Nootropics and Antioxidants: The Next Big Things in Psychiatry?
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 11, Number 7&8, July 2013
Topics: Natural Medications
Emily Deans, MD
Clinical Instructor, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Deans has disclosed that she has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
With an ongoing desire for “natural” products, and disappointment with the cost and efficacy of current prescription medications, more patients have turned to supplements. As a psychiatrist, the more you know about these supplements, the better you can have a conversation about their known risks and benefits.