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Top 10 CME Activities in the Past Week

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

    Larry Culpepper (Chair), et al

    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.

  2. Strategies for Managing Patients With Depression Who Are Experiencing Cognitive Impairment

    Larry Culpepper

    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. "

  3. Reconsidering Insomnia as a Disorder Rather Than Just a Symptom in Psychiatric Practice

    Ruth M. Benca and Daniel J. Buysse

    Insomnia is often considered a symptom of psychiatric disorders when it actually needs to be addressed as a separate disorder. Read this CME Academic Highlights in which experts discuss ways to evalute patients with insomnia and to safely and effectively implement behavioral and pharmacologic treatments.

  4. Diagnosing and Treating Patients With Mixed Features

    Rakesh Jain (Chair) et al

    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.

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

    Roger S. McIntyre

    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.

  6. Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics: Where Do They Fit in the Treatment Plan?

    Correll and Lauriello

    Long-acting injectable (LAI) antipsychotics have the potential to improve adherence and outcomes for patients with serious mental illness but are underused. Watch this Webcast to learn how to identify patients who may benefit from using LAIs, monitor LAI treatment adherence, and use LAIs safely and effectively in patients with schizophrenia and related disorders.

  7. Assessing and Treating Insomnia in Patients With Psychiatric Disorders, Part 1

    Ruth M. Benca and Daniel J. Buysse

    Listen to this podcast as experts discuss 2 patient cases focusing on diagnosing and treating co-occurring insomnia and mental illness. The first case features a 32-year-old man with bipolar disorder who is experiencing psychiatric symptoms and poor sleep, and the second case involves a 27-year-old man with schizophrenia who is having auditory hallucinations as well as chronic issues with insomnia.

  8. Parkinson Disease: Current and Emerging Treatment Strategies

    Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora

    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.

  9. Improving the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder

    Findling and Chang

    Pediatric patients with bipolar disorder are at risk for poor long-term outcomes, but with careful screening, clinicians may be able to detect early signs or symptoms. Read this CME Academic Highlights in which experts discuss recognition and diagnosis of bipolar disorder in the pediatric population and options for effective treatment.

  10. Evidence-Based Strategies for Managing Tardive Dyskinesia

    Joseph P. McEvoy

    Do you know how to treat tardive dyskinesia symptoms? In this new Case and Comment activity, consider the case of John, a 25-year-old project manager diagnosed with bipolar disorder who has begun exhibiting symptoms of uncontrollable movement.