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Psychopharmacology and Psychiatry Updates

Oct 29, 2023

Did you know that your genes could affect how your brain processes vital nutrients? In this episode, we delve into fascinating research on micronutrient supplementation for mental disorders, such as ADHD. Discover how our genetic makeup might dictate our nutrient needs and how this can influence mental...

Oct 24, 2023

Could antipsychotic switching impact substance use in schizophrenia?
In this episode, Dr. Jim Phelps explores the impact of antipsychotics on patients with schizophrenia and substance use disorder. He includes insights from national cohorts and clinical cases and delves into the potential effects of changing...

Oct 19, 2023

Dive into the fascinating world of nutrition's impact on mental health in our latest episode. We explore intriguing studies on the Mediterranean diet's potential to alleviate depressive symptoms. Can a shift in dietary habits truly improve mental health?

Faculty: Amelia Villagomez, M.D.
Host: Richard Seeber, M.D.

Oct 14, 2023

In this episode, we explore a pressing problem in pediatric psychiatry: The disparities in the use of pharmacologic restraints. How can we address these biases in our healthcare system? What role do behavioral interventions play in reducing the need for these measures?

Faculty: David Rosenberg, M.D.
Host: Richard...

Oct 9, 2023

In this episode, we discuss the causes of clozapine-induced orthostasis. Although some patients may develop tolerance, it can limit titration and potentially obstruct patients from reaching the plasma level where they respond well to the medication. There are practical management strategies for orthostasis, including...