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Psychopharmacology and Psychiatry Updates

Jul 31, 2022

Learn some of the recommendations from the Handbook of Good Psychiatric Management for Borderline Personality Disorder.  This episode addresses the clinical approach and drug management in the good psychiatric management of BPD. 

Faculty: Paul Links, M.D. 
Host: Jessica Diaz, M.D.

Jul 26, 2022

How do you distinguish obsessive-compulsive and related disorders from habits? In this episode, we discuss the varying presentations of OCRDs and challenges in their management, including practical recommendations for psychopharmacologic management. 

Guest: Robert Hudak, M.D. 
Interviewer: Wegdan Rashad, M.D. 

Jul 21, 2022

What other medications can we offer to our patients with BPD? This episode discusses some novel medication approaches used in borderline personality disorder, including omega-3 fatty acids, methylphenidate, clonidine, doxazosin, memantine, and oxytocin. 

Faculty: Paul Links, M.D. 
Host: Jessica Diaz, M.D.

Jul 16, 2022

Is lithium really effective in patients with a high risk of suicide? In this episode, Dr. Phelps discusses a randomized clinical trial that assessed the efficacy of adding lithium to an existing medication regimen for reducing the rate of suicide-related events in veterans with bipolar disorder and depression. 


Jul 11, 2022

Are mood stabilizers effective for borderline personality disorder? This episode discusses the use of lamotrigine and lithium in BPD patients, including possible benefits, concerns, and recommendations regarding these medications. 

Faculty: Paul Links, M.D. 
Host: Jessica Diaz, M.D.