and survive to live a full life.

How Therapy Improved Marilyn Murray's Life

Internationally Recognized Psychotherapist, Theorist, Educator, and Author, Marilyn Murray shares how therapy helped to improve her life.

Becoming a Trailblazer for Women's Health

Internationally Recognized Psychotherapist, Theorist, Educator, and Author, Marilyn Murray shares what inspired her to be a trailblazer in women's mental and emotional health.

The Back Story Behind the Murray Method

Internationally Recognized Psychotherapist, Theorist, Educator, and Author, Marilyn Murray, shares the backstory to how she came up with the Murray Method of treating those with mental and emotional trauma.

Drug Addiction Vaccine: Medicine's Next Big Thing?

From meth to cocaine to cigarettes--millions of people worldwide are addicts. Find out how a vaccine could cure them.

Intentional Arsenic Poisoning

Watch a shocking clip from Investigation Discovery's Who The (Bleep) Did I Marry? in which a woman discovered her husband had been slowly poisoning her with arsenic over the course of several years.

The Dangers of Alcohol Poisoning

See the grave dangers of consuming too much alcohol, and how elevated blood alcohol concentration impairs judgment.

Symptoms of Arsenic Poisoning

Donna's story was featured in Investigation Discovery's Who The (Bleep) Did I Marry? , which recounts how she was slowly poisoned with arsenic by her husband. Donna joins The Doctors via phone to further explain her terrifying ordeal and how she is doing today. Plus, learn some of non-specific symptoms of arsenic poisoning.

Drunken Patriotism - The Military's Substance Abuse & Health Crisis

The Pentagon's methods for dealing with substance abuse aren't working. It's time for an entirely new program for troops to seek treatment when they return home. Joining the conversation are Bob Newman, Don Lipsteen, Katherine Marshall Woods and Marjorie Morrison.

How to Stop Being a Shopaholic

Do you or someone you know like to shop a little too much? Don't worry, there are ways to stop the shopping.

Separation Anxiety Isn't Just for Kids

Are adults who experience separation anxiety the same people who experienced it as children? Elizabeth Bernstein has answers on Lunch Break.

Marijuana Linked to Testicular Cancer

Young men who smoke marijuana could be twice as likely to be diagnosed with testicular cancer.

Nothing To Be Ashamed Of - Talking Mental Health In The Black Community

Chronic depression hits blacks more often than any other group, but they're much less likely to seek out professional help. Why does this continue to be taboo? Marc Lamont Hill is joined by Atrice Williams, Dr. Monica A. Coleman, Mychal Denzel Smith, Stacia Brown, Traci Campbell and Sabrina Jackson.
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