Our favorite psychologist Alan Fridlund is back to talk about depression, antidepressants and suicide. What are common signs and symptoms of depression? How do you ask about suicidal thoughts and plans? Is it true that 13 out of 100 in America are on antidepressants? Can I trigger someone to take their life by asking if they have suicidal thoughts? In what ways are depression linked to shame and loss?
Clinical psychologist specialist and UCSB psychology professor Alan Fridlund is back and this week we are talking about anxiety. What are common signs and symptoms? What different anxiety disorders are there? How do you tell them apart? What is the difference between fear and anxiety?
We meet with psychology professor and clinical psychologist specialist Alan Fridlund to learn about the history of diagnosing mental health. What is mental health? Why is mental illness so stigmatized? Why has there been a moral taint associated with mental health? What is the DSM? How do you diagnose mental illness?