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Remeron Runs out of Rocket Fuel

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

When a popular antidepressant combination is discredited, what do we do with it? Dr. Aiken sorts through the possibilities for mirtazapine (Remeron) augmentation, and pulls up a few more myths about this medicine. Date Published: 9/23/19 Duration: 9 minutes 11...

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Should we trust the experts?

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

Why does the top-selling psychiatric textbook base its recommendations on the lowest grade of medical evidence? Psychiatric practice is often mislead by expert opinion, practice trends, and neurotransmitter theories. In the case of paroxetine (Paxil), venlafaxine (Effexor), and mirtazapine (Remeron),...

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A New Way to Talk About Psych Meds

September 9, 2019 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog | 3 Comment

Psychiatrist Shawn Christopher Shea shares his top tips on engaging patients in their medication treatment. Dr. Shea has been fine tuning the art of doctor-patient communications for over 30 years through best-selling texts on psychiatric interviewing and suicide assessment. His...

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