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Psychopharmacology and Psychiatry Updates

Aug 30, 2022

Can we use clomipramine in children?
This episode discusses tips for clinicians treating pediatric OCD, follow-up on pediatric OCD symptoms into adulthood, and treatment response in OCD. It also reviews the use of clomipramine for treatment-resistant OCD and its requirements and precautions.

Faculty: David Rosenberg,...

Aug 25, 2022

How should we treat patients with bipolar disorder and comorbid GAD? In this episode, Dr. David Osser discusses an evidence-based treatment algorithm for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder. He also clarifies common clinical concerns, such as treating GAD in patients with comorbid conditions and...

Aug 20, 2022

What are the FDA-approved medications for pediatric OCD? This episode discusses the guidelines for the management of pediatric OCD, including the treatment for mild, moderate, and severe OCD symptoms, as well as the recommended treatment for remission and maintenance, partial response, and nonresponse. It also...

Aug 15, 2022

Can ketamine be an effective adjunctive treatment to sustain abstinence from alcohol? In this episode, Dr. Phelps discusses a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of adjunctive ketamine with mindfulness psychotherapy for treating alcohol use disorder. 

Faculty: Jim Phelps, M.D. 
Host: Jessica Diaz, M.D.

Aug 10, 2022

How to untangle pediatric OCD from ASD and GAD? This episode discusses pediatric OCD and its comorbidities: Depression, GAD, and ASD. It includes a discussion on the differences in concerns between OCD and GAD, the assessment of primary and secondary depressive symptoms, and the differences between ASD and...