Sandra Steingard, MD

Medical Director, HowardCenter

Tapering Neuroleptics in Clinical Practice

Dr. Steingard will review recent data regarding long term exposure to neuroleptic drugs for the treatment of psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia. She will discuss the results from two community mental health clinics where clients were invited to try slow dose reductions.

Sandra Steingard Biography

Dr. Sandra Steingard serves as Medical Director at HowardCenter, a community mental health center in Burlington, Vermont where she has worked for the past 17 years. She is also Clinical Associate Prophesor of Psychiatry at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. For over 20 years her clinical practice has primarily included patients with schizophrenia and other psychotic illnesses. She was named to Best Doctors in America in 2003. She currently writes a blog called “Anatomy of a Psychiatrist” on the “madinamerica” website. Click here for the website!

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