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The life’s work of Thomas Szasz

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Drs. Haldipur and Daly with Linda CohenUpstate psychiatrists Chaitanya Haldipur, MD and Robert Daly, MD, talk about the life’s work and legacy of psychiatrist and academic Thomas Szasz, MD. Szasz was Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at Upstate Medical University and Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and Humanist of the Year (1973).
Haldipur and Daly are Emeritus Professors of Psychiatry at Upstate Medical University.


Stigma surrounding mental illness grows in wake of mass shootings

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Leonard NewmanAs the school year approaches, we are joined by Leonard Newman, PhD, area director of the Social Psychology program at Syracuse University, to discuss the growing stigma attached to mental illness in the wake of recent mass shootings, and why it is so difficult to undermine.  


Ongoing challenges of families touched by mental illness

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

LLoyd Sederer, MDSpecial guest Lloyd Sederer, MD, medical director of the NY State Office of Mental Health, talks about the ongoing challenges of families touched by mental illness, and his new book The Family Guide to Mental Health Care.   What’s Up At Upstate: How to recognize mental illness in a loved one