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Inflamed in the Membrane: The Gut-Brain Interaction
Roger S McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

Increasingly, evidence points to an intricate relationship between the gut microbiome and the brain. In this presentation, Dr. Roger McIntyre investigates the nature of the gut-brain relationship and discusses the intricate links between gut microbiome, inflammation, and mental health.

CME credit: 1.00

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Make No Mixtake: Depression With Mixed Features in Children and Adolescents
Stephen M Stahl, MD, PhD

Mental illness in pediatric patients is unique and requires treatment strategies that may differ from those in adults. In this presentation, Dr. Stephen Stahl describes the importance of detecting mixed features in depression and how mixed features should inform diagnosis and treatment to improve health outcomes of children and adolescents.

CME credit: 0.75

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Forward Focus: Transitioning from Childhood to Adolescence with ADHD
Adelaide S Robb, MD

The transition from childhood to adolescence can bring many challenges for patients with ADHD. Here, Dr. Adelaide Robb discusses some of the academic and social challenges that come with childhood and adolescence for patients with ADHD as well as best practices for treating the whole patient based on the specific needs of the individual.

CME credit: 1.00

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Forward Focus: Transitioning From Adolescence to Adulthood With ADHD
Timothy E Wilens, MD

In this presentation, Dr. Timothy Wilens explores some of the neurobiological differences as well as the social and cognitive challenges that may present during the transition from adolescence to adulthood in patients with ADHD.

CME credit: 1.00

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Goodnight Brain: The Science of Healthy Sleep
Stephen M Stahl, MD, PhD

Sleep is a little understood but critical activity in which every human takes part. Here, Dr. Stephen Stahl discusses our current knowledge of the neurobiology of sleep as well as the consequences of altered sleep-wake patterns including cancer risk, dementia, and psychiatric conditions.

CME credit: 0.75

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A Primer on CAMs for Peripartum Depression
Stephen M Stahl, MD, PhD

Women who experience depression during the peripartum period are often uncomfortable utilizing conventional pharmacotherapies due to issues such as concern for the developing fetus. As such, many women turn to use of complementary and alternative medicines (CAMs) in order to reduce their symptoms of depression. In this presentation, Dr. Stephen Stahl explores the safety and efficacy of a variety of CAMs including both herbal and physical remedies. 

CME credit: 0.75

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More Than Meets the Eye: Diagnosing and Treating Bipolar Depression
Stephen M Stahl, MD, PhD

It is often a challenge to successfully and efficiently diagnose bipolar depression as its presentation can be very difficult to distinguish from unipolar depression. However, the differential diagnosis is key as bipolar and unipolar depression have very different treatment strategies. Here, Dr. Stephen Stahl reviews the factors that may help with recognizing when a major depressive is part of a bipolar presentation as well as optimal strategies for treating patients with bipolar depression.

CME credit: 0.75

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Adding Insult to Injury: The Challenge of Pseudobulbar Affect
Andrew J Cutler, MD

Pseudobulbar affect (PBA) is a disorder of affect characterized by bouts of laughing and or crying that are incongruous with a person's mood. In this presentation, Dr. Andrew Cutler will provide the latest hypotheses regarding the underlying causes and neurobiology of PBA. Strategies to address the underlying dysfunctional neurocircuitry of PBA using pharmacological agents will also be discussed.

CME credit: 0.75

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Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Antipsychotic-related Movement Disorders
Laxman B Bahroo, DO

Use of dopamine receptor blocking agents (DRBAs) may result in a variety of extrapyramidal symptoms (EPS), such as akathisia, tardive dyskinesia, and drug-induced parkinsonism. In this presentation, Dr. Laxman Bahroo provides practical tools for the assessment and early detection of movement disorders and how to differentiate between the various types of movement disorders, along with the most current individualized treatment approaches to effectively manage symptoms.

CME credits: 1.25

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So Many Options, So Little Focus: Navigating the World of ADHD Medications
David W Goodman, MD, FAPA

In this presentation, Dr. David Goodman explores the various options for pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatments to help address the needs of individual patients.

CME credit: 1.00

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I Blocked D2 and All I Got Was This Lousy Side Effect: What to Do When D2 Isn’t Enough
Andrew J Cutler, MD

Given the high rates of treatment resistance and relapse in schizophrenia, and the implications in terms of patient outcomes, novel strategies and therapeutic approaches beyond D2 receptor blockade are being intensively studied. In this presentation, Dr. Andrew Cutler provides the most current information on pharmacological treatment options beyond targeting the D2 receptor, along with novel pharmaceutical approaches that involve other neurotransmitter systems, instead of dopamine.

CME credit: 0.75

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Preventing Relapse Today: Making a Difference for a Lifetime
Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH

In this presentation, Dr. Leslie Citrome discusses strategies to optimize adherence to treatment, including addressing side effects and offering different formulation options. Additionally, a comparison of available long-acting injectable formulations, including newly available agents and how to implement them in clinical practice will be addressed.

CME credits: 1.25

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Update on the Assessment and Treatment of Eating Disorders
Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH

In this presentation, Dr. Leslie Citrome discusses the diagnostic criteria for the different eating disorder as well as their effective treatment modalities including certain specific psychotherapy and pharmacologic approaches.

CME credit: 1.00

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