The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast

The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast


Latest Episodes

Meds for Anorexia [60 Sec Psych]
June 03, 2020

People with anorexia usually don’t want to take medications, but does pharmacotherapy even work?

What Locked-In Syndrome Teaches Us About Happiness
June 01, 2020

People with profound disabilities are happier than we think, and the ways they adjust to their limitations tell us a lot about how to help people with chronic psychiatric illness.

Good Advice for Hypochondriacs [60 Sec Psych]
May 30, 2020

Today’s study was a randomized controlled trial comparing a self-guided online therapy to face-to-face CBT for health anxiety.

Wisdom Deficit Disorder [60 Sec Psych]
May 29, 2020

Patients don’t just look to their health care providers for medications, they also turn to for wisdom in times of crisis.

Antidepressants in Bipolar [60 Sec Psych]
May 27, 2020

Do they help? Do they harm? And can mood stabilizers protect patients who take them?

Research Theme Park: Foodland
May 25, 2020

Blueberries, walnuts, tea, salt, and the Mediterranean diet are featured in this playful but practical stroll through the latest research on food and the brain.

All the Meds for Bipolar Depression [60 Sec Psych]
May 23, 2020

A new meta-analysis ranked all the medications for bipolar depression, and we found a surprise in the stack.

Ketamine and Obesity [60 Sec Psych]
May 20, 2020

Obesity is rarely a harbinger of recovery with antidepressant therapy, but at least 3 treatments may be exceptions to that rule.

Constipation and Psych Meds: An Expert Interview with Jonathan Meyer, MD
May 18, 2020

FDA strengthens warning on clozapine induced constipation. What do we do when it happens?. And what does this mean for the rest of our psych meds?. Dr Jonathan Meyer explains.

How Effective is Esketamine [60 Sec Psych]
May 16, 2020

It's been a year since esketamine's (Spravato) debut for treatment resistant depression, and the numbers are in.