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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.

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.

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United States

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Medical

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Drug Metabolism: The Importance of Child-Pugh Classification for Staging Hepatic Impairment

7/21/2021
This episode discusses the Child-Pugh scale to assess hepatic impairment. It also covers the FDA's position on the inclusion of drug metabolism data for various Child-Pugh stages and cirrhosis. Faculty: Jonathan Meyer, M.D. Hosts: Jessica Diaz, M.D.; Flavio Guzman, M.D. Learn more about Premium Membership here Earn 1 CME: Use of Psychotropics in Patients With Hepatic Issues The Importance of Child-Pugh Classification for Staging Hepatic Impairment

Duration:00:07:06

Impact of Smoking Behavior on Clozapine Blood Levels

7/16/2021
Clozapine blood levels can be influenced by many factors. These include dose, gender, age, body weight, caffeine, medications, and of course, smoking. How much is the reduction in clozapine levels actually due to cigarette smoking? Faculty: Jim Phelps, M.D. Hosts: Jessica Diaz, M.D.; Flavio Guzman, M.D. Learn more about Premium Membership here Earn 0.5 CMEs: Quick Take Vol. 24 Impact of Smoking Behavior on Clozapine Blood Levels—A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Duration:00:07:58

The Child-Pugh Scale in Psychiatry

7/11/2021
This episode discusses the Child-Pugh Rating Scale and how to interpret it, two clinical cases, and the use of paliperidone and lurasidone in patients with hepatic impairment (Child-Pugh C). Faculty: Jonathan Meyer, M.D. Hosts: Jessica Diaz, M.D.; Flavio Guzman, M.D. Learn more about Premium Membership here Earn 1 CME: Use of Psychotropics in Patients With Hepatic Issues Rating Scales for Hepatic Dysfunction: Child-Pugh

Duration:00:12:26

Managing Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome: An Evidence-Based Update

7/6/2021
How should we approach the management of neuroleptic malignant syndrome? What is the role of bromocriptine, dantrolene, and ECT? Faculty: Jim Phelps, M.D. Hosts: Jessica Diaz, M.D.; Flavio Guzman, M.D. Learn more about Premium Membership here Earn 0.5 CMEs: Quick Take Vol. 23 The Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome—A Systematic Case Series Analysis Focusing on Therapy Regimes and Outcome

Duration:00:09:49

Psychotropics and Hepatic Issues: Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

7/1/2021
How important are ALT and AST abnormalities when prescribing psychotropics? Should you adjust dosing in patients with elevated ALT and AST? Does inflammation alter drug kinetics? Faculty: Jonathan Meyer, M.D. Hosts: Jessica Diaz, M.D.; Flavio Guzman, M.D. Learn more about Premium Membership here Earn 1 CME: Use of Psychotropics in Patients With Hepatic Issues Diagnosis and Impact on Drug Metabolism of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Steatosis and Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

Duration:00:12:25

Alzheimer's Disease: Can We Lower the Risk?

6/26/2021
This meta-analysis is a useful reminder of risk factors to look for in your patients. You can also help them understand the long-term risks of Alzheimer's disease. Faculty: Jim Phelps, M.D. Hosts: Jessica Diaz, M.D.; Flavio Guzman, M.D. Learn more about Premium Membership here Earn 0.5 CMEs: Quick Take Vol. 23 Evidence-Based Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of 243 Observational Prospective Studies and 153 Randomised Controlled Trials

Duration:00:06:45

Binge Eating Disorder: Diagnosis and Treatment

6/21/2021
How can you assess binge eating disorder? Which is the preferred screening instrument? What is the role of SSRIs, TCAs, and duloxetine? Faculty: Timothy D. Brewerton, M.D. Hosts: Jessica Diaz, M.D.; Flavio Guzman, M.D. Learn more about Premium Membership here Earn 1 CME: The Psychopharmacology of Feeding and Eating Disorders Binge Eating Disorder (BED): Diagnosis and Treatment Overview

Duration:00:10:22

Unipolar Depression: A Psychopharmacology Algorithm

6/16/2021
What are the best treatment options for severe depression with melancholic features? Can you augment tricyclics? What is the preferred option for depression with mixed features? Guest: David Osser, M.D. Interviewer: Mohan Gautam, D.O. Hosts: Jessica Diaz, M.D.; Flavio Guzman, M.D. Learn more about Premium Membership here Earn 0.75 CMEs: An Algorithm for the Psychopharmacology of Unipolar Nonpsychotic Depression - Interview with David Osser, M.D.

Duration:00:14:33

Bulimia Nervosa: Diagnostic and Treatment Essentials

6/11/2021
When should you suspect bulimia nervosa? What is the role of antidepressants, topiramate, and ondansetron? Faculty: Timothy D. Brewerton, M.D. Hosts: Jessica Diaz, M.D.; Flavio Guzman, M.D. Learn more about Premium Membership here Earn 1 CME: The Psychopharmacology of Feeding and Eating Disorders Bulimia Nervosa (BN): Diagnosis and Treatment Overview

Duration:00:08:03

Primary Insomnia: Zolpidem, Behavioral Therapy and CBT-I

6/6/2021
What are the best treatment options for primary insomnia? What is the role of behavioral therapy and zolpidem? Faculty: Jim Phelps, M.D. Hosts: Jessica Diaz, M.D.; Flavio Guzman, M.D. Learn more about Premium Membership here Earn 0.5 CMEs: Quick Take Vol. 22 Effectiveness of Sequential Psychological and Medication Therapies for Insomnia Disorder: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Duration:00:08:09

Anorexia Nervosa: Diagnosis and Treatment

6/3/2021
What diagnostic considerations should we keep in mind with anorexia nervosa? What are the most effective medications? Does zinc depletion play a role? Faculty: Timothy D. Brewerton, M.D. Hosts: Jessica Diaz, M.D.; Flavio Guzman, M.D. Learn more about Premium Membership here Earn 1 CME: The Psychopharmacology of Feeding and Eating Disorders Never Too Thin: Anorexia Nervosa (AN) Diagnosis and Overview of Pharmacological Treatment

Duration:00:10:19

Pharmacotherapy for Borderline Personality Disorder

5/27/2021
What is the role of pharmacotherapy in borderline personality disorder? Is there evidence supporting the use of antidepressants? Which antipsychotic can be helpful? Is lamotrigine effective? Faculty: Jim Phelps, M.D. Hosts: Jessica Diaz, M.D.; Flavio Guzman, M.D. Learn more about Premium Membership here Earn 0.5 CMEs: Quick Take Vol. 22 Pharmacotherapy for Borderline Personality Disorder: An Update of Published, Unpublished, and Ongoing Studies

Duration:00:11:08

Food Avoidance: Diagnosis and Treatment of Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)

5/22/2021
What is ARFID (Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder)? Are antidepressants helpful? What is the role of adjunctive olanzapine? Faculty: Timothy D. Brewerton, M.D. Hosts: Jessica Diaz, M.D.; Flavio Guzman, M.D. Learn more about Premium Membership here Earn 1 CME: The Psychopharmacology of Feeding and Eating Disorders Food Avoidance: Diagnosis and Treatment of Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)

Duration:00:08:51

Treating Bipolar Disorder in Later Life: Psychopharm Tips

5/17/2021
Do you treat older patients with bipolar disorder the same as younger patients? What is the optimal lithium dose? What is the role of second-generation antipsychotics such as quetiapine? Guest: Martha Sajatovic, M.D. Interviewer: Mohan Gautam, D.O. Hosts: Jessica Diaz, M.D.; Flavio Guzman, M.D. Learn more about Premium Membership here Earn 0.5 CMEs: Bipolar Disorder in Later Life - Interview with Martha Sajatovic, M.D.

Duration:00:11:37

Bereavement and Terminal Illness in Later-Life Depression

5/12/2021
How to assess prolonged grief? Is there a specific therapy? Is there a role for methylphenidate? Faculty: Charles F. Reynolds III, M.D. Hosts: Jessica Diaz, M.D.; Flavio Guzman, M.D. Learn more about Premium Membership here Earn 1 CME: Evidence-Based Treatment of Major Depressive Episodes in Later Life Bereavement and Terminal Illness in Later-Life Depression: Complicated Grief and Palliative and Supportive Care

Duration:00:11:56

Anorexia Nervosa and Cardiac Abnormalities

5/7/2021
Four different changes in cardiac function are associated with anorexia nervosa. All of them generally resolve if weight restoration can be achieved. Faculty: Jim Phelps, M.D. Hosts: Jessica Diaz, M.D.; Flavio Guzman, M.D. Learn more about Premium Plus Membership here Earn 0.5 CMEs: Quick Take Vol. 21 Cardiac Abnormalities Identified With Echocardiography in Anorexia Nervosa: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Duration:00:07:35

Pharmacotherapy of Depression in Later Lafe: Maintenance Treatment

5/2/2021
Can you combine donepezil with antidepressants in later-life depression? What are the benefits? What is the downside? Faculty: Charles F. Reynolds III, M.D. Hosts: Jessica Diaz, M.D.; Flavio Guzman, M.D. Learn more about Premium Membership here Earn 1 CME: Evidence-Based Treatment of Major Depressive Episodes in Later Life Long-Term Treatment in Later- Life Depression: Maintenance, Adverse Effects, and Combination of Antidepressants and Donepezil

Duration:00:12:55

Antipsychotics Ranked: Metabolic Side Effects and Mortality Risk

4/27/2021
In schizophrenia, which antipsychotics cause the most weight gain, cholesterol, or glucose increases? Which antipsychotics cause the least? Although a new study may not change your list much, there are some surprises in this episode. Faculty: Jim Phelps, M.D. Hosts: Jessica Diaz, M.D.; Flavio Guzman, M.D. Learn more about Premium Membership here Earn 0.5 CME: Quick Take Vol. 21 Comparative Effects of 18 Antipsychotics on Metabolic Function in Patients With Schizophrenia, Predictors of...

Duration:00:08:07

An Algorithm for Treating Depression in Older Adults

4/22/2021
Faculty: Charles F. Reynolds III, M.D. Hosts: Jessica Diaz, M.D.; Flavio Guzman, M.D. Learn more about Premium Membership here Earn 1 CME: Evidence-Based Treatment of Major Depressive Episodes in Later Life Algorithm for Later-Life Depression Treatment: Antidepressants and Psychotherapy

Duration:00:12:55

How to Treat Hair Pulling and Skin-Picking Disorders

4/17/2021
Faculty: Robert Hudak, M.D. Hosts: Jessica Diaz, M.D.; Flavio Guzman, M.D. Learn more about Premium Membership here Earn 1 CME: Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders Pharmacologic Treatment of Hair-Pulling and Skin-Picking Disorders: SSRIs, N-Acetylcysteine and, Riluzole

Duration:00:11:08