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  • Understanding and Coping With Binge Eating Disorder: The Patient’s Perspective

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

    Watch this new Webcast to learn how to assess for and diagnose binge eating disorder, and discover what treatment options are available for this condition.

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  • Health Care Systems Issues and Disparities in ADHD Care for African American Adults

    J. Russell Ramsay, PhD

    Read this activity to learn about issues involving the health care system and disparities in care for African American adults, and discover how you can further assess patient and provider cultural biases toward ADHD symptoms and treatment.

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  • Overview of Sleep: The Neurologic Processes of the Sleep-Wake Cycle

    Thomas E. Scammell, MD

    Get an overview of how the sleep cycle should function, what processes can be affected by sleep problems, and what systems are involved in enhancing sleep or blocking wakefulness.

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  • Schizophrenia: Overview and Dopamine Dysfunction

    Anissa Abi-Dargham, MD

    Excess dopamine and abnormal dopamine synthesis cause the positive symptoms of schizophrenia, but does this dysfunction also account for the negative and cognitive symptoms seen in this disorder? Find out here.

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Measuring Patient Outcomes and Making the Transition From Acute to Maintenance Treatment for Bipolar Depression

Find out about tools to track depressive and manic symptoms throughout treatment, and learn which maintenance strategies are the most effective for reducing the risk of manic or depressive episodes.

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Childhood Maltreatment and Risk of Suicide Attempt: A Nationally Representative Study

Nicolas Hoertel, MD, MPH (Chair), et al

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? Explore answers to these questions in this journal CME article.

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Controversies in the Psychopharmacology of Bipolar Disorder

Robert M. Post, MD (Chair), et al

What decision-making process do you use for selecting treatment for your patients with bipolar disorder? In this activity, review pharmacologic principles for the use of mood stabilizers, antipsychotics, and antidepressants and find out how to choose appropriate therapies for maintenance treatment and partial response.

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