Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Mitochondrial Health

Why Evolutionary Medicine Is The Missing Link in Psychiatry

Ever wondered why traditional psychiatry sometimes falls short? Discover the groundbreaking approach that’s revolutionizing mental health care. In this eye-opening episode, triple board-certified psychiatrist Dr. Sulman Aziz Mirza sits down with Dr. Emily Deans Brideau, a leading expert in evolutionary psychiatry. Together, they delve into the fascinating world of evolutionary medicine and its transformative impact on psychiatric practice.

From the historical evolution of this field to its practical applications, this conversation is packed with insights that could reshape how we understand and treat mental health. Topics include the role of genetics, the concept of ‘evolutionary mismatch,’ and the future of psychiatry. Don’t miss this chance to unlock the secrets of your brain and mental well-being!

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0:00 Intro
3:26 Surprise question!
6:43 What is evolutionary psychiatry?
12:08 Hunter-gatherers in real life
18:41 What happens when there are 8 billion humans
26:27 Mutations…as protective?
35:33 The role of medication
41:54 Keto? Veganism?
54:18 Wrap-up
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DISCLAIMER: This video is purely informational and educational and does not constitute medical advice and/or recommendations. Use of information is at your own risk, and expresses my own personal views and opinions, not those of any of my employers. Sulman Aziz Mirza, MD will not assume any liability for any direct or indirect losses or damages that may result from the use of the information contained in this video including but not limited to economic loss, injury, illness, or death.

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