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Press Releases from Physicians Postgraduate Press (3 total)

Antioxidants May Aid in the Treatment of Tardive Dyskinesia

Memphis, TN (May 9, 2019) – Today, The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders published a case report on the use of antioxidants in the treatment of tardive dyskinesia. While new pharmacologic discoveries have occurred in the area of movement disorders, their use comes with a large price tag. Thus, for mild cases, clinicians may want to seek out more cost-effective options. Antioxidants may serve a role in the prevention

New Detailed Review of Oral Ketamine for Depression Published in JCP

Memphis, TN (April 16, 2019) – A review article published today in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry indicates that orally administered ketamine is efficacious for depression but may take longer to yield results. The review, authored by Joshua D. Rosenblat and colleagues at the University of Toronto, analyzed 13 articles, including 2 randomized controlled trials (RCTs). The RCTs demonstrated antidepressant efficacy and good tolerability for oral ketamine, but significant changes

Immigrants at Lower Risk of Substance Use, Psychiatric Disorders Than US-Born Co …

Memphis, TN (February 28, 2019) – Today The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders published a study comparing prevalence rates of alcohol, nicotine, and other drug use and major psychiatric disorders between US-born and foreign-born Mexican Americans and non-Hispanic whites. Hispanics are the leading ethnic majority in the US, and Mexican Americans constitute 60% of the US Hispanic population. Therefore, focus on this group is timely and important, especially since

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