Tips on Marijuana Use Disorder

March 20, 2019 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog

Regardless of where you practice, you'll increasingly hear patients acknowledging regular marijuana (MJ) use, sometimes as a "medical treatment" for conditions ranging from back pain to ADHD. You might want to remind your patients that, whether legal or not, marijuana...

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Alcohol-Induced Blackouts

October 4, 2018 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog

The recent Senate hearings regarding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have brought up the topic of alcohol overuse, and especially the issue of the alcoholic blackout. This post covers what alcohol-induced blackouts are and aren’t, and how to differentiate them...

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