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How And When To Come Off Medications

By: jives | January 27th , 2020 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog| 0 Comment

Antipsychotics.  For some, long term use is best, for others, you need to keep it short. In this interview with Nassir Ghaemi we dig into the research to find some answers. Date Published: 1/27/20 Duration: 27 minutes, 1 second Article Referenced: "Antipsychotic Maintenance: How Long Is Enough?", The Carlat Psychiatry Report, January 2020

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Antipsychotics and Aggressive Children With ADHD

By: jives | July 12th , 2018 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog| 0 Comment

The TOSCA study focused on children with severe ADHD, who also met criteria for oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) or conduct disorder (CD). These children tend not to do as well with stimulants alone and often end up being prescribed antipsychotics, typically second generation antipsychotics (SGA’s). TOSCA was devised to help clinicians determine wh

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