The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast

The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast


Latest Episodes

Can You Stop the Thyroid Med after Stopping Lithium? [60 Sec Psych]
June 17, 2020

Hypothyrodism is fairly common on lithium, affecting about 14-17% of patients.

Can You Stop the Thyroid Med after Stopping Lithium? [60 Sec Psych]
June 17, 2020

Hypothyrodism is fairly common on lithium, affecting about 14-17% of patients. Subclinical hypothyroidism is twice as common, and the risk is greater in the elderly. We know what to do about it ─ start thyroid supplement ─ but what hasn’t been clear is...

Trintellix for Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia [60 Sec Psych]
June 16, 2020

Negative symptoms are the main cause of disability in schizophrenia, and they’ve long been considered untreatable or barely treatable. This study looked at the antidepressant vortioxetine (Trintellix) for them.

Trintellix for Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia [60 Sec Psych]
June 16, 2020

Negative symptoms are the main cause of disability in schizophrenia, and they’ve long been considered untreatable or barely treatable.

How to Diagnose Borderline Personality Disorder
June 15, 2020

These 10 questions can identify borderline personality disorder with almost as much precision as a lengthy structured interview. Plus the word of the day: Hysterical Psychosis. Published On: 6/14/20 Duration: 19 minutes

How to Diagnose Borderline Personality Disorder
June 15, 2020

These 10 questions can identify borderline personality disorder with almost as much precision as a lengthy structured interview.

Ambien in Older Adults: The Risks [60 Sec Psych]
June 13, 2020

1 out of 3 zolpidem ─ Ambien ─ tablets are dispensed to older adults, but how safe and effective is it in the elderly? This review by Flavio Machado and colleagues pulled together 32 studies – half of which were randomized placebo-controlled trials ─ t...

Ambien in Older Adults: The Risks [60 Sec Psych]
June 13, 2020

We continue our review of zolpidem in the elderly with the risks.

Ambien in Older Adults: The Benefits [60 Sec Psych]
June 12, 2020

1 out of 3 zolpidem ─ Ambien ─ tablets are dispensed to older adults, but how safe and effective is it in the elderly? This review by Flavio Machado and colleagues pulled together 32 studies – half of which were randomized placebo-controlled trials ─ t...

Ambien in Older Adults: The Benefits [60 Sec Psych]
June 12, 2020

1 out of 3 zolpidem ─ Ambien ─ tablets are dispensed to older adults, but how safe and effective is it in the elderly?