605 What’s New in Psychopharmacology?

Frank Anderson • Sunday All Day
LOCATION: CONGRESSIONAL ROOM

Frank AndersonWith so many controversies about the effectiveness of psychopharmacological interventions, and so many seemingly contradictory research findings, now’s the time to confront questions about best practices. Are antidepressants any better than placebos? Why are so many patients prescribed antipsychotics these days? What are the new medications on the market? Discover the answers to these questions and more in this review of current treatment practices and new medication trends. We’ll review topics such as:

  • Our current understanding of how different kinds of medications impact the brain and nervous system
  • How to make decisions about adjusting medication doses
  • Current best prescribing practices for depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, psychotic disorders, insomnia, AD/HD, and more
  • An overview of new drugs on the market as well as the next generation of psychoactive meds

Frank Anderson, MD, is a psychiatrist and psychotherapist in private practice. He’s the chairman of the Foundation for Self Leadership and a supervisor at the Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute.

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