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Q&A: Pharmaceutical Specifications, Treatment Resistant Depression, and Intervention

PHARMACEUTICAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR DEPRESSION Will SSRI and SNRI side effects go away with time? SRIs and SNRIs are safer and better tolerated than other classes of antidepressants. Side effects are typically mild and they often go away after using the medication for a few days. Common side effects during the initiation of treatment that typically […]

Q&A: Defining Depression and Treatment Options

What is depression? Everyone experiences a range of emotions that typically vary based on events and circumstances. Normally feelings of disappointment, sadness, and grief ebb and flow. By contrast, depression tends to feel heavy and constant. People who are depressed are less likely to be feel happy, have good days, be cheered, comforted, or consoled. […]

Study Styles

#Studystyle. Here is looking at you, yes you with the impending standardized exam. How the heck should I study? As a senior psychiatry resident, recent graduate or even junior resident, this is a question that may cross your mind when the term ABPN initial certification is mentioned.  But as someone who has taken my fair […]