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Medication Training for Non-Medical Staff

I am often asked the question, “What do psychotherapists need to know about psychiatric medications?”  First, I am very grateful that every person on the treatment team considers medical issues.  Before considering a psychiatric diagnosis, one must first make sure that general medical problems or drugs and alcohol are not causing or excacerbating emotional problems.  For this reason, everyone needs to be involved in making sure individuals follow up with primary care doctors for physical exams and screenings tests.  Want to see slides to a lecture that I frequently give? What psychotherapists should know about psychiatric medication View more presentations from Comprehensive Clinical Services, P.C.. … Read entire article »

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