24 Dec 2009
Depression as a Process
Depression can be perceived as a resting time for growth.
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24 Dec 2009
Depression can be perceived as a resting time for growth.
01 Dec 2009
What feelings do we personally experience when we become the silent majority in a political crisis?
30 Jan 2008
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are recommended first in the elderly
07 Nov 2007
Living With Pain That Just Won't Go Away
06 Nov 2007
Nostalgia usually represents a yearning for an experience of self that is not available in the present.
13 Jun 2007
Is it possible to get better just using herbs or nutritional supplements? Why are natural remedies not effective when used to alleviate depression? What do drugs do that is so unique and effective?
11 Jan 2007
Smell is a fascinating sense. Armand describes the latest research on our odor preferences and how our sense of smell influences us.
14 Dec 2006
Armand explores with guest Dr. Michael Schachter, orthomolecular psychiatrist and Dr. Kent Robertshaw alternative ways to treat depression and holiday blues.
12 Dec 2006
Maternal depression is more frequent than most people suspect and goes well beyond early childbirth years. Discussion with Tracy Thompson, author of The Ghost in the House.
22 Nov 2006
Armand and Dr. Fieve discuss the variations of bipolarity.
21 Nov 2006
For some people, love is a more destructive force than a healing one.
15 Nov 2006
There are some newly discovered aspects of remorse and regrets that are explored in this program.
08 Nov 2006
Armand and Dr. Kent Robertshaw discuss how the sense of powerlessness can plague our emotional well-being.
31 Oct 2006
In-depth exploration of men's silent despair. Music Played: Vibes with Bill Ware, from the album called "Withdrawn" - song #14 - Steady Eddie
07 Sep 2006
Whatever problems you had before 9/11 were probably exacerbated after 9/11. Music Played: Put Your Records On by Corinne Baily Rae
15 Aug 2006
Elements and people from the past are often kept present in our lives. Armand explores how and why. Music Played: Haunted Heart by Jo Stafford; Freddy the Freeloader by Miles Davis
05 Jul 2006
An exploration of the repercussions of excessive weight loss.
22 Jun 2006
There seems to be a sense of impending doom that sits in the unconscious.Music Played: Hotel Costes Volume 8 - One Night in Rio
14 Jun 2006
Emotions are unconsciously inhibited by shallow breathing. Identifying when and how we inhibit our breathing can open new pathways to reclaiming the natural feeling self.Music Played: Katie Melua - I Put a Spell on You.
08 Jun 2006
Bipolar depression is a unique disorder that is connected to anger and fear simultaneously. Music Played: John Lee Hooker - Chill Out CD
18 Apr 2006
There are strong similarities in the personalities of people who tend to quit. Starting in adolescence, signs are present of the drop out mentality.Sonny Rollins - St. Thomas from Saxophone Colosus.
06 Mar 2006
Armand presents a new radical approach to helping people with depressionMusic played: My Melancholy Baby - Dave Brubeck & Jimmy Rushing
05 Mar 2006
An evolutionary explanation and assessment of etiological factors underlying the onset and social dynamics of depressed behavior in humans. Music played: LaFemme Nikita - track 2 - "Beyond the Divisible"
04 Mar 2006
An interview with Andrew Solomon, authorof The Noonday Demon, an Atlas of DepressionMusic: Dave Brubeck and Jimmy Rushing - "All ByMyself"
22 Mar 2006
Depression in parents can have a dramatic effect on the emotional future of the children. Music played: Patricia Barber - The Beat Goes On
15 Mar 2007
Is happiness truly the result of a temporary chemical imbalance? Armand and Roberta explore the many theories of happiness. Music: Leora's Dream
07 Mar 2007
Schadenfreude is a phenomenon in which pleasure is taken from someone else's misfortune. Key words: misfortune, pain, misery, pleasure, voyeurism, pain-related issues. Music played: Avenue Q Musical - "Schadenfreude" Music from movie Barry Lyndon - Woman of Ireland The Chieftains
09 Feb 2006
What happens to an individual when they experience infatuation, falling in love, or unrequited love. Music played: John Coltrane - Slow Trane, Mondo Beat
08 Feb 2006
The effects of the political environment on peoples' sleep patterns. Music played: Tito Puentie - "Mondo Beat"
31 Jan 2006
An understanding of the psychological and physical dynamics of this eating disorder. Music Played: Art of Noise-Catwalk outro-James Bond theme-below the waist
Learn about what makes a good relationship and how to make your relationships stronger
Remarkable insights relating sex, evolution and how we got to be who we are
This is the Men's series
A totally new perspective on feelings of isolation and aloneness
A discussion about narcissism, dependency, grandiosity and depression
Various interviews of Armand and his special guests
Armand discusses his ground breaking theory on birth order
A short series on addictions, compulsions and self destructive behaviors
A collection of radio programs discussing various human behaviours and tendancies
Armand looks at the lighter side of psychology
Programs pertaining to Stress, Tension and Anxiety
Armand discusses living with depression
Programs about fragile emotions
Programs about passive-agressive, bipolar disorder and other anger related conditions
Programs about cutting edge research
Programs featuring the enneagram
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Original host of "The Positve Mind" for 35 years. His presence among the radio waves will always be remembered, as his reach as both a therapist and a host spread across the world. He was a Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work, a Certified Rehabilitation Specialist and a registered graduate education Supervisor.
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Linda is a featured guest who co-hosted the show with Armand and joins us to provide a clinical voice that adds the feminine perspective and expertise in trauma and PTSD.Contact Me