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Ginsburg et al

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An Examination of Screening Tools for Collaborative Care of Adolescent Depression

Alexander D. Ginsburg, Paul S. Stadem, Christopher R. Takala, Paul E. Croarkin, Angela B. Mattson, Marcie L. Billings, RoxAnne M. Brennan, and John E. Huxsahl

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 8/31/2020 | Keywords: depression, anxiety, substance use disorders, None, None, None

Is your health system using a collaborative care model to provide high-quality care to patients? Do you know what factors might influence treatment outcomes among adolescents with depression who receive collaborative care? Read this CME journal article to learn more.

Jain and Correll

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Tardive Dyskinesia: Recognition, Patient Assessment, and Differential Diagnosis

Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH (Chair), and Christoph U. Correll, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 4/30/2020 | Keywords: schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, None, None, None

Tardive dyskinesia (TD) is an involuntary movement disorder associated with antipsychotic treatment. Because of the serious and potentially irreversible nature of TD, accurate diagnosis is crucial. However, the risk may be underestimated, and diagnosing TD can be challenging, with early signs easily missed. To learn more, read this ACADEMIC HIGHLIGHTS, in which experts review the prevalence, phenomenology, risk factors, and impact of TD, illustrated by case examples, and provide valuable clinical information to guide early recognition and accurate diagnosis.

Rakesh Jain (Chair) et al

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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, None, None, None, None

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

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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, None, None, None, None

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

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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 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

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

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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, None, None, None

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

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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, neurology, None

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

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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 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

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

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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 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

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.

Marengoni et al

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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, None, None, None, None

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

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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, None, None, None, None

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.

Cox et al

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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 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

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.

Simon et al

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

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 | Expired: 2/28/2018 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

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

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

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

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 1/31/2018 | Keywords: depression, dementia, None, None, None, None

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

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

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

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 12/31/2017 | Keywords: depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, None, None, None, None

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.

Olfson et al

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Antipsychotic Treatment of Adults in the United States [CME Archive]

Mark Olfson, Marissa King, and Michael Schoenbaum

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 10/31/2017 | Keywords: dementia, depression, None, None, None, None

When you prescribe antipsychotic agents, do you record a diagnosis of mental illness? Do you prescribe them long-term for patients with dementia? Read this journal CME activity to find out about prescription trends.

Hoertel et al

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Childhood Maltreatment and Risk of Suicide Attempt: A Nationally Representative Study [CME Archive]

Nicolas Hoertel, Silvia Franco, Melanie M. Wall, Maria A. Oquendo, Shuai Wang, Frédéric Limosin, and Carlos Blanco

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 7/31/2017 | Keywords: personality disorders, depression, anxiety, substance use disorders, None, None

Which types of childhood maltreatment are associated with greater risk of suicide attempt in adulthood? Are child abuse or neglect associated with an earlier age at first suicide attempt? Do psychopathology and sociodemographic characteristics affect the association between childhood maltreatment and suicide attempt? Explore answers to these questions in this CME journal article.

Han et al

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Prevalence and Correlates of Past 12-Month Suicide Attempt Among Adults With Past-Year Suicidal Ideation in the United States [CME Archive]

Beth Han, Wilson M. Compton, Joseph Gfroerer, and Richard McKeon

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 3/31/2017 | Keywords: mental illness, depression, substance use disorders, None, None, None

While not everyone with suicidal ideation progresses to a plan and an attempt, does everyone who attempts suicide first make a plan? Does the absence of a major depressive episode imply the absence of risk for a suicide attempt? How does substance use affect risk? To learn more, read this CME journal article describing results from a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration survey.

Goldstein et al

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Excessive and Premature New-Onset Cardiovascular Disease Among Adults With Bipolar Disorder in the United States NESARC Cohort [CME Archive]

Benjamin I. Goldstein, Ayal Schaffer, Shuai Wang, and Carlos Blanco

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 2/28/2017 | Keywords: bipolar depression, depression, medical conditions, None, None, None

Do you integrate cardiovascular health into the assessment, monitoring, and treatment of people with bipolar disorder? Read this CME activity to learn about the risk for new-onset cardiovascular disease among patients with bipolar disorder compared with those with major depression and controls. The findings of this 3-year study, which controlled for age and risk factors such as smoking, obesity, and hypertension, may surprise you.

Frankland et al

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Comparing the Phenomenology of Depressive Episodes in Bipolar I and II Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder Within Bipolar Disorder Pedigrees [CME Archive]

Andrew Frankland, Ester Cerrillo, Dusan Hadzi-Pavlovic, Gloria Roberts, Adam Wright, Colleen K. Loo, Michael Breakspear, and Philip B. Mitchell

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 1/31/2017 | Keywords: bipolar depression, depression, None, None, None, None

How often do you diagnose patients with major depressive disorder only to later realize they have bipolar disorder? Using a method called the Probabilistic Approach to Bipolar Depression may help you with this challenging differential diagnosis. Read this CME journal article about identifying differences in depressive presentations between bipolar disorder and MDD.

Smith et al

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

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 | Expired: 11/30/2017 | Keywords: depression, medical conditions, None, None, None, None

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.

Mittal et al

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Demographic, Economic, and Clinical Correlates of Depression Treatment Response in an Underserved Primary Care Population [CME Archive]

Dinesh Mittal, Lakshminarayana Chekuri, Liya Lu, and John C. Fortney

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 8/31/2017 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Can you predict your patients' depression treatment response using demographic, clinical, and socioeconomic variables? Read this CME activity from The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry to learn the results of a study of response to collaborative care for depression in federally qualified health centers.

Gaynes et al

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Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Depression: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis [CME Archive]

Bradley N. Gaynes, Stacey W. Lloyd, Linda Lux, Gerald Gartlehner, Richard A. Hansen, Shannon Brode, Daniel E. Jonas, Tammeka Swinson Evans, Meera Viswanathan, and Kathleen N. Lohr

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 5/31/2017 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

When your patients' major depressive disorder has not remitted after 2 antidepressant trials of adequate dose and duration, do you consider repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS)? Read this CME activity from The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry for a review of available studies on the use of rTMS in patients with treatment-resistant depression.

Chi-Shin Wu et al

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Long-Term Antidepressant Use and the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Population-Based, Nested Case-Control Study in Taiwan [CME Archive]

Chi-Shin Wu, Susan Shur-Fen Gau, and Mei-Shu Lai

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 1/31/2017 | Keywords: depression, anxiety, None, None, None, None

Could your patients who use antidepressants long-term have an increased risk of developing diabetes? Does age or type of antidepressant influence risk? Find out in this CME article.

Cohen et al

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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Cognitive Function: Findings From the Mind Your Heart Study [CME Archive]

Beth E. Cohen, MD, MAS (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 11/30/2016 | Keywords: PTSD, depression, dementia, None, None, None

Read this journal CME study to discover associations between PTSD and cognitive function so that you can help patients minimize modifiable risk factors.

Zimmerman et al

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Distinguishing Bipolar II Depression From Major Depressive Disorder With Comorbid Borderline Personality Disorder: Demographic, Clinical, and Family History Differences [CME Archive]

Mark Zimmerman, Jennifer H. Martinez, Theresa A. Morgan, Diane Young, Iwona Chelminski, and Kristy Dalrymple

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 9/30/2016 | Keywords: bipolar depression, personality disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, None, None

Distinguishing between bipolar II depression and MDD with comorbid borderline personality disorder is challenging. Learn about differential variables.

Salvatore, et al

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Predicting Diagnostic Change Among First-Episode Patients Diagnosed With DSM-IV Major Depression With Psychotic Features [CME Archive]

Paola Salvatore, Ross J. Baldessarini, Hari-Mandir K. Khalsa, Mario Amore, Cristina Di Vittorio, Gabriella Ferraro, Carlo Maggini, and Mauricio Tohen

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 7/31/2016 | Keywords: depression, bipolar depression, bipolar disorder, None, None, None

Discover how to accurately diagnose depression with psychotic features.

Withers et al

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Is Depression With Atypical Features Associated With Trauma History? [CME Archive]

Amy C. Withers, Jenna M. Tarasoff, and Jonathan W. Stewart

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 5/31/2016 | Keywords: atypical depression, PTSD, None, None, None, None

In this journal article, learn about the link between atypical depression and trauma history, which may be more complex than prior research has outlined.

Batelaan et al

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Panic Attacks as a Dimension of Psychopathology: Evidence for Associations With Onset and Course of Mental Disorders and Level of Functioning [CME Archive]

Neeltje M. Batelaan, Didi Rhebergen, Ron de Graaf, Jan Spijker, Aartjan T. F. Beekman, and Brenda W. J. H. Penninx

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 9/30/2015 | Keywords: anxiety, panic disorder, depression, substance use disorders, None, None

Panic Attacks as a Dimension of Psychopathology: Evidence for Associations With Onset and Course of Mental Disorders and Level of Functioning

Orriols et al

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Risk of Injurious Road Traffic Crash After Prescription of Antidepressants [CME Archive]

Ludivine Orriols, Raphaëlle Queinec, Pierre Philip, Blandine Gadegbeku, Bernard Delorme, Nicholas Moore, Samy Suissa, and Emmanuel Lagarde for the CESIR Research Group

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 8/31/2015 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Risk of Injurious Road Traffic Crash After Prescription of Antidepressants

Ira D. Glick, MD

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Managing Psychiatric Issues in Elite Athletes [CME Archive]

Ira D. Glick, Mark A. Stillman, Claudia L. Reardon, and Eva C. Ritvo

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 5/31/2015 | Keywords: depression, substance use disorders, eating disorders, mental illness, None, None

Managing Psychiatric Issues in Elite Athletes

Norifusa Sawada, MD

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How Successful Are Physicians in Eliciting the Truth From Their Patients? A Large-Scale Internet Survey From Patients’ Perspectives [CME Archive]

Norifusa Sawada, Hiroyuki Uchida, Koichiro Watanabe, Toshiaki Kikuchi, Takefumi Suzuki, Haruo Kashima, and Masaru Mimura

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 3/31/2015 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

How Successful Are Physicians in Eliciting the Truth From Their Patients? A Large-Scale Internet Survey From Patients’ Perspectives

Giovanni B. Cassano, MD

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The Role of Psychomotor Activation in Discriminating Unipolar From Bipolar Disorders: A Classification-Tree Analysis [CME Archive]

Giovanni B. Cassano, Paola Rucci, Antonella Benvenuti, Mario Miniati, Simona Calugi, Luca Maggi, Stephano Pini, David J. Kupfer, Mario Maj, Andrea Fagiolini, and Ellen Frank

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 1/31/2015 | Keywords: bipolar disorder, depression, None, None, None, None

The Role of Psychomotor Activation in Discriminating Unipolar From Bipolar Disorders: A Classification-Tree Analysis

Rudolf Uher, PhD

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Early and Delayed Onset of Response to Antidepressants in Individual Trajectories of Change During Treatment of Major Depression: A Secondary Analysis of Data From the Genome-Based Therapeutic Drugs for Depression (GENDEP) Study [CME Archive]

Rudolf Uher, Ole Mors, Marcella Rietschel, Aleksandra Rajewska-Rager, Ana Petrovic, Astrid Zobel, Neven Henigsberg, Julien Mendlewicz, Katherine J. Aitchison, Anne Farmer, and Peter McGuffin

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 11/30/2014 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Early and Delayed Onset of Response to Antidepressants in Individual Trajectories of Change During Treatment of Major Depression: A Secondary Analysis of Data From the Genome-Based Therapeutic Drugs for Depression (GENDEP) Study

Akinori Nakata, PhD

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Work Hours, Sleep Sufficiency, and Prevalence of Depression Among Full-Time Employees: A Community-Based Cross-Sectional Study / Emotion Dysregulation and Negative Affect: Association With Psychiatric Symptoms [CME Archive]

Akinori Nakata / Bekh Bradley, Jared A. DeFife, Clifford Guarnaccia, Justine Phifer, Negar Fani, Kerry J. Ressler, and Drew Westen

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 5/31/2014 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Work Hours, Sleep Sufficiency, and Prevalence of Depression Among Full-Time Employees: A Community-Based Cross-Sectional Study / Emotion Dysregulation and Negative Affect: Association With Psychiatric Symptoms

Jiska Cohen-Mansfield, PhD, ABPP

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The Impact of Stimuli on Affect in Persons With Dementia / Efficacy of Antidepressants for Dysthymia: A Meta-Analysis of Placebo-Controlled Randomized Trials [CME Archive]

Jiska Cohen-Mansfield, Marcia S. Marx, Khin Thein, and Maha Dakheel-Ali / Yeciel Levkovitz, Enrico Tedeschini, and George I. Papakostas

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 4/30/2014 | Keywords: dementia, depression, None, None, None, None

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Three-Year Incidence and Predictors of First-Onset of DSM-IV Mood, Anxiety, and Substance Use Disorders in Older Adults: Results From Wave 2 of the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions / Patient-Level Predictors and Clinical Correlates of Duration of Untreated Psychosis Among Hospitalized First-Episode Patients [CME Archive]

Kee-Lee Chou, Corey S. Mackenzie, Kun Liang, and Jitender Sareen / Michael T. Compton, Tynessa L. Gordon, Sandra M. Goulding, Michelle L. Esterberg, Tandrea Carter, Amy S. Leiner, Paul S. Weiss, Benjamin G. Druss, Elaine F. Walker, and Nadine J. Kaslow

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 2/28/2014 | Keywords: anxiety, depression, substance use disorders, schizophrenia, None, None

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Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Antidepressants and Abnormal Bleeding: A Review for Clinicians and a Reconsideration of Mechanisms / The Epidemiology of Chronic Major Depressive Disorder and Dysthymic Disorder: Results From the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions [CME Archive]

Chittaranjan Andrade, Surya Sandarsh, Kumar B. Chethan, Koregala S. Nagesh / Carlos Blanco, Mayumi Okuda, John C. Markowitz, Shang-Min Liu, Bridget F. Grant, Deborah S. Hasin

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 12/31/2013 | Keywords: depression, substance use disorders, None, None, None, None

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Prediction of Recurrence in Recurrent Depression: A 5.5-Year Prospective Study / A 2-Year Prospective Follow-Up Study of the Course of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder [CME Archive]

Mascha C. ten Doesschate, Claudi L. H. Bockting, Maarten W. J. Koeter, and Aart H. Schene for the DELTA Study Group / Jane L. Eisen, Anthony Pinto, Maria C. Mancebo, Ingrid R. Dyck, Maria E. Orlando, and Steven A. Rasmussen

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 8/31/2013 | Keywords: depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, None, None, None, None

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Strategies in Treatment of Suicidality: Identification of Common and Treatment-Specific Interventions in Empirically Supported Treatment Manual / The EPPIC Follow-Up Study of First-Episode Psychosis: Longer-Term Clinical and Functional Outcome 7 Years After Index Admission [CME Archive]

Igor Weinberg, Elsa Ronningstam, Mark J. Goldblatt, Mark Schechter, Joan Wheelis, and John T. Maltsberger / Lisa P. Henry, G. Paul Amminger, Meredith G. Harris, Hok Pan Yuen, Susy M. Harrigan, Amy L. Prosser, Orli S. Schwartz, Simone E. Farrelly, Helen Herrman, Henry J. Jackson, and Patrick D. McGorry

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 6/30/2013 | Keywords: depression, schizophrenia, None, None, None, None

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Antidepressant Discontinuation in Bipolar Depression: A Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD) Randomized Clinical Trial of Long-Term Effectiveness and Safety / Underrecognition of Clinically Significant Side Effects in Depressed Outpatients [CME Archive]

S. Nassir Ghaemi, Michael M. Ostacher, Rif S. El-Mallakh, David Borrelli, Claudia F. Baldassano, Mary E. Kelley, Megan M. Filkowski, John Hennen, Gary Sachs, Frederick K. Goodwin, and Ross J. Baldessarini / Mark Zimmerman, Janine N. Galione, Naureen Attiullah, Michael Friedman, Cristina Toba, Daniela A. Boerescu, and Moataz Ragheb

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 4/30/2013 | Keywords: bipolar depression, depression, None, None, None, None

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A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing the Memory Effects of Continuation Electroconvulsive Therapy Versus Continuation Pharmacotherapy: Results From the Consortium for Research in ECT (CORE) Study / Benzodiazepine Use and Risk of Recurrence in Bipolar Disorder: A STEP-BD Report [CME Archive]

Glenn E. Smith, Keith G. Rasmussen Jr, C. Munro Cullum, M. Donna Felmlee-Devine, Georgios Petrides, Teresa A. Rummans, Mustafa M. Husain, Martina Mueller, Hilary J. Bernstein, Rebecca G. Knapp, M. Kevin O'Connor, Max Fink, Shirlene Sampson, Samuel H. Bailine, and Charles H. Kellner, for the CORE Investigators / Roy H. Perlis, Michael J. Ostacher, David J. Miklowitz, Jordan W. Smoller, Ellen B. Dennehy, Colleen Cowperthwait, Andrew A. Nierenberg, Michael E. Thase, and Gary S. Sachs

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 2/28/2013 | Keywords: bipolar disorder, depression, None, None, None, None

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Long-Term Effects of Preventive Cognitive Therapy in Recurrent Depression: A 5.5-Year Follow-Up Study / Current Prescription Patterns and Safety Profile of Irreversible Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors: A Population-Based Cohort Study of Older Adults [CME Archive]

Claudi L. H. Bockting, Philip Spinhoven, Luuk F. Wouters, Maarten W. J. Koeter, Aart H. Schene, for the DELTA Study Group / Kenneth I. Shulman, Hadas D. Fischer, Nathan Herrmann, Cindy Yan Huo, Geoffrey M. Anderson, and Paula A. Rochon

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 12/31/2012 | Keywords: depression, atypical depression, bipolar depression, None, None, None

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Sleep in Depression and Anxiety Disorders: A Population-Based Study of Elderly Persons [CME Archive]

Julia F. van den Berg, Hendrika J. Luijendijk, Joke H. M. Tulen, Albert Hofman, Arie Knuistingh Neven, and Henning Tiemeier

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 8/30/2012 | Keywords: sleep disorders, anxiety, depression, None, None, None

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The Importance of Childhood Trauma and Childhood Life Events for Chronicity of Depression in Adults [CME Archive]

Jenneke E. Wiersma, Jacqueline G. F. M. Hovens, Patricia van Oppen, Erik J. Giltay, Digna J. F. van Schaik, Aartjan T. F. Beekman, and Brenda W. J. H. Penninx

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 7/31/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Charles L. Bowden, MD (Chair)

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Long-Term Maintenance Therapy for Major Depressive Disorder With rTMS/Combined Total Sleep Deprivation and Light Therapy in the Treatment of Drug-Resistant Bipolar Depression: Acute Response and Long-Term Remission Rates/Focus on Bipolar Disorder Treatment [CME Archive]

John P. O’Reardon, Kate H. Blumner, Andrew D. Peshek, Rocio Romero Pradilla, and Pilar Cristancho Pimiento/Francesco Benedetti, Barbara Barbini, Mara Cigala Fulgosi, Cristina Colombo, Sara Dallaspezia, Adriana Pontiggia, and Enrico Smeraldi/Charles L. Bowden, MD (Chair) et al.

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.50 | Expired: 12/31/2007 | Keywords: depression, bipolar disorder, bipolar depression, None, None, None

Due to the frequency and severity of bipolar depression and acute mania, effective pharmacologic and psychosocial management for both presentations is critical. Learn about these management strategies and more in this Academic Highlights.

Martin B. Keller, MD (Chair)

JCP CME

Sequential Treatment of Mood and Anxiety Disorders / Variables Associated With Alcohol, Drug, and Daily Smoking Cessation / Untangling Depression and Anxiety: Clinical Challenges [CME Archive]

Giovanni A. Fava, Chiara Ruini, and Chiara Rafanelli/Norifumi Tsuno, Alain Besset, and Karen Ritchie/Martin B. Keller, MD (Chair) et al.

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.50 | Expired: 11/30/2007 | Keywords: depression, anxiety, substance use disorders, None, None, None

In this section of the Journal, you can update your understanding of the neurobiology of depression and anxiety and learn about the presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of these disorders to optimize your patients’ outcomes.

JCP CME

Prevalence and Features of Intermittent Explosive Disorder in a Clinical Setting/Sleep and Depression [CME Archive]

Emil F. Coccaro, Michael A. Posternak, and Mark Zimmerman/Norifumi Tsuno, Alain Besset, and Karen Ritchie

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 10/31/2007 | Keywords: intermittent explosive disorder, depression, sleep disorders, None, None, None

JCP CME

Complicated Grief and Its Correlates in Patients With Bipolar Disorder/Differences Between Minimally Depressed Patients Who Do and Do Not Consider Themselves to Be in Remission [CME Archive]

Naomi M. Simon, Mark H. Pollack, Diana Fischmann, Carol A. Perlman, Anna C. Muriel, Cynthia W. Moore, Andrew A. Nierenberg, and M. Katherine Shear/Mark Zimmerman, Joseph B. McGlinchey, Michael A. Posternak, Michael Friedman, Daniela Boerescu, and Naureen Attiullah

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 9/30/2007 | Keywords: bipolar disorder, depression, None, None, None, None

JCP CME

Clinical and Demographic Features of Atypical Depression in Outpatients With Major Depressive Disorder: Preliminary Findings From STAR*D/Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among Israeli Ex-Prisoners of War 18 and 30 Years After Release [CME Archive]

Jon S. Novick, Jonathan W. Stewart, Stephen R. Wisniewski, Ian A. Cook, Radmila Manev, Andrew A. Nierenberg, Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, Kathy Shores-Wilson, G. K. Balasubramani, Melanie M. Biggs, Sid Zisook, and A. John Rush, for the STAR*D Investigators/Zahava Solomon and Rachel Dekel

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 8/30/2007 | Keywords: depression, atypical depression, PTSD, anxiety, None, None

JCP CME

Prevalence and Clinical Correlates of Irritability in Major Depressive Disorder: A Preliminary Report From the Sequenced Treatment Alternatives to Relieve Depression Study/Medical Morbidity and Mortality in Schizophrenia Guidelines for Psychiatrists [CME Archive]

Roy H. Perlis, Renerio Fraguas, Maurizio Fava, Madhukar H. Trivedi, James F. Luther, Stephen R. Wisniewski, and John A. Rush/Donald C. Goff, Corinne Cather, A. Eden Evins, David C. Henderson, Oliver Freudenreich, Paul M. Copeland, Michael Bierer, Kenneth Duckworth, and Frank M. Sacks

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 2/28/2007 | Keywords: depression, schizophrenia, medical conditions, None, None, None

JCP CME

Effects of Psychiatric Disorders and Psychotropic Medications on Prolactin and Bone Metabolism/Clinical Characteristics of Depressive Symptoms in Children and Adolescents With Major Depressive Disorder [CME Archive]

Madhusmita Misra, George I. Papakostas, and Anne Klibanski/Ozgur Yorbik, Boris Birmaher, David Axelson, Douglas E. Williamson, and Neal D. Ryan

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 12/31/2006 | Keywords: depression, medical conditions, None, None, None, None

JCP CME

Risk Factors for Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder in a Community Sample of Young Women: The Role of Traumatic Events and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder/On the Threshold of Disorder: A Study of the Impact of the DSM-IV Clinical Significance Criterion on Diagnosing Depressive and Anxiety Disorders in Clinical Pracitice [CME Archive]

Axel Perkonigg, Kimberly A. Yonkers, Hildegard Pfister, Roselind Lieb, and Hans-Ulrich Wittchen/Mark Zimmerman, Iwona Chelminski, and Diane Young

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 10/31/2006 | Keywords: premenstrual dysphoric disorder, PTSD, anxiety, depression, None, None

JCP CME

Breastfeeding During Maternal Antidepressant Treatment With Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors: Infant Exposure, Clinical Symptoms, and Cytochrome P450 Genotypes/Academic Highlights: Enhancing Treatment Response in Depression [CME Archive]

Jan Oystein Berle, Vidar M. Steen, Trond Oskar Aamo, Harald Breilid, Kolbjørn Zahlsen, and Olav Spigset/Philip T. Ninan, Maurizio Fava, and Kerry J. Ressler

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 9/30/2006 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

JCP CME

Major Depressive Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder Revisited: Longitudinal Interactions/Impact of Comorbid Anxiety Disorders on Outcome in a Cohort of Patients With Bipolar Disorder [CME Archive]

John G. Gunderson, Leslie C. Morey, Robert L. Stout, Andrew E. Skodol, M. Tracie Shea, Thomas H. McGlashan, Mary C. Zanarini, Carlos M. Grilo, Charles A. Sanislow, Shirley Yen, Maria T. Daversa, and Donna S. Bender/Khrista R. Boylan, Peter J. Bieling, Michael Marriott, Helen Begin, L. Trevor Young, and Glenda M. MacQueen

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 8/31/2006 | Keywords: depression, personality disorders, anxiety, bipolar disorder, None, None

JCP CME

Lifetime and 1-Month Prevalence Rates of Intermittent Explosive Disorder in a Community Sample/Academic Highlights: Depression and Physical Symptoms: The Mind-Body Connection [CME Archive]

Emil F. Coccaro, Catherine A. Schmidt, Jack F. Samuels, and Gerald Nestadt/Alan F. Schatzberg, Bruce A. Arnow, Vivien K. Burt, Pedro L. Delgado, Ruta M. Nonacs, and Maurice M. Ohayon

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.50 | Expired: 6/30/2006 | Keywords: intermittent explosive disorder, depression, medical conditions, None, None, None

JCP CME

What Characteristics of Primary Anxiety Disorders Predict Subsequent Major Depressive Disorder?/Are Mood Disorders and Obesity Related? A Review for the Mental Health Professional [CME Archive]

Antje Bittner, Renee D. Goodwin, Hans-Ulrich Wittchen, Katja Beesdo, Michael Höfler, and Roselind Lieb/Susan L. McElroy, Renu Kotwal, Shishuka Malhotra, Erik B. Nelson, Paul E. Keck, Jr., and Charles B. Nemeroff

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 5/31/2006 | Keywords: anxiety, depression, None, None, None, None

JCP CME

Speed of Response and Remission in Major Depressive Disorder With Acute Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT): A Consortium for Research in ECT (CORE) Report/Effects of Atypical Antipsychotics on the Syndromal Profile in Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia [CME Archive]

Mustafa M. Husain, A. John Rush, Max Fink, Rebecca Knapp, Georgios Petrides, Teresa Rummans, Melanie M. Biggs, Kevin O'Connor, Keith Rasmussen, Marc Litle, Wenle Zhao, Hilary J. Bernstein, Glenn Smith, Martina Mueller, Shawn M. McClintock, Samuel H. Bailine, and Charles H. Kellner/Jean-Pierre Lindenmayer, Pal Czobor, Jan Volavka, Jeffrey A. Lieberman, Leslie Citrome, Brian Sheitman, Joseph P. McEvoy, Thomas B. Cooper, and Miranda Chakos

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 4/30/2006 | Keywords: depression, schizophrenia, None, None, None, None

JCP CME

Two-Year Follow-Up of a Smoking Cessation Trial in Patients With Schizophrenia: Increased Rates of Smoking Cessation and Reduction/Psychopathology of Seasonal Affective Disorder Patients in Comparison With Major Depression Patients Who Have Attempted Suicide [CME Archive]

A. Eden Evins, Corinne Cather, Nancy A. Rigotti, Oliver Freudenreich, David C. Henderson, Casey M. Olm-Shipman, and Donald C. Goff/Baba P. G. Pendse, Gunnar Engström, and Lil Träskman-Bendz

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 3/31/2006 | Keywords: schizophrenia, seasonal affective disorder, depression, None, None, None

JCP CME

Depressive Disorders Are Related to Nicotine Dependence in the Population But Do Not Necessarily Hamper Smoking Cessation/Academic Highlights: Emerging Therapeutic Strategies in Alzheimer’s Disease [CME Archive]

Ulrich John, Christian Meyer, Hans-Jürgen Rumpf, and Ulfert Hapke/George T. Grossberg, Jody Corey-Bloom, Gary W. Small, and Pierre N. Tariot

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 2/28/2006 | Keywords: depression, substance use disorders, Alzheimer's, None, None, None

PCC CME Activities [Series Home Page]

Jafferany and Pastolero

PCC CME

Psychiatric and Psychological Impact of Chronic Skin Disease

Mohammad Jafferany and Paul Pastolero

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 4/30/2020 | Keywords: medical conditions, depression, None, None, None, None

Have you considered how conditions such as atopic dermatitis, acne, vitiligo, psoriasis, and alopecia affect your patients? Skin disease can be associated with anxiety, anger, depression, social isolation, and low self-esteem. Read this CME journal article to learn about recognizing and treating psychological problems in patients with skin diseases and communicating with patients in a culturally competent manner.

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, None, None, None, None

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.

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, neurology, None, None, None

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.

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: 10/31/2018 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

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.

Weinreb et al

PCC CME

Managing Depression Among Homeless Mothers: Pilot Testing an Adapted Collaborative Care Intervention [CME Archive]

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

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 4/30/2018 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

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.

Chakravorty et al

PCC CME

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

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 | Expired: 12/31/2017 | Keywords: sleep disorders, depression, None, None, None, None

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.

Czech et al

PCC CME

Association Between Specific Depression Symptoms and Glycemic Control Among Patients With Comorbid Type 2 Diabetes and Provisional Depression [CME Archive]

Stephanie J. Czech, Susan M. Orsillo, Paul A. Pirraglia, Thomas M. English, and Alexa J. Connell

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 10/31/2017 | Keywords: depression, medical conditions, insomnia, None, None, None

Do you treat patients with type 2 diabetes who also have depression? Did you know that assessing and managing sleep problems might improve glycemic control in these patients? Read this journal CME article for more information.

Nynas et al

PCC CME

Depression and Anxiety Following Early Pregnancy Loss: Recommendations for Primary Care Providers [CME Archive]

Johnna Nynas, Puneet Narang, Murali K. Kolikonda, and Steven Lippmann

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 2/28/2017 | Keywords: depression, anxiety, medical conditions, None, None, None

How do you address psychological concerns in your patients who have experienced a miscarriage? Emotional distress usually follows early pregnancy loss. This reaction tends to improve over time, but women should be screened for depression and anxiety in case a formal evaluation and treatment are warranted. Read this journal CME activity to learn more.

Shane J. McInerney and Sidney H. Kennedy

PCC CME

Review of Evidence for Use of Antidepressants in Bipolar Depression [CME Archive]

Shane J. McInerney, MB, MSc, MRCPsych, and Sidney H. Kennedy, MD, FRCPC

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 10/31/2017 | Keywords: bipolar depression, None, None, None, None, None

Antidepressants are used in up to 50% of patients with bipolar depression. Do you prescribe them for your patients? Read this brief review to find out whether antidepressants work in bipolar depression and whether any benefits exceed risks, such as induction of (hypo)mania and rapid cycling.

Blasco-Fontecilla et al

PCC CME

A Cross-Sectional Study of Major Repeaters: A Distinct Phenotype of Suicidal Behavior [CME Archive]

Hilario Blasco-Fontecilla, MD, PhD; Isabelle Jaussent, PhD; Emilie Olié, MD, PhD; Severine Béziat, MSc; Sebastien Guillaume, MD, Paula Artieda-Urrutia, Enrique Baca-Garcia, Jose de Leon, and Philippe Courtet

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 8/31/2017 | Keywords: substance use disorders, eating disorders, depression, None, None, None

Can people become addicted to suicidal behavior? Do individuals who attempt suicide 5 times or more represent a distinct phenotype among those with suicidal behavior? Read this journal CME article to learn more about the demographic and clinical characteristics of patients who repeatedly attempt suicide.

Ionescu et al

PCC CME

Pharmacologic Treatment of Dimensional Anxious Depression: A Review [CME Archive]

Dawn F. Ionescu, Mark J. Niciu, Erica M. Richards, and Carlos A. Zarate, Jr

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 6/30/2017 | Keywords: depression, anxiety, None, None, None, None

Did you know that anxious symptoms affect about half of patients with depression? To note the effects of anxiety within depression, the DSM-5 added an “anxious distress” specifier to the diagnosis of major depressive disorder. In this CME activity from The Primary Care Companion, read about the outcomes and side effect burden associated with anxious depression.

Hu et al

PCC CME

Mixed Specifier for Bipolar Mania and Depression: Highlights of DSM-5 Changes and Implications for Diagnosis and Treatment in Primary Care [CME Archive]

Jia Hu, Rodrigo Mansur, and Roger S. McIntyre

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 4/30/2017 | Keywords: bipolar depression, bipolar disorder, bipolar mania, None, None, None

Unlike the DSM-IV-TR, the DSM-5 allows patients with subsyndromal mixed symptoms to receive a diagnostic specifier for mixed features, which may reduce the frequent misdiagnosis of bipolar disorder and improve treatment. Read about the diagnostic changes and the implications for treatment in this Primary Care Companion journal CME article.

Das et al

PCC CME

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: The Case of a 62-Year-Old Man With Visual Complaints and Cognitive Decline [CME Archive]

Saurav Das, Adam S. Fleisher, Roy Yaari, James D. Seward, Anna D. Burke, Helle Brand, and Pierre N. Tariot

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 2/28/2017 | Keywords: Alzheimer's, dementia, depression, medical conditions, None, None

Have any patients come to you with vision problems that their eye doctors can't solve? Read this Primary Care Companion interactive case report to learn about how these symptoms may be indicative of a variant of Alzheimer's disease or a precursor. Diagnostic tests and potential treatments are discussed.

Yaari et al

PCC CME

Preserving Independence [CME Archive]

Roy Yaari, Anna D. Burke, Helle Brand, James D. Seward, and Pierre N. Tariot

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 8/31/2016 | Keywords: Alzheimer's, dementia, depression, insomnia, None, None

Participate in this CME case study to diagnose and manage Ms A, an 84-year-old woman whose cognitive changes began about 1 year ago.

Yaari et al

PCC CME

As Time Goes By [CME Archive]

Roy Yaari, Geri Hall, Helle Brand, Jan Dougherty, Adam S. Fleisher, James D. Seward, and Pierre N. Tariot

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 4/30/2016 | Keywords: Alzheimer's, dementia, depression, None, None, None

Have the spouses of your patients with dementia asked you about driving safety? Do you have patients who refuse to accept a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease? Has agitation in your patients with dementia caused their caregivers to call you in distress? Read the case of Ms A to learn strategies for managing patients with Alzheimer's disease as it progresses over time. Both medication and caregiver education can help.

Anna D. Burke, MD

PCC CME

Psychological Masquerade [CME Archive]

Anna D. Burke, Roy Yaari, Helle Brand, James D. Seward, Adam S. Fleisher, Jan Dougherty, and Pierre N. Tariot

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 12/31/2014 | Keywords: Alzheimer's, dementia, depression, None, None, None

Psychological Masquerade

Roy Yaari, MD, MAS

PCC CME

Why Does Mommy Forget? [CME Archive]

Roy Yaari, Adam S. Fleisher, Anna D. Burke, Helle Brand, Jan Dougherty, James D. Seward, Pierre N. Tariot

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 4/30/2014 | Keywords: Alzheimer's, dementia, depression, anxiety, None, None

Why Does Mommy Forget?

Shan Xing, et al

PCC CME

Failure to Fill Electronically Prescribed Antidepressant Medications: A Retrospective Study [CME Archive]

Shan Xing, Bethany A. DiPaula, Helen Y. Lee, and Catherine E. Cooke

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 1/31/2014 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

PCC CME

The Impact of Anxiety, Depression, and Suicidality on Quality of Life and Functional Status of Patients With Congestive Heart Failure and Hypertension: An Observational Cross-Sectional Study [CME Archive]

Gianluca Serafini, Maurizio Pompili, Marco Innamorati, Giulia Iacorossi, Ilaria Cuomo, Mariarosaria Della Vista, David Lester, Luciano De Biase, Paolo Girardi, and Roberto Tatarelli

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 12/31/2013 | Keywords: anxiety, depression, medical conditions, None, None, None

PCC CME

Added Burden of Mental Disorders on Health Status Among Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease [CME Archive]

Bradford Felker, Kristen R. Bush, Ofer Harel, Jane B. Shofer, Molly M. Shores, and David H. Au

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 8/31/2013 | Keywords: anxiety, depression, medical conditions, None, None, None

PCC CME

Prevalence and Correlates of Clinically Significant Depressive Symptoms in an Urban Hospital Emergency Department [CME Archive]

Matthew J. Mimiaga, William M. Reichmann, Steven A. Safren, Elena Losina, Christian Arbelaez, and Rochelle P. Walensky

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 4/30/2013 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

PCC CME

Time-Invariant and Time-Varying Predictors of Depression Symptoms in Primary Care Patients [CME Archive]

Lisa A. Uebelacker, Risa B. Weisberg, David R. Strong, Marcia Smith, and Ivan W. Miller

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 12/31/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

PCC CME

Recognition and Treatment of Depression and Anxiety Symptoms in Heart Failure [CME Archive]

Jeffrey A. Cully, Daniel E. Jimenez, Tracey A. Ledoux, and Anita Deswal

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 6/30/2012 | Keywords: anxiety, depression, medical conditions, None, None, None

Maurizio Fava, MD (Chair)

PCC CME

Identifying and Managing Depression in the Medical Patient [CME Archive]

Maurizio Fava, MD (Chair) et al.

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 12/31/2007 | Keywords: depression, medical conditions, None, None, None, None

Read this Academic Highlights to find out about the prevalence and impact of depression in patients with medical illnesses, and learn how to effectively identify, treat, and monitor this comorbidity.

Roundy et al.

PCC CME

Are Anxiety and Depression Addressed in Primary Care Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease? A Chart Review [CME Archive]

Kent Roundy, Jeffrey A. Cull,y Melinda A. Stanley, Connie Veazey, Julianne Souchek, Nelda P. Wray, Mark E. Kunik

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 10/31/2007 | Keywords: depression, anxiety, medical conditions, None, None, None

PCC CME

Enhancement of Treatment Response in Depression in the Primary Care Setting. [CME Archive]

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 12/31/2006 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Craft and Perna

PCC CME

The Benefits of Exercise for the Clinically Depressed [CME Archive]

Lynette L. Craft and Frank M. Perna

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 6/30/2006 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Culpepper et al

PCC CME

Suicidality as a Possible Side Effect of Antidepressant Treatment [CME Archive]

Larry Culpepper, Jonathan R. T. Davidson, Allen J. Dietrich, Wayne K. Goodman, Kurt Kroenke, Thomas L. Schwenk

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 5/31/2006 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Improving the Diagnosis and Treatment of Adolescent Bipolar Disorder [Series Home Page]

Parkinson Disease: Current Trends in Treatment and Unmet Needs [Series Home Page]

Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora

Brief Report

Parkinson Disease: Current and Emerging Treatment Strategies

Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 3/31/2020 | Keywords: medical conditions, depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, neurology, None

Although levodopa is effective for treating Parkinson disease, physicians and patients face significant management challenges related to disease progression. Patients may develop fluctuations in motor symptoms and dyskinesias as well as nonmotor symptoms. Review this CME Brief Report activity to learn about new and emerging treatment options to manage patients’ symptoms.

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

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

Larry Culpepper (Chair) et al

Podcast

Cognitive Impairment in Major Depressive Disorder: A Case Discussion Illustrating Impact, Assessment, and Management

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH (Chair); Raymond W. Lam, MD, FRCPC; and Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 1/31/2020 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

How can you help your patients who are experiencing both depression and cognitive dysfunction? Tune in to this CME podcast to hear experts in psychiatry discuss 2 patient cases that illustrate the burden of cognitive impairment in major depressive disorder as well as effective assessment tools and management strategies.

Larry Culpepper (Chair), et al

JCP CME

Cognitive Impairment in Patients With Depression: Awareness, Assessment, and Management

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expires: 12/31/2019 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Is cognitive impairment keeping your patients with MDD from achieving full functional recovery? In this Academic Highlights, leading experts in MDD discuss the burden associated with cognitive impairment, effective strategies for assessing cognitive function, and available pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment options.

Larry Culpepper

Brief Report

Strategies for Managing Patients With Depression Who Are Experiencing Cognitive Impairment

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 10/31/2019 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

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

Brief Report

Impact of Cognitive Impairment on Functioning in Patients With Depression

Raymond W. Lam, MD, FRCPC

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 8/31/2019 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

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

Brief Report

Available Tools for Assessing Cognitive Impairment in Major Depressive Disorder

Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 8/31/2019 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

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.

Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics: Where Do They Fit in the Treatment Plan? [Series Home Page]

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

J. Sloan Manning

Case & Comment

Discussing the Risk of Tardive Dyskinesia With Patients and Screening for Signs

J. Sloan Manning, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 11/30/2019 | Keywords: depression, medical conditions, None, None, None, None

Your patients taking antipsychotics may be at risk for developing tardive dyskinesia. In this new Case and Comment activity, follow Martha, a 60-year-old woman being treated with an antipsychotic medication for her treatment-resistant depression.

Remove [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 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

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.

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

John M. Kane

Brief Report

Assessing Patients for Tardive Dyskinesia

John M. Kane, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 8/31/2019 | Keywords: schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, None, None, None

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

Brief Report

Comparing Treatments for Tardive Dyskinesia

Leslie L. Citrome, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 8/31/2019 | Keywords: schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, None, None, None

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

Brief Report

Epidemiology and Prevention of Tardive Dyskinesia

Christoph U. Correll, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expires: 7/31/2019 | Keywords: schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, None, None, None

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.

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

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 [CME Archive]

Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 4/30/2018 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

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]

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, None, None, None

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, None, None, None, None

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 [CME Archive]

George I. Papakostas, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 6/30/2018 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

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 [CME Archive]

Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 5/31/2018 | Keywords: depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, None, None, None

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 [CME Archive]

Bradley Gaynes, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2018 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

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 [CME Archive]

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

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.50 | Expired: 1/31/2018 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

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]

David W. Crumpacker

Brief Report

Enhancing Approaches to the Identification and Management of Pseudobulbar Affect [CME Archive]

David W. Crumpacker, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 7/31/2017 | Keywords: medical conditions, depression, None, None, None, None

Pseudobulbar affect has been unrecognized and untreated for too long. Engage in this activity and watch its brief videos to learn about this embarrassing, socially limiting condition so you can better help your patients.

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

Andrew Cutler

Brief Report

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

Andrew J. Cutler, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2018 | Keywords: depression, insomnia, anxiety, neurology, None, None

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

Brief Report

Importance of Restoring Function in Patients With Major Depressive Disorder [CME Archive]

David V. Sheehan, MD, MBA

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 3/31/2018 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

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

Brief Report

Impact of Anxious Symptoms and Comorbid Anxiety Disorders on Functional Impairment in Depressed Patients [CME Archive]

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 2/28/2018 | Keywords: depression, anxiety, None, None, None, None

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]

Sleep Disorders in the Psychiatric Setting [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 [CME Archive]

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

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 12/31/2017 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

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.

C. Brendan Montano

Brief Report

Tactics to Improve Adherence in Depressed Primary Care Patients [CME Archive]

C. Brendan Montano, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 9/30/2017 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Do your patients with depression have trouble with medication adherence? Follow as Mr K, a 28-year-old patient, stops adhering to his antidepressant due to adverse effects, and learn techniques for questioning your patients, collecting their information, and providing them with clear instructions to improve adherence.

W. Clay Jackson

Brief Report

The Benefits of Measurement-Based Care for Primary Care Patients With Depression [CME Archive]

W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 8/31/2017 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

What treatment strategies do you consider for your patients who fail to respond to initial antidepressant treatment? Read the case of Mrs C to see how measurement-based care helps confirm her diagnosis, track symptom response, and assess her sense of well-being and to learn strategies for treating suboptimal response.

Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH

Brief Report

The Identification and Resolution of Residual Symptoms in Depressed Primary Care Patients [CME Archive]

Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 6/30/2017 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Like many patients being treated for depression, 86-year-old Mrs J does not recognize the residual symptoms she is experiencing. Follow her case as her psychiatrist uses several tools including rating scales and collateral information to identify her continuing symptoms and then considers different treatment strategies based on her age and symptoms.

Rakesh Jain et al

Podcast

Resolving Residual Symptoms in Primary Care Patients With Depression [CME Archive]

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

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2017 | Keywords: depression, sleep disorders, None, None, None, None

In this CME podcast, listen to experts discuss the case of Mrs J, an elderly woman with a history of depression. She has reported insomnia and has requested a benzodiazepine to help her sleep. Although she claims that her depressed mood is well controlled, her husband reports differently. The experts review her treatment options, taking into account both her symptoms and her age.

Rakesh Jain et al

Podcast

Improving Adherence in Primary Care Patients With Depression [CME Archive]

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

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2017 | Keywords: depression, bipolar depression, None, None, None, None

In this CME podcast, listen to experts discuss the case of Mr K, a health 28-year-old man who has never needed medical care previously. He has recently lost his job and developed a major depressive episode that has complicated features. The experts review his objective screening and monitoring instrument results as well as possible steps to take that will help alleviate Mr K’s problematic symptoms.

Rakesh Jain et al

Podcast

Saving Time With Measurement-Based Care for Depression in Primary Care [CME Archive]

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

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2017 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

In this CME podcast, listen to experts discuss the case of Mrs C, a 38-year-old married woman with depression who does not respond to initial antidepressant treatment. Next-step strategies for identifying the cause of nonresponse and tips for how to best monitor patients are discussed.

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

Complicated Major Depressive Disorder [Series Home Page]

Maurizio Fava

Brief Report

Switching Treatments for Complicated Depression [CME Archive]

Maurizio Fava, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 3/31/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Less than a third of patients treated with a first-line antidepressant for depression will achieve remission. Read this new J Clin Psychlopedia section to review switching strategies to help your patients with resistant depression who have achieved no response or only partial response to treatment.

Maurizio Fava, MD

Brief Report

Augmentation and Combination Strategies for Complicated Depression [CME Archive]

Maurizio Fava, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 3/31/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

In this J Clin Psychlopedia activity, review safe and effective augmentation and combination treatment strategies for treatment-resistant depression.

Michael E. Thase, MD

Brief Report

Newer Medications for Complicated Depression [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 3/31/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Many of your patients with major depression probably receive only moderate relief from currently available antidepressant pharmacotherapies. Read this new J Clin Psychlopedia activity to learn about the future of antidepressant treatment.

Michael E. Thase, MD

Brief Report

Treating Major Depression: Antidepressant Algorithms [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 3/31/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Engage in this interactive activity to learn how treatment algorithms can help you successfully treat patients with complicated major depression.

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

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

Thomas Schwartz

Case & Comment

Why Is Mechanism of Action Important in Antidepressant Treatment? [CME Archive]

Thomas L. Schwartz, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 9/30/2017 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

How do you handle patients who do not respond adequately to SSRI treatment? Explore this new Case and Comment to compare Maria's response to different antidepressant medications and learn more about how to effectively choose a therapeutic strategy for your patients.

Michael E. Thase

Case & Comment

How Does Understanding Mechanism of Action Help Clinicians Personalize Antidepressant Treatment Choices? [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 9/30/2017 | Keywords: depression, bipolar depression, None, None, None, None

Patients may experience a symptom profile that changes over time, such as a patient who first appears to have unipolar depression but later exhibits signs of mania or hypomania. Here, follow the case of Adam, a 30-year-old man, who is experiencing a recurrence of depression, and track his response through several antidepressant trials.

Michael E. Thase

Case & Comment

What Are the Mechanisms of Action of Current Antidepressant Treatments? [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 9/30/2017 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Therapeutic effects of antidepressants may vary greatly from patient to patient, with some patients failing to respond after several treatment trials. In this Case and Comment activity, follow the treatment steps taken for a 62-year-old surgeon with a treatment-resistant depressive episode.

Michael E. Thase, MD (Chair), et al

JCP CME

Choosing Medications for Treatment-Resistant Depression Based on Mechanism of Action [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD (Chair), and Thomas L. Schwartz, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 6/30/2017 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

What can you do for your patients with depression who show partial response or no response to treatment? Follow a discussion by expert faculty about how altering levels of dopamine, norepinephrine, and serotonin in the brain may theoretically target specific depressive symptoms and how the mechanisms of action of different antidepressant classes are associated with therapeutic benefits and adverse effects.

Michael E. Thase and Thomas L. Schwartz

Webcast

Using Mechanism of Action to Choose Medications for Treatment-Resistant Depression [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD (chair), and Thomas L. Schwartz, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 3/31/2017 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Do you know how antidepressant classes can complement each other through different mechanism of action? Watch this webcast to learn the mechanism of action of various antidepressant classes and how to apply that knowledge to your patients with depression.

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

Pierre Blier

Brief Report

Neurobiology of Depression and Mechanism of Action of Depression Treatments [CME Archive]

Pierre Blier, MD, PhD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 10/31/2017 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Antidepressants, including SSRIs, may alleviate depressive symptoms but leave residual symptoms. In this activity, discover the mechanism of action of antidepressants and adjunctive agents and how to choose effective strategies to target specific symptoms or block/activate specific receptors for broader therapeutic benefits.

Larry Culpepper

Brief Report

Functional Impairment and Improvement in Depression [CME Archive]

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 8/31/2017 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Unresolved symptoms of depression can cause functional impairment and negatively affect patients' work performance, home life, and relationships. In this Psychlopedia activity, learn how to assess functional impairments using validated rating scales and to address contributors to functional impairment.

Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD

Brief Report

Residual Symptoms in Depression: Prevalence and Impact [CME Archive]

Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 7/31/2017 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

While mood symptoms may remit in your patients with depression, lack of motivation and negative affect may keep patients from achieving full recovery. Here, learn how these residual symptoms hinder your patients' function and discover tools to assess quality of life and positive affect.

Criminal Forensic Psychiatry [Series Home Page]

Cognition in the Depressed Patient [Series Home Page]

George I. Papakostas, MD

Brief Report

Components of Cognitive Functioning and Their Measurement [CME Archive]

George I. Papakostas, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2017 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Do you regularly assess cognition in your patients with depression? Read this Psychlopedia activity to learn about validated scales for assessing cognition in MDD in clinical trials and in practice.

George I. Papakostas and Larry Culpepper

JCP CME

Understanding and Managing Cognition in the Depressed Patient [CME Archive]

George I. Papakostas, MD (Chair), and Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 4/30/2017 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Patients with MDD may experience cognitive dysfunctions that make recovery difficult or incomplete. Read this new Academic Highlights to learn to understand and identify problems with cognition in depressed patients, and to learn new antidepressant therapies that improve all areas of cognition.

George I. Papakostas

Brief Report

Antidepressants and Their Effect on Cognition in Major Depressive Disorder [CME Archive]

George I. Papakostas, MD (Chair)

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2017 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Do you consider cognitive symptoms when selecting a medication for major depressive disorder? Discover how to use cognitive scales to evaluate patient symptoms and needs, and understand the effects of various antidepressant medications on cognition.

Larry Culpepper

Brief Report

Impact of Untreated Major Depressive Disorder on Cognition and Daily Function [CME Archive]

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2017 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Cognitive symptoms may be present before your patients experience a first depressive episode and linger between episodes and even after remission of mood symptoms. Read this new Psychlopedia activity to learn which cognitive symptoms will likely affect your patients with MDD, when these symptoms may occur, and how they may hinder patients at home, work, or school.

Larry Culpepper

Brief Report

Neuroanatomy and Physiology of Cognition [CME Archive]

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2017 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

New research on brain networks provides insight into cognitive deficits prevalent in patients with depression. Explore this Psychlopedia activity to discover how disrupted connections and functions in various brain networks and regions contribute to cognitive symptoms and how new treatments are needed for these symptoms.

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

Susan L. McElroy, MD (chair), and Anna I. Guerdjikova, PhD, LISW, CCRC

Webcast

Understanding and Coping With Binge Eating Disorder: The Patient’s Perspective [CME Archive]

Susan L. McElroy, MD (chair), and Anna I. Guerdjikova, PhD, LISW, CCRC

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 6/30/2017 | Keywords: eating disorders, depression, None, None, None, None

Patients with BED will likely seek treatment for another problem like depression or weight loss rather than admit their eating behaviors. Watch this webcast to learn how to assess for and diagnose BED in patients with comorbid conditions and to understand the current pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment options available for patients with this condition.

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

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

Henry A. Nasrallah

Brief Report

Setting the Stage for Success or Failure: Making an Accurate Diagnosis of Bipolar Depression [CME Archive]

Henry A. Nasrallah, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 5/31/2017 | Keywords: bipolar depression, None, None, None, None, None

Patients with bipolar depression are too often misdiagnosed as having unipolar depression. Read this Psychlopedia activity to learn clues to aid in making the correct diagnosis and how to detect signs of bipolarity in depressed patients.

J. Sloan Manning

Brief Report

Effective Treatment of Bipolar Depression: Monotherapy and Combination Strategies [CME Archive]

J. Sloan Manning, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 5/31/2017 | Keywords: bipolar depression, bipolar disorder, None, None, None, None

To effectively manage bipolar disorder, you need to be familiar with evidence-based pharmacotherapy. Find out which pharmacologic strategies are the most effective for bipolar depression and which agents work well as monotherapy or adjunctive therapy.

J. Sloan Manning

Brief Report

Measuring Patient Outcomes and Making the Transition From Acute to Maintenance Treatment for Bipolar Depression [CME Archive]

J. Sloan Manning, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2017 | Keywords: bipolar depression, bipolar disorder, None, None, None, None

Most patients with bipolar disorder will require maintenance therapy to reduce their risk of recurrent mood episodes. Read this new Psychlopedia activity to learn tools to track depressive and manic symptoms throughout treatment and to discover which maintenance strategies are the most effective for reducing the risk of manic or depressive episodes.

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]

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

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

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

J. Sloan Manning and W. Clay Jackson

Brief Report

Treating Depression in Primary Care: Initial and Follow-Up Treatment Strategies [CME Archive]

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

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

Brief Report

Providing Guideline-Concordant Assessment and Monitoring for Major Depression in Primary Care [CME Archive]

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

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

Thase et al

JCP CME

Depression: Addressing Partial Response After First-Line Antidepressant Treatment [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 9/30/2017 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

How do you assess and treat residual symptoms in your patients who experience partial response to antidepressant therapy? Explore this Commentary to read a summary of 3 activities that provide assessment tools and treatment strategies for partial response and to learn areas of unmet needs and future education in depression treatment.

Andrew A. Nierenberg

Brief Report

Strategies for Achieving Full Remission When First-Line Antidepressants Are Not Enough [CME Archive]

Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 9/30/2016 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Discover how to assess problems with first-line treatment and implement the best second-line treatment option to help your patients achieve asympomatic remission.

Maurizio Fava

Brief Report

Assessing Response to Treatment and Recognizing Residual Depressive Symptoms [CME Archive]

Maurizio Fava, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 9/30/2016 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

New! Discover how to assess your patients' response to treatment and recognize residual symptoms so that you can implement appropriate next-step strategies.

Michael E. Thase

Brief Report

Residual Symptoms and the Risk of Relapse in Major Depression [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 8/31/2016 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Find out how residual symptoms increase your patients' risk for relapse and how to apply treatment options to help them achieve asymptomatic remission.

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

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

Various Presenters

Poster Session

2014 ASCP Annual Meeting Poster Session 4 [CME Archive]

Various Presenters

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 1/31/2015 | Keywords: depression, bipolar depression, schizophrenia, anxiety, None, None

Read NEW award-winning research from the 2014 ASCP Annual Meeting (formerly NCDEU)! This online poster session features the latest news on everything from bipolar depression and schizophrenia to pain and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Various Presenters

Poster Session

2014 ASCP Annual Meeting Poster Session 3 [CME Archive]

Various Presenters

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 1/31/2015 | Keywords: depression, bipolar depression, schizophrenia, anxiety, None, None

This online poster session features award-winning research from the 2014 ASCP Annual Meeting (formerly NCDEU)--get the latest updates on a wide variety of topics, such as addiction, bipolar depression, sexual dysfunction, and culturally focused consultation!

Various Presenters

Poster Session

2014 ASCP Annual Meeting Poster Session 2 [CME Archive]

Various Presenters

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 1/31/2015 | Keywords: depression, bipolar depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, None, None

NEW! Featuring the best research posters from the 2014 ASCP Annual Meeting (formerly NCDEU)--read the latest research on antipsychotic treatment, bipolar depression, and use of assessment scales in practice!

Various Presenters

Poster Session

2014 ASCP Annual Meeting Poster Session 1 [CME Archive]

Various Presenters

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 1/31/2015 | Keywords: depression, ADHD, bipolar depression, None, None, None

NEW! View some of the best research posters from the 2014 ASCP Annual Meeting (formerly NCDEU), including original unpublished studies on using technology in practice, the role of ketamine in the management of depression, subtypes in adult ADHD, and evidence for new antidepressant treatments.

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

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

Gary S. Sachs and Terence A. Ketter

JCP CME

Update on Best Practices for Managing Bipolar Depression [CME Archive]

Gary S. Sachs, MD, and Terence A. Ketter, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 5/31/2017 | Keywords: bipolar depression, bipolar disorder, None, None, None, None

New! This Commentary summarizes 2 CME activities on managing bipolar depression through using measurement-based assessments and knowing which medications are most effective.

Terence A. Ketter

Brief Report

Important Distinctions Between Bipolar I and Bipolar II Depression [CME Archive]

Terence A. Ketter, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2016 | Keywords: bipolar depression, None, None, None, None, None

Discover ways to apply study results to calculate the risk/benefit ratio of agents and determine the best treatment plan for your patients with bipolar depression.

Gary S. Sachs

Brief Report

Unmet Needs in the Assessment and Management of Bipolar I Depression [CME Archive]

Gary S. Sachs, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2016 | Keywords: bipolar depression, None, None, None, None, None

Learn how pre-assessment tools can create more time for you to engage with patients and increase the number of wise treatment choices made collaboratively.

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]

Terence A. Ketter

Brief Report

Acute and Maintenance Treatment for Bipolar Depression [CME Archive]

Terence A. Ketter, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 2/28/2017 | Keywords: bipolar depression, bipolar disorder, None, None, None, None

Depression in bipolar disorder can be difficult to diagnose and challenging to treat. Learn how to select evidence-based treatment and help your patients with bipolar depression achieve and maintain remission.

Roger S. McIntyre

Brief Report

Improving the Early Recognition and Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder [CME Archive]

Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 12/31/2016 | Keywords: bipolar depression, bipolar disorder, None, None, None, None

Find out how to use DSM criteria to screen for bipolar disorder and to recognize other features that indicate this illness.

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

Susan L. McElroy

Brief Report

Prescribing Antidepressants for Bipolar Depression: What Does the Evidence Say? [CME Archive]

Susan L. McElroy, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 2/28/2017 | Keywords: bipolar depression, None, None, None, None, None

Antidepressants continue to be prescribed as monotherapy to patients with bipolar depression even though guidelines advise against them. Here, Dr McElroy summarizes why antidepressant monotherapy is not recommended by current guidelines, what risks are associated with their use, and when their use is indicated.

Susan L. McElroy, MD

Brief Report

Pros and Cons of Approved Therapies for Bipolar Depression and Ongoing Unmet Needs [CME Archive]

Susan L. McElroy, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 2/28/2017 | Keywords: bipolar depression, None, None, None, None, None

Only 3 medications are currently FDA-approved for the treatment of bipolar depression. Read this new Psychlopedia to learn the effectiveness and adverse effects of approved bipolar depression treatments and to discover areas for future study.

Larry Culpepper

Brief Report

Differential Diagnosis of Unipolar Vs Bipolar Depression [CME Archive]

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 2/28/2017 | Keywords: bipolar depression, bipolar disorder, None, None, None, None

New! Read about 2 effective tools for screening for bipolar disorder and how to use them throughout treatment to recognize red flags that indicate this illness.

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH

Brief Report

Misdiagnosis of Bipolar Depression in Primary Care Practices [CME Archive]

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 11/30/2016 | Keywords: bipolar depression, None, None, None, None, None

About one-third of patients with bipolar disorder wait 10 or more years before receiving a correct diagnosis. Read this new Psychlopedia activity to learn how to provide an accurate and timely diagnosis for your patients with bipolar disorder by differentiating unipolar and bipolar depression and assessing patients for manic and hypomanic episodes.

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

Michael E. Thase

Brief Report

Translating Clinical Science Into Effective Therapies [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 1/31/2017 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

How do you know if your patients are treatment resistant? In this activity, find out how to categorize treatment-resistant depression, what the risk factors are, and how to recognize and treat it to improve overall outcomes.

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

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

Larry Culpepper and Madhukar H. Trivedi

PCC CME

Using Measurement-Based Care With Patient Involvement to Improve Outcomes in Depression [CME Archive]

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH, and Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 11/30/2016 | Keywords: depression, atypical depression, medical conditions, None, None, None

New! This Commentary summarizes an online CME program on the treatment of depression and assesses outcomes of that program.

Larry Culpepper

Brief Report

Improving Patient Outcomes in Depression Through Guideline-Concordant, Measurement-Based Care [CME Archive]

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 2/29/2016 | Keywords: depression, medical conditions, None, None, None, None

Learn what guideline-concordant care means for your practice and what assessment tools you can use to measure your patients’ symptoms.

Madhukar H. Trivedi

Brief Report

Evaluating and Monitoring Treatment Response in Depression Using Measurement-Based Assessment and Rating Scales [CME Archive]

Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 2/29/2016 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Find out about using tools to assess your patients, track their symptoms, and modify their treatment plans.

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

Zajecka, MD et al

Journal Supplement

Depression: Managing the Full Range of Symptoms to Achieve Lasting Remission [CME Archive]

John M. Zajecka, MD (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.50 | Expired: 10/31/2016 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Do you treat your patients with MDD until they are asymptomatic? Read this CME Supplement to find out how to recognize, monitor, and treat residual symptoms.

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]

Charles F. Brady

Brief Report

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Common Comorbidities [CME Archive]

Charles F. Brady, PhD, ABPP

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 9/30/2016 | Keywords: anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression, eating disorders, None, None

New! Find out about adjustments in both psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy for patients with OCD and comorbid depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or eating disorders.

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]

W. Clay Jackson

VS - Virtual Slide Set

Assessing and Managing Pain and Major Depression With Medical Comorbidities [CME Archive]

W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 9/30/2016 | Keywords: depression, pain, medical conditions, None, None, None

Watch this multimedia slide show to learn about the co-occurrence of pain, depression, and medical comorbidities.

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]

Peskind et al

JCP CME

Commentary: Military- and Sports-Related Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Clinical Presentation, Management, and Long-Term Consequences [CME Archive]

Elaine R. Peskind, MD (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 2/29/2016 | Keywords: medical conditions, dementia, anxiety, depression, None, None

Read this discussion among the experts to gain insight into the possible short-term and long-term effects of mild traumatic brain injury.

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]

Manning and Jackson

VS - Virtual Slide Set

Depression, Pain, and Comorbid Medical Conditions [CME Archive]

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

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 11/30/2015 | Keywords: depression, pain, medical conditions, None, None, None

View this multimedia slide show to learn about the co-occurrence of depression, pain, and medical conditions and why multi-directional relationships may happen.

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]

Cohen et al

Journal Supplement

A Fresh Look at Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors for Depression [CME Archive]

Lawrence J. Cohen, PharmD, BCPP, FASHP, FCCP, FCP (Co-Chair), and David A. Sclar, BPharm, PhD (Co-Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 4.50 | Expired: 7/31/2015 | Keywords: depression, atypical depression, None, None, None, None

Update your understanding of the mechanism of action of MAOIs and find out about a newer formulation with transdermal delivery.

Cohen et al

Brief Report

MAOIs: Issues in Treatment Adherence and Rates of Treatment Failure [CME Archive]

Lawrence J. Cohen, PharmD, BCPP, FASHP, FCCP, FCP, and David A. Sclar, BPharm, PhD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 6/30/2015 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

New! Here, discover strategies that are effective in improving patients' treatment adherence and learn about new MAOI formulations that can aid in that process.

David A. Flockhart, MD, PhD

Brief Report

An Update on MAOIs: Dietary Restrictions and Drug Interactions [CME Archive]

David A. Flockhart, MD, PhD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 5/31/2015 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Review which foods should be avoided and which drugs are contraindicated with MAOIs. Then, find out about newer MAOIs that can lessen the need for dietary modifications.

Chad M. VanDenBerg, PharmD, BCPP

Brief Report

MAOIs and Transdermal Delivery [CME Archive]

Chad M. VanDenBerg, PharmD, BCPP

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2015 | Keywords: atypical depression, depression, None, None, None, None

Find out about the mechanism of action of MAOIs, and learn about a newer MAOI formulation that may make adherence to treatment easier for your patients.

Robert M. A. Hirschfeld, MD

Brief Report

Depression Epidemiology and Its Treatment Evolution [CME Archive]

Robert M. A. Hirschfeld, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 3/31/2015 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Learn about the prevalence and burden of depression and review how depression treatments came about.

Michael E. Thase, MD

Brief Report

MAOIs and Depression Treatment Guidelines [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 2/28/2015 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Learn how to safely prescribe MAOIs and find out which patients, according to treatment guidelines, might gain the most benefit from these medications.

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH

Brief Report

The Use of MAOIs in Primary Care [CME Archive]

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 1/31/2015 | Keywords: depression, atypical depression, None, None, None, None

Read about the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of MAOIs, and find out which of your primary care patients may best respond to these agents.

NCDEU Poster Session 2012 [Series Home Page]

Various Presenters

Poster Session

NCDEU Poster Session 4 [CME Archive]

Various Presenters

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 12/31/2012 | Keywords: depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, None, None, None

Why do you think many clinical trials aren't successful? Check 4 of the best posters from NCDEU that give insight to this issue and suggest using guidelines to aid in accurate reporting, review the evidence for trial strategies, and examine the influence of family history and of investigator attitudes on placebo response rates. A poster comparing atypical antipsychotics in preventing relapse in schizophrenia is also presented.

Various Presenters

Poster Session

NCDEU Poster Session 3 [CME Archive]

Various Presenters

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 12/31/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Get the latest research on depression by viewing 4 of the best posters from NCDEU! Learn about potential biomarkers in MDD, predictors for likely response to treatment, and the efficacy of adjunctive treatment in achieving early and sustained response.

Various Presenters

Poster Session

NCDEU Poster Session 1 [CME Archive]

Various Presenters

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 12/31/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

View 4 of the best research posters from the NCDEU meeting featuring original unpublished studies on major depression, including genetic predictors of treatment resistance, ketamine as a novel antidepressant, and more!

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]

Anita H. Clayton, MD

Brief Report

Understanding Antidepressant Mechanism of Action and Its Effect on Efficacy and Safety [CME Archive]

Anita H. Clayton, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 1/31/2015 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Participate in this activity to get an overview of how antidepressants work and find out how their mechanisms of action can help you tailor treatments to your patients.

Michael E. Thase, MD

Brief Report

Applying Antidepressant Study Results to Clinical Practice [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 12/31/2014 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Learn how to analyze antidepressant trial design, methodology, publication bias, and placebo response rates to glean the most useful information and apply the results to your clinical practice.

Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD

Brief Report

Advancing the Treatment of Depression With Personalized Medicine [CME Archive]

Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 11/30/2014 | Keywords: depression, atypical depression, None, None, None, None

Learn about personalizing variables in antidepressant therapy, like gender and family history, and discover how you can match treatments to your patients with depression.

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

Michael E. Thase, MD

Brief Report

Monitoring Bipolar Disorder Maintenance Treatment [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 11/30/2012 | Keywords: bipolar disorder, bipolar mania, bipolar depression, None, None, None

Here, review the long-term efficacy and safety profiles of mood stabilizers and atypical antipsychotics so that you can help your patients stay in remission.

Michael E. Thase, MD

Brief Report

Strategies for Increasing Treatment Adherence in Bipolar Disorder [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 11/30/2012 | Keywords: bipolar disorder, bipolar depression, bipolar mania, None, None, None

Review factors that can affect adherence in your patients with bipolar disorder and discover how to proactively address these issues to improve their treatment outcomes.

Alan Podawiltz, DO, MS, FAPA

Brief Report

A Review of Current Bipolar Disorder Treatment Guidelines [CME Archive]

Alan Podawiltz, DO, MS, FAPA

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 11/30/2012 | Keywords: bipolar disorder, bipolar depression, bipolar mania, bipolar mixed episodes, None, None

Get a summary of TIMA recommendations for the acute and maintenance treatment of bipolar disorder and find out when you should refer patients to a specialist.

Alan Podawiltz, DO, MS, FAPA

Brief Report

Diagnosing Bipolar Disorder: Signs and Symptoms [CME Archive]

Alan Podawiltz, DO, MS, FAPA

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 11/30/2012 | Keywords: depression, bipolar depression, bipolar mania, substance use disorders, None, None

Discover how to use tools like the DSM criteria and assessment mnemonics to accurately diagnose bipolar disorder and distinguish it from other conditions.

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

Diagnosing and Managing Patients With Dementia [Series Home Page]

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

Mark A. Frye, MD

JCP CME

International Consensus Group on Depression Prevention in Bipolar Disorder [CME Archive]

Mark A. Frye, MD (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 10/31/2014 | Keywords: bipolar depression, None, None, None, None, None

Review the standards of care for bipolar depression in America, Japan, Korea, Turkey, and Argentina and get treatment advice from international experts in psychiatry.

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]

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]

Maurizio Fava, MD (Chair)

Brief Report

Evidence for the Use of l-Methylfolate Combined With Antidepressants in MDD [CME Archive]

Maurizio Fava, MD (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 5/31/2014 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Here, review the latest research of L-methylfolate by the authors and find out how using folate may enhance antidepressant response for your patients with major depression.

Depression: When Initial Therapy Fails [Series Home Page]

Michael E. Thase, MD

Brief Report

Using Adjunctive Treatments When First-Line Antidepressants Fail [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2014 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Discover augmentation therapies, including lithium, thyroid hormones, anxiolytics, and atypical antipsychotics, for your patients with treatment-resistant depression.

Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

Brief Report

Implementing Guideline-Based Strategies to Avoid Relapse and Recurrence in Depression [CME Archive]

Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2014 | Keywords: depression, dementia, anxiety, medical conditions, None, None

Use the strategies described here to find out why patients may not achieve remission, what that means for them, and how you can help.

J. Sloan Manning, MD

Brief Report

Selecting Appropriate Treatment for Patients Who Are Nonresponsive to Initial Therapy [CME Archive]

J. Sloan Manning, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2014 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Discover how to select appropriate treatment for patients whose depression does not remit with initial antidepressant monotherapy.

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH

Brief Report

Understanding the Burden of Depression [CME Archive]

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2014 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

NEW! Update your understanding of the burden of depression and the importance of treating to full remission.

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]

Richard C. Shelton, MD, and Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD

Brief Report

Treating Depression With Algorithms and CDSS [CME Archive]

Richard C. Shelton, MD, and Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 2/15/2013 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Discover how integrating algorithms and measurement-based care into a software system can make optimizing patient care easier and more efficient.

Richard C. Shelton, MD (Chair)

Brief Report

Moderators of Antidepressant Response in Major Depression [CME Archive]

Richard C. Shelton, MD, and Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 2/15/2013 | Keywords: depression, atypical depression, anxiety, substance use disorders, None, None

In this activity, find out how moderators can help you predict individual patient outcomes, select effective treatments, and progress your patients through treatment steps.

Richard C. Shelton, MD, and Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD

Brief Report

Challenges and Algorithm-Guided Treatment in Major Depressive Disorder [CME Archive]

Richard C. Shelton, MD, and Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 2/16/2013 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Learn how to improve outcomes for your patients with depression by using algorithms and measurement-based care.

Richard C. Shelton, MD, and Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD

Webcast

Using Moderator-Based Algorithms and Electronic Medical Records to Achieve Optimal Outcomes in Depression [CME Archive]

Richard C. Shelton, MD, and Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 11/30/2013 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Watch this Webcast to discover how to evaluate predictors of treatment response and to learn how to integrate this information into your practice via electronic medical records.

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

Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD (Chair)

Brief Report

Crisis of Confidence: Antidepressant Risk Versus Benefit [CME Archive]

Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 1/31/2014 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Read a discussion regarding how recent events have affected the public's perception of the safety and efficacy of antidepressants.

Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD (Chair)

JCP CME

Commentary: The Current Crisis of Confidence in Antidepressants / Suicidality in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Prevalence and Relation to Symptom Dimensions and Comorbid Conditions / Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder in a Population-Based Sample of Active Canadian Military Personnel [CME Archive]

Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD (Chair), et al / Albina R. Torres, Ana Teresa A. Ramos-Cerqueira, Ygor A. Ferrão, Leonardo F. Fontenelle, Maria Conceição do Rosário, and Euripedes C. Miguel/ D. Jolene Kinley, John R. Walker, Corey S. Mackenzie, and Jitender Sareen

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.50 | Expired: 1/31/2014 | Keywords: depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, None, None, None

Experts in psychiatry discuss how the public’s perception of the safety and efficacy of antidepressants has been affected by media reports and what that means for practicing clinicians.

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

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

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH

Journal Supplement

Looking Past First-Line Therapy for Major Depressive Disorder [CME Archive]

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 3.00 | Expired: 10/31/2013 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Learn what to do when first-line treatments don’t elicit adequate symptomatic improvement for your patients with depression, including choosing and implementing next-step strategies.

Considerations in Managing Schizophrenia in Adolescents [Series Home Page]

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

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

Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD

Brief Report

Alternatives to Antidepressants in Treating Acute Bipolar Depression [CME Archive]

Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 7/31/2013 | Keywords: bipolar depression, None, None, None, None, None

Discover alternatives to antidepressants that have shown efficacy in treating bipolar depressive episodes.

Alan C. Swann, MD

Brief Report

Approaches to Preventing Relapse in Bipolar Disorder: Addressing Nonadherence and Prodromal Symptoms [CME Archive]

Alan C. Swann, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 7/31/2013 | Keywords: bipolar disorder, bipolar depression, bipolar mania, None, None, None

How can you help your patients detect symptoms that may indicate the onset of an affective episode? Find out in this activity.

Terence A. Ketter, MD

Brief Report

Strategies for the Early Recognition of Bipolar Disorder [CME Archive]

Terence A. Ketter, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 7/31/2013 | Keywords: bipolar disorder, bipolar depression, bipolar mania, None, None, None

Here, learn about the prevalence and risk factors for bipolar disorder and find out how to complete a differential diagnosis for this condition.

Francesc Colom, PsyD, MSc, PhD

Brief Report

Achieving Remission and Recovery in Bipolar Disorder [CME Archive]

Francesc Colom, PsyD, MSc, PhD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 7/31/2013 | Keywords: bipolar disorder, bipolar depression, bipolar mania, None, None, None

Learn how psychoeducation can effectively address treatment nonadherence and other barriers to recovery to help your patients with bipolar disorder achieve and maintain remission.

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]

Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

Brief Report

Long-Term Treatment of Bipolar Disorder in Adults [CME Archive]

Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 6/30/2011 | Keywords: bipolar disorder, bipolar II, bipolar depression, bipolar mania, None, None

Update your understanding of the prevalence and impact of bipolar disorder, and discover new long-term treatment strategies.

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]

Michael E. Thase, MD

Brief Report

The Role of Neurobiologic Processes in Symptoms of Depression [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2013 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Discover how genes, environmental factors, and neurobiologic processes contribute to the development of depression.

Michael E. Thase, MD

Brief Report

The Role of Neurobiologic Processes in Treating Depression [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2013 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Gain insight into the mechanism of action of modern antidepressants, and discover novel treatment targets for depression pharmacotherapies.

Alan J. Gelenberg, MD

Brief Report

A Review of Current Guidelines for Depression Treatment [CME Archive]

Alan J. Gelenberg, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2013 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Discover what the major international treatment guidelines recommend for different patient populations with depression.

Alan J. Gelenberg, MD

Brief Report

Optimizing Depression Treatment to Increase the Likelihood of Remission [CME Archive]

Alan J. Gelenberg, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2013 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Discover how to use standardized measurement tools during all phases of treatment for depression.

International Consensus Group on Depression [Series Home Page]

David J. Nutt, DM, FRCP, FRCPsych, FMedSci

Brief Report

Highlights of the International Consensus Statement on Major Depressive Disorder [CME Archive]

David J. Nutt, DM, FRCP, FRCPsych, FMedSci

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 3/31/2013 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Get practical recommendations on screening for, diagnosing, and treating major depression.

David J. Nutt, DM, FRCP, FRCPsych, FMedSci

Journal Supplement

International Consensus Group on Depression [CME Archive]

David J. Nutt, DM, FRCP, FRCPsych, FMedSci (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 5.50 | Expired: 3/31/2013 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Read this Supplement to learn about the current depression guidelines in America, Europe, Japan, China, and the Middle East and to get advice on managing depression from international experts in psychiatry.

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

Tackling Partial Remission to Depression Treatment [Series Home Page]

Michael E. Thase, MD

Brief Report

Treatment-Resistant Depression: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Treatment Strategies [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 1/31/2013 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Learn how to modify your treatment strategy to help your patients with resistant depression achieve and maintain recovery.

Michael E. Thase, MD (Chair)

Journal Supplement

Tackling Partial Remission to Depression Treatment [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 3.50 | Expired: 11/30/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

What factors lead to partial response or nonresponse to depression treatment? Find out in this Supplement.

Michael E. Thase, MD (Chair)

PCC CME

Tackling Partial Response to Depression Treatment [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 8/31/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Get recommendations from the experts on tracking response and remission in treatment-resistant depression.

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

Drs Fava and Mischoulon

Brief Report

Evidence for Folate in Combination with Antidepressants at Initiation of Therapy [CME Archive]

Maurizio Fava, MD, and David Mischoulon, MD, PhD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 1/31/2013 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Learn more about folate and when it may be appropriate to initiate therapy with an antidepressant in combination with folate.

Maurizio Fava, MD

Brief Report

Using Complementary and Alternative Medicines for Depression [CME Archive]

Maurizio Fava, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 12/31/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Discover when and when not to use CAM therapies in your patients' pharmacotherapeutic regimens.

Maurizio Fava, MD (Chair)

Journal Supplement

Complementary and Alternative Medicines in Major Depressive Disorder [CME Archive]

Maurizio Fava, MD (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 3.00 | Expired: 11/30/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Review new research and receive expert recommendations on CAM therapies, including omega-3 fatty acids, folate, SAM-e, and St John's wort, to help optimize your patients' medications.

What Is Bipolar Disorder? [Series Home Page]

Terence A. Ketter, MD

Brief Report

Nosology, Diagnostic Challenges, and Unmet Needs in Bipolar Disorder [CME Archive]

Terence A. Ketter, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 10/31/2012 | Keywords: bipolar disorder, bipolar depression, bipolar mania, None, None, None

Read this short summary for answers to your questions about screening for and accurately diagnosing bipolar disorder.

Terence A. Ketter, MD

Brief Report

Diagnostic Features, Prevalence, and Impact of Bipolar Disorder [CME Archive]

Terence A. Ketter, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 10/31/2012 | Keywords: bipolar disorder, bipolar depression, bipolar mania, None, None, None

Brief activity about the defining characteristics and burden of bipolar disorder on your patients and society

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]

George S. Alexopoulos, MD

Brief Report

Pharmacotherapy for Late-Life Depression [CME Archive]

George S. Alexopoulos, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 9/30/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Read this brief update to review the role of SSRIs, SNRIs, MAOIs, atypical antipsychotics, and other medications when treating your geriatric patients with depression.

George S. Alexopoulos, MD

Brief Report

Psychotherapy for Late-Life Depression [CME Archive]

George S. Alexopoulos, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 9/30/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Read about expert-recommended psychotherapies for geriatric depression, including when to use them, which methods to use, and when to combine them with antidepressants.

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

Drs Podawiltz and Culpepper

Brief Report

MDD Risk in Family Members of Hispanic Military Veterans [CME Archive]

Alan Podawiltz, DO, MS, FAPA, and Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.75 | Expired: 8/31/2010 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Summary of the impact that military recruitment has on the Hispanic population and the mental health issues that affect their family members

Drs Podawiltz and Culpepper

Brief Report

Treatment-Resistant Depression in Hispanic Patients [CME Archive]

Alan Podawiltz, DO, MS, FAPA, and Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.75 | Expired: 8/31/2010 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

In this activity, review treatments for resistant depression and find out which ones to use when treating your Hispanic patients.

Alan Podawiltz, DO, MS, FAPA, and Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH

Brief Report

Medical Therapy for Major Depressive Disorder in Latinos [CME Archive]

Alan Podawiltz, DO, MS, FAPA, and Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.75 | Expired: 8/31/2010 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Short summary of the special issues involved in choosing depression medication for your Hispanic patients

Drs Podawiltz and Culpepper

Brief Report

Psychotherapy for Major Depressive Disorder in Latinos [CME Archive]

Alan Podawiltz, DO, MS, FAPA, and Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.75 | Expired: 8/31/2010 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Find out how to modify psychotherapy to reflect cultural issues in Hispanic patients with major depressive disorder.

Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents [Series Home Page]

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

Jan A. Fawcett, MD (Chair)

JCP CME

Commentary: Defining and Managing Suicidal Risk in Patients Taking Psychotropic Medications / The Longitudinal Course of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptom Clusters Among War Veterans [CME Archive]

Jan A. Fawcett, MD (Chair), et al / Zahava Solomon, Danny Horesh, and Tsachi Ein-Dor

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 6/30/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Find out how to identify suicidality in your patients and weigh the risks and benefits of pharmacologic treatment.

Jan A. Fawcett, MD (Chair)

Brief Report

Definition and Management of Suicidality in Psychiatric Patients [CME Archive]

Jan A. Fawcett, MD (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 5/31/2012 | Keywords: depression, bipolar depression, schizophrenia, None, None, None

In this activity, examine the risks and benefits of medications used to treat psychiatric disorders and find out how to recognize and manage suicidal thoughts and behaviors in your patients.

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

Expired Case & Comment [Series Home Page]

Charles L. Bowden, MD

Case & Comment

Diagnosis, Treatment, and Recovery Maintenance in Bipolar Depression [CME Archive]

Charles L. Bowden, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 6/30/2012 | Keywords: bipolar depression, bipolar disorder, None, None, None, None

Your patients with bipolar depression may not be receiving adequate care. In this interactive patient case, discover the best methods for correctly diagnosing and treating bipolar depression.

Michael E. Thase, MD

Case & Comment

Pharmacotherapeutic Treatment Strategies for Antidepressant Nonresponse [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 3/31/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Find out how to treat patients with complicated major depression who do not respond to initial SSRI treatment.

Michael E. Thase, MD

Case & Comment

Diagnosis and Treatment of a Major Depressive Episode [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 2/29/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

In this activity, discover how an appropriate diagnostic approach can increase remission rates and improve quality of life for patients with MDD.

Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD

Case & Comment

Treating Partial Responders to Antidepressant Treatment [CME Archive]

Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 2/29/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

In this patient case, choose an appropriate next-step strategy for a patient who partially responded to first-line treatment, and learn about effective agents that will help your patients achieve remission.

John F. Greden, MD

Case & Comment

Treating Depression and Pain [CME Archive]

John F. Greden, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 12/31/2011 | Keywords: depression, pain, None, None, None, None

Select a next-step treatment strategy that will alleviate Mr F’s painful physical symptoms and depressed mood.

Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH

Case & Comment

Treating Patients With Emotional and Physical Symptoms [CME Archive]

Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 11/30/2011 | Keywords: depression, pain, None, None, None, None

In this interactive patient case, find out how to address Ms S's emotional and somatic symptoms and learn about effective agents to help your patients achieve remission of all symptoms.

Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD

Case & Comment

Diagnosing and Treating Patients With Symptoms of Depression [CME Archive]

Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 9/30/2011 | Keywords: bipolar disorder, depression, None, None, None, None

In this interactive case, choose how you would diagnose and treat Mr. G, a 30-year-old lawyer with fatigue and depressed mood and a history of irritability, risk-taking, and inability to concentrate.

Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH

Case & Comment

Pain and the Brain: Lower Back Pain [CME Archive]

Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 6/30/2011 | Keywords: pain, medical conditions, depression, None, None, None

Participate in this interactive case to assess Mr C’s tolerance for his current pain medication and learn what other factors should be evaluated to effectively treat his condition.

Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH

Case & Comment

Pain and the Brain: Diabetic Neuropathic Pain [CME Archive]

Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 6/30/2011 | Keywords: pain, medical conditions, depression, None, None, None

Choose how to evaluate and treat Ms. L, a 53-year-old woman with diabetes, pain, and depressed mood, and discover how somatic and psychiatric symptoms may be linked.

Claudio N. Soares, MD, PhD

Case & Comment

Practical Strategies for Diagnosing and Treating Depression in Women: Menopausal Transition [CME Archive]

Claudio N. Soares, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 4/1/2009 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Mrs. N presents with fatigue, headaches, and frequent crying spells. Participate in this interactive patient case to learn how to diagnose and treat patients like her.

Alan Podawiltz, DO, MS, FAPA

Case & Comment

Practical Strategies for Diagnosing and Treating Depression in Women: Chronic Depression [CME Archive]

Alan Podawiltz, DO, MS, FAPA

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 5/31/2009 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

In this interactive case, diagnose Ms. A, who presents with fatigue, low self-esteem, and anhedonia, and determine the most appropriate treatment strategy for her.

Michael E. Thase, MD

Case & Comment

Management of Patients With Treatment-Resistant Depression [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 12/31/2009 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

In this interactive case, review possible causes of Ms. D’s resistance to an SSRI and learn strategies to optimize your own patients’ treatment regimens.

Steven P. Roose, MD

Case & Comment

Identifying and Treating Cognitive Impairments in Elderly Patients [CME Archive]

Steven P. Roose, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 10/31/2009 | Keywords: depression, dementia, None, None, None, None

In this interactive case, screen Mr. P for mild cognitive impairment with depression. Then, review neuropsychological measurements to predict his conversion to Alzheimer's disease.

Maintenance of Certification in Psychiatry [Series Home Page]

Bipolar Depression [Series Home Page]

Charles L. Bowden, MD

Brief Report

Treatment Strategies for Bipolar Depression [CME Archive]

Charles L. Bowden, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 6/30/2012 | Keywords: bipolar depression, bipolar disorder, None, None, None, None

Patients with bipolar disorder have a high risk of relapse, especially of depressive episodes. Read this new J Clin Psychlopedia activity to learn about strategies for maintaining recovery and preventing deressive episodes in your patients with bipolar disorder.

Charles L. Bowden, MD

Brief Report

Diagnosis and Impact of Bipolar Depression [CME Archive]

Charles L. Bowden, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 6/30/2012 | Keywords: bipolar depression, bipolar disorder, None, None, None, None

Are you correctly diagnosing your depressed patients? Because individuals with bipolar disorder often seek treatment for depression, misdiagnosis is common. Read this new J Clin Psychlopedia activity to learn about detecting bipolarity during depressive episodes.

Eduard Vieta, MD, PhD

Brief Report

Long-Term Treatment of Bipolar Depression and Other Issues [CME Archive]

Eduard Vieta, MD, PhD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 6/30/2012 | Keywords: bipolar depression, bipolar disorder, None, None, None, None

Engage in this activity to learn about maintenance treatments for bipolar depression and find out how to prevent recurrence in your patients.

Eduard Vieta, MD, PhD

Brief Report

Role of Antidepressants in Bipolar Depression [CME Archive]

Eduard Vieta, MD, PhD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 6/30/2012 | Keywords: bipolar depression, bipolar disorder, None, None, None, None

Contrary to what is advised in practice guidelines, approximately 50% of patients with bipolar disorder are initially treated with an antidepressant. Read this new J Clin Psychlopedia activity to review the efficacy and safety of antidepressants in bipolar disorder and learn about alternative treatment options for your patients.

What Is Depression? [Series Home Page]

Alan J. Gelenberg, MD

Brief Report

The Prevalence and Impact of Depression [CME Archive]

Alan J. Gelenberg, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 5/31/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Review the chronic nature of depression. Learn how you can reduce its overall burden in your patients.

Alan J. Gelenberg, MD

Brief Report

Depression Symptomatology and Neurobiology [CME Archive]

Alan J. Gelenberg, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 5/31/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

How do you distinguish between depression, sadness, and grief? What is the underlying neurobiology of depression? To find out, read this interactive activity.

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

Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH (Moderator)

Video

Pain and the Brain 2: The Recognition and Management of Chronic Pain in Primary Care [CME Archive]

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

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.50 | Expired: 6/30/2012 | Keywords: pain, depression, medical conditions, fibromyalgia, None, None

Video featuring expert recommendations on accurately diagnosing and treating the illnesses related to somatic symptoms.

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

Marlene P. Freeman, MD

Brief Report

Managing Depression During Pregnancy [CME Archive]

Marlene P. Freeman, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Short interactive summary about benefits and risks to mother and baby of treatments for depression

Marlene P. Freeman, MD

Brief Report

Postpartum Depression Treatment and Breastfeeding [CME Archive]

Marlene P. Freeman, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

To answer your patients' questions and formulate a treatment plan for postpartum depression, review the risks and benefits of various treatment options in this activity.

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

Sheldon H. Preskorn, MD (Chair)

JCP CME

Using Antipsychotics in Clinical Practice [CME Archive]

Sheldon H. Preskorn, MD (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 4/30/2012 | Keywords: schizophrenia, bipolar depression, None, None, None, None

Update your understanding of the pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of antipsychotics to help your patients achieve the best treatment outcomes.

Depression in the Elderly [Series Home Page]

Gary W. Small, MD

Brief Report

Pharmacotherapy and Other Treatments for Elderly Patients With Depression [CME Archive]

Gary W. Small, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Review treatment guidelines and evidence-based treatment modalities for geriatric depression, including psychotherapy, ECT, and pharmacotherapy.

Gary W. Small, MD

Brief Report

Differential Diagnoses and Assessment of Depression in Elderly Patients [CME Archive]

Gary W. Small, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 4/30/2012 | Keywords: depression, dementia, None, None, None, None

Participate in this activity to learn about the differential diagnoses of depression in the elderly and review methods for assessing this condition.

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]

Lenard A. Adler, MD (Chair)

JCP CME

Language in Alzheimer's Disease / Predictors for Switch From Unipolar Major Depressive Disorder to Bipolar Disorder Type I or II: A 5-Year Prospective Study / ADHD and Comorbid Disorders in Adults [CME Archive]

Myron F. Weiner, Katherine E. Neubecker, Mary E. Bret, and Linda S. Hynan / K. Mikael Holma, Tarja K. Melartin, Irina A. K. Holma, and Erkki T. Isometsä / Lenard A. Adler, MD (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.50 | Expired: 8/31/2011 | Keywords: Alzheimer's, bipolar disorder, ADHD, depression, None, None

View this ACADEMIC HIGHLIGHTS to review the proposed diagnostic criteria for adult ADHD and learn about stimulant and nonstimulant treatments for your patients with this condition, including those with comorbid disorders.

A Critical Appraisal to Improve the Management of Schizophrenia [Series Home Page]

Major Depressive Disorder [Series Home Page]

Mark Hyman Rapaport, MD

Brief Report

Helping Patients With Depression Achieve Wellness [CME Archive]

Mark Hyman Rapaport, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 2/29/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

In this activity, discover how implementing measurement-based care and collaborative approaches can facilitate wellness in patients with depression.

Mark Hyman Rapaport, MD

Brief Report

Beyond Acute Treatment of Depressive Disorders [CME Archive]

Mark Hyman Rapaport, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 2/29/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

In this J Clin Psychlopedia activity, learn about continuation and maintenance phase strategies that will help your patients achieve and maintain remission from depression.

George I. Papakostas, MD

Brief Report

Initial Treatment Approaches for Patients With Major Depressive Disorder [CME Archive]

George I. Papakostas, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 2/29/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

What factors do you consider when choosing an antidepressant? How much time elapses before you consider it effective or ineffective? In this new J Clin Psychlopedia section, learn about antidepressants as first-line treatments for depression, including their efficacy, safety, and tolerability, to help your patients achieve response and remission.

George I. Papakostas, MD

Brief Report

Diagnostic Assessment of Major Depressive Disorder [CME Archive]

George I. Papakostas, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 2/29/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Participate in this activity to review the diagnostic criteria for depression and learn how to systematically evaluate your patients for this common disorder.

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

Peter V. Rabins, MD, MPH (Chair)

JCP CME

Family Problems Among Recently Returned Military Veterans Referred for a Mental Health Evaluation/Effectiveness of Brief Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Schizophrenia Delivered by Mental Health Nurses: Relapse and Recovery at 24 Months/Easing the Burden of Treatment-Resistant Depression/New Developments in the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease [CME Archive]

Steven L. Sayers, Victoria A. Farrow, Jennifer Ross, and David W. Oslin / Navdeep Malik, David Kingdon, Jeremy Pelton, Raj Mehta, and Douglas Turkington / Maurizio Fava, MD (Chair), et al / Peter V. Rabins, MD, MPH (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 3.00 | Expired: 2/29/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

In this ACADEMIC HIGHLIGHTS, review the pathology and progression of Alzheimer's disease, and discover advances in pharmacotherapy.

Maurizio Fava, MD

Brief Report

Partial Responders to Antidepressant Treatment: Switching Strategies [CME Archive]

Maurizio Fava, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 11/30/2011 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Read this Brief Report to learn about the safety, efficacy, and implementation of different switching strategies for antidepressant partial responders.

J. Craig Nelson, MD

Brief Report

Augmentation and Combination Strategies in Resistant Depression [CME Archive]

J. Craig Nelson, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 11/30/2011 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Read this Brief Report to review augmentation and combination strategies and learn how to effectively treat your patients who continue to experience symptoms after initial antidepressant treatment.

Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD

Brief Report

Treating Depression to Full Remission [CME Archive]

Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 11/30/2011 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Read this Brief Report to learn how to use measurement-based care and evidence-based guidelines to help your patients achieve and sustain remission from depression.

Michael E. Thase, MD

Brief Report

Evaluating Atypical Antipsychotics in the Treatment of Refractory Depression [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 10/31/2011 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

NEW! Read this Brief Report to identify risk factors for treatment-resistant depression and learn about augmentation strategies with atypical antipsychotics to help your patients achieve remission.

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

Angel L. Montejo, MD, PhD

Brief Report

Toward Depression Remission: Balancing Efficacy and Tolerability [CME Archive]

Angel L. Montejo, MD, PhD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.50 | Expired: 2/29/2012 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

In this Brief Report, review presentations from the 21st Annual ECNP Congress, which focus on advances in MDD treatment in nonserotonergic brain pathways and how these pathways influence antidepressant profiles.

Depression and Pain [Series Home Page]

John H. Greist, MD (Chair)

JCP CME

A Meta-Analysis of the Risk of Acute Extrapyramidal Symptoms With Intramuscular Antipsychotics for the Treatment of Agitation / Why Don't Psychiatrists Use Scales to Measure Outcome When Treating Depressed Patients? / Academic Highlights: Depression and Pain [CME Archive]

Theodore D. Satterthwaite, Daniel H. Wolf, Robert A. Rosenheck, Raquel E. Gur, and Stanley N. Caroff / Mark Zimmerman and Joseph B. McGlinchey / John H. Greist, MD (Chair), et al.

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.50 | Expired: 12/31/2011 | Keywords: depression, pain, None, None, None, None

Read this Academic Highlights to learn about neuropathic pathways shared by pain and depression, understand how pain affects depression course of illness, and receive treatment recommendations.

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

David A. Fishbain, MD

Brief Report

Remission as the "Gold Standard" of Treatment for Depression With and Without Physical Symptoms [CME Archive]

David A. Fishbain, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 11/30/2011 | Keywords: depression, pain, None, None, None, None

Review this activity to find out how pain affects depression remission and learn how alleviating pain can improve depressive symptoms.

David A. Fishbain, MD

Brief Report

Evidence-Based Treatment Paradigms for Depressed Patients With Pain and Physical Symptoms [CME Archive]

David A. Fishbain, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 11/30/2011 | Keywords: depression, pain, fibromyalgia, medical conditions, None, None

Are antidepressants effective for treating both depression and pain? Participate in this activity to find out which agents alleviate painful physical symptoms as well as depressive symptoms.

Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH

Brief Report

The Implications of Pain and Physical Symptoms in Depression [CME Archive]

Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 11/30/2011 | Keywords: depression, pain, None, None, None, None

Participate in this activity to understand the relationship between depression and pain and how these disorders impact your patients' overall functioning.

Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH

Brief Report

The Epidemiology and Recognition of Pain and Physical Symptoms in Depression [CME Archive]

Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 11/30/2011 | Keywords: depression, pain, fibromyalgia, medical conditions, None, None

Almost half of all patients with depression also report painful physical symptoms. Review this activity to learn how these symptoms manifest in patients with depression and what you can do to optimize symptom recognition.

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

Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD (Chair)

Journal Supplement

Easing the Burden of Bipolar Disorder: From Urgent Situations to Remission [CME Archive]

Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 3.50 | Expired: 10/30/2011 | Keywords: bipolar disorder, bipolar depression, bipolar mania, None, None, None

Supplement about bipolar medication mechanisms of action and the efficacy of various acute and long-term treatments for patients with bipolar disorder

Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD

Brief Report

Effective Agents in Treating Bipolar Depression [CME Archive]

Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 7/31/2011 | Keywords: bipolar disorder, bipolar depression, None, None, None, None

Learn about antidepressants, mood stabilizers, and antipsychotics to optimize short- and long-term therapy for your patients with bipolar depression.

Understanding Fibromyalgia and Its Related Disorders [Series Home Page]

Don L. Goldenberg, MD (Chair)

Online Insight

Multidisciplinary Care and Stepwise Treatment for Fibromyalgia [CME Archive]

Don L. Goldenberg, MD (Chair), et al.

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.50 | Expired: 8/31/2011 | Keywords: fibromyalgia, depression, medical conditions, pain, None, None

Listen to experts discuss a stepwise fibromyalgia treatment program that includes building multidisciplinary treatment teams that can help improve your patients' overall well-being.

Don L. Goldenberg, MD (Chair)

Online Insight

Evaluating and Diagnosing Fibromyalgia and Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders [CME Archive]

Don L. Goldenberg, MD (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 6/30/2011 | Keywords: fibromyalgia, depression, medical conditions, pain, None, None

Watch this slide show and listen to experts discuss the presentation of fibromyalgia and comorbid conditions and offer effective approaches for evaluating and diagnosing these disorders.

Don L. Goldenberg, MD (Chair)

Journal Supplement

Understanding Fibromyalgia and Its Related Disorders [CME Archive]

Don L. Goldenberg, MD (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 3.50 | Expired: 8/30/2011 | Keywords: fibromyalgia, depression, pain, medical conditions, None, None

Supplement about the signs and symptoms of fibromyalgia and efficacious treatments for this condition and its common comorbidities

Larry Culpepper, MD (Chair)

PCC CME

Academic Highlights: Understanding Fibromyalgia and Its Related Disorders / Academic Highlights: Treating Depression and Anxiety in Primary Care [CME Archive]

Don L. Goldenberg, MD (Chair), et al

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 4/30/2011 | Keywords: fibromyalgia, medical conditions, depression, anxiety, None, None

Read this Academic Highlights for expert advice on how to recognize depressive and anxious symptoms in primary care patients and learn how to individualize treatments to maximize medication efficacy.

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]

John M. Kane, MD (Chair) / Mark Olfson and Steven C. Marcus

JCP CME

The Efficacy of Acute Electroconvulsive Therapy in Atypical Depression / A Case-Control Study of Antidepressants and Attempted Suicide During Early Phase Treatment of Major Depressive Episodes / Academic Highlights: Clinical Insights Into Pharmacogenetics and Schizophrenia, Part 1 [CME Archive]

Mustafa M. Husain, Shawn M. McClintock, A. John Rush, Rebecca G. Knapp, Max Fink, Teresa A. Rummans, Keith Rasmussen, Cynthia Claassen, Georgios Petrides, Melanie M. Biggs, Martina Mueller, Shirlene Sampson, Samuel H. Bailine, Sarah H. Lisanby, and Charles H. Kellner / Mark Olfson and Steven C. Marcus / John M. Kane, MD (Chair) et al.

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.50 | Expired: 3/31/2011 | Keywords: depression, atypical depression, schizophrenia, None, None, None

Genetic testing may elucidate variants to aid in diagnosing and treating schizophrenia. Here, learn about its implementation and review the limitations of and progress being made in pharmacogenetics.

Pain and the Brain [Series Home Page]

William M. Glazer, MD (Moderator)

Journal of Clinical Psychiatry DVD

Pain and the Brain [CME Archive]

William M. Glazer, MD (Moderator), et al.

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 6/30/2011 | Keywords: pain, depression, fibromyalgia, medical conditions, None, None

Watch this video featuring patient cases and expert commentary to see how pain and mood may interact in your patients and how physical and psychological diagnoses and treatment may be intertwined.

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]

David J. Nutt, MD, PhD (Chair)

Journal Supplement

Maximizing Efficacy of Antidepressants: Beyond Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors [CME Archive]

David J. Nutt, MD, PhD (Chair), et al.

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 3.00 | Expired: 4/30/2011 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

In this online Supplement, review the neurotransmitters involved in depression and antidepressant treatment response, and learn about strategies to optimize your patients’ pharmacotherapy.

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

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

Alan J. Gelenberg, MD (Chair) / Alan J. Gelenberg, Jose de Leon, A. Eden Evins, Joseph J. Parks, and Nancy A. Rigotti / Mauricio Infante, Marcia J. Slattery, Marjorie H. Klein, and Marilyn J. Essex

JCP CME

Depression and Risk of Nursing Home Admission Among Older Adults in Home Care in Europe: Results From the Aged in Home Care (AdHOC) Study / Smoking Cessation in Patients With Psychiatric Disorders / Association of Internalizing Disorders and Allergies in a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinical Sample [CME Archive]

Alan J. Gelenberg, MD (Chair), et al. / Alan J. Gelenberg, Jose de Leon, A. Eden Evins, Joseph J. Parks, and Nancy A. Rigotti / Mauricio Infante, Marcia J. Slattery, Marjorie H. Klein, and Marilyn J. Essex

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.50 | Expired: 9/30/2009 | Keywords: depression, medical conditions, substance use disorders, None, None, None

Read this expert discussion, ranked a “must read” by the Faculty of 1000, to learn about smoking cessation in your psychiatric patients.

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]

Jonathan R. T. Davidson, MD

E-View

A History of the Concept of Atypical Depression [CME Archive]

Jonathan R. T. Davidson, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 10/31/2009 | Keywords: depression, atypical depression, None, None, None, None

Atypical depression is common, presenting in about 40% of depressed patients. Review the history of the identification and treatment of atypical depression, and learn the current definition of this condition versus other depressive subtypes, by sitting in on this online lecture.

Jonathan W. Stewart, MD

E-View

Treating DSM-IV Depression With Atypical Features [CME Archive]

Jonathan W. Stewart, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 2/28/2009 | Keywords: depression, atypical depression, None, None, None, None

Which medications do you use to treat your patients with atypical depression? In this E-View, compare the pharmacotherapeutic studies of atypical depression to determine which treatments are the most appropriate for your patients with this depressive subtype.

Gordon B. Parker, MD, PhD, DSc

E-View

Atypical Depression: A Valid Subtype? [CME Archive]

Gordon B. Parker, MD, PhD, DSc

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 1/31/2009 | Keywords: depression, atypical depression, None, None, None, None

Did you know that atypical depression is a common, nonmelancholic mood spectrum disorder that presents in certain personality styles? Sit in on this online lecture to review the history of and models for atypical depression to better recognize and treat your patients with this disorder.

Michael E. Thase, MD (Chair)

E-View

New Directions in the Treatment of Atypical Depression [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD (Chair)

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 11/30/2008 | Keywords: depression, atypical depression, None, None, None, None

Mark Hyman Rapaport, MD

E-View

Translating the Evidence on Atypical Depression Into Clinical Practice [CME Archive]

Mark Hyman Rapaport, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 2/28/2009 | Keywords: depression, atypical depression, None, None, None, None

Jonathan W. Stewart, MD

E-View

Treating DSM-IV Depression With Atypical Features [CME Archive]

Jonathan W. Stewart, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 2/28/2009 | Keywords: depression, atypical depression, None, None, None, None

Which medications do you use to treat your patients with atypical depression? In this E-View, compare the pharmacotherapeutic studies of atypical depression to determine which treatments are the most appropriate for your patients with this depressive subtype.

Mark Hyman Rapaport, MD

E-View

Translating the Evidence on Atypical Depression Into Clinical Practice [CME Archive]

Mark Hyman Rapaport, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 2/28/2009 | Keywords: depression, atypical depression, None, None, None, None

View this online lecture to compare antidepressant medications for atypical depression and review the efficacy and tolerability of oral and transdermal MAOIs.

Michael E. Thase, MD (Chair)

Journal Supplement

Atypical Depression: Management Challenges and New Treatment Advances [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD (Chair), et al.

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 4.00 | Expired: 2/28/2009 | Keywords: depression, atypical depression, None, None, None, None

Learn how to differentiate atypical depression from other mood disorders, and find out about interventions to effectively treat your patients with this condition.

Gordon B. Parker, MD, PhD, DSc

E-View

Atypical Depression: A Valid Subtype? [CME Archive]

Gordon B. Parker, MD, PhD, DSc

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 1/31/2009 | Keywords: depression, atypical depression, None, None, None, None

Atypical depression is a common disorder that presents in patients with certain personality styles. In this online activity, you can review the history of and models for atypical depression to help you recognize and treat your patients with this disorder.

Jonathan R. T. Davidson, MD

E-View

A History of the Concept of Atypical Depression [CME Archive]

Jonathan R. T. Davidson, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 12/31/2008 | Keywords: depression, atypical depression, None, None, None, None

Atypical depression presents in about 40% of depressed patients. Review the history of the identification and treatment of atypical depression, and learn the current definition of this condition versus other depressive subtypes.

Michael E. Thase, MD

E-View

New Directions in the Treatment of Atypical Depression [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 11/30/2008 | Keywords: depression, atypical depression, None, None, None, None

How many of your patients have depression with atypical features? How do you usually manage those patients? In this lecture, you can review the diagnostic criteria for this depressive subtype and discover medications to help you treat your patients.

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

Steven P. Roose, MD (Chair) / Keith Hawton and Louise Harriss

JCP CME

Self-Reported History of Manic-Hypomanic Switch Associated With Antidepressant Use: Data From the Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD) / Deliberate Self-Harm in Young People: Characteristics and Subsequent Mortality in a 20-Year Cohort of Patients Presenting to Hospital / Academic Highlights: Cognitive Impairment Associated With Depression in the Elderly [CME Archive]

Christine J. Truman, Joseph F. Goldberg, S. Nassir Ghaemi, Claudia F. Baldassano, Stephen R. Wisniewski, Ellen B. Dennehy, Michael E. Thase, and Gary S. Sachs / Keith Hawton and Louise Harriss / Steven P. Roose, MD (Chair), et al.

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.50 | Expired: 10/31/2009 | Keywords: bipolar disorder, depression, dementia, None, None, None

Read this section of the Journal to find out about the impact of depression on dementia and Alzheimer's disease, and learn strategies to improve your elderly patients’ functioning.

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

Steven J. Garlow, MD, PhD

Brief Report

Interventions for Acute Mood Episodes in Patients With Bipolar Disorder [CME Archive]

Steven J. Garlow, MD, PhD

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 0.25 | Expired: 7/31/2009 | Keywords: bipolar disorder, bipolar depression, bipolar mania, None, None, None

Examine treatment goals for patients with bipolar disorder in acute episodes and receive medication recommendations to help quickly alleviate their symptoms.

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]

Maurizio Fava, MD (Chair)

Journal Supplement

The Role of Folate in Depression and Dementia [CME Archive]

Maurizio Fava, MD (Chair), et al.

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 3.50 | Expired: 9/30/2009 | Keywords: depression, dementia, None, None, None, None

Review the limitations of antidepressant monotherapy, and find out how to select appropriate augmentation strategies, such as adjunctive folate, to maximize treatment efficacy and tolerability for your patients.

Strategies to Integrate Physical Health Care Into Mental Health [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]

David A. Fishbain, MD (Chair)

PCC CME

Commentary: Exercise for Mood and Anxiety Disorders / Academic Highlights: Translating Evidence on Depression and Physical Symptoms into Effective Clinical Practice [CME Archive]

David A. Fishbain, MD (Chair) et al.

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 8/31/2009 | Keywords: depression, anxiety, medical conditions, None, None, None

Read this new Academic Highlights to get expert opinions about diagnostic and treatment strategies for patients with overlapping pain and depression in primary care settings.

Distance Rounds [Series Home Page]

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

Prakash S. Masand, MD (Facilitator)

Journal Supplement

Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors Revisited: Their Role in Depressive Disorders [CME Archive]

Prakash S. Masand, MD (Facilitator), et al.

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 4.00 | Expired: 7/31/2009 | Keywords: depression, atypical depression, None, None, None, None

Read expert advice on how to differentiate atypical depression from other depressive subtypes, and review the role of MAOIs in the treatment of this disorder in this Supplement.

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]

David L. Dunner, MD (Chair)

Online Insight

Preventing Recurrent Depression: Long-Term Treatment for Major Depressive Disorder [CME Archive]

David L. Dunner, MD (Chair), et al.

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.50 | Expired: 1/31/2009 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Watch this online slide show to learn about using maintenance pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy to help prevent relapse so that your patients with recurrent depression can maintain remission.

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

Exercise for Mood and Anxiety Disorders [Series Home Page]

Michael W. Otto, PhD (Chair) / Carlos M. Grilo, Maria E. Pagano, Andrew E. Skodol, Charles A. Sanislow, Thomas H. McGlashan, John G. Gunderson, and Robert L. Stout

JCP CME

Commentary: Exercise for Mood and Anxiety Disorders/Natural Course of Bulimia Nervosa and of Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified: 5-Year Prospective Study of Remissions, Relapses, and the Effects of Personality Disorder Psychopathology [CME Archive]

Michael W. Otto, PhD (Chair), et al. / Carlos M. Grilo, Maria E. Pagano, Andrew E. Skodol, Charles A. Sanislow, Thomas H. McGlashan, John G. Gunderson, and Robert L. Stout

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 5/31/2009 | Keywords: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, None, None, None

Read this expert Commentary to find out about exercise as an effective treatment intervention for your patients with mood and anxiety disorders.

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]

Alan F. Schatzberg, MD (Chair)

JCP CME

Health-Related Quality of Life in Eurythmic Bipolar Disorder Patients: Differences Between Bipolar I and II Subtypes/Academic Highlights: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: Potential New Treatment for Resistant Depression [CME Archive]

Giuseppe Maina, Umberto Albert, Laura Bellodi, Cristina Colombo, Carlo Faravelli, Palmiero Monteleone, Filippo Bogetto, Giovanni B. Cassano, and Mario Maj / Alan F. Schatzberg, MD (Chair), et al.

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 2/28/2009 | Keywords: bipolar disorder, depression, None, None, None, None

Find out about the development, mechanism of action, and effectiveness of TMS as a noninvasive, device-based procedure for treatment-resistant depression.

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]

Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD (Chair)

Online Insight

Treating Depression Complicated by Comorbid Medical Illness or Anxiety [CME Archive]

Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD (Chair) et al.

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 11/30/2008 | Keywords: depression, anxiety, medical conditions, None, None, None

Learn pharmacotherapeutic strategies to treat your patients with depression and comorbidities.

Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD (Chair)

JCP CME

Commentary: The State of Knowledge of Chronic Depression/A Randomized Controlled Trial of Cognitive Therapy for Bipolar Disorder: Focus on Long-Term Change/Academic Highlights: Recent Advances in the Treatment of Depression in the Presence of Physical Symptoms [CME Archive]

Alan J. Gelenberg, MD (Chair) et al./Jillian R. Ball, Philip B. Mitchell, Justine C. Corry, Ashleigh Skillecorn, Meg Smith, and Gin S. Malhi/Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD (Chair) et al.

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.50 | Expired: 2/29/2008 | Keywords: depression, bipolar disorder, medical conditions, None, None, None

Learn how you can help your patients with medical and psychiatric comorbidities successfully manage their depression.

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

Use of Treatment Algorithms for Depression [Series Home Page]

Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD (Chair)

PCC CME

Commentary: Use of Treatment Algorithms for Depression [CME Archive]

Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD (Chair), et al.

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 1.00 | Expired: 10/31/2008 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Gain insight from the experts regarding the pros and cons of using treatment algorithms to navigate treatment options for your patients with depression.

Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD (Chair)

JCP CME

Lifetime Trauma Exposure in Veterans With Military-Related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Association With Current Symptomatology/Realistic Expectations and a Disease Management Model for Depressed Patients With Persistent Symptoms/Commentary: Use of Treatment Algorithms for Depression [CME Archive]

Carolina P. Clancy, Anna Graybeal, Whitney P. Tompson, Kourtni S. Badgett, Michelle E. Feldman, Patrick S. Calhoun, Alaattin Erkanli, Michael A. Hertzberg, and Jean C. Beckham/Gabor I. Keitner, Christine E. Ryan, and David A. Solomon/Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD (Chair) et al.

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.50 | Expired: 9/30/2008 | Keywords: PTSD, anxiety, depression, None, None, None

Algorithms can help you choose appropriate strategies for treating depression. Read this expert commentary to learn about the effectiveness of treatment algorithms for depression and how to implement them into your practice.

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]

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]

JCP CME

Agitated "Unipolar" Major Depression: Prevalence, Phenomenology, and Outcome / Juvenile Maladaptive Aggression: A Review of Prevention, Treatment, and Service Configuration and a Proposed Research Agenda [CME Archive]

Mario Maj, Raffaele Pirozzi, Lorenza Magliano, Andrea Fiorillo, and Luca Bartoli/Daniel F. Connor, Gabrielle A. Carlson, Kiki D. Chang, Peter T. Daniolos, Reuven Ferziger, Robert L. Findling, Janice G. Hutchinson, Richard P. Malone, Jeffrey M. Halperin, Belinda Plattner, Robert M. Post, Diane L. Reynolds, Kenneth M. Rogers, Kirti Saxena, and Hans Steiner, for the Stanford/Howard/AACAP Workgroup on Juvenile Impulsivity and Aggression

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 5/31/2008 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

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]

Michael E. Thase, MD (Chair)

PCC CME

The State of Knowledge of Chronic Depression/Academic Highlights: Managing Depression in Primary Care: Achieving Remission [CME Archive]

Michael E. Thase, MD (Chair) et al.

Activity | Posttest | Credits: 2.00 | Expired: 4/30/2008 | Keywords: depression, None, None, None, None, None

Review diagnostic and treatment strategies for depression and its common comorbidities.

Bipolar Reports [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]

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]