Time for a study break! Schizophrenia is rare, but it’s the mental illness that shows up the most in pop culture. Imani explains what schizophrenia is – and isn’t! – and debunks the most famous misconceptions about it. And on Pop Culture Diagnosis, Imani breaks down how The CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend portrays borderline personality disorder.

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This year has been rough on all of us. We’ve been sheltering-in-place for months, now there’s a third wave of Covid-19 cases in the US, and honestly, the election season felt like it lasted 1000 years. You have got to process your feelings, and therapy is a great way to do that. Imani and Kam share tips on how they made therapy work for them and Imani reveals how she went from a therapy-skeptic to a therapy-convert. Plus, on Pop Culture Diagnosis, Imani makes the call on whether Walter White is a psychopath. 

Keep up with Dr. Imani on Instagram @doctor.imani and on Twitter @doctor_imani. If you have a question for Dr. Imani, email askdrimani@gmail.com or leave a voicemail at (424) 235-0064‬.

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We all need a little space — even from the people we love — and the best way to make room for your whole self is to set boundaries. Dr. Imani and Kam are joined by an expert in setting boundaries, Imani’s mom, Paula Madison, and they break down how to say what you need from your friends and family. Plus, Imani, Kam, and Paula help YOU Get Your Mind Right and answer listener questions about mental health. 

Keep up with Dr. Imani on Instagram @doctor.imani and on Twitter @doctor_imani. If you have a question for Dr. Imani, email askdrimani@gmail.com or leave a voicemail at (424) 235-0064‬.

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We are all doomscrolling these days. What’s all that time on our phone doing to our brains? This week, Imani and Kam explain why social media is so addictive and how they’ve learned to stop scrolling. Plus, on Pop Culture Diagnosis, find out what Netflix’s Ratched gets right – and wrong – about psychiatric hospitals. Keep up with Dr. Imani on Instagram @doctor.imani and on Twitter @doctor_imani.

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Are you dreading those long dark nights of winter? Then this episode is for you. We are all extra-isolated this year because of the pandemic and if you’re prone to the winter blues, this winter might be extra tough on your mental health. Find out how to recognize if you have Seasonal Affective Disorder, ways to cope, and why winter messes with your brain. Plus, this week’s Pop Culture Diagnosis takes a close look at Randall Pearson’s anxiety on NBC’s This Is Us. Keep up with Dr. Imani on Instagram @doctor.imani and on Twitter @doctor_imani.

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Obsessive-compulsive disorder is not about being a neat freak! Obsessions are intrusive thoughts that stem from anxiety – they can be about things like germs, luck, or even death. Dr. Imani tells you the truth about OCD and she shares her own experience with Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder. Plus, Imani and Kam answer YOUR mental health questions in our brand new segment, ‘Get Your Mind Right’. Keep up with Dr. Imani on Instagram @doctor.imani and on Twitter @doctor_imani.

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We’ve all got issues, and some of that baggage comes from our own parents. This week, sports journalist Jemele Hill joins Dr. Imani to talk about how they each dealt with their dads’ absence from their lives and how it affected their mental health growing up. Follow Jemele on Twitter and Instagram @jemelehill. Keep up with Dr. Imani on Instagram @doctor.imani and on Twitter @doctor_imani.

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Do you know someone who believes that Tupac is still alive or that the government faked the moon landing? This week, Dr. Imani dives into the psychology that attracts so many people to conspiracy theories, and how to set boundaries with people in your life who are in too deep. Plus, Imani takes a look at how Netflix’s Jessica Jones depicts PTSD. (Content warning: contains discussion of emotional and physical abuse.) Keep up with Dr. Imani on Instagram @doctor.imani and on Twitter @doctor_imani.

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Caregiver burnout is REAL— especially during a pandemic! How are you supposed to go to work, teach your kids math, make sure your parents are okay, clean your house, and get food on the table without losing it? Dr. Imani breaks down why burnout is a serious mental health issue and shares some tips to cope. Plus, we’re throwing it back to the 90s for this week’s Pop Culture Diagnosis about Saved By The Bell’s very special episode on caffeine pill addiction. (We are so excited!) Keep up with Dr. Imani on Instagram @doctor.imani and on Twitter @doctor_imani.

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