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Getting Uncomfortable With Esketamine

January 13, 2020 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog | 0 Comment

Esketamine (Spravato) was approved in 2019 for treatment resistant depression, but the medicine quickly gathered controversy about its long-term safety. We interview Dr. Nolan Williams from Stanford University about these issues and where esketamine fits in our interventions for treatment...

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What We Learned in 2019

January 6, 2020 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog | 0 Comment

These are the articles from 2019 that changed our practice. Dark therapy for mania. CBD oil. Genetic testing. An antidepressant diet. Viagra and the brain. Sleep in PTSD. Antidotes for weight gain and nausea. Light therapy for depression. Date Published:...

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ADHD and Identity

December 30, 2019 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog | 0 Comment

When a patient is diagnosed with ADHD for the first time in adulthood, they have a lot of baggage to overcome. Years of living with the symptoms has probably shaped their identity, and in part 2 of our interview with...

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Behavioral Interventions for ADHD

December 23, 2019 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog | 0 Comment

When does everyday inattention cross the line into ADHD? Psychiatrist and psychotherapist Scott Shapiro shares his tips on recognizing the hidden symptoms of ADHD and his top behavioral interventions for the disorder. Date Published: 12/23/2019 Duration: 11 minutes, 27 seconds...

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Cannabis and Kids

December 16, 2019 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog | 0 Comment

Child psychiatrists are grappling with the problem of pervasive use of marijuana in an age where legalization of use for adults has led to even greater use in teens. In this episode, Dr. Feder and Mara go over two recent...

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