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The Carlat Report Goes to APA Part II

By: jives | July 29th , 2019 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog| 0 Comment

More highlights from the American Psychiatric Association's 2019 meeting in the final installment of this two-part series. Expert interviews with Manpreet Singh on childhood mood disorders and Nikhil Rao on novel medications for sleep. Learn what to do when children get worse on antidepressants, and how to use clonidine for sleep in patients with

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Diagnosing Common Sleep Disorders in Children

By: jives | June 5th , 2019 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog| 0 Comment

Always screen for disturbances of sleep—they often are the key to other problems a child might be having. Look at factors from issues at school or in the family, as well as digital exposure and dietary habits (caffeine, carbs, etc). The following is a brief primer on common sleep disorders, from The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report: Insomnia In p

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