Comorbidities in Psychiatry: Prescribing Pearls

August 24, 2022 | Dr. Laurie Deerfield

This presentation will assist prescribers in their conceptualization and understanding of different diagnostic categories and ways psychiatric presentations may overlap to guide their choice of agents to treat complex medical psychiatric and substance issues appropriately without exacerbating other comorbid issues. Topics will include the how fentanyl influences those decisions, tips on reading confirmation substance testing, and ways to avoid precipitated withdrawal and the phenomenon known collectively as “restless leg syndrome.” Topics will include treating substance use disorders and anxiety, depression, and bipolar spectrums as well as depressive disorder sub types among others as time allows.

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