Psychopharmacology and Psychiatry Updates
Psychopharmacology and Psychiatry Updates
Psychopharmacology Institute
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.
Clozapine and Risk of COVID-19 Infection
Can clozapine increase the risk of COVID-19 infection? What is the role of hypersalivation?
Apr 12
5 min
How to Treat Body Dysmorphic Disorder
What is the role of SSRIs for body dysmorphic disorder? Should you prescribe antipsychotics? What are the most powerful medications for patients with delusional insight?
Apr 7
8 min
Should Psychotherapy Alone Be First-Line For Depression?
What's an optimal treatment of depression according to a network meta-analysis? Should psychotherapy alone be a default first option?
Apr 1
7 min
Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Tips for Diagnosis
What are the clinical features of body dysmorphic disorder? How can you body dysmorphic disorder? Tips for screening.
Mar 27
11 min
Oral Contraceptives in Psychiatry: Potential Effects You Should Know
Oral contraceptives can have an impact on mood in women with a history of depression. Can they also mimic the effects of chronic psychological stress?
Mar 19
6 min
Hoarding Disorder: Tips for Diagnosis
What are the clinical features of hoarding disorder? How can you assess hoarding disorder? Tips for screening. What other comorbidities should you consider?
Mar 14
12 min
Are Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics Better Than Orals?
Are long-acting injectable antipsychotics better than oral antipsychotics for preventing relapse and re-hospitalization in schizophrenia?
Mar 9
8 min
Antiepileptics in Pregnancy
How bad are valproic acid effects in the newborn? Is there a role for carbamazepine and oxcarbazepine? How to prescribe lamotrigine during pregnancy?
Mar 4
9 min
tDCS for Schizophrenia
Is transcranial direct current stimulation for negative symptoms of schizophrenia a good idea?
Feb 27
6 min
Antipsychotics in Pregnancy: Are They Safe?
How safe are first-generation antipsychotics in pregnancy? What's their teratogenicity risk? How safe are second-generation antipsychotics? Are risks dose-dependent? What glucose test should you order and when?
Feb 22
8 min
Load more