Psychiatry Education Forum Academy (PEFA) is excited to announce our next lecture series on “Impulse Control & Self Injurious Behaviors: Pharmacological Management“. Today we released the first chapter and made this a free access with a video discussion posted below:
Naltrexone for Impulse Control & Self-Injurious Behaviors
** THIS LECTURE IS AVAILABLE FOR A FREE PREVIEW BELOW **
In this lecture, Dr. Harvinder Singh will discuss the efficacy of naltrexone for impulse control management in the following disorders:
- Pathological Gambling
- Borderline Personality Disorder
This 15 min video discussion will answer the following 9 clinically relevant questions:
- What Dose of Naltrexone is found effective for Kleptomania, Pathological Gambling, and Borderline personality disorder?
- Naltrexone was found effective for which symptoms reduction in Kleptomania, Pathological Gambling, and Borderline personality disorder?
- Which factors are associated with positive naltrexone response in pathological gambling?
- When is naltrexone NOT found effective for impulse control disorders?
- Is naltrexone effective if prescribed on “as needed” basis?
- Which side effects are commonly seen with naltrexone?
- What increases the risk of abnormal increase in liver enzymes with naltrexone?
- What monitoring is recommended with Naltrexone?
- When is Naltrexone Contraindicated?
WATCH VIDEO DISCUSSION (FREE ACCESS AVAILABLE):
PEFA members also get the PDF summary of the academy’s video presentations and here is the summary available for download below:
FOR PEFA ACADEMY MEMBERS:
Psychiatry Education Forum Academy (PEFA) members will have access to this and upcoming discussions in this lecture series below:
Impulse Control & Self-Injurious Behaviors
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