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Podcast Episode #4: An Antidepressant Diet

By: jives | June 3rd , 2019 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog| 0 Comment

A healthy diet is associated with an approximately 30% reduction in the risk for depression and a 40% improvement in cognition. That’s after controlling for education, income, other health behaviors, and body weight. This podcast discusses a recent interview with Felice Jacka, MD, Professor at Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia. She i

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Lifestyle Interventions for Treatment-Resistant Depression

By: jives | July 6th , 2018 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog| 0 Comment

Treatment resistant depression (TRD) is not untreatable. The challenge is to keep hope alive and the patient engaged in their recovery, writes Editor-in-chief Chris Aiken in the July/August issue of The Carlat Psychiatry Report. In addition to using antidepressants as part of treatment, Dr. Aiken says you should recommend the following patient lifestyle

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