The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast

The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast

Should we trust the experts?

September 16, 2019

Why does the top-selling psychiatric textbook base its recommendations on the lowest grade of medical evidence? Psychiatric practice is often mislead by expert opinion, practice trends, and neurotransmitter theories. In the case of paroxetine (Paxil), venlafaxine (Effexor), and mirtazapine (Remeron), this misinformation has created some popular myths that don't hold up to the evidence.

Publication Date: 9/16/19

Runtime: 11 minutes, 42 seconds

Article Referenced: Mirtazapine Augmentation: Running Low on Rocket Fuel” The Carlat Psychiatry Report, September 2019