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Why Nightmares Matter

August 23, 2021 | Podcasts

Barry Krakow, MD has spent his career studying and treating nightmares. In this interview, he shares how nightmares affect mental health, and how they point to more than just PTSD. Published On: 8/22/2021 Duration: 16 minutes, 23 seconds Related Article:...


6 Ways to Manage Nausea on Psych Meds

August 9, 2021 | Podcasts

  Our top 6 tips for managing nausea on psych meds, and a queasy tale of a tenacious problem to watch for when your patients who get nauseous: Conditioned taste aversion. Published On: 8/9/2021 Duration: 18 minutes, 16 seconds Transcript:...


The Top Genetic Tests

August 2, 2021 | Podcasts

The APA says that genetic testing isn’t ready for prime time, but is there anything worth salvaging in these panels? We get some answers from John Nurnberger, MD, PhD, co-founder of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics, the founding editor...


How to Use a Lightbox

July 26, 2021 | Podcasts

Guide your patients to light therapy with this tutorial, including how to select a device, what time to use it, and how to position the box. Published On: 7/26/2021 Duration: 12 minutes, 54 seconds Related Articles: "Dark and Light Therapy,"...


Nine New Findings with Mirtazapine

July 19, 2021 | Podcasts

Research updates on mirtazapine in anxiety, insomnia, methamphetamine abuse, and controversial news about the abuse potential of this antidepressant. Also new side effects and withdrawal symptoms discovered. Published On: 7/19/21 Duration: 16 minutes, 28 seconds Related Article: "Two Negative Studies of Mirtazapine and...


A Therapy to Prevent Depression

July 12, 2021 | Podcasts

Antidepressants get people better from depression, but what keeps them better? In this episode, Dr. Giovanni Fava suggests we may need to stop trying to stamp-out pathology and start finding ways to enhance well-being as patients recover. Published On: 7/12/2021...


The Bright Side of the Serotonin Gene

July 5, 2021 | Podcasts

We interview Vladimir Maletic about the serotonin transporter gene (SERT). It’s supposed to make people more vulnerable to depression, but there’s a bright side to this gene that rarely gets attention. We talk about the strengths it confers, and whether...


The Rediscovery of Disulfiram

June 28, 2021 | Podcasts

New analyses rank disulfiram (Antabuse) among the most effective medications for alcohol use disorders. But why is it so underutilized? In this podcast we explore the history of this therapy – the oldest medication that is still in use in...


Viloxazine (Qelbree): A Faster Strattera?

June 20, 2021 | Podcasts

On April 2, 2021, viloxazine, brand name Qelbree, received FDA approval for the treatment of ADHD in children and adolescents ages 6-17 years old. The latest issue of The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report includes a News of Note covering this newly approved...