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Raw Talk Podcast

Institute of Medical Science, University of Toront

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Raw Talk Podcast

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Behind every discovery, there's a story. Raw Talk is a podcast about the meaning we find in science, and the people who make it happen.

Latest Episodes

#61: Alternative Facts, Pseudoscience, Real Debate

Within the last couple of years, the concept of âfake newsâ has generated much interest in mainstream media. Currently, our generation has access to more information than at any other time in human history. But what are we doing to stay critical of all the information we receive? How do we separate the fact from the fiction? On todayâs episode, our team explores the state of science literacy, current initiatives aimed at improving science literacy, and how medical practice has changed in this âinformationâ era. Melissa and Anton took it to the streets of Toronto to get a sense of where the general public gets their science information and how they decide whether to believe what they hear. Next, Richie spoke with Dr. Vince Stendardo, a family doctor in Toronto, about how the abundance of information available to patients online has changed his practice. Melissa also spoke with Jesse Hildebrand, a University of Toronto alum and founder of Science Literacy Week, to discuss his wor...

-1 s3 weeks ago
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#61: Alternative Facts, Pseudoscience, Real Debate

#60: Forensic Psychiatry: Mental Health Meets the Law

Crime shows are ubiquitous these days. A common theme in the genre is violence committed by individuals who are mentally ill. These events are oftentimes sensationalized, drawing attention to the nature of the crime, and blurring the circumstances and neurobiology that played a role in setting the stage. Todayâs episode explores the intersection of violence and mental illness, and among other things, talks about how crime in this context could be interpreted as a symptom of inadequate care. To start, we sat down with Dr. Hy Bloom, a forensic psychiatrist and lawyer, and part time staff member in the Complex Mental Illness/Forensic Services Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). With one foot in the medical world, and another in the legal realm, he talked about the legal nuances of forensic psychiatry. Next was Dr. Sandy Simpson, a clinician-scientist and the Chief of Forensic Psychiatry at CAMH. Dr. Simpson talked about his international research in the field...

-1 sMAY 15
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#60: Forensic Psychiatry: Mental Health Meets the Law

#59: Let's Get Personal

Have you ever had a bad reaction to a medication? Or realized that it just wasnât helping at all? The way someone responds to a particular drug â how effective it is and whether they experience any side effects â can vary greatly between individuals, and itâs becoming apparent that a personalized approach is needed when treating many conditions. This is especially true for several psychiatric conditions, where finding the right medication for someone has relied heavily on trial and error. In this episode, we talked to Dr. James Kennedy and Dr. Daniel Mueller, clinician scientists at CAMH and co-principal investigators of the IMPACT study, which aims to personalize the treatment of several psychiatric conditions. Catherine Virelli, a student in the Translational Research Program working with Dr. Kennedy, told us about the steps and challenges involved with bringing predictive tools produced by programs like IMPACT into clinical use. We also sat down with Dr. Christine Bear, senio...

-1 sAPR 24
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#59: Let's Get Personal

Latest Episodes

#61: Alternative Facts, Pseudoscience, Real Debate

Within the last couple of years, the concept of âfake newsâ has generated much interest in mainstream media. Currently, our generation has access to more information than at any other time in human history. But what are we doing to stay critical of all the information we receive? How do we separate the fact from the fiction? On todayâs episode, our team explores the state of science literacy, current initiatives aimed at improving science literacy, and how medical practice has changed in this âinformationâ era. Melissa and Anton took it to the streets of Toronto to get a sense of where the general public gets their science information and how they decide whether to believe what they hear. Next, Richie spoke with Dr. Vince Stendardo, a family doctor in Toronto, about how the abundance of information available to patients online has changed his practice. Melissa also spoke with Jesse Hildebrand, a University of Toronto alum and founder of Science Literacy Week, to discuss his wor...

-1 s3 weeks ago
Comments
#61: Alternative Facts, Pseudoscience, Real Debate

#60: Forensic Psychiatry: Mental Health Meets the Law

Crime shows are ubiquitous these days. A common theme in the genre is violence committed by individuals who are mentally ill. These events are oftentimes sensationalized, drawing attention to the nature of the crime, and blurring the circumstances and neurobiology that played a role in setting the stage. Todayâs episode explores the intersection of violence and mental illness, and among other things, talks about how crime in this context could be interpreted as a symptom of inadequate care. To start, we sat down with Dr. Hy Bloom, a forensic psychiatrist and lawyer, and part time staff member in the Complex Mental Illness/Forensic Services Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). With one foot in the medical world, and another in the legal realm, he talked about the legal nuances of forensic psychiatry. Next was Dr. Sandy Simpson, a clinician-scientist and the Chief of Forensic Psychiatry at CAMH. Dr. Simpson talked about his international research in the field...

-1 sMAY 15
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#60: Forensic Psychiatry: Mental Health Meets the Law

#59: Let's Get Personal

Have you ever had a bad reaction to a medication? Or realized that it just wasnât helping at all? The way someone responds to a particular drug â how effective it is and whether they experience any side effects â can vary greatly between individuals, and itâs becoming apparent that a personalized approach is needed when treating many conditions. This is especially true for several psychiatric conditions, where finding the right medication for someone has relied heavily on trial and error. In this episode, we talked to Dr. James Kennedy and Dr. Daniel Mueller, clinician scientists at CAMH and co-principal investigators of the IMPACT study, which aims to personalize the treatment of several psychiatric conditions. Catherine Virelli, a student in the Translational Research Program working with Dr. Kennedy, told us about the steps and challenges involved with bringing predictive tools produced by programs like IMPACT into clinical use. We also sat down with Dr. Christine Bear, senio...

-1 sAPR 24
Comments
#59: Let's Get Personal

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