Therapy (August)

Date of Issue: 08/01/2021 | Volume: 19 | Number: 8

Issue Links:Learning Objectives | Editorial Information

Nightmares darken people’s moods, whether they have PTSD or not, and in this issue you’ll learn a simple intervention to reduce them. Also, the best way to keep patients well after ECT, and research updates on psilocybin, antidepressant side effects, lemborexant (Dayvigo), and pharmacogenetic testing.

In This Issue

Clinical Update

ECT Worked: Now What?

Topics: Antidepressant Augmentation | Depression | Depressive Disorder | ECT | Free Articles | Lithium | Treatment-Resistant Depression

Your patient has recovered from depression with ECT, but their chances of going back into it are high (80%). In this article, learn 3 ways to reduce that risk.

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Expert Q&A

Turning Nightmares Into Dreams

Topics: Behavior therapy | Behavioral therapy | Brief psychotherapy | Nightmares | Psychotherapy | PTSD | Sleep Disorders | Therapy during medication appointment | Therapy with Med Management

When patients have more than one nightmare a week, it’s probably affecting their mental health. Barry Krakow has developed a simple behavioral therapy that reduces nightmares, and in this interview he explains how to apply it during brief and long visits.

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Research Update

Lemborexant and Sleep Architecture in the Elderly

Topics: Free Articles | Geriatric Psychiatry | Hypnotics | Lemborexant | Sleep | Sleep Disorders

It’s rare to see a hypnotic that improves sleep architecture, not to mention next-day functioning. Lemborexant hopes to change that.

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Research Update

Comparison of GI Side Effects of Antidepressants

Topics: Antidepressants | Depression | Depressive Disorder | Free Articles | Mirtazapine | Side Effects | SNRIs | SSRIs

Modern antidepressants are ranked by their risk of GI side effects, with a few surprises baked in.

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CME Post-Test

CME Post-Test - Therapy, TCPR, August 2021

Topics: CME Post-Test

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

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