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The Clinical Takeaway: Nutraceuticals and Phytoceuticals for Depression

The Clinical Takeaway: Nutraceuticals and Phytoceuticals for Depression

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In this episode:

 

– There is evidence for the usefulness of nutraceuticals and phytoceuticals in the management of depression
– With the exception of St John’s Wort which should not be used with SSRIs, one can add these agents to pharmacotherapy
– Importantly we should use quality preparations that are standardised for the active agent

 

 

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator

 

Total time: 16 mins

 

Guest: Dr Jerome Sarris, Professor of Integrative Mental Health; the NICM Health Research Institute, Western Sydney University; NHMRC Clinical Research Fellow

 
 
 
 
 

 

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