Working With Transgender Patients (October)

Date of Issue: 10/01/2018 | Volume: 16 | Number: 10

Issue Links:Learning Objectives | Editorial Information

Our profession has a number of obstacles to overcome in gaining the trust of transgender and gender non-conforming patients. This month's issue features an expert interview to help you better understand how to work with this population.

In This Issue

Article

How Ethnicity Influences Medication Response

Topics: Practice Tools and Tips | Psychopharmacology Tips

From cultural expectations to genetic variations, ethnicity has a strong effect on medication response. In this article, we’ll review five areas where ethnic groups can differ in their biological response to psychiatric medications.

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Expert Q&A

Working With Transgender Patients

Topics: Gender & Sexuality | Practice Tools and Tips

Our profession has a number of obstacles to overcome in gaining the trust of transgender and gender non-conforming patients. We turn to this month’s expert, Jack Drescher, MD, to better understand how to work with this population.

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Article

Behavioral Strategies for Suicide Prevention

Topics: Depressive Disorder | Psychotherapy

What can you do—beyond prescribing medications—to help your patients who have suicidal ideation? There are many strategies that you can teach your patients, even in the context of brief psychopharm visits.

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Article

Ask the Editor: Three Significant Food Interactions with ADHD Medications

Topics: Free Articles | Practice Tools and Tips | Psychopharmacology

Patients often ask how their stimulant medication interacts with food. Can you tell us more about this?

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Research Update

Are All Psychotherapies for Anorexia Created Equal?

Topics: Research Update

Psychotherapy is the main treatment for anorexia nervosa, but which type works best? Several therapies have good evidence in this population, but they differ in their models and methods, and head-to-head comparisons among them are rare. To overcome that limitation, this study used a technique called “network meta-analysis,” which evaluates different treatments based on how they measured up against a common comparison group.

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CME Post-Test

CME Post-Test - Working With Transgender Patients, TCPR, October 2018

Topics: CME Post-Test

The post-test for this issue is available for one year after the publication date to subscribers only. By successfully completing the test you will be awarded a certificate for 1 CME credit.

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