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+Reconsidering Insomnia as a Disorder Rather Than Just a Symptom in Psychiatric Practice [Series Home Page]

+Improving Remission Rates in Major Depressive Disorder: A Case-Based Approach [Series Home Page]

Roger S. McIntyre

Health Spectrum

Improving Remission Rates in Major Depressive Disorder: A Case-Based Approach

Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expires: 11/30/2018 | Keyword: depression

How many of your patients achieve remission from depression with their first treatment? In this CME Health Spectrum activity, enter a virtual office to follow 2 patient cases about inadequate response to treatment. Learn as an expert describes strategies based on recent evidence-based guidelines.

+What You Should Know About Tardive Dyskinesia: Screening, Causes, and New Treatment Options [Series Home Page]

+PCC CME Activities [Series Home Page]

Joseph M. Trombello, et al

PCC CME

Efficacy of a Behavioral Activation Teletherapy Intervention to Treat Depression and Anxiety in Primary Care VitalSign6 Program

Joseph M. Trombello, Charles South, Audrey Cecil, Katherine E. Sánchez, Alma Christina Sánchez, Sara Levinson Eidelman, Taryn L. Mayes, Farra Kahalnik, Corey Tovian, Beth D. Kennard, and Madhukar H. Trivedi

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 10/31/2019 | Keywords: depression, anxiety

Research on behavioral activation (BA) teletherapy is limited. Learn about a brief BA teletherapy program for depression and anxiety in a study describing results among low-income, real-world primary care patients.

Thomas et al

PCC CME

Mental and Physical Health Conditions in US Combat Veterans: Results From the National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study

Melissa M. Thomas, Ilan Harpaz-Rotem, Jack Tsai, Steven M. Southwick, and Robert H. Pietrzak

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 6/30/2019 | Keywords: PTSD, generalized anxiety disorder, pain, medical conditions

Combat exposure has been linked to PTSD and other mental health conditions, but is it also linked to physical health conditions? Read this CME article to learn about how mental and physical conditions differ between veterans with and without combat exposure as well as between younger and older veterans with combat exposure.

Burke et al

PCC CME

Mood Versus Memory

Anna D. Burke, William J. Burke, Garrett H. Riggs, David A. Weidman, and Jacquelynn N. Copeland

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 4/30/2019 | Keywords: Alzheimer's, bipolar depression

The symptoms of dementia and depression frequently overlap. What are the best steps to take to differentiate between dementia and depression? Follow along with this case report to learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of a 50-year-old woman with cognitive impairment, bipolar II disorder, and a family history of Alzheimer's disease.

McCreath et al

PCC CME

Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics for Schizophrenia: Sociodemographic Characteristics and Treatment Adherence

James McCreath, Essie Larson, Purabi Bharatiya, Hisham A. Labanieh, Zvi Weiss, and Michael Lozovatsky

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 2/28/2019 | Keyword: schizophrenia

It is crucial that we find ways to support medication adherence for patients with schizophrenia. Long-acting injectable antipsychotic (LAI) medications are an option. In this CME study, the authors retrospectively assessed variables that factor into an individual’s adherence to LAIs.

Tatreau et al

PCC CME

Cardiometabolic Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Chronic Medical Illnesses During an Inpatient Psychiatric Hospitalization: Colocated Medical Care Versus Treatment as Usual

Jason R. Tatreau, Suzanne Harris, Brian Sheitman, and Beat D. Steiner

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 12/31/2018 | Keyword: schizophrenia

Much attention has been paid in recent years to increasing the recognition and treatment of mental illnesses in the primary care setting, but what about the reverse? In psychiatric inpatient settings, can the screening, diagnosis, and treatment of chronic medical comorbidities be improved? Read this CME article to learn more.

Penders et al

PCC CME

Bright Light Therapy as Augmentation of Pharmacotherapy for Treatment of Depression: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Thomas M. Penders, Cornel N. Stanciu, Alexander M. Schoemann, Phillip T. Ninan, Richard Bloch, and Sy A. Saeed

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 10/11/2019 | Keyword: depression

When your patients' depressive episodes have not fully remitted with antidepressant therapy, do you consider augmenting with bright light therapy? This treatment modality is accepted for seasonal depression, but a meta-analysis suggests that its efficacy extends to nonseasonal episodes as well. Learn more in this journal CME activity.

Weidman et al

PCC CME

At a Loss for Words

David A. Weidman, Anna D. Burke, Garret H. Riggs, Helle Brand, Jacquelynn N. Copeland, and William J. Burke

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 8/31/2018 | Keywords: Alzheimer's, dementia

Read this CME case to meet a 70-year-old patient who has experienced speech changes that have gradually progressed for 4 years. She has had problems with word-finding, mispronunciations, mild stuttering, and made-up words, and, in the past year, she's begun having functional impairments. Follow along with colleagues through diagnosis and treatment steps.

Flynn et al

PCC CME

Student Evaluation of the Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program in Midwest Schools

Alexandra Flynn, Rosalee Zackula, Nicole M. Klaus, Liz McGinness, Susan Carr, and Matthew Macaluso

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 6/30/2018 | Keyword: mental illness

Did you know that suicide is the second leading cause of death in adolescents? The US Surgeon General recommends implementing school programs to address adolescent distress, provide crisis intervention, and incorporate peer support for seeking help. Read this CME journal article about the results of a school-based suicide prevention program. Then, investigate school programs in your area, and screen young patients for suicidality.

Weinreb et al

PCC CME

Managing Depression Among Homeless Mothers: Pilot Testing an Adapted Collaborative Care Intervention

Linda Weinreb, Carole C. Upshur, Debbian Fletcher-Blake, George Reed, and Christine Frisard

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 4/30/2018 | Keyword: depression

Homeless mothers have high rates of mental and physical health problems and often have had multiple traumatic experiences. Although depression is common, most homeless mothers do not receive treatment for it. Therefore, targeting this population for depression screening in primary care settings, including shelter-based clinics, has the potential to more readily engage these women in treatment for depression and their other medical and mental health issues. Read this CME article to learn more.

Burke et al

PCC CME

Movements and Memory

Anna D. Burke, Garret H. Riggs, David A. Weidman, Helle Brand, and William J. Burke

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 2/28/2018 | Keyword: dementia

Follow along as Mr A, an 82-year-old man with cognitive impairment, is evaluated and treated. His symptoms include getting lost while driving, forgetting conversations and events, and having disturbed sleep. Mr A also has mild tremors in his hands and some dizziness. What are the best diagnosis and treatments for Mr A?

Chakravorty et al

PCC CME

Sleep Duration and Insomnia Symptoms as Risk Factors for Suicidal Ideation in a Nationally Representative Sample

Subhajit Chakravorty, H.Y. Katy Siu, Linden Lalley-Chareczko, Gregory K. Brown, James C. Findley, Michael L. Perlis, and Michael A. Grandner

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 12/31/2017 | Keywords: sleep disorders, depression

Do you screen for depressive disorder and suicidal ideation in patients complaining of insomnia and abnormal sleep duration? Read this journal CME article to learn about recent research on this topic.

Shahla Mohsenin and Vahid Mohsenin

PCC CME

Diagnosis and Management of Sleep Disorders in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Review of the Literature

Shahla Mohsenin, MD, and Vahid Mohsenin, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 12/31/2017 | Keywords: PTSD, sleep disorders

How well are sleep problems being managed in your patients with PTSD? Insomnia, nightmares, sleep apnea, and sleep movement disorders are common in these patients. Read this journal CME activity to learn about diagnosing and managing these conditions so that you can better help your patients with PTSD.

+JCP CME Activities [Series Home Page]

Christoph U. Correll (Chair), et al

JCP CME

Epidemiology, Prevention, and Assessment of Tardive Dyskinesia and Advances in Treatment

Christoph U. Correll, MD (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 10/31/2019 | Keyword: schizophrenia

Is your patient experiencing involuntary movements of the face, torso, or extremities? It could be tardive dyskinesia, a side effect of antipsychotic medications. Explore this CME Academic Highlights activity to find out who’s at risk for developing tardive dyskinesia and how it can be prevented. Plus, learn about assessment strategies and tools as well as evidence for treatments.

Rakesh Jain (Chair) et al

JCP CME

Diagnosing and Treating Patients With Mixed Features

Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 10/31/2019 | Keywords: depression, bipolar mixed episodes

Descriptions of mixed states can be found in the writings of ancient Greek physicians, and the concept continues to be refined. In this CME activity, join experts as they review the current diagnostic criteria for depressive episodes with mixed features, the risk of developing bipolar disorder in patients with this diagnosis, and recent treatment guidelines.

Wetherell et al

JCP CME

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Older Adults With Stress Disorders and Neurocognitive Difficulties: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Julie Loebach Wetherell, Tamara Hershey, Steven Hickman, Susan R. Tate, David Dixon, Emily S. Bower, and Eric J. Lenze

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 7/31/2019 | Keywords: anxiety, depression

Are you familiar with mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR)? This intervention, which combines meditation and yoga, might appeal to your older patients for relief from depression and worry and may also aid memory. Learn more about MBSR in this journal CME activity.

McIntyre et al

JCP CME

Florida Best Practice Psychotherapeutic Medication Guidelines for Adults With Major Depressive Disorder

Roger S. McIntyre, Trisha Suppes, Rajiv Tandon, and Michael Ostacher

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 6/30/2019 | Keyword: depression

Do you need concise, pragmatic, evidence-based decision support for treating adults with MDD? In this CME activity, find updated guidelines that address medication choices as well as measurement-based care, psychiatric and medical comorbidity, DSM-5 specifiers, suicide risk assessment, and cognitive symptoms.

Liu et al

JCP CME

Depression and Anxiety in the Postpartum Period and Risk of Bipolar Disorder: A Danish Nationwide Register-Based Cohort Study

Xiaoqin Liu, Esben Agerbo, Jiong Li, Samantha Meltzer-Brody, Veerle Bergink, and Trine Munk-Olsen

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 5/31/2019 | Keywords: depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety

Consistent evidence has correlated postpartum psychosis with later conversion to bipolar disorder, but nonpsychotic affective disorders are more common in the postpartum period. Could these less severe episodes following childbirth also be markers of underlying bipolar disorder? Read this journal CME research article to learn more.

Maust et al

JCP CME

National Trends in Antidepressant, Benzodiazepine, and Other Sedative-Hypnotic Treatment of Older Adults in Psychiatric and Primary Care

Donovan T. Maust, Frederic C. Blow, Ilse R. Wiechers, Helen C. Kales, and Steven C. Marcus

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 4/30/2019 | Keywords: depression, anxiety, insomnia, dementia

When you see older patients, do you verify the appropriateness of their prescribed psychotropic drugs? Prescriptions of antidepressants, benzodiazepines, and sedative-hypnotics have increased in this population, even among patients with no mental health diagnosis. Read this journal CME article comparing trends in psychiatry versus primary care.

Epperson et al

JCP CME

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Risk for First-Episode Major Depression During the Menopause Transition

Cynthia Neill Epperson, Mary D. Sammel, Tracy L. Bale, Deborah R. Kim, Sarah Conlin, Stephanie Scalice, Katharine Freeman, and Ellen W. Freeman

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 3/31/2019 | Keyword: depression

The risk of a first episode of depression increases during perimenopause and early postmenopause. What is the role of childhood adversity in the onset of major depressive disorder during the menopause transition? Read this journal CME article to learn about new research results.

Zimmerman et al

JCP CME

Identifying Remission From Depression on 3 Self-Report Scales

Mark Zimmerman, Emily Walsh, Michael Friedman, Daniela A. Boerescu, and Naureen Attiullah

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 2/28/2019 | Keyword: depression

Experts in the treatment of depression have emphasized the importance of striving for remission. But how do you know when your patient's depression has remitted? Do different standardized scales find similar results? Learn more in this CME article by Zimmerman and coworkers.

Liperoti et al

JCP CME

Antipsychotic Drug Interactions and Mortality Among Nursing Home Residents With Cognitive Impairment

Rosa Liperoti, Federica Sganga, Francesco Landi, Eva Topinkova, Michael D. Denkinger, Henriëtte G. van der Roest, Andrea D. Foebel, Harriet Finne-Soveri, Roberto Bernabei, and Graziano Onder

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 1/31/2019 | Keywords: dementia, Alzheimer's, medical conditions

Elderly individuals often take multiple medications each day. Age-related changes in pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics make this population particularly susceptible to adverse events related to drug interactions. Read this journal CME article to learn about safety issues with antipsychotic medications in these patients.

Marengoni et al

JCP CME

Adherence to Selective Serotonin and Serotonin-Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor Prescriptions Affects Overall Medication Adherence in Older Persons: Evidence From the Italian Nationwide OsMed Health-DB Database

Alessandra Marengoni, Graziano Onder, Luca Degli Esposti, Pierluigi Russo, Diego Sangiorgi, Stefano Buda, Massimo Fini, Niccolò Marchionni, Stefano Bonassi, Federica Mammarella, Walter Marrocco, Giuseppe Pozzi, Katie Palmer, Alessandro Monaco, Sergio Pecorelli, Luca Pani, on behalf of the Geriatrics Steering Committee of the Italian Medicines Agency on behalf of the OsMed Health-DB Network

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 12/31/2018 | Keywords: depression, medical conditions

Depression is common in the elderly, a population often having multiple prescribed treatments due to chronic multimorbidity. Read this CME article to learn how often antidepressants are prescribed and adhered to in this population and how antidepressant adherence affects overall medication adherence.

Simoons et al

JCP CME

Medication Discrepancies at Outpatient Departments for Mood and Anxiety Disorders in the Netherlands: Risks and Clinical Relevance

Mirjam Simoons, Hans Mulder, Arne J. Risselada, Frederik W. Wilmink, Robert Schoevers, Henricus G. Ruhé, and Eric N. van Roon

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 11/30/2018 | Keywords: depression, anxiety

Patients often take both psychiatric and general medical drugs, prescribed by different practitioners, as well as nonprescription drugs. If you lack complete and up-to-date medication data for your patients, how can you correctly evaluate their clinical status and adjust the medication regimen that you've prescribed? Read this CME article to learn about the need to improve medication reconciliation procedures.

Sakurai et al

JCP CME

Increasing Versus Maintaining the Dose of Olanzapine or Risperidone in Schizophrenia Patients Who Did Not Respond to a Modest Dosage: A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial

Hitoshi Sakurai, Takefumi Suzuki, Robert R. Bies, Bruce G. Pollock, Masaru Mimura, Shitij Kapur, and Hiroyuki Uchida

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 10/31/2018 | Keyword: schizophrenia

When your patients with schizophrenia insufficiently respond to antipsychotic treatment, do you increase the dose? Do you check their plasma drug concentration? Read this CME article to find out whether increasing the dose provides any greater benefit than waiting longer for patients to respond to the lower dose.

Cox et al

JCP CME

The Perinatal Depression Treatment Cascade: Baby Steps Toward Improving Outcomes

Elizabeth Q. Cox, Nathaniel A. Sowa, Samantha E. Meltzer-Brody, and Bradley N. Gaynes

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 9/30/2018 | Keyword: depression

Perinatal depression is common and can have serious implications for both the mother and child. However, the authors of this review found that over 90% of women with antenatal or postpartum depression receive inadequate treatment. Read this CME activity so that your patients won't go undiagnosed and untreated.

Wilkinson et al

JCP CME

A Systematic Review of the Evidence for Medical Marijuana in Psychiatric Indications

Samuel T. Wilkinson, Rajiv Radhakrishnan, and Deepak Cyril D’Souza

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 8/31/2018 | Keywords: Alzheimer's, PTSD

Marijuana has been approved in many US states to treat a number of psychiatric conditions, including posttraumatic stress disorder, agitation in Alzheimer’s disease, and Tourette’s disorder. But what is the strength of evidence for the efficacy of marijuana and other cannabinoids for these psychiatric indications? Learn more by reading this CME journal article.

Wilens et al

JCP CME

Nonmedical Stimulant Use in College Students: Association With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Other Disorders

Timothy Wilens, Courtney Zulauf, MaryKate Martelon, Nicholas R. Morrison, Andrew Simon, Nicholas W. Carrellas, Amy Yule, and Rayce Anselmo

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 7/31/2018 | Keywords: substance use disorders, ADHD

Nonmedical use of prescription stimulants among college students is a growing public health problem. How can clinicians reduce stimulant misuse? Read this journal CME article to learn about the problem and what you can do about it.

Saha et al

JCP CME

Nonmedical Prescription Opioid Use and DSM-5 Nonmedical Prescription Opioid Use Disorder in the United States

Tulshi D. Saha, Bradley T. Kerridge, Risë B. Goldstein, S. Patricia Chou, Haitao Zhang, Jeesun Jung, Roger P. Pickering, W. June Ruan, Sharon M. Smith, Boji Huang, Deborah S. Hasin, and Bridget F. Grant

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 6/30/2018 | Keyword: substance use disorders

Although opioid analgesics are important components of treatment for chronic pain, prescriptions for opioid analgesics---as well as harms from their use---have skyrocketed during the last decade. Do you systematically screen patients for nonmedical prescription opioid use and educate them about the risks? Read this journal CME article for more information.

Fontanella et al

JCP CME

Benzodiazepine Use and Risk of Mortality Among Patients With Schizophrenia: A Retrospective Longitudinal Study

Cynthia A. Fontanella, John V. Campo, Gary S. Phillips, Danielle L. Hiance-Steelesmith, Helen Anne Sweeney, Kwok Tam, Douglas Lehrer, Robert Klein, and Mark Hurst

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 5/31/2018 | Keyword: schizophrenia

Do you prescribe benzodiazepines to your patients with schizophrenia? Learn more about the risk-benefit profile of this strategy by reading this journal CME study. The findings on mortality risk may surprise you.

Gotlib et al

JCP CME

Guideline Adherence for Mentally Ill Reproductive-Aged Women on Treatment With Valproic Acid: A Retrospective Chart Review

Dorothy Gotlib, Elizabeth Perelstein, Jacob Kurlander, Kara Zivin, Michelle Riba, and Maria Muzik

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 4/30/2018 | Keyword: bipolar disorder

Treating reproductive-aged female patients with valproic acid comes with serious teratogenic risks. Read this journal CME article to explore data on safety and clinical strategies.

Mota et al

JCP CME

Late-Life Exacerbation of PTSD Symptoms in US Veterans: Results From the National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study

Natalie Mota, Jack Tsai, Paul D. Kirwin, Ilan Harpaz-Rotem, John H. Krystal, Steven M. Southwick, and Robert H. Pietrzak

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 3/31/2018 | Keyword: PTSD

Do you see patients who are older military veterans? Did you know that some experience exacerbated posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms, possibly decades after their trauma? Read this journal CME activity to find out about the prevalence and determinants of PTSD exacerbations in older age.

Simon et al

JCP CME

Risk of Suicide Attempt and Suicide Death Following Completion of the Patient Health Questionnaire Depression Module in Community Practice

Gregory E. Simon, Karen J. Coleman, Rebecca C. Rossom, Arne Beck, Malia Oliver, Eric Johnson, Ursula Whiteside, Belinda Operskalski, Robert B. Penfold, Susan M. Shortreed, and Carolyn Rutter

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 2/28/2018 | Keyword: depression

When your patients complete the Patient Health Questionnaire, they are asked about the frequency of suicidal thoughts. For patients who indicate suicidal ideation, how long does their suicide risk last? How does clinical intervention change the risk? To learn more, read this journal CME study.

Lee et al

JCP CME

Antidepressant Treatment and Risk of Dementia: A Population-Based, Retrospective Case-Control Study

Cynthia Wei-Sheng Lee, Cheng-Li Lin, Fung-Chang Sung, Ji-An Liang, and Chia-Hung Kao

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 1/31/2018 | Keywords: depression, dementia

Previous studies have demonstrated that depression may be a risk factor for dementia. Does the risk of dementia change when people take antidepressants? Learn more about research findings in this journal CME study, which compared the histories of antidepressant use in patients with and without dementia.

Baer et al

JCP CME

Prevalence and Impact of Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms in Depression: A STAR*D Report

Lee Baer, Madhukar H. Trivedi, Ilana Huz, A. John Rush, Stephen R. Wisniewski, and Maurizio Fava

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 12/31/2017 | Keywords: depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder

When you treat patients for major depressive disorder, do you screen them for obsessive-compulsive symptoms? Read this journal CME activity based on STAR*D data to learn more about how obsessions and compulsions affect depression remission and how you can identify them.

Wisco et al

JCP CME

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in the US Veteran Population: Results From the National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study

Blair E. Wisco, Brian P. Marx, Erika J. Wolf, Mark W. Miller, Steven M. Southwick, and Robert H. Pietrzak

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 12/31/2017 | Keyword: PTSD

When you assess veterans' trauma histories, do you include both combat- and noncombat-related traumas? Both types are common in veterans. The prevalence of PTSD in US veterans is slightly higher than that of the general US adult population, and veterans with PTSD have higher rates of other psychiatric disorders and suicidal behaviors than veterans without PTSD. Read this CME journal article to learn what types of interventions may benefit veterans with PTSD.

Smith et al

JCP CME

Depression and Multimorbidity: A Cross-Sectional Study of 1,751,841 Patients in Primary Care

Daniel J. Smith, Helen Court, Gary McLean, Daniel Martin, Julie Langan Martin, Bruce Guthrie, Jane Gunn, and Stewart W. Mercer

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 11/30/2017 | Keywords: depression, medical conditions

How do you help your patients receive coordinated medical and psychiatric care? A study of nearly 144,000 people with depression reports that 68% have at least 1 comorbid physical health condition. Read this journal CME article to see why health care systems must be structured to manage multiple conditions concurrently rather than to use a single-disease approach.

+Cognitive Impairment in Patients With Depression: Awareness, Assessment, and Management [Series Home Page]

Larry Culpepper

Psychlopedia

Strategies for Managing Patients With Depression Who Are Experiencing Cognitive Impairment

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 10/31/2019 | Keyword: depression

Pronounced deficits in executive function are found in up to one-third of patients with MDD, and this impairment can keep patients from achieving full functional recovery. In this CME activity, review the evidence regarding the effectiveness of available interventions to improve cognitive dysfunction in patients with MDD. "

Raymond W. Lam

Psychlopedia

Impact of Cognitive Impairment on Functioning in Patients With Depression

Raymond W. Lam, MD, FRCPC

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 8/31/2019 | Keyword: depression

For patients with depression, a return to normal functioning is a key treatment goal. Yet many of these patients demonstrate cognitive impairment even after they reach remission. In this CME activity, learn more about the association between cognitive dysfunction and work functioning, and find information on rating scales that measure functioning.

Roger S. McIntyre

Psychlopedia

Available Tools for Assessing Cognitive Impairment in Major Depressive Disorder

Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 8/31/2019 | Keyword: depression

You know that measuring cognition in your patients with depression is important. But cognitive assessment instruments can be difficult to access, expensive, time consuming, and not available in an electronic format. Read this CME activity to learn about a new free tool.

+Improving Long-Term Outcomes in Patients With Schizophrenia: What Is the Evidence for Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics? [Series Home Page]

Diana O. Perkins

Brief Report

Improving Long-Term Outcomes in Patients With Schizophrenia: What Is the Evidence for Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics?

Diana O. Perkins, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 9/30/2018 | Keyword: schizophrenia

Do you consider long-acting injectable (LAI) antipsychotics when selecting among treatments for schizophrenia? Take part in this CME activity to review the evidence for LAIs vs oral medications and to learn which patients may benefit most from this treatment option. Plus, discover the pharmacokinetic properties of LAIs and barriers to their use.

+Emerging Treatment Strategies for Patients With Tardive Dyskinesia [Series Home Page]

John M. Kane

Psychlopedia

Assessing Patients for Tardive Dyskinesia

John M. Kane, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 8/31/2019 | Keywords: schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression

Do you regularly screen for tardive dyskinesia in at-risk patients? Explore this CME activity by a well-known expert for information on rating scales for screening, available diagnostic criteria, assessment tips, and monitoring recommendations.

Leslie L. Citrome

Psychlopedia

Comparing Treatments for Tardive Dyskinesia

Leslie L. Citrome, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 8/31/2019 | Keywords: schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression

Many treatment interventions for tardive dyskinesia have been studied, but some have better evidence than others. Read this CME activity to get an expert's perspectives on the evidence for older and newer treatments so that you can minimize abnormal movements in your patients.

Christoph U. Correll

Psychlopedia

Epidemiology and Prevention of Tardive Dyskinesia

Christoph U. Correll, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 7/31/2019 | Keywords: schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression

What risk factors suggest that patients are more likely to develop tardive dyskinesia (TD)? Can TD symptoms be prevented? Read this CME activity to learn about the prevalence, epidemiology, and prevention of these abnormal movements from an expert.

+Advanced Topics in Major Depressive Disorder: Practical Strategies to Improve Remission [Series Home Page]

Rakesh Jain

Health Spectrum

Advanced Topics in Major Depressive Disorder: Practical Strategies to Improve Remission

Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expires: 4/30/2018 | Keyword: depression

Most patients with major depressive disorder will not achieve remission with initial treatment. Strategies to increase the likelihood of achieving remission include regularly measuring response, assessing adverse effects and adherence, addressing non-mood symptoms, and knowing when to switch or augment antidepressants. In this CME Health Spectrum activity, follow 2 patient cases that illustrate these topics.

+Challenges in the Recognition and Treatment of Binge-Eating Disorder [Series Home Page]

Susan G. Kornstein (Chair) et al

Journal Supplement

Challenges in the Recognition and Treatment of Binge-Eating Disorder

Susan G. Kornstein, MD (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 3.00 | Expires: 1/31/2019 | Keyword: eating disorders

Binge-eating disorder (BED) is the most common eating disorder but is often overlooked. Consequences of binge eating may include psychological distress, obesity, and metabolic symptoms. Read this CME Supplement to better recognize the signs and symptoms of BED and to provide appropriate evidence-based care.

+Biological Therapies in Psychiatry Newsletter 2016 [Series Home Page]

+Recognition and Treatment of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder [Series Home Page]

Robert L. Findling (Chair) et al

Journal Supplement

Recognition and Treatment of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder

Robert L. Findling, MD, MBA (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 3.00 | Expires: 8/31/2018 | Keywords: bipolar disorder, bipolar mania, bipolar depression

Do you find the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric bipolar disorder challenging? Read this CME supplement to learn about the phenomenology and differential diagnosis of bipolar disorders in children and adolescents as well as evidence-based pharmacologic and psychotherapeutic interventions. With effective treatment and the support of their families, young patients with bipolar disorder can learn to manage the illness and become independent, healthy adults.

+Improving the Care and Management of Patients With Inadequate Response to Depression Treatment [Series Home Page]

Michael E. Thase

Case & Comment

Managing Medical Comorbidities in Patients With Depression to Improve Overall Prognosis

Michael E. Thase, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 7/31/2018 | Keywords: depression, medical conditions

What additional precautions should be taken when a patient presents with symptoms of depression as well as medical comorbidities? Consider the options as you review this new Case and Comment activity about Tony, a 64-year-old man whose treatment-resistant depression is more difficult to manage due to medical conditions.

George I. Papakostas

Case & Comment

Identifying Patients Who Need a Change in Depression Treatment and Implementing That Change

George I. Papakostas, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 6/30/2018 | Keyword: depression

What steps should be taken when you are presented with a patient who has been previously treated by a primary care provider but has been unresponsive to treatment? Gain insight into the challenges of treatment-resistant depression by exploring this new Case and Comment activity focused on Robert, a 55-year-old accountant.

Roger S. McIntyre

Case & Comment

Implementing Appropriate Treatment Strategies for Varying Types of Depression

Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 4/30/2018 | Keywords: depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety

What steps should be taken when your patient does not respond adequately to antidepressant medication and has symptoms that may indicate the presence of several diagnoses? Review this Case and Comment activity to analyze the case of Melissa, an architect whose treatment-resistant depression may be masking other diagnoses.

Bradley Gaynes

Case & Comment

Recognizing and Assessing Risk Factors for Difficult-to-Treat Depression and Treatment-Resistant Depression

Bradley Gaynes, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 4/30/2018 | Keyword: depression

What should you do when your patients do not respond adequately to antidepressant therapy? Review this new Case and Comment activity to learn more about Alice's depressive episode and how you can help your patients like Alice achieve remission.

Bradley Gaynes (Chair), et al

Journal Supplement

Improving the Care and Management of Patients With Inadequate Response to Depression Treatment

Bradley Gaynes, MD, MPH (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.50 | Expires: 1/31/2018 | Keyword: depression

With only about one-third of patients with depression responding to their initial treatment trial, clinicians face the challenge of managing patients with poor response or treatment-resistant depression. In this Supplement, learn to identify difficult-to-treat types of depression, to select evidence-based treatments, to adjust treatment in a timely manner, and to coordinate care of comorbid conditions to improve patient outcomes.

+Enhancing Approaches to the Identification and Management of Pseudobulbar Affect [Series Home Page]

+Test Series [Series Home Page]

+Achieving Remission and Recovery in Depression With Anxiety [Series Home Page]

Andrew Cutler

Psychlopedia

The Role of Insomnia in Depression and Anxiety: Its Impact on Functioning, Treatment, and Outcomes

Andrew J. Cutler, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 4/30/2018 | Keywords: depression, insomnia, anxiety

The case of 42-year-old Mrs C illustrates the common combination of anxious depression and sleep problems. In this activity, learn about the relationship between these disorders and find effective strategies to treat insomnia with depression and anxiety.

David Sheehan

Psychlopedia

Importance of Restoring Function in Patients With Major Depressive Disorder

David V. Sheehan, MD, MBA

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 3/31/2018 | Keyword: depression

Restoring function in areas like home, work, and relationships is an important treatment goal for patients with depression. Here, find practical rating scales to monitor areas of functioning and discover specific interventions to target these impairments.

Larry Culpepper

Psychlopedia

Impact of Anxious Symptoms and Comorbid Anxiety Disorders on Functional Impairment in Depressed Patients

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 2/28/2018 | Keywords: depression, anxiety

Explore this activity to understand the relationship between, and impact of, depression and anxiety, and discover strategies to assess and treat both depressive and anxious symptoms in your patients.

+Measuring and Managing Cognitive Impairment in Schizophrenia [Series Home Page]

S. Charles Schulz (Chair), et al

Journal Supplement

Measuring and Managing Cognitive Impairment in Schizophrenia

S. Charles Schulz, MD (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expires: 2/28/2018 | Keyword: schizophrenia

Cognitive impairment is present in almost all patients with schizophrenia, yet it often receives less clinical attention than positive and negative symptoms. Read this supplement to help identify, monitor, and manage these symptoms in your patients.

+Sleep Disorders in the Psychiatric Setting [Series Home Page]

Krystal and Sorscher

Webcast

Recognizing and Managing Insomnia in Primary Care and Specialty Settings

Andrew D. Krystal, MD, MS (chair), and Adam J. Sorscher, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 2/28/2018 | Keyword: insomnia

Watch this webcast to see two patient cases with different sleep difficulties. Listen as the faculty discuss these cases and give evaluation tools and treatment strategies that will help you manage patients with sleep problems in your own practice.

+Biological Therapies in Psychiatry 2015 [Series Home Page]

+Strategies to Improve Outcomes for Primary Care Patients With Major Depressive Disorder [Series Home Page]

Rakesh Jain et al

PCC CME

Improving Outcomes for Primary Care Patients With Depression

Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 12/31/2017 | Keyword: depression

How do you assess symptom resolution, treatment adherence, and tolerability in your patients with depression? Follow the 3 patient cases in this CME newsletter to learn how measurement-based care can help you monitor treatment, improve adherence and patient outcomes, and recognize and treat residual symptoms.

+Recognizing and Treating Excessive Daytime Sleepiness and Narcolepsy [Series Home Page]

Thomas Roth (Chair) et al

JCP CME

Managing Excessive Daytime Sleepiness

Thomas Roth, PhD (Chair), and Russell P. Rosenberg, PhD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 11/30/2017 | Keywords: narcolepsy, sleep disorders

Your patients' safety may be at risk if they have unrecognized excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS). Read this Commentary to learn how to assess EDS, to recognize any underlying conditions, and to select appropriate behavioral and pharmacologic strategies to treat both EDS and associated conditions.

+Complicated Major Depressive Disorder [Series Home Page]

+What Psychiatric Nurses Need to Know About Bipolar Disorder [Series Home Page]

Joanne Iennaco and Julie Carbray

Game Case

Engaging Patients in Long-Term Management of Bipolar Disorder

Joanne DeSanto Iennaco, PhD, PMHNP-BC, APRN, and Julie A. Carbray, PhD, FPMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, APRN

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 11/30/2017 | Keyword: bipolar disorder

What strategies do you use to get patients with bipolar disorder to participate in their illness management? Play this game-based activity to see if you can help a long-term patient with bipolar disorder learn the importance of adhering to treatment, tracking mood states, and making important lifestyle changes.

+Using Mechanism of Action to Choose Medications for Treatment-Resistant Depression [Series Home Page]

+Barriers to Remission in Major Depressive Disorder: Residual Symptoms, Functional Impairment, and Medication Mechanism of Action [Series Home Page]

+Criminal Forensic Psychiatry [Series Home Page]

+Cognition in the Depressed Patient [Series Home Page]

+Understanding and Coping With Binge Eating Disorder: The Patient’s Perspective [Series Home Page]

+Overcoming Challenges in the Diagnosis and Management of ADHD in African American Adults [Series Home Page]

Anthony L. Rostain

Psychlopedia

Health Care–Seeking Behaviors of African American ADHD Patients and Their Families: Overcoming Economic and Cultural Barriers

Anthony L. Rostain, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 11/30/2017 | Keywords: ADHD, None, None, None

Do you know what keeps many African American patients from seeking treatment for mental health conditions? Read this new Psychlopedia activity to learn about barriers your African American patients face when seeking mental health services and to implement strategies to improve their care.

+Cause and Effect in Bipolar Depression: Misdiagnosis Leads to Inappropriate Treatment, Clinical Complications, and Adverse Outcomes [Series Home Page]

+New Strategies in Sleep [Series Home Page]

+Challenges in the Recognition and Management of ADHD in Hispanic Adults in the United States [Series Home Page]

+Making Connections Between Science and Symptoms in Schizophrenia [Series Home Page]

+Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder [Series Home Page]

Mary K. Colvin and Theodore A. Stern

Virtual Rounds in Neurology

Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Mary K. Colvin, PhD, and Theodore A. Stern, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 12/31/2017 | Keyword: ADHD

Have you wondered how you could reliably make a diagnosis of ADHD and differentiate it from a learning disorder or another psychiatric condition? If you have, then this case vignette and discussion should prove useful in your evaluation and management of patients and their families.

+Biological Therapies in Psychiatry 2014 [Series Home Page]

+Treating and Caring for the Patient With Moderate-to-Severe Alzheimer's Disease [Series Home Page]

William J. Burke

Neurology Reports

Managing Patients With Moderate-to-Severe Alzheimer’s Disease: Expectations, Treatments, and Prognosis

William J. Burke, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 12/31/2017 | Keywords: Alzheimer's, None, None, None

In this Neurology Report, experts from Banner Alzheimer’s Institute summarize ways to effectively communicate with patients and caregivers about an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis and prognosis. Plus, they cover how to select appropriate treatments to slow functional decline and manage troublesome behavioral and psychological symptoms.

Jan Dougherty

Neurology Reports

Effective Communication Strategies to Help Patients and Caregivers Cope With Moderate-to-Severe Alzheimer’s Disease

Jan Dougherty, RN, MS

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 12/31/2017 | Keywords: Alzheimer's, None, None, None

Language impairment may cause more difficulty than memory impairment among caregivers and patients with Alzheimer's disease. Gain knowledge of ways to educate caregivers about communication problems, mistakes to avoid, and effective strategies to improve communication.

+The Impact of Oral Medications on the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis [Series Home Page]

Clyde E. Markowitz

Neurology Reports

Switching Therapies in MS: What Are the Options?

Clyde E. Markowitz, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 12/31/2017 | Keywords: medical conditions, None, None, None

Breakthrough disease is common, even in patients with good adherence to their medications. Read this Neurology Report to learn ways to assess and manage adherence, monitor disease course through clinical and MRI measures, and make timely treatment adjustments in your patients with multiple sclerosis.

Clyde E. Markowitz

Neurology Reports

Identifying and Addressing Unmet Therapeutic Needs in MS

Clyde E. Markowitz, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 12/31/2017 | Keywords: medical conditions, None, None, None

Current disease-modifying treatments in multiple sclerosis (MS) are effectively mainly in relapsing forms of MS and do not restore function. Read this Neurology Report to discover unmet needs for treatments of progressive MS and MS symptoms and to learn about the development of neuroprotective agents.

+Improving Depression Outcomes by Providing Safe and Effective Care in the Rural Setting [Series Home Page]

J. Sloan Manning and W. Clay Jackson

Psychlopedia

Treating Depression in Primary Care: Initial and Follow-Up Treatment Strategies

J. Sloan Manning, MD, and W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 12/31/2017 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None

What follow-up strategies do you use to help your patients with depression who don’t respond adequately to initial treatment? Here, get guidance on how to choose appropriate first-line treatment, and learn how to monitor patients and make timely treatment adjustments.

J. Sloan Manning and W. Clay Jackson

Psychlopedia

Providing Guideline-Concordant Assessment and Monitoring for Major Depression in Primary Care

J. Sloan Manning, MD, and W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 12/31/2017 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None

How do you screen patients for depression in a busy primary care setting? In this new activity, read about effective assessment tools and strategies to diagnose depression and how to set goals and monitor progress once patients begin treatment.

+Depression: Addressing Partial Response After First-Line Antidepressant Treatment [Series Home Page]

+Controversies in the Psychopharmacology of Bipolar Disorder [Series Home Page]

+Poster Sessions From The 2014 ASCP Annual Meeting [Series Home Page]

+Appropriate Management of Multiple Sclerosis in Primary Care [Series Home Page]

+Update on Best Practices for Managing Bipolar Depression [Series Home Page]

+Measurement-Based Strategies to Assess and Manage Schizophrenia    [Series Home Page]

+Benefits and Barriers to Using Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics in Schizophrenia [Series Home Page]

+Improving the Diagnosis and Management of Depression in Bipolar Disorder [Series Home Page]

+Improving the Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Bipolar Depression in Primary Care [Series Home Page]

+Update on Treatment-Resistant Depression: Translating Clinical Science Into Effective Therapies [Series Home Page]

+Restless Legs Syndrome: Recognition, Diagnosis, and Treatment of a Common Sleep Disorder [Series Home Page]

+Biological Therapies in Psychiatry [Series Home Page]

+Treatment of Depression in Primary Care: Using Tools to Improve Outcomes [Series Home Page]

+Depression: Managing the Full Range of Symptoms to Achieve Lasting Remission [Series Home Page]

+Working Together to Restore Mental Well-Being and Address Domestic Violence Among Veterans: A Call To Action [Series Home Page]

+Complicated OCD: Issues of Comorbidity and Clinical Challenges [Series Home Page]

+Understanding the Sleep-Wake Cycle: Sleep, Insomnia, and the Orexin System [Series Home Page]

+Assessing and Managing Pain and Major Depression With Medical Comorbidities [Series Home Page]

+NCDEU Poster Session 2013 [Series Home Page]

+Schizophrenia: Using Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics to Improve Treatment Adherence [Series Home Page]

+The Effects of the Affordable Care Act on the Practice of Psychiatry [Series Home Page]

+ADHD in College, Phase II: Managing the Risk of Misuse, Abuse, and Diversion [Series Home Page]

+Caring for Returning Veterans: Meeting Mental Health Needs [Series Home Page]

+Alzheimer's Disease: The Importance of Early Diagnosis and Appropriate Management [Series Home Page]

+Military- and Sports-Related Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Clinical Presentation, Management, and Long-Term Consequences [Series Home Page]

+Expired Other [Series Home Page]

+Negative Symptoms in Schizophrenia: Treatment Gaps and Unmet Needs [Series Home Page]

+The Effect of Marijuana Use on the Risk for Schizophrenia [Series Home Page]

+Depression, Pain, and Comorbid Medical Conditions [Series Home Page]

+Improving Outcomes in Multiple Sclerosis Through Early Diagnosis and Effective Management [Series Home Page]

+A Fresh Look at Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors for Depression [Series Home Page]

+NCDEU Poster Session 2012 [Series Home Page]

+The Appropriate Use of Opiates in Chronic Pain [Series Home Page]

+Multiple Sclerosis Syndromes and Symptoms: A Clinical Primer [Series Home Page]

+New Treatment Approaches for Major Depressive Disorder   [Series Home Page]

+Bipolar Disorder: Lessons for Rural Physicians: Adjunctive Interventions for Maintaining Remission [Series Home Page]

+Schizophrenia: When First-Line Treatment Fails [Series Home Page]

+ADHD in College: Seeking and Receiving Care During the Transition From Child to Adult [Series Home Page]

+Diagnosing and Managing Patients With Dementia [Series Home Page]

+Overview of Current Issues in the Management of Multiple Sclerosis [Series Home Page]

+International Consensus Group on Depression Prevention in Bipolar Disorder [Series Home Page]

+Alzheimer's Disease: Implications of the Updated Diagnostic and Research Criteria [Series Home Page]

+Fibromyalgia: Creating a Patient-Centered Diagnostic and Therapeutic Roadmap [Series Home Page]

+NCDEU Poster Session 2011 [Series Home Page]

+2011 ICBD Conference Coverage: Practical Applications of New Research in Bipolar Disorder [Series Home Page]

+Evidence for Using L-Methylfolate Combined With Antidepressants in MDD [Series Home Page]

+Depression: When Initial Therapy Fails [Series Home Page]

+Using Diagnostic and Assessment Tools for Adolescents With ADHD [Series Home Page]

+Using Moderator-Based Algorithms  and Electronic Medical Records  to Achieve Optimal Outcomes in Depression [Series Home Page]

+Expired Performance Improvement CME [Series Home Page]

+The Current Crisis of Confidence in Antidepressants [Series Home Page]

+New Approaches to Managing Schizoaffective Disorder From Diagnosis to Treatment [Series Home Page]

+NCDEU Poster Session 2010 [Series Home Page]

+Looking Past First-Line Therapy for Major Depressive Disorder [Series Home Page]

+Considerations in Managing Schizophrenia in Adolescents [Series Home Page]

+Challenges in the Long-Term Treatment of Schizophrenia [Series Home Page]

+Self-Assessment [Series Home Page]

+Improving Outcomes in Bipolar Disorder: From Early Recognition and Treatment to Remission [Series Home Page]

+Strategies for Selecting Treatment and Mitigating Risk in Patients With Chronic Pain [Series Home Page]

+Strategies for the Long-Term Treatment of Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adults [Series Home Page]

+Improving the Recognition and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder in Primary Care [Series Home Page]

+Improving Executive Function in Adults With ADHD [Series Home Page]

+Improving Outcomes in Depression [Series Home Page]

+International Consensus Group on Depression [Series Home Page]

+Debates and Directions in Fibromyalgia: Recognizing Signs and Selecting the Appropriate Paths [Series Home Page]

+Tackling Partial Remission to Depression Treatment [Series Home Page]

+The Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicines to Achieve Remission in Major Depressive Disorder [Series Home Page]

+NCDEU Poster Session 2009 [Series Home Page]

+What Is Bipolar Disorder? [Series Home Page]

+An Introduction to the Clinical Correlates of Disrupted Slow-Wave Sleep [Series Home Page]

+Following Up on The Expert Consensus Guidelines for Geriatric Depression [Series Home Page]

+Depression in Latinos: A Focus on Overcoming Barriers [Series Home Page]

+Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents [Series Home Page]

+Definition and Management of Suicidality in Psychiatric Patients [Series Home Page]

+Balancing the Equation: Managing Medical Comorbidities in Patients With Severe Mental Illness [Series Home Page]

+Expired Case & Comment [Series Home Page]

+Maintenance of Certification in Psychiatry [Series Home Page]

+Bipolar Depression [Series Home Page]

+What Is Depression? [Series Home Page]

+Pain and the Brain 2: The Recognition and Management of Chronic Pain in Primary Care [Series Home Page]

+MDD in Women: Focus on Reproductive Events [Series Home Page]

+Using Atypical Antipsychotics to Optimize the Clinical Management of Patients With Mental Illnesses [Series Home Page]

+Depression in the Elderly [Series Home Page]

+Insights Into Generalized Anxiety Disorder [Series Home Page]

+Preventing Clinical Deterioration in the Course of Schizophrenia: The Potential for Neuroprotection [Series Home Page]

+ADHD and Comorbid Disorders in Adults [Series Home Page]

+Major Depressive Disorder [Series Home Page]

+Easing the Burden of Treatment-Resistant Depression [Series Home Page]

+Conference Coverage: 21st Annual European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) Congress [Series Home Page]

+Depression and Pain [Series Home Page]

+Depression, Pain, and Physical Symptoms [Series Home Page]

+Easing the Burden of Bipolar Disorder: From Urgent Situations to Remission [Series Home Page]

+Poster Session: NCDEU 2008 [Series Home Page]

+Understanding Fibromyalgia and Its Related Disorders [Series Home Page]

+Translating the Psychopharmacology of Antipsychotics to Individualized Treatment for Severe Mental Illness: A Roadmap [Series Home Page]

+Clinical Insights Into Pharmacogenetics and Schizophrenia [Series Home Page]

+Pain and the Brain [Series Home Page]

+The Use of Atypical Antipsychotics in Pediatric Psychiatric Disorders [Series Home Page]

+Influencers of Treatment Success in Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder [Series Home Page]

+Maximizing Efficacy of Antidepressants Beyond Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors [Series Home Page]

+Conference Coverage: 20th European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) Congress [Series Home Page]

+Smoking Cessation in Patients With Psychiatric Disorders [Series Home Page]

+A Longitudinal Study of Medication Nonadherence and Hospitalization Risk in Schizophrenia [Series Home Page]

+Raising the Bar in Schizophrenia by Treating to Remission [Series Home Page]

+Diagnosis and Treatment Strategies for Mixed Episodes in Bipolar Disorder [Series Home Page]

+Presentations From the Seventh International Conference on Bipolar Disorder [Series Home Page]

+Narcolepsy and Excessive Daytime Sleepiness: From the Bench to the Bedside [Series Home Page]

+Atypical Depression: Management Challenges and New Treatment Advances [Series Home Page]

+Cognitive Impairment Associated With Depression in the Elderly [Series Home Page]

+Managing Bipolar Disorder From Urgent Situations to Maintenance Therapy [Series Home Page]

+Weighing the Evidence: Weight Management Insights for Treating Major Mental Illness [Series Home Page]

+ADHD and Comorbid Substance Use Disorder [Series Home Page]

+Mixed Depression in Bipolar Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment Strategies [Series Home Page]

+The Role of Folate in Depression and Dementia [Series Home Page]

+Strategies to Integrate Physical Health Care Into Mental Health [Series Home Page]

+Poster Session: NCDEU 2007 [Series Home Page]

+Special Issues Related to the Management of Bipolar Disorder in Women: Tolerability of Treatment [Series Home Page]

+Translating Evidence on Depression and Physical Symptoms into Effective Clinical Practice [Series Home Page]

+Distance Rounds [Series Home Page]

+Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors Revisited: Their Role in Depressive Disorders [Series Home Page]

+The Art and Science of Switching Antipsychotic Medications [Series Home Page]

+Short-Term Naturalistic Treatment Outcomes in Cigarette Smokers With Substance Abuse and/or Mental Illness [Series Home Page]

+Preventing Recurrent Depression: Long-Term Treatment for Major Depressive Disorder [Series Home Page]

+Understanding Neuronal Pathways: Novel Targets for the Management of Insomnia [Series Home Page]

+Exercise for Mood and Anxiety Disorders [Series Home Page]

+Managing ADHD in Children, Adolescents, and Adults With Comorbid Anxiety [Series Home Page]

+Impact of Bipolar Disorder: Results From a Screening Study [Series Home Page]

+Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: Potential New Treatment for Resistant Depression [Series Home Page]

+Evaluating the Evidence: Clinical Antipsychotic Trials of Intervention Effectiveness (CATIE) and Beyond [Series Home Page]

+Practical Applications of Recent Antipsychotic Effectiveness Data [Series Home Page]

+Pathological Gambling: A Review of Phenomenological Models and Treatment Modalities for an Underrecognized Psychiatric Disorder [Series Home Page]

+ADHD: Applying Practice Guidelines to Improve Patient Outcome and Executive Function [Series Home Page]

+Practical Pharmacotherapeutic Management Strategies for Patients With Alcohol Dependence [Series Home Page]

+The Evolving View on Delta Sleep and Its Relationship to Daytime Function: A CME-Certified Virtual Symposium [Series Home Page]

+New Developments in Addiction Treatment [Series Home Page]

+Psychiatry in Brief: Insomnia and Emerging Therapies: Treating the Whole Patient [Series Home Page]

+Improving Cognitive Function and Functional Outcome in Severe Mental Illness [Series Home Page]

+Social Anxiety Disorder: Diagnosis, Outcome, Mechanisms, and Management [Series Home Page]

+Recent Advances in the Treatment of Depression in the Presence of Physical Symptoms [Series Home Page]

+Managing Patients With Vascular Disease and Depression [Series Home Page]

+Use of Treatment Algorithms for Depression [Series Home Page]

+Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD): A Clinical View [Series Home Page]

+New Developments in the Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder [Series Home Page]

+Bipolar Reports [Series Home Page]

+Antecedents to Panic Disorder in Nonreferred Adults [Series Home Page]

+The Challenges of Dual Diagnosis: Managing Substance Abuse in Severe Mental Illness [Series Home Page]

+A Systematic Review of Assessment and Treatment of Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Disease [Series Home Page]

+Emerging Therapies for Bipolar Depression [Series Home Page]

+The Role of Dopamine and Norepinephrine in Depression and Antidepressant Treatment [Series Home Page]

+Agitated "Unipolar" Major Depression: Prevalence, Phenomenology, and Outcome [Series Home Page]

+Managing Nonadherence in Schizophrenia: The Role of Long-Acting Agents [Series Home Page]

+Distance Rounds [Series Home Page]

+Identifying and Managing Depression in the Medical Patient [Series Home Page]

+Atypical Antipsychotics in the Treatment of Mania: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trials [Series Home Page]

+Review of the Pharmacologic Management of Depression [Series Home Page]

+The Alzheimer's Disease Continuum: From Neuropathology to Clinical Practice [Series Home Page]

+The Impact of Disasters and Their Aftermath on Mental Health [Series Home Page]

+After the Tsunami: Mental Health Challenges to the Community for Today and Tomorrow [Series Home Page]

+Sleep: New Frontiers in Psychiatry and Primary Care [Series Home Page]

+The Recognition and Management of Bipolar Disorder With Comorbid Anxiety [Series Home Page]

+Focus on Bipolar Disorder Treatment [Series Home Page]

+Management of Autism and Its Related Disorders [Series Home Page]

+Sleep: New Frontiers in Psychiatry and Primary Care [Series Home Page]

+New Therapies for Treatment-Resistant Depression and Anxiety [Series Home Page]

+Safety Issues With Drug Therapies for Autism Spectrum Disorders [Series Home Page]

+Poster Session: July 2005 [Series Home Page]

+New Insights Into the Nature and Treatment of Panic Disorder [Series Home Page]

+The Role of Atypical Antipsychotics in the Treatment of Bipolar Disorder [Series Home Page]

+Utilizing Benzodiazepines in Clinical Practice: An Evidence-Based Discussion [Series Home Page]

+New Perspectives in Treating Bipolar Disorder [Series Home Page]

+The Need for Better Management of Treatment-Resistant Depression [Series Home Page]

+Differential Diagnosis and Management of Daytime Sleepiness and Nighttime Wakefulness [Series Home Page]

+Beyond Refractory Obsessions and Anxiety States: Toward Remission [Series Home Page]

+New Perspectives for Treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder [Series Home Page]

+Recognizing the Physical Symptoms of Depression [Series Home Page]

+Clinical Effectiveness of Atypical Antipsychotics in Dementia [Series Home Page]

+Managing Bipolar Depression [Series Home Page]

+Drug-Induced Movement Disorders [Series Home Page]

+Using Atypical Antipsychotics in Primary Care [Series Home Page]

+Revisiting the Use of High-Potency Benzodiazepines [Series Home Page]

+Diagnosing and Treating Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults [Series Home Page]

+New Treatments for Depression Characterized by Physical Symptoms [Series Home Page]

+The Expert Consensus Guideline Series: Using Antipsychotic Agents in Older Patients [Series Home Page]

+Treating Aggressive Behavior in the Elderly [Series Home Page]

+Treating Depression: New Choices for a Chronic Problem [Series Home Page]

+Partial Compliance: The Need for Long-Acting Atypical Antipsychotics [Series Home Page]

+Optimizing Wakefulness in Patients With Fatigue and Executive Dysfunction [Series Home Page]

+The Expert Consensus Guideline Series: Optimizing Pharmacologic Treatment of Psychotic Disorders [Series Home Page]

+Long-Term Safety of Methylphenidate in the Treatment of ADHD: Dispelling the Myths and Misconceptions About Stimulant Therapy Abuse [Series Home Page]

+Noncholinergic Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease [Series Home Page]

+Using the Newer Pharmacotherapeutic Agents as Mood Stabilizers in Bipolar Spectrum Disorders [Series Home Page]

+Physical Symptoms of Depression and Their Impact on Patients and Society [Series Home Page]

+Achieving Success in the Management of Bipolar Disorder: Is Lithium Sufficient? [Series Home Page]

+Management of Aggression Across the Life Cycle [Series Home Page]

+The Role of GABA in Neuropsychiatric Disorders: A Review of GABA Agents [Series Home Page]

+Treating Depression and Anxiety to Remission: Use of Algorithms [Series Home Page]

+New Approaches to Managing Difficult-to-Treat Depressions [Series Home Page]

+Anxiety: New Treatment Perspectives [Series Home Page]