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Weight Gain on Psych Meds

August 19, 2019 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog | 26 Comment

Metformin is the top antidote for antipsychotic weight gain, but is it good for patient's health or just their looks? We explore how to use it, delve into its fabled anti-aging effects, and end with a new discovery that may...

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Violence Risk Assessment Tools

August 5, 2019 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog | 0 Comment

Dealing with potentially violent patients is daunting, but we can play an effective role in assessing and reducing violence risk. This post from The Carlat Psychiatry Report links to some key resources. Risk Assessment Tools Classification of Violence Risk (COVR): available...

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The Carlat Report Goes to APA Part II

July 29, 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...

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