Prescribing Newer Antidepressants

Michael Gitlin, MD, director of the Outpatient Mood Disorder Program at UCLA gave The Carlat Psychiatry Report his view on newer antidepressants. He emphasized that these newer medications are no more effective than our standard antidepressants, but that it’s always...

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Evaluating Psychosis in Children

April 24, 2019 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog

Psychosis in children is difficult to determine, especially in younger kids who might not understand the concept of psychotic behavior. In more obvious cases, children will come into your office saying that they are hearing voices, or that someone is...

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Medication treatment for ADHD

March 28, 2019 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog

Choosing and prescribing the right medications for treating ADHD can be challenging. The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report spoke with Anne Buchanan, DO, Child psychiatrist at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, about her approach. She offers the following tips.When choosing...

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Tips on Vitamins in Psychiatry

March 22, 2019 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog

In The Carlat Psychiatry Report's 2016 update on Complementary Alternative Medicine, Dr. Lila Massoumi, an expert in integrative psychiatry, gives provides a timely and practical overview of the vitamins, supplements, and herbal adaptogens that you should consider prescribing. As a...

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