September 24, 2013
Presented by James Greenblatt, M.D.
An evolving body of clinical evidence supports a crucial link between zinc status and mental health. By maintaining communication systems within and between neurons, zinc supports healthy mood, eating behavior and stress responses. Even in the absence of overt deficiency, studies show that zinc supports many facets of emotional wellness. However, zinc must be used within an appropriate dose range in a bioavailable form, with consideration of biochemical individuality and potential interactions with other nutrients. James Greenblatt, M.D. is an integrative psychiatrist and author of two books addressing the use of dietary supplements for emotional and behavioral health. As the founder and Medical Director of Comprehensive Psychiatric Resources in Waltham, MA, his 20 years of experience as clinician, writer and lecturer continue to touch the lives of countless patients. In this webinar, Dr. Greenblatt will discuss the proper use of zinc in clinical psychiatry, with emphasis on assessment, dosage, bioavailability and strategic combinations with other nutrients.‡