Antipsychotics: Short and Long-Term Effects
"I just wanted to say thanks for this excellent lecture series. What a brilliant summary and overview, condensing lots of data into a useful, concise format. Really valuable!"
- Eoin Galavan, clinical psychologist
About this course
Sandra Steingard, MD, provides an in-depth review of psychiatric medications: their mechanism of action, their efficacy over the short and long-term, and their side effects. She then sets forth an evidence-based protocol for a more selective use of neuroleptics.
Note: This lecture does not currently provide continuing education.
This course is for free. If you find this course useful, please consider making a donation to help support our work.
Sandra Steingard is Medical Director of Howard Center, a community mental health center in Burlington, Vermont, and Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. For over 25 years her clinical practice has primarily included patients with schizophrenia and other psychotic illnesses. She serves on the Boards of the Foundation for Excellence in Mental health Care, NAMI-VT, and the Mad In America Continuing Education fund. She has written about the prescribing of antipsychotics in a selective fashion in an op-ed for the Washington Post, and in a blog titled Anatomy of a Psychiatrist at www.madinamerica.com. (See CV.)