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Psychopharmacology and Psychiatry Updates

May 27, 2023

Are there any particular situations where nonstimulant medications may be especially effective for ADHD? In this episode, we discuss nonstimulant treatments for ADHD. Although stimulants are commonly used for ADHD, nonstimulant options like atomoxetine, viloxazine, clonidine, and guanfacine have been FDA approved...

May 22, 2023

In this episode, we share insights into the comorbidities and other considerations that can impact the treatment algorithm for OCD. From the risks of medication use in pregnant women, to the challenges of treating OCD in patients with comorbid bipolar disorder, this episode provides valuable clinical pearls...

May 17, 2023

In this episode, we discuss rapid cycling bipolar disorder and its treatment, focusing on the use of the combination of lamotrigine and lithium. We also highlight the importance of checking thyroid status and tapering antidepressants in patients with rapid cycling.

Faculty: Jim Phelps, M.D.
Host: Richard Seeber, M.D.

May 12, 2023

In this episode, we discuss the potential use of melatonin as a safe and effective pharmacotherapy for sleep disturbances in children with ADHD and ASD. Did you know that up to 80% of children with ASD experience sleep disorders? Listen in to learn how melatonin can help improve sleep onset and duration in...

May 7, 2023

Which medications are safe and effective for treating nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) in children and adolescents? In this episode, we discuss the use of psychotropic medications in treating NSSI, which is becoming increasingly common in this population and can predict future suicide attempts.

Faculty: David Rosenberg,...