Author | Cornel N. Stanciu, MD, MRO

Articles

Can Low-Dose Naltrexone Help Patients with Depression?

May 05, 2020

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As we learn more about the immune system and its involvement in psychiatric conditions, including depression, LDN is an intriguing tool to keep in mind and for future exploration.

The Battle Against COVID-19: Tips for Clinicians

April 20, 2020

Article

Tips for advocating for yourself and the safety of your patients.

A Promising, Yet Controversial, Approach to Treating Depression

April 02, 2020

Article

Mounting evidence shows the endogenous opioid system is a potential therapeutic target for mood disorders, yet questions remain.

What Changes Are Shaping Opioid Treatment Programs During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

March 26, 2020

Article

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the country, SAMHSA and the DEA allow for flexibility in addressing the needs of patients with opioid use disorder.

Best Practices in Using Telemedicine for ADHD During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 20, 2020

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Psychiatrists are exploring ways to best serve their patients while complying with the medicolegal restrictions of the coronavirus. Here: approaches to best leverage telemedicine for patients with ADHD.

A Clinician’s Brief Guide to Chronotherapy for Affective Disorders

March 05, 2020

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Chronotherapy presents a unique tool to add to the armamentarium of available modalities for management of non-seasonal depression. Clinicians should be familiar with its application and be able to implement it in recalcitrant sufferers.

An Overview of Cannabis Use in Individuals With Affective Disorders

February 05, 2020

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This research update underscores the need to be well versed in the data in order to have meaningful conversations with our patients who are cannabis users or contemplate use.

An Overview of Cannabis Use in Pregnancy

January 15, 2020

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Public endorsement for potential benefits of the marijuana plant is at an all-time high, even in vulnerable populations, such as pregnant women.

Medication-Assisted Treatment on a Budget: Two You Should Know

June 20, 2019

Article

This CME discusses the opioid-like effects of loperamide and kratom and raises awareness of potential dangers associated with use.

Opioid Overdoses and Naloxone: What Everyone Needs to Know

February 02, 2018

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More than 6 out of 10 deaths involve prescribed opioids. The authors address guidelines for who should (and who should not) receive a naloxone prescription.

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