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    School Shooters, Long COVID, Medical Cannabis, & More | Pain Points with Z&Z

    • calendar_today December 19th, 2021

    A new series called Pain Points with UCSF pain and health psychologist Dr. Rachel Zoffness where we answer YOUR questions šŸ‘

    In this episode: detecting homicidal intent in children, what’s up with Long COVID, does cannabis help with pain, emotional intelligence, choosing a therapist, and more. See all our episodes with Dr. Rachel Z here. Grab her outstanding Pain Management Workbook here. Find her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. And check out her website here.

    Topics & Timecodes:

    00:00 Intro

    01:49 Moderna booster blues

    03:38 Disclaimers

    05:09 Biomedical vs. biopsychosocial factors

    08:55 School shooters: what makes a kid a killer?

    13:06 Passive vs. active ideation

    16:07 Role of parents & teachers

    20:54 Characteristics for screening, red flags; Role of classmates

    31:48 The bully vs. the bullied; Epidemic of anxiety/depression in teens

    41:32 Teaching kids emotional intelligence (EQ)

    44:27 Tea kettling; Teens & the prefrontal cortex development

    55:18 Marijuana & pain management

    1:00:52 Cannabis research; the power of placebo

    1:15:36 Biopsychosocial components of pain, COVID and beyond

    1:18:03 Long COVID; stigma & effects on health

    1:27:54 Endurance pacing; setting goals

    1:31:40 Choosing a therapist; benefits of therapy

    1:39:07 Therapy for all

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