Clinician Mental Health in the COVID-19 PandemicFrom April 2020, Clinician Mental Health in the COVID-19 Pandemic
In this Hippo Education Short, psychiatrist Dr. Melissa Shepard sits down with Primary Care RAP host Dr. Neda Frayha for some real talk on the mental health challenges facing health care workers in the COVID-19 pandemic, and some concrete, tangible tools to help us get through this period. Spoiler …23min 15Melissa Shepard, MD and Neda Frayha, MD
Pharmacologic Treatment of Alcohol Use DisorderFrom March 2019, A World of (Bladder) Hurt
How much do we really know about the pharmacologic treatment of alcohol use disorder? After this segment with Dr. Michael Baca-Atlas and our own Neda Frayha, the answer will be, a whole lot. •16min 31Michael Baca Atlas, MD and Neda Frayha, MD
Management of Borderline Personality DisorderFrom March 2019, A World of (Bladder) Hurt
Following Shawn Hersevoort’s helpful primer on all the personality disorders, our own Aisha Lofters and Neda Frayha bring us a segment specifically on how best to manage patients with borderline personality disorder in the primary care setting. •18min 44Neda Frayha, MD and Aisha Lofters, MD
Alcohol Use Disorder: Emerging TherapiesFrom March 2019, A World of (Bladder) Hurt
How much do we really know about the pharmacologic treatment of alcohol use disorder? After this segment with Dr. Michael Baca-Atlas and our own Neda Frayha, the answer will be, a whole lot.9min 10Michael Baca Atlas, MD and Neda Frayha, MD
LithiumFrom March 2018, What’s Your (Code) Status?
Lithium is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Dosing begins at 300 mg od and can range up to 1800 daily. Adverse effects are most likely to affect GI, renal, cardiac, neurologic systems as well as the thyroid and parathyroid glands. Toxicity can be either acute or chronic. Regular monitoring …15min 55Adrien Selim, MD
Paper Chase #2 - To Augment or Switch Antidepressants? That is the QuestionFrom October 2017, It's Bloody Halloween!
Aripiprazole is slightly more effective than buproprion at achieving remission at 12 weeks.4min 49Andrew Buelt, DO and Joe Weatherly, DO
Shocking Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)From October 2017, It's Bloody Halloween!
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and trans-cutaneous (TMS) magnetic stimulation are important therapeutic modalities in psychiatric care. ECT is performed in a hospital type setting and can help treat refractory mental illness, and is exceptionally useful in treating severe depression in pregnancy …8min 27Shawn Hersevoort, MD, MPH and Rob Orman, MD
13 Tips on SuicidalityFrom June 2017, 13 Tips on Suicidality
Ilene Claudius MD brings us practical advice on adolescent depression, suicide red flags and other relevant topics.11min 56Ilene Claudius, MD
Paper Chase 3 - Hormonal Contraception and DepressionFrom January 2017, Bones Lose Their Autonomy
There was a statistical correlation between hormonal contraception and dx of depression with antidepressant use.5min 3Andrew Buelt, DO and Joe Weatherly, DO
Paper Chase 2: Antipsychotics + Parkinson’s Disease = Bad CombinationFrom July 2016, Creme de la Thyroid
In this study, use of antipsychotics was associated with a significantly increased mortality risk in patients with Parkinson Disease. •5min 59Andrew Buelt, DO and Joe Weatherly, DO