ADHD (August)

Date of Issue: 08/01/2022 | Volume: 20 | Number: 8

Issue Links:Learning Objectives | Editorial Information

We interview Richard Brown on complementary therapies in ADHD and highlight new treatments for dyslexia and sluggish cognitive tempo. Factors that get in the way of antidepressants, and tips on dosing lithium, bupropion, olanzapine, and managing carbamazepine interactions.

In This Issue

Clinical Update

What Gets in the Way of Antidepressants?

Topics: Antidepressants | Anxiety | Comorbidity | Free Articles | Psychopharmacology | Treatment-Resistant Depression

Recent research has added to our understanding of factors that inhibit response to treatment, including major stress, nonadherence, and anxiety.

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Expert Q&A

Complementary Therapy in ADHD

Topics: ADHD | attention | Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder | Complimentary Medicine | natural treatments

Richard Brown advances our understanding of CAM treatments for ADHD and updates us on what works and what doesn’t in clinical practice.

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Clinical Update

Six Tips From Prescribing Psychotropics

Topics: Antipsychotic | Bupropion | Dosing | Lithium | olanzapine | Psychotropic medication | Side Effects

New answers to age-old questions, such as adjusting the dose to account for drug interactions, reducing side effects, maintaining weight, and protecting that finicky organ—the kidneys.

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Research Update

Vyvanse for Sluggish Cognitive Tempo in ADHD

Topics: Cognition | Side Effects | Vyvanse

This study won’t tell us if “sluggish cognitive tempo” is a valid disorder, but it does show how Vyvanse works in this controversial subtype of ADHD.

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Research Update

Does Vitamin B6 Prevent Postpartum Depression?

Topics: Depression | Postpartum Depression | Vitamin B6 | Women's Issues in Psychiatry

With limited treatments available for PPD, there is some evidence that points to the potential role for vitamin B6.

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CME Post-Test

CME Post-Test - ADHD, TCPR, August, 2022

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 Credits.

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