Meaning of Medications David Cohen, Madness Radio

Why does the same psychiatric drug help one person - but harm another? Do psychiatric medications "work" by chemistry alone - or through expectation, placebo, and social factors? What is the difference between prescribed medications and mind altering substances like alcohol? David Cohen, social work professor at Florida International University and co-author of Your Drug May Be Your Problem, discusses the role of social context in constructing how we experience psychiatric medications. … [click on title to read the rest]

Your yoga for today

This is a nice gentle, all seated 45 minute yoga flow. I couldn't do the whole thing and did some modifying of the part that I did do. I held some stretches less time or modified them so as not to stretch too much and hurt. Feel your way through. Let your body tell you what you should or should not be doing. If it hurts do it more gently or not at all. I thought I'd share because it's a beginner friendly yoga routine and I thought it was very well done. (includes additional info and links on yoga) … [click on title to read the rest]

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