Mind Dive

Episode 25: Questions from the Mailbag with Dr. Bob Boland, Dr. Kerry Horrell

February 20, 2023 The Menninger Clinic Season 2 Episode 1
Mind Dive
Episode 25: Questions from the Mailbag with Dr. Bob Boland, Dr. Kerry Horrell
Show Notes

On this Season 2 premier of Mind Dive Podcast, hosts Dr. Bob Boland and Dr. Kerry Horrell dive into topics posed by their Menninger Clinic colleagues that have not yet been explored on the podcast.

In this mailbag episode, listen in as our hosts discuss topical questions on the minds of mental health professionals at The Menninger Clinic and their implications on clinical practice.

  • A new social contagion—self-diagnosis of mental health disorders. Is TikTok to blame for young adults self-diagnosing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and dissociative identity disorder (DID) before consulting a professional? 
  • The real relationship between mental health and mass gun violence. Is psychiatry truly the answer to combatting this crisis? 
  • Addressing the disconnect between physical and mental health. Should attending therapy be considered as important to your physical health as eating vegetables or hitting the gym? 

Bob Boland, MD, is Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff at The Menninger Clinic. Co-host of the Mind Dive Podcast, he is also Vice Chair of the Menninger Department of Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). He also serves as Brown Foundation Endowed Chair in Psychiatry at BCM. 

Kerry Horrell, PhD, is a staff psychologist on Menninger’s Compass Program for Young Adults as well as the coordinator of the Youth Division. Co-host of the Mind Dive Podcast, she is also an assistant professor at BCM. 

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Visit www.menningerclinic.org to learn more about The Menninger Clinic’s research and leadership role in mental health. 

Listen to Episode 24: Racial Bias vs. Informed Patient Care with Dr. Carmen Black