Practical psychopharmacology updates for mental health clinicians. Useful for psychiatry / mental health professionals. Expert interviews and soundbites from CME presentations. Practical and free of commercial bias. Not sponsored by any pharmaceutical company.
Bereavement and Terminal Illness in Later-Life Depression
How to assess prolonged grief? Is there a specific therapy? Is there a role for methylphenidate?
Anorexia Nervosa and Cardiac Abnormalities
Four different changes in cardiac function are associated with anorexia nervosa. All of them generally resolve if weight restoration can be achieved.
Pharmacotherapy of Depression in Later Lafe: Maintenance Treatment
Can you combine donepezil with antidepressants in later-life depression? What are the benefits? What is the downside?
Antipsychotics Ranked: Metabolic Side Effects and Mortality Risk
In schizophrenia, which antipsychotics cause the most weight gain, cholesterol, or glucose increases? Which antipsychotics cause the least? Although a new study may not change your list much, there are some surprises in this episode.
An Algorithm for Treating Depression in Older Adults
What do you do when your patient does not achieve remission? What are the best augmentation strategies?
How to Treat Hair Pulling and Skin-Picking Disorders
What is the role of N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) for hair-pulling and skin-picking Disorders? Should NAC be used as a first-line treatment?