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Psychopharmacology and Psychiatry Updates

Mar 28, 2022

How do you titrate lithium doses? In this episode, Dr. David Osser discusses practical insights on lithium dosing and monitoring strategies. 

Guest: David Osser, M.D. 
Interviewer: Mohan Gautam, D.O. 
Hosts: Jessica Diaz, M.D.; Flavio Guzman, M.D.

Mar 23, 2022

Can we use CBD for psychiatric disorders?
This episode discusses the evidence for medical uses of CBD for various disorders, such as childhood epilepsy, schizophrenia, social anxiety disorder, opioid use disorder, and cannabis use disorder.                                              

Faculty: Diana Martinez,...

Mar 18, 2022

Do SSRIs really increase suicide risk? This episode discusses the controversial literature regarding the effect of antidepressant initiation on suicidal ideation. 

Faculty: Jim Phelps, M.D. 
Hosts: Jessica Diaz, M.D.; Flavio Guzman, M.D.

Mar 13, 2022

Does cannabis use cause cognitive deficits? This episode discusses cannabis use and its long-term effects on cognition in adults and younger people. 

Faculty: Diana Martinez, M.D.
Hosts: Jessica Diaz, M.D., Flavio Guzman, M.D.

Mar 8, 2022

When should you suspect clozapine-induced myocarditis? Myocarditis has nonspecific manifestations. In this episode, Dr. Phelps explains the clinical presentation and the steps to take if you suspect myocarditis.

Faculty: Jim Phelps, M.D.
Hosts: Jessica Diaz, M.D.; Flavio Guzman, M.D.