The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast

Californian Rocket Fuel – Part 1: All Things Psychopharmacology with Dan Sullivan

October 31, 2021 The Formulation Station Episode 12
The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast
Californian Rocket Fuel – Part 1: All Things Psychopharmacology with Dan Sullivan
Show Notes

Welcome to The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast with your co-hosts, Dr. Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham!  On today’s episode, we have a super special and brilliant guest- Daniel Sullivan! Aimee and Jess chat with Dan about the complex world of psychopharmacology.  Medication is often an issue that is met with much stigma.  Dan, Jess and Aimee delve into each subclass of medication, what the medications are commonly used for, potential side effects and fun facts about medication. Part 1 of this episode covers anti-depressants and anxiolytics. Stay tuned for Part 2 where we cover anti-psychotics, mood stabilsers and stimulants. Please note we are not medical practitioners and the content in this episode is not intended to be medical advice. Please talk to your prescriber for concerns that are specific to your unique circumstances.

Some facts about our guest!

Dan is a provisional psychologist, registered with AHPRA is currently completing his PhD in Clinical Psychology at Griffith University. Dan has also completed a Masters of Sleep Medicine, works as sleep scientist and has a particular interest in psychopharmacology, sleep and psychodynamic therapy. He has some amazing knowledge to share and we hope you enjoy this episode as much as we did! 

For more of his awesome insights, see: https://twitter.com/dsullivansleep

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