Psychopharmacology

Perception of Adverse Drug Interactions

July 14, 2020

When is an adverse drug reaction actually a drug interaction? And vice versa? More in this video.

Cytochrome P450: You've Come a Long Way

June 26, 2020

Two examples described here underscore the importance of understanding the cytochrome P450 (CYP) system

Special Issues for Patients With SUDs Undergoing Surgery

May 18, 2020

This innovative program at Massachusetts General Hospital addresses postoperative pain while preventing relapse in patients a history of opioid use disorder.

Top 12 Mistakes in Perinatal Psychiatry

April 22, 2020

Although they may have been the result of good intentions, these mistakes could adversely impact mother and baby.

The Buzz on Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics

March 17, 2020

What are the benefits of using LAI antipsychotics? What are the major obstacles to adherence? Those questions and more in this podcast.

Pharmaceutical Company Makes the FDA’s Naughty List

March 06, 2020

After receiving complaints, the FDA’s Office of Prescription Drug Promotion rebukes the pharmaceutical company for misleading advertising.

Pharmacological Management of Violence and Violent Behavior in Psychiatric Settings

February 28, 2020

Psychotic violence is associated with primary psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and bipolar disorder. While it may be that psychotic violence is the least common type of violence in inpatient environments, it is also the most treatable.

The New Year Brings Good News, Bad News

February 26, 2020

Drug companies are investing more to study psychiatric disorders, and there may be novel treatments in the near future.

The Neuroprotective Effects of Lithium

February 14, 2020

Do you need help persuading patients to try lithium?

Integrating Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology in the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder

January 30, 2020

Although multiple interventions exist for major depressive disorder (MDD), only partial response is achieved in many patients and recurrence is common. Combining medication and psychotherapy may enable more effective treatment of MDD.