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Understanding Psychiatric Research

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Overview of the FDA Drug Approval Process

After a psychiatric drug is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a marketing juggernaut often follows, trying to convince us that the newly approved drug offers substantial benefits for treating a mental disorder. But how does the FDA determine whether to approve a drug? What follows is a breakdown of the process.

How to Read a Research Article

As a physician, you’re expected to practice evidence-based medicine. But how can anyone keep up with the latest research?