‘MedChat’ CME podcast: ‘Psychedelics: Potential for Therapeutic Use’

This episode covers the history of psychedelics, the chemical and pharmacological properties of psychedelics and the clinical use of psychedelics in the U.S., including clinical trials.

The latest episode of the “MedChat” podcast, “Psychedelics: Potential for Therapeutic Use,” is now available.

Promising research is being conducted on psychedelics for the treatment of psychiatric disorders.

This episode covers the history of psychedelics, the chemical and pharmacological properties of psychedelics and the clinical use of psychedelics in the United States, including clinical trials. This episode also addresses the research base and clinical use of psychedelics in the U.S.

Moderator: John J. Wernert, M.D., MHA, DLFAPA, executive medical director, Norton Behavioral Medicine

Speaker: Christopher D. Bojrab, M.D., DFAPA, president, Indiana Health Group, Carmel, Indiana

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The speaker has the following conflicts of interest to disclose: Consultant and speakers bureau  for Allergan, Assurex Health Inc./Myriad Genetics Inc., Neurocrine Biosciences Inc., Otsuka America Pharmaceutical Inc., Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc., Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

Moderator and planner disclosures 

The moderator and planners for this activity have no potential or actual conflicts of interest to disclose.

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This activity has not received commercial support.

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“MedChat” is a monthly podcast that fills a unique professional gap and is structured around a conversation addressing key issues for each topic. The podcasts provide continuing education on-the-go.

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