36 min

How a simple cheek swab is revolutionising mental health management Beyond the Medicine Cabinet

    • Health & Fitness

As the understanding grows that mental health conditions such as depression or anxiety can affect anyone, so does the use of associated medications such as antidepressants. Currently, as many as 1 in 5 Australian adults are now being prescribed antidepressants, however, it is not widely known that not all such medications work the same for all patients. So how do you know you are getting the medication that is best suited to you? Your genetics could be the answer. By taking a simple cheek swab and using CNS Dose technology, Associate Professor Ajeet Singh, believes that a customised approach achieves better results for patients when treating their mental health. 

The name behind the innovation

Associate Professor Ajeet Singh – Psychiatrist & Founder and Director of CNSDose

https://cnsdose.com/
See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

As the understanding grows that mental health conditions such as depression or anxiety can affect anyone, so does the use of associated medications such as antidepressants. Currently, as many as 1 in 5 Australian adults are now being prescribed antidepressants, however, it is not widely known that not all such medications work the same for all patients. So how do you know you are getting the medication that is best suited to you? Your genetics could be the answer. By taking a simple cheek swab and using CNS Dose technology, Associate Professor Ajeet Singh, believes that a customised approach achieves better results for patients when treating their mental health. 

The name behind the innovation

Associate Professor Ajeet Singh – Psychiatrist & Founder and Director of CNSDose

https://cnsdose.com/
See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

36 min

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