PsychSnaps Collection

PsychSnaps Collection

What options can be considered to help women stop smoking?

Nicole is a 43 year old woman who just established with you for primary care. She has a history of bipolar 1 (currently in remission on lithium, with 1 prior psychiatric hospitalization for suicidality) and high blood pressure for which she takes amlodipine. On the...

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What treatments help patients stop using methamphetamine?

Carter is a 41 year old man who comes to see you for a routine follow-up visit. He previously used cocaine on nights out with friends. Today, Carter tells you that he stopped using cocaine entirely because he found something better: crystal (methamphetamine). For the...

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How do you manage the side effects of SSRIs?

What do you do when a patient taking an SSRI presents with anorgasmia, bruxism, or hyponatremia? Firstly – believe your patient. Your 60 yo may experience an increase in suicidal thoughts even though the textbook says that she shouldn’t. In general, your options for managing side...

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