The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast

The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast

The Best and Worst Antipsychotics for Mania - Part 1

October 18, 2021

In this 3-part series, we look at the rise and fall, and rise again of antipsychotics in mania, and sort through which ones work, which we should avoid, and whether their use in mania has gone overboard. Today, how an anesthetic agent turned into an antipsychotic, and how Bing Crosby lit a spark that would eventually lead psychiatrists to revise their entire diagnostic system.

Published On: 10/17/2021

Duration: 17 minutes, 3 seconds

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