There's a new crop of psych meds that work through serotonin receptors, but not in the way you'd expect. They range from antipsychotics like lumateperone (Caplyta) to novel therapies for depression and anxiety like psilocybin and MDMA, as well as a few familiar meds like mirtazapine, trazodone, and quetiapine. Learn how the...
Randall Moore, MD, JD.
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Texas A & M University Health Science Center College of Medicine.
Chris Aiken, MD.
Editor-in-Chief of TCPR. Practicing psychiatrist, Winston-Salem, NC.
Dr. Moore and Dr. Aiken have disclosed that they have no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Pimavanserin (Nuplazid) aims to treat psychosis without blocking dopamine. Though FDA-approved for psychosis associated with Parkinson’s disease, the drug is being tested in a host of other disorders: Depression, dementia, and sexual dysfunction.