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Live Chat: What should you know about psychiatric genetic testing?

Live Chat: What should you know about psychiatric genetic testing?

It would be fantastic to have a lab test to help us decide which drugs to prescribe in psychiatry. It's a promising technology, but the marketing has leap-frogged ahead of the science. On Wednesday, October 7, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST, I will participate in a live web chat about this issue that you can read here.

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Transcribed Web Chat: What should you know about psychiatric genetic testing?

Live Chat: What should you know about psychiatric genetic testing?

It would be fantastic to have a lab test to help us decide which drugs to prescribe in psychiatry. It's a promising technology, but the marketing has leap-frogged ahead of the science. Dr. Carlat participated in a live web chat about this issue. You can read the full discussion here.

The GeneSight Genetic Test: A Review of the Evidence [Free Article]

Assurex Health recently sent me an email inviting me to dine at Legal Seafood to learn about “Clinical Applications of Psychiatric Pharmacogenetics.” I didn’t go, but increasingly I am hearing from colleagues about their experiences at these dinner programs: “What do you think about this GeneSight test? The data looked pretty impressive at this dinner.”