Psychopharmacology and Psychiatry Updates
By Psychopharmacology Institute
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Practical psychopharmacology updates for mental health clinicians. Useful for psychiatry / mental health professionals. Expert interviews and soundbites from CME presentations. Practical and free of commercial bias. Not sponsored by any pharmaceutical company.
||CleanPsychotropics and Gastrointestinal Conditions: Prescribe with the Gut in Mind||Here is a summary of this episode: Always ask about over-the-counter drugs like antacids, antiemetics, and spasmolytics as they may interfere with drug absorption. In patients who have undergone gastric bypass, use immediate release formulations, or...||12/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanClinical Pearls in Geriatric Psychopharmacology||Here is a summary of this episode: Geriatric Psychopharmacology Today’s topic is geriatric psychopharmacology. Do one thing at a time. Start low and go slow with medication titration and avoid PRN prescribing. Avoid medications on the Beers list...||11/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTreatment-Resistant Depression: Clinical Conundrum||Today’s question is: How to manage treatment-resistant depression? Here is a summary of this episode: The first step in the management of treatment-resistant depression (TRD) is adequate history taking and assessment for comorbidities and bipolar...||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Manage an Agitated Patient?||Today’s question is: How to manage an agitated patient? Here is a summary of this episode: Antipsychotics are the mainstay of treatment; addressing psychotic agitation as well as treating delirium. Haloperidol is best combined with a...||10/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhen to Discontinue Antipsychotics? Reviewing the Evidence||Today’s question is: When is the right time to discontinue an antipsychotic in the treatment of schizophrenia? We reviewed the evidence as well as consulting Dr. Ira Glick to help us answer this question. Here is the summary of the...||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAre Drug Interaction Warnings Influenced by Drug Company Promotion? An Interview with Dr. Jeffery Mattes||Dr. Jeffrey Mattes, psychiatrist in Princeton, New Jersey speaks about drug interaction warnings that appear during electronic prescribing and how these warnings may be influenced by drug company promotion. This interview is part of a series covering...||8/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPsilocybin for Treatment-Resistant Depression - Dr. Robin Carhart-Harris||Dr. Robin Carhart-Harris speaks about the use of psilocybin for treatment-resistant depression. Here are some key points from this interview: - Psilocybin, a psychedelic, is a 5-HT2A agonist. Stimulation of the 5-HT2A receptor promotes...||7/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAre Psychopharm Algorithms Bad for You?||At the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, Dr. Robert Patterson (psychiatrist at McLean Hospital Boston) spoke about the benefits of following a structured approach to psychopharmacology. In this episode, Dr. Patterson...||7/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Great for clinicians!
Awesome listen on the way to work, gets the mind going in short segments and adds new ideas while I’m actively seeing patients.