Carl Salzman removes the stigma from the much maligned benzo, reminding us of when they are essential to treatment and when they cause harm. Dr. Salzman is the past chairman of the American Psychiatric Association’s Benzodiazepine Task Force.
Psychogenic polydipsia (PP), also known as primary polydipsia and potomania, was first described in the 1930s. It is surprisingly common with a prevalence rate between 3 to 25% in institutionalized patients. In this podcast, we will discuss how to accurately diagnose and manage psychogenic polydipsia in patients.
The validity of bipolar disorder in children and adolescents has long been debated, and the history surrounding this diagnosis is controversial to say the least. In this podcast, we will discuss the evidence supporting whether bipolar disorder presents in youth, and how clinicians can best assess this disorder.
When patients are not amenable to usual therapy, equine-assisted psychotherapy (EAP) might be a good option. In this podcast, we’ll talk about working with horses as an alternative to, or in conjunction with, traditional therapy.