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Podcast Episode #2: Cash, Guns, and a Lap Dancing Drug Rep

By: jives | May 20th , 2019 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog| 0 Comment

Earlier this month, five Insys Therapeutics pharmaceutical executives were found guilty of racketeering for their attempts to bribe doctors to prescribe the company's Subsys fentanyl spray, which was approved as a pain reliever for cancer patients, to people who didn't even need it. Their scheme included strippers, guns, cash, and even a rap video i

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Podcast Episode #1: Sexual Side Effects of Psychiatric Medications

By: jives | May 13th , 2019 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog| 2 Comment

Sexual side effects on SSRIs are so common that psychiatrist David Healy once argued these drugs more reliably lower libido than treat depression. Yet the problem isn’t limited to SSRIs, and it’s not unmanageable. In this episode Chris Aiken, MD, and Kellie Newsome, RN, discuss some useful strategies to manage sexual dysfunction on antidepressan

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