mental health http://wlrn.org en Evolutionary Origins Of The Depression Epidemic http://wlrn.org/post/evolutionary-origins-depression-epidemic <p></p><p>04/15/14 - Tuesday’s&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/TopicalCurrents"><strong>Topical Currents </strong></a>looks at the epidemic of depression.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">According to the <strong><a href="http://www.nimh.nih.gov">National Institute of Mental Health</a></strong>, major depressive disorder affects 6.7% of American adults, yet it’s root cause is little understood by scientists and the general population.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We’ll speak with <strong><a href="http://www.usf.edu/‎">University of South Florida</a></strong> Professor and Psychologist, <strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/charting.the.depths">Jonathan </a></strong></span><strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/charting.the.depths">Rottenberg</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> who offers a bold new account of why depression endures.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He’s written </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Depths-Evolutionary-Depression-Epidemic/dp/0465022219">THE DEPTHS: THE EVOLUTIONARY ORIGINS OF THE DEPRESSION EPIDEMIC</a></strong>.&nbsp;</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">That’s <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents"><strong>Topical Currents</strong></a> Tuesday at 1pm.</span></p><ul><li><strong><a href="http://www.psychologytoday.com/experts/jonathan-rottenberg-phd">http://www.psychologytoday.com/experts/jonathan-rottenberg-phd</a></strong></li><li><strong><a href="https://twitter.com/JonRottenberg">https://twitter.com/JonRottenberg</a></strong></li><li><strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/charting.the.depths">https://www.facebook.com/charting.the.depths</a></strong></li></ul><p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Joseph Cooper & Paul Leary 30829 at http://wlrn.org Evolutionary Origins Of The Depression Epidemic Black South Florida Vets Pen Book Of Vietnam's 'Untold Stories' http://wlrn.org/post/black-south-florida-vets-pen-book-vietnams-untold-stories <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When 63-year-old Bobby White served as an infantryman in Vietnam in the late 1960s, he and his fellow African-American soldiers had a handshake ritual they called "The </span>Dap<span style="line-height: 1.5;">."</span></p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 21:14:00 +0000 Christine DiMattei 23424 at http://wlrn.org Black South Florida Vets Pen Book Of Vietnam's 'Untold Stories' Clock Ticking For Governor To Veto Mental Health Gun Bill http://wlrn.org/post/clock-ticking-governor-veto-mental-health-gun-bill <p style="margin-bottom: 0in;"><font color="#000000"><font>The</font><font style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;"> only gun control measure passed by the Florida Legislature this year is finally on Gov. Rick Scott's desk.</font></font></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in;"><font color="#000000"><font face="Calibri, sans-serif"><font style="font-size: 11pt"><a href="http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2013/1355" target="_blank">It puts people who are committed for mental health treatment on a list </a>that prevents them from being able to buy a gun.</font></font></font></p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 20:26:45 +0000 Gina Jordan 16169 at http://wlrn.org Clock Ticking For Governor To Veto Mental Health Gun Bill Food For Your Brain http://wlrn.org/post/food-your-brain <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">03/21/13 - Thursday's&nbsp;</span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Topical Currents</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is with chef, author and syndicated columnist </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="https://twitter.com/#!/lgassenheimer">Linda Gassenheimer</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">She visits with <strong><a href="http://www.nealbarnard.org/">Dr. Neal Barnard</a></strong> author of </span><a href="http://amzn.to/11jj7o7" style="line-height: 1.5;"><em><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Power Foods for the Brain: An Effective 3-Step Plan to Protect Your Mind and Strengthen Your Memory</strong></em></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Also, wine columnist <strong><a href="https://twitter.com/#!/FredTaskerMiami">Fred </a></strong></span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="https://twitter.com/#!/FredTaskerMiami">Tasker</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">That’s Topical Currents, Thursday at 1pm on 91.3 </span>WLRN-HD1<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.nealbarnard.org/"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">http://www.nealbarnard.org/</span></a></p><p><strong><em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Video&nbsp;</span>courtesy&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">of <a href="http://www.ted.com/">TED Talks</a>:</span></em></strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">http://youtu.be/ktQzM2IA-qU</span></p><p></p><p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman, Linda Gassenheimer & Paul Leary 11200 at http://wlrn.org Food For Your Brain