Dr. Ton and Dr. Anbarasan, authors of this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
Problematic gambling is quite common, but many patients never receive any treatment. Hypothesizing that part of the reason for this is a lack of accessibility, researchers investigated the utility of internet-based gambling treatments. While not as effective as in-person treatment, the results were promising.
Amy Ton, MD, resident in psychiatry, New York University, New York, NY. Deepti Anbarasan, MD, associate professor in psychiatry & neurology, New York University.
Dr. Ton and Dr. Anbarasan have disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Over the counter medications are commonly misused, particularly among younger patients. Dextromethorphan, first generation antihistamines, and nasal decongestants are the most frequently encountered. We cover the clinical features of each and discuss treatment strategies.