Its most common and not-so-common side effects. What other non-stimulants you can use.
What is the most helpful and accurate way of understanding premenstrual mood symptoms? What is the preferred scale available? Does it have any limitations? Are period tracking apps useful for diagnosing PMDD?
What is preferred: Long-acting or short-acting formulations? What are the general prescribing principles for all psychostimulants? What are their most common side effects? What side effects you should monitor?
Can smoking affect psychotropic levels? What are the two antipsychotics most commonly affected by smoking? Which is the antidepressant most commonly affected by smoking?
How should you discuss cognitive complaints with your patients? What does neuropsychological testing tell us about cognitive impairment with lithium? What strategies can you use to mitigate the sexual side effects of lithium?
Dec 29, 2020
This interview discusses the use of lithium, thyroid hormone, second-generation antipsychotics, newer antidepressants, and ketamine/esketamine as adjunctive agents in managing major depressive disorder.
Dec 24, 2020
This interview discusses the use of MAOIs and tricyclic antidepressant combinations, adjunctive benzodiazepines and trazodone, and the use of psychostimulants as adjunctive agents in managing major depressive disorder.
Dec 19, 2020
What is the best way to approach tardive dyskinesia? This episode will discuss an algorithm with levels of evidence for each treatment option. What is the evidence level for second-generation VMAT-2 inhibitors, such as deutetrabenazine and valbenazine? Is there evidence for prescribing anticholinergics in tardive dyskinesia? Should you use them? What options do you have if a VMAT inhibitor is not effective or well tolerated?
Dec 14, 2020
What are the causes of weight gain from lithium? How should you help patients manage their weight gain? What are the most common gastrointestinal side effects? How should you manage patients’ gastrointestinal side effects?
Dec 9, 2020
This episode will offer practical guidance and answer questions about how to interpret abnormal liver function tests in a patient taking psychotropic medications.
Dec 4, 2020