May 30, 2023
Participation in Public Discourse over Controversial Topics
Some clinicians wish to find ways to disseminate or support evidence-based information that can affect the health of their patients, but that may be mired in misinformation or heated controversy. Dr. Putman discusses suggestions from some experts.
March 27, 2023
The Rewards of Thinking Like a Generalist
Subspecialty psychiatry will no doubt continue to provide increasingly effective levels of care to patients, but Dr. Putman suggests the best practice may be approaching the diagnosis of every new patient as a generalist.
February 27, 2023
Rational Psychopharmacology - Episode 13
Bruce Bassi, MD, interviews Dr. Paul Putman about his recent book Rational Psychopharmacology: A Book of Clinical Skills, his upcoming book Encountering Treatment Resistance: Success Through Reconceptualization, and the use of metacognition to reduce errors and improve treatment outcomes.
September 27, 2022
Outcome Data Trump Theory in Clinical Practice
Addressing recent discussion in the media regarding the role of serotonin in the treatment of depression, Dr. Putman clarifies that the most effective treatments are based on outcomes studies, not theory.
January 28, 2022
Rational Prescribing Is Caring Psychopharmacology
Why is being rational associated by some with being cold, aloof, uncaring, and dogmatic? Rationality is an essential tool for providing ethical and compassionate care.
June 18, 2021
Adverse Events in Psychopharmacology
This webinar reviews the general assessment of and response to adverse events, including discontinuation syndrome, serotonin syndrome, tardive dyskinesia, extrapyramidal syndrome, rash, suicidality and neuroleptic malignant syndrome.
June 2, 2021
Supplements in Psychopharmacology: Their Role in Helping and Not Helping
Discussion of the most popular supplements. Clinician knowledge about alternative treatments enhances therapeutic alliances and outcomes while guarding patient safety.