Research Update

Antidepressants for Suicidal Ideation in Depressed Patients?

Topics: Antidepressant | Cognitive Behavioral Therapy | Depression | Suicidality

REVIEW OF: Dunlop BW et al, Psychol Med 2019;49(11):1869–1878 TYPE OF STUDY: Post-hoc analysis of a randomized controlled trial Antidepressants and cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) appear roughly equivalent for treating depression (Weitz ES et al, JAMA Psychiatry 2015;72(11):1102–1109), but might they differ in their efficacy for individual sy

Read More
Expert Q&A

Combination Treatment for Schizophrenia

Topics: Adjunct treatment | Antidepressant | Antipsychotic | Benzodiazepine | CATIE | Combination treatment | Free Articles | Mood stabilizer | Outcomes | Psychopharmacology | Schizoaffective disorder | Schizophrenia | Substance Use Disorder

CHPR: You recently published a study on the use of adjunctive medications in patients with schizophrenia (Stroup TS et al, JAMA Psychiatry 2019;76(5):508–515). Your findings were provocative as you found that adjunctive medications often help improve patients’ outcomes, yet many clinicians avoid polypharmacy because of concern that patients will exp

Read More