In 2021 we uncovered some paradoxical effects of medications, including meds that can both cause and treat OCD (antipsychotics), depression (benzodiazepines and antidepressants), and cognitive problems (stimulants and anti-dementia medications).
You will hear about and read research your entire career. Headlines report on positive treatment results, and families come in asking about them. So how should we evaluate research, and what makes a study good or flawed?
For years, we have dreaded seeing our patients develop antipsychotic-induced tardive dyskinesia because there was little we could do about these symptoms. Thankfully, we now have new treatments that produce noticeable improvements in tardive dyskinesia.
Experts tackle various research topics in the field of child psychiatry, from the risk of stimulant-induced psychosis in youth with ADHD to the efficacy and safety of SSRIs and SNRIs for young people with psychiatric disorders.