Psychiatrists often start antidepressants based on best guesses. Is there a way to prescribe more confidently to increase the likelihood of starting the right medication the first time?
Personalized medicine involves tailoring medications to the individual based on predictions from genetic testing. Psychopharmacogenomics is how a patient’s genome interacts with psychiatric medications.
“I feel that, although it is new, psychopharmacogenomic testing is a game changer for psychiatry.”