S3E5 - Amisulpride, Social Media, and Legal Aid

The Psych Review

25-10-2020 • 32 mins

The Psych Review battles on through the pandemic, this month Shakira discusses how not all antipsychotic medications are equal, Alanna reviews links between social media use and eating disorders, and Mazz breaks down a submission to the Royal Commission made by Victorian Legal Aid.

The articles covered in this month's episode are:
- Shakira: Johnsen, E., Kroken, R., Løberg, E., Rettenbacher, M., Joa, I., Larsen, T., Reitan, S., Walla, B., Alisauskiene, R., Anda, L., Bartz-Johannessen, C., Berle, J., Bjarke, J., Fathian, F., Hugdahl, K., Kjelby, E., Sinkeviciute, I., Skrede, S., Stabell, L., Steen, V. and Fleischhacker, W., 2020. Amisulpride, aripiprazole, and olanzapine in patients with schizophrenia-spectrum disorders (BeSt InTro): a pragmatic, rater-blind, semi-randomised trial. The Lancet Psychiatry, 7(11), pp.945-954.
- Alanna: Wilksch, S. M., O’Shea, A., Ho, P., Byrne, S., & Wade, T. D. (2020). The relationship between social media use and disordered eating in young adolescents (PDF). International Journal of Eating Disorders, 53(1), 96-106.
- Mazz: The 'Your story, your say' report published by Victorian Legal Aid in June 2020. The report can be found on the Victorian Legal Aid website at: https://www.legalaid.vic.gov.au/sites/www.legalaid.vic.gov.au/files/vla-your-story-your-say-report.pdf

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