Articles from
Stephen M. Stahl
and the
Neuroscience Education Institute

This series was discontinued in 2006

in collaboration with the Neuroscience Education Insitute

The Neuroscience Education Institute (NEI), created by Dr Stephen M. Stahl, publishes a monthly newsletter Psychopharmacology Educational Update (PsychEd Up). is privileged to be able to bring you each month a selection of articles from this newsletter written by Dr Stahl and his colleagues at NEI.

The full newsletter is currently available only to NEI members. Go to for membership information.

Essential PsychopharmaStahlogy

Let Them Eat Generics - can one atypical antipsychotic substitute for another
Fixing Pharma and the Feds - What the pharmaceutical industry and the FDA can do to restore their reputations
Strategies for Innovating New Treatments in Psychiatry - Are active enantiomers, controlled-release technologies, and active metabolites gimmicks or incremental advances?
Prescribing Off-Label in Psychopharmacology - Is it the exception or the rule?
Symptoms and Circuits - Deconstructing psychiatric disorders to achieve remission
Will CATIE Change Your Practice? - A recent head-to-head study of antipsychotics may raise more questions than it answers
Processes Influencing Wakefulness - an excerpt from S. Stahl's book Sleep: Excessive Sleepiness


Second Messenger

Thomas Edison's Legacy - Dealing with sleep problems in shift workers
Relatively Speaking, How Odd Can Hazards be? - Interpreting the odds ratio
The Prostate Apoptosis Response 4 (PAR-4) - A new role for an old protein in depression
Worried Sick: Antidepressants as Anti-Inflammatory Agents - Anxiety and depression: It’s not just in your head
The Mystery of Fibromyalgia - Part 1: Is fibromyalgia real pain, and what causes it?
The Mystery of Fibromyalgia - Part 2: What drugs are effective in treating fibromyalgia and how do they work?
Educational Outcomes - The goals of continuing medical education

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