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Podcast Episode #5: Ginger Ale and Normal Hallucinations

By: jives | June 10th , 2019 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog| 24 Comment

Does ginger ale really help nausea? Are hallucinations ever normal? Some of the answers may surprise as we bring you highlights from the June/July double issue of the Carlat Report. Included are practical tips on how to assess spectrum symptoms of mental illnesses, how to intervene in patients at risk for schizophrenia, and dosage and product recomm

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How to help your patients quiet their hallucinations

By: jives | March 21st , 2019 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog| 0 Comment

How can we help our psychotic patients cope with hallucinations that are still bothering them, despite adequate doses of antipsychotic medication? Here are some techniques to try (acknowledgments to Dr. Dost Ongur of McLean Hospital, who had discussed these in a past issue of The Carlat Psychiatry Report). Music. This sometimes helps, but other times

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