Natural Treatments in Psychiatry (January)

Date of Issue: 01/01/2012 | Volume: 10 | Number: 1

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In This Issue


Deplin: Is it Just Folate by Another Name?

Topics: Depressive Disorder | Natural Medications

Patients are probably asking you about Deplin, or L-methylfolate, a version of folic acid that is being marketed by Pamlab as an adjunctive treatment for depression.

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Nuedexta for Pseudobulbar Affect

Topics: Mood Stabilizers | Natural Medications | Neuroscience in Psychiatry

Nuedexta is a combination of dextromethorphan (DM) and quinidine sulfate. You might reasonably ask why these two agents would have ever been considered as a treatment for PBA.

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Expert QA

Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Mood Disorders

Topics: Mood Stabilizers | Natural Medications | Women's Issues in Psychiatry

Defining CAM is challenging. One of the things that makes it so hard to have a concrete discussion on CAM is that it means different things to different people.

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Research Update

Genes Plus Environment in Psychiatry: View Positive Studies Skeptically

Topics: Depressive Disorder | Genetics and Psychiatry

Common sense dictates that genetic predispositions probably interact with life stressors to influence our mental health. Plenty of research has been published to evaluate whether this is actually true, but findings have been mixed.

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Research Update

Can Instant Messaging Enhance Treatment Outcomes?

Topics: Anxiety Disorder | Computers in Psychiatric Practice | Practice Tools and Tips | Research Updates | Smoking Cessation Agents

Whether you see your patients quarterly, monthly, or even weekly, you certainly are not with them as much as their cell phones are.

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