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Schizophrenia Episodes

Trintellix for Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia [60 Sec Psych]

June 16, 2020 | Podcasts

Negative symptoms are the main cause of disability in schizophrenia, and they’ve long been considered untreatable or barely treatable. This study looked at the antidepressant vortioxetine (Trintellix) for them. Vortioxetine is the only antidepressant that has cognitive benefits that they FDA allowed mention of in the prescribing information. The in


Ginger Ale and Normal Hallucinations

June 10, 2019 | Podcasts

Does ginger ale really help nausea? Are hallucinations ever normal? Some of the answers may surprise as we bring you highlights from the June/July double issue of the Carlat Report. Included are practical tips on how to assess spectrum symptoms of mental illnesses, how to intervene in patients at risk for schizophrenia, and dosage and product recomm


Do Antipsychotics Improve Cognition?

May 27, 2019 | Podcasts

Unlike the typical antipsychotics, atypicals improve both cognitive and psychotic symptoms of schizophrenia, so they must have procognitive effects of their own that can be harnessed in mood disorders, ADHD, and even dementia. The problem is that the data show the opposite. Publication Date: 5/27/19 Runtime: 8 mins, 35 seconds Article Reference