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Hosted by Editor in Chief Lorenzo Norris, MD, Psychcast features mental health care professionals discussing the issues that most affect psychiatry.

Nov 28, 2018

From GAP 2018, Lorenzo Norris, MD (, welcome Ashwin Patkar, MD (, to discuss the opioid epidemic and how North Carolina is approaching it systemically. And later, Dr. RK knows that some of your patients are blue this time of year, she joins us to talk about what that is and...

Nov 21, 2018

In this episode of the MDedge Psychcast, Jack Rozel, MD, comes back to the show to discuss how things are in Pittsburgh following the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue. 

Nov 14, 2018

Scientists have been warning about climate change for years, but psychiatrists may soon need to follow suit. In this edition of the Psychcast, Lorenzo Norris, MD (, welcomes Robin Cooper, MD, to discuss the impacts of global climate change on both patients and communities.
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Nov 7, 2018

In this episode of the MDedge Psychcast, Lorenzo Norris, MD and Petros Levounis, MD, discuss pharmacological and psychosocial options for treating patients with substance abuse disorders including alcohol, opiates, and even the holy grail -- cocaine. And Dr. DK wants you to know that it’s time for sanity.