In this podcast, we analyze the uses of Ketamine. Here, we seek to understand the creation of Ketamine, new medicinal findings for Ketamine, and understand the abuse mechanisms of Ketamine. Ketamine abuse is a growing problem in our country, so we think it is very important to understand the good...
Requiem for a Dream (2000) is arguably one of the most critically acclaimed films about drugs in the 21st century. With a multitude of awards and an iconic soundtrack, Requiem for a Dream captures the highs and downfalls of four unfortunate souls who fall victim to addiction. Join Brianna Dempsey,...
31. Requiem for a Dream
According to the CDC, illegal fentanyl is the main driver of the recent increase in opioid deaths in the United States. What is the history of fentanyl, its uses, and the role in addiction and in the opioid epidemic? Join us on our podcast episode “The Rise of Fentanyl” where...
30. The Rise of Fentanyl
With America’s Opioid Epidemic in full swing, it is time that we look into the options that we have available to us. This podcast will dive into an alternative medication that has proven to be effective in helping individuals get and stay off opioids with dramatic success: Ibogaine.
29. Investigating Ibogaine
In this episode, we discuss the drug cannabis and the social and legal issues surrounding it. Hopefully this will bring some new insight to the ongoing discussion as to whether marijuana should be used medically, and whether the stigma surrounding its use be abandoned or not. Let's get started!
Studying longer is always better: or is it? Is putting in all those hours throughout the night to prepare for a test the right way to do it? Stressing to get good grades, lacking sleep, and drinking caffeine to stay up late. Well, it could have the opposite effect than...
26. Sleep & Memory in College Students
Why do certain treatments only work for certain types of people with schizophrenia? How can insight into one’s own conditions help? Through the movie A Beautiful Mind, we examine how the narrative of schizophrenia has evolved with growing research and we introduce how treatments and insight into these treatments leads...
Methamphetamine abuse affects over twenty million individuals in the US, with users criminalized instead of seen as individuals struggling with a serious illness. Join us as we discuss how meth abuse affects an individual's brain and life, and what we can do as a country to help these individuals heal post-drug abuse.
In the film A Clockwork Orange, the character of Alex is used to illustrate Freud's theory of psychoanalytic and psychosexual stages in order to debate the question: “Is the morality of man inherently Violent?” This episode explores how the film demonstrates these themes through the use of symphonic sound, and dystopian setting.
21. A Clockwork Orange
In this episode, we dive right into some secrets about Lithium that you may have otherwise not known, we sure didn’t until we did the research! From its beneficial effects, to the disorders it is used to alleviate, and its potential neurotoxicity - we use explanations of the drug’s history,...
18. Exploring the Secrets of Lithium
MDMA, molly, ecstasy, all of these are words for the same drug: 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine. MDMA is classified as a schedule 1 drug with no medicinal use and widely thought of as a party drug, but does it actually have the potential to change the lives of those with PTSD? Find out...
16. Marvel of MDMA
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