Brainwaves – 2 March – The Good Greek Girl

On this week’s show, Maria Katsonis, policy adviser, mental health advocate and writer of “The Good Greek Girl” comes on the show to discuss her memoir about coming out as gay and mentally ill to a conservative Greek family.

Panel Operator: Mark
Interviewers: Kathy & Chiara

“From the halls of Harvard, to the beds of the psych ward”

Brainwaves – 27 January – Diet and Mood Disorders

This week Brainwaves has Felice Jacka on the show, Associate Professor at Deakin University and President of the International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research and the Australian Alliance for the Prevention of Mental Disorders. Felice discusses her research around the role of diet and nutrition as it relates to mental health disorders. Felice also explains the ways in which people’s mood is impacted by what they ear and how her research looks at utilizing Dietary Improvement as a treatment strategy for Major Depression. Click here to read Felice’s latest research on diet and depression.

Panel Operator: Rose
Interviewers: Rose & Kathleen

Felice Jacka

Brainwaves – 26 August – MAprc and De Costella Fun Run

Dr Rebecca Segrave talks about her research as research fellow and clinical neuropsychologist at the Monash and Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre into TMS, DBS and tDCS in the treatment of refractory major depression. Rebecca also talks about details for the De Costella Fun Run on August 30th, proceeds of which go to MAPrc research programs.

Panel Operator: Rose
Interviewers: Kate & Kathy