Chris Aiken, MD, and Kellie Newsome, PMH-NP, discuss best practices for dosing quetiapine for the treatment of bipolar disorder.
Chris Aiken, MD, and Kellie Newsome, PMH-NP, discuss how to dose quetiapine for the treatment of bipolar disorder.
Dr Aikenis the Mood Disorders Section Editor for Psychiatric Times, the Editor in Chief of The Carlat Psychiatry Report,and the Director of the Mood Treatment Center. His written several books on mood disorders, most recently The Depression and Bipolar Workbook. He can be heard in the weekly Carlat Psychiatry Podcastwith his co-host Kellie Newsome, PMH-NP. Dr Aiken does not accept honoraria from pharmaceutical companies but receives royalties from PESI for The Depression and Bipolar Workbookand from W.W. Norton & Co. for Bipolar, Not So Much.
Kellie L. Newsome, PMH-NP, is the cohost of the Carlat Psychiatry Podcast and is also a practicing Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Winston Salem, NC, at the Mood Treatment Center. Raised in Tasmania, Australia, Kellie moved to the United States in 1998.
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