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TABLE OF CONTENT

Journal club (includes abcc pathway articles)

CLINICAL CASE DISCUSSIONS:

PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY WITH RENAL IMPAIRMENT:

PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY WITH HEPATIC IMPAIRMENT:

PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY WITH CARDIAC IMPAIRMENT:

PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY WITH OTHER MEDICAL COMORBIDITIES:

ADVERSE EVENTS: ANTIPSYCHOTICS

ADVERSE EVENTS: ANTIDEPRESSANTS

ADVERSE EVENTS: MOOD STABILIZERS

ADVERSE EVENTS: SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION WITH PSYCHOTROPICS

Psycho-Ophthalmology: Psychotropics Ocular Adverse Events

Non-Psychiatric Medications: Neuropsychiatric Adverse Events

Psychotropics Drug-Drug Interactions

Switching Psychotropics & Discontinuation

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM): Psychotropic Levels

Long Acting Injectables

MAJOR DEPRESSION DISORDER (MDD)

MDD Augmentation Strategies

  1. Atypical Antipsychotics
  2. Lithium
  3. Thyroid Hormones
  4. L-Methylfolate
  5. Lamotrigine
  6. Stimulants
  7. Buspirone
  8. Pramipexole
  9. S-Adenosyl Methionine (SAMe)
  10. Low Dose Naltrexone

Evidence Based Treatment Guidelines

  1. Update On Nonpsychotic Unipolar Depression Management
  2. Comparing Guidelines for MDD Treatment: Pharmacotherapy vs Psychotherapy
  3. Florida Best Practice Guidelines (2017- 2018)
  4. Florida Best Practice Guidelines (2017- 2018): MDD with Mixed Features
  5. Florida Best Practice Guidelines (2017- 2018): MDD with Psychosis

MDD PsychoPharamcology

  1. Ketamine Role in Psychiatry & Risk of Psychosis
  2. Trazodone Once-A-Day for MDD
  3. Transdermal Selegiline for MDD
  4. Auveity: new Antidepressant for MDD
  5. Gepirone (Exxua): New Antidepressant FDA Approved for MDD
  6. Rejoyn: FDA Cleared First Prescription Digital Therapeutic for MDD
  7. How Long to Continue Antidepressants for MDD Treatment?
  8. Medications vs Psychotherapy for MDD: Guidelines Comparison.
  9. Antidepressants Discontinuation Syndrome Vs Depression Relapse
  10. Psychotropic Medication of choice to Improve Cognition in MDD
  11. Sleep-Wake Cycle & Antidepressants
  12. Antidepressants of Choice in Adolescents & Monitoring

Comparing Antidepressants

  1. SSRIs vs SSRIs (Part-1)
  2. SSRIs vs SSRIs (Part-2)
  3. Serotonin Modulators: Trazodone vs Nefazodone
  4. Serotonin Modulators: Vortioxetine vs Vilazodone
  5. Comparing Long ActingAntidepressants Formulations
  6. Comparing Antidepressants: Which one is better?

Post Stroke Depression

  1. Pathophysiology & Risk Factors
  2. Treatment of Post Stroke Depression
  3. Prevention of Post Stroke Depression

Grief

  1. Grief versus Major Depressive Episode
  2. Persistent Complex Bereavement Disorder Versus Prolonged Grief Disorder
  3. What Questions to Ask? Grief Assessment Questionnaire.

Back to Basics

  1. Serotonin: Basics and Beyond
  2. Mechanism of Action: Antidepressants (Part-1)
  3. Mechanism of Action: Antidepressants (Part-2)
  4. Suicide Risk Assessment

Bipolar and Related Disorder

Evidence Based Treatment Guidelines

  1. CANMAT and ISBD (2018 Guidelines): Acute Management of Bipolar Mania
  2. CANMAT and ISBD (2018 Guidelines): Acute Management of Bipolar I Depression
  3. CANMAT and ISBD (2018 Guidelines): Maintenance therapy for Bipolar I Disorder
  4. CANMAT and ISBD (2018 Guidelines): Management of Bipolar II Disorder
  5. Florida Best Practice Guidelines (2017- 2018): Bipolar Depression
  6. Florida Best Practice Guidelines (2017- 2018): Bipolar Mania
  7. Florida Best Practice Guidelines (2017- 2018): Bipolar Maintenance
  8. British Association for Psychopharmacology (2016)

Bipolar Depression

  1. Managing Bipolar Depression: Treatment Update 2023
  2. Is Watchful Waiting Appropriate for Bipolar Depression?
  3. Antidepressants in Bipolar Depression: When to Use & When to Avoid?
  4. How Long to Continue Adjunct Antidepressants in Bipolar Depression?
  5. Is Lamotrigine >200 mg Effective for Bipolar Depression?
  6. Is Quetiapine 600 mg More Efficacious than 300 mg for Bipolar Depression?
  7. Which Subgroup of Bipolar Disorder Patients Respond Well to Lithium?

Bipolar Mixed Features

  1. How to Diagnose Bipolar Mixed Feature Specifier?
  2. Why is Diagnosing Mixed State Important?
  3. Assessment Scales for Mixed State Evaluation
  4. Management of Bipolar Mixed Features

Bipolar Disorder PsychoPharamcology

  1. Anti-Manic Agent of Choice?
  2. Pramipexole for Bipolar Depression
  3. Comparing Mood Stabilizers
  4. Comparing FDA Approved Medications: Bipolar Depressed
  5. How Long to Continue Antipsychotics After Mania Remission?
  6. Is Quetiapine 600 mg Superior to 300 mg for Bipolar I and II Depression?
  7. Restarting Lamotrigine after abrupt Discontinuation
  8. Cariprazine (Vraylar) for Depressive Episodes in Bipolar I Disorder.
  9. Iloperidone: FDA Approval for Bipolar 1 Disorder (Acute Manic or Mixed Episodes)

Bipolar Disorder and Comorbid ADHD

Bipolar 2 Disorder

OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE AND RELATED DISORDERS

OCD Psychopharmacology Algorithm

Obsessions versus Delusions?

OCD: When to Discontinue Treatment?

OCD Augmentation with N-acetyl cysteine (NAC)

Postpartum Onset OCD

Antipsychotics of Choice in Schizo-Obsessive Disorder

Excoriation (Skin-Picking) Disorder

  1. Excoriation Disorder Non-Pharmacological Management
  2. Excoriation Disorder Pharmacological Management

Anxiety and Related Disorders

TRAUMA AND STRESS-RELATED DISORDERS : POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER