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OMG-enomics! When Psychopharmacology Gets Personal
Stephen M Stahl, MD, PhD

Personalized medicine involves tailoring preventative and therapeutic interventions to the individual characteristics of a patient. Our knowledge of the genetic contributions to numerous diseases is increasing exponentially; it is likely that in the near future virtually all health care will be personalized at the level of the genome. In this presentation, Dr. Stephen Stahl provides an update on the benefits and limitations of personalized medicine.

CME credit: 1.00

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From AM to Zzzzs: Getting through the School Day with ADHD
Adelaide S Robb, MD

In this presentation, Dr. Adelaide Robb discusses the diagnosis of ADHD, the change in symptom presentation from childhood through young adulthood, and treatment strategies to optimize outcomes for patients with ADHD and their caregivers.

CME credit: 1.00

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Achieving Functional Outcomes and Avoiding Relapse in Schizophrenia
Stephen M Stahl, MD, PhD

In this presentation, Dr. Stephen Stahl discusses the neurobiology of negative symptoms, recent data regarding comparative medication effects, and how to optimize strategies to reduce non-adherence and/or minimize the negative impact of partial adherence in patients with schizophrenia.

CME credit: 0.75

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A Real World Look at Synthetic Drugs of Abuse
William M Sauvé, MD

In this presentation, Dr. William Sauvé will discuss the evolving strategies for developing and taking illicit drugs and how to identify and address the consequences to patients.

CME credit: 0.75

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Breaking Bad: Optimizing Outcomes for Patients Addicted to Stimulants
David W Goodman, MD, FAPA

In this presentation, Dr. David Goodman reviews the neurobiology and mechanism of action of stimulants and stimulant use disorders. The limited existing treatment strategies for stimulant addiction are also discussed, as well as novel approaches that are currently being explored.

CME credit: 0.75

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A Toast to the Treatment of Alcohol Misuse and Abuse
William M Sauvé, MD

In this talk, Dr. William Sauvé presents the most current research on pharmacological, nonpharmacological, and combined treatment approaches for alcohol use disorder (AUD) to aid clinicians in more effectively recognizing, screening, and managing patients with AUD.

CME credit: 0.75

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Addicted to Grub: An Update on Binge-Eating Disorder
Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH

In this presentation, Dr. Leslie Citrome presents the most current diagnostic criteria for binge-eating disorder (BED), the underlying neurobiological mechanisms, and the most effective treatment approaches.

CME credit: 0.75

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Not So Sad: Diagnosing and Managing Pseudobulbar Affect
William M Sauvé, MD

In this presentation, Dr. William Sauvé 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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More Than Monoamines: A Look At Novel Antidepressants
Andrew J Cutler, MD

In this presentation, Dr. Andrew Cutler provides an update on novel antidepressant treatments that are recently available or in development, including the mechanisms of action that are thought to underlie their potential antidepressant effects.

CME credit: 0.75

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A Whiff Of Mania: Optimizing Diagnosis And Treatment Of Depressive Mixed States
Roger S McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

In this presentation, Dr. Roger McIntyre will discuss strategies for identifying mixed features in patients with depression as well as novel treatment guidelines for optimizing outcomes in patients with depressive mixed states.

CME credit: 1.00

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A Labor of Drugs: Maintaining Difficult Medications During Pregnancy
Rona J Hu, MD

In this presentation, Dr. Rona Hu discusses the pros and cons of utilizing various psychotropic treatment strategies for mood disorders and schizophrenia during pregnancy as well as the risks associated with untreated psychiatric conditions during the perinatal period.

CME credits: 1.25

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Tardive Dyskinesia: Implementing New Treatment Options to Improve Patient Outcomes
Andrew J Cutler, MD

In this presentation, Dr. Andrew Cutler discusses new strategies for treating and managing tardive dyskinesia.

CME credits: 1.25

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Psychosis in Parkinson’s Disease
Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH

In this presentation, Dr. Leslie Citrome discusses psychosis in the context of Parkinson's. Dr. Citrome explores the best practices for treating patients with Parkinson’s disease psychosis, including comprehension of drug mechanisms of action and interpretation of clinical trial data in order to make informed clinical choices when prescribing.

CME credit: 0.75

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ADHD in Adults
David W Goodman, MD, FAPA

In this presentation, Dr. David Goodman discusses the appropriate differential diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in adults.

CME credit: 0.75

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The ABCs of Diagnosing and Treating Pediatric Psychosis
Adelaide S Robb, MD

In this presentation, Dr. Adelaide Robb provides guidance on making a differential diagnosis in adolescent patients and explains recommendations for treatment of this patient population.

CME credit: 0.50

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