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Psychopharmacology and Psychiatry Updates

Jul 15, 2024

In this episode, we dive into the complex world of treating insomnia in patients with major depressive disorder. What's the best approach to help these patients find restful sleep and improve their mood? Join us as we explore a range of strategies, from medication to behavioral interventions.

Faculty: Amit Chopra,...


Jul 10, 2024

In this episode, we explore the latest pharmacologic interventions for managing insomnia in patients with major depressive disorder. Can dual orexin receptor antagonists, melatonin agonists, and low-dose doxepin provide relief for those struggling with sleep? Join us as we discuss the advances in treating insomnia and...


Jul 5, 2024

In this episode, we explore the potential of fish oil as an adjunct to cognitive–behavioral therapy for treating depression in youth. Can this combination enhance treatment outcomes, or is cognitive–behavioral therapy alone just as effective? Join us as we dive into this intriguing study.

Faculty: David Rosenberg,...


Jun 30, 2024

In this episode, we explore the use of benzodiazepines and nonbenzodiazepine hypnotics for managing insomnia in major depressive disorder. How do these medications work, and what are the key considerations when prescribing them? Join us as we navigate the complexities of pharmacologic interventions for...


Jun 25, 2024

In this episode, we explore the safety of antipsychotics in patients with liver disease. How can psychiatrists navigate the risk–benefit balance when treating medically complex individuals? Dr. Sydney LeFay discusses key insights from a recent review article, guiding antipsychotic selection and monitoring.

Faculty:...