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The Neuropsychiatry of Parkinson's Disease: Recent Developments
Daniel Weintraub, MD

Dr. Daniel Weintraub discusses several of the neuropsychiatric issues faced by individuals with Parkinson’s disease (including depression, cognitive impairment, and impulse control disorders), as well as strategies to treat these non-motor symptoms.

CME credits: 1.25

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The Treatment of Psychosis in Patients With Parkinson's Disease: A Neuropharmacology Update
Jonathan M Meyer, MD

In this presentation, Dr. Jonathan M. Meyer reviews the history of psychosis in Parkinson’s disease, including the evolution of treatment strategies and recent development of novel therapeutics.

CME credits: 1.25

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Addressing Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension in Parkinson’s Disease
Daniel O Claassen, MD, MS

In this presentation, Dr. Daniel O. Claassen discusses the best practices for identification and management of orthostatic hypotension changes in patients with Parkinson’s disease.

CME credits: 1.25

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Hope on the Horizon: An Update on the Early Detection and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease
Stephen M Stahl, MD, PhD

Using case examples, Dr. Stephen Stahl demonstrates best practices for identifying Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia in patients. The current state of research development for early diagnosis, available treatment plans and monitoring progress in patients is also explored.

CME credits: 1.25

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Seeing Stars: An Update On the Detection, Prevention, and Treatment of Damage From Traumatic Brain Injury
William M Sauvé, MD

Mild traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) often go undetected, despite the fact that they can result in numerous neuropsychiatric symptoms and conditions that impair quality of life and functioning. In this presentation, Dr. William Sauvé discusses the appropriate identification and management for a wide range of neuropsychiatric consequences of mTBI.

CME credits: 1.25

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Neurobiology of Psychosis in the Era of Genetic Medicine
Daniel R. Weinberger, MD

In this presentation, Dr. Daniel Weinberger discusses the advances being made in personalized medicine as more information about the human genome is gained.

CME credits: 1.25

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Drug-Induced EPS, Akathisia, and Tardive Dyskinesia
James B Lohr, MD

Tardive dyskinesia is an ongoing concern for patients treated with antipsychotics. Discontinuation of antipsychotic treatment may offer the best chance of TD remission; however, alternative strategies of TD management must be employed in patients who require continued antipsychotic therapy. In this presentation, Dr. James Lohr discusses the management of drug-induced movement disorders, with emphasis on developments in the management of tardive dyskinesia.

CME credits: 1.25

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Lightning Round: What’s New in Psychosis and Antipsychotics
Andrew J Cutler, MD

Using case examples, Dr. Andrew Cutler demonstrates best practices for identifying patients at ultra-high-risk for psychosis. The ongoing state of research development for novel antipsychotics is also explored.

CME credits: 1.25

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Dangerous Liaison: Understanding the Connection Between Violence and Mental Illness
Stephen M Stahl, MD, PhD

In recent years, there is increasing concern over the onslaught of acts of mass violence and the roll of mental health care professionals in predicting and preventing such acts. In this presentation, Dr. Stephen Stahl discusses the relationship between mental illness and violence as well as strategies to treat patients who are at increased risk of violent or aggressive behaviors.

CME credits: 1.25

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The Brain/Body Connection: Inflammation and Microbiota
Roger S McIntyre, FRCPC, MD

Dr. Roger McIntyre explains the relationship between microbiota, inflammation, and the brain, and the implications for novel therapeutic targets.

CME credits: 1.25

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