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  • Managing Comorbidities With Depression

    Michael E. Thase, MD

    What extra precautions should you take when a patient presents with depression and medical comorbidities? Here, review the case of Tony, a 64-year-old man whose treatment-resistant depression is more difficult to manage due to medical conditions.

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  • Recognizing Signs and Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

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

    Test your knowledge of the signs of bipolar disorder! Participate in this game-based activity following the case of David, a 20-year-old student who is brought to the emergency department after expressing suicidal thoughts.

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  • Criminal Forensic Psychiatry: A Primer for Psychiatrists

    Scott A. Freeman, MD

    Discover how mental illness is assessed and treated within the judicial system. This activity covers criminal psychiatric issues, including landmark mental health legal cases, and evaluations of defendants’ competence to stand trial and criminal responsibility.

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  • Benzodiazepine Use and Mortality in Schizophrenia

    Cynthia A. Fontanella, PhD (Chair), et al

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

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Neurobiology of Depression and Mechanism of Action of Depression Treatments

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.

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Recognition and Treatment of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder

Robert L. Findling, MD, MBA (Chair); Kiki D. Chang, MD; Mary A. Fristad, PhD, ABPP; Robert A. Kowatch, MD, PhD; David J. Miklowitz, PhD

Do you find the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric bipolar disorder challenging? In this supplement, explore the phenomenology and differential diagnosis of bipolar disorder in children and adolescents as well as evidence-based pharmacologic and psychotherapeutic interventions.

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At a Loss for Words

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

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

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