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American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (ASCP) 2020 Annual Meeting

May 26 - 29, 2020

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Popular News from ASCP 2019

  • Insomnia Drugs: Some More Dangerous Than Others Insomnia Drugs: Some More Dangerous Than Others The rate of suicide by poisoning, often with sleeping pills, has tripled since 2000, making it essential for clinicians to be aware of the safety of the medications they are prescribing.
  • Genetic Testing May Help Identify Best Antidepressant Genetic Testing May Help Identify Best Antidepressant Pharmacogenomic testing may help clinicians choose the most appropriate antidepressant and improve patients' chances of achieving remission or response.
  • Botox May Help Bipolar Depression, Social Anxiety Botox May Help Bipolar Depression, Social Anxiety In two small case series, injections of botulinum toxin into the glabellar region -- the area between the eyebrows and above the nose -- reduced symptoms of bipolar depression and social anxiety.

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