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Under the Covers: Diagnosis and Treatment of Insomnia
Andrew J Cutler, MD; Jade Q Wu, PhD

Insomnia is a tremendous issue that often co-exists with psychiatric disorders. In this presentation, Drs. Andrew Cutler and Jade Wu will review the etiology of insomnia as well as best nonpharmacological and pharmacological strategies for treating insomnia.

CME credit: 0.75

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Don't Fall Asleep: Screening, Diagnosis, and Management of Narcolepsy and Idiopathic Hypersomnia
Thomas L Schwartz, MD



CME credit: 0.50

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Adding On: Utilizing Adjunctive Medications in The Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder
Thomas L Schwartz, MD

The decision about whether or not to switch from one antipsychotic medication to another can be challenging and requires input from the patent. In this presentation, Dr. Jonathan Meyer discusses evidence-based strategies for determining if switching antipsychotics is the best approach and best practices for switching from one antipsychotic to another in order to have best patient outcomes.

CME credit: 1.00

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On the Blue End: Diagnosis and Treatment of Bipolar Depression
Andrew J Cutler, MD; Manpreet K Singh, MD, MS

In this presentation, Dr. Andrew Cutler and Dr. Manpreet Singh discuss best-practices for the diagnosis, management and treatment of bipolar depression in youth and adults.

CME credit: 0.75

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In the Red: Diagnosis and Treatment of Bipolar Mania
Roger S McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

Bipolar disorder can be a very difficult condition to diagnose and treat. Here, Dr. Roger McIntyre discusses best practices for diagnosing and treating mania, hypomania, and mixed features as well as exploring some of the common symptoms and comorbidities that may complicate the lives of patients with bipolar disorder.

CME credit: 1.00

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Keep It Steady: Maintenance Treatment for Bipolar Disorders
Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH

Maintenance treatment in patients with bipolar disorder is key in order to keep mood stabilized and prevent both manic and depressive episodes. In this presentation, Dr. Leslie Citrome describes the therapy options for maintenance treatment as well as best practices for working with patients who have bipolar disorder in order to optimize their outcomes.

CME credit: 1.00

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Talk To Me: Patient Communication in Schizophrenia
Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH; Ms. Amber Renee Hoberg, FMHNP

In this presentation, Dr. Leslie Citrome and Amber (Koepp) Hoberg discuss some of the pharmacological and social issues that may impact medication adherence in patients with schizophrenia. Strategies for improving communication and taking measures to improve adherence will also be explored.

CME credit: 1.00

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Target Acquired? New Receptor Science in the Treatment of Schizophrenia
Stephen M Stahl, MD, PhD, DSc (Hon)

For decades psychosis has been treated with agents that act at serotonin and dopamine receptors; however, evolving hypotheses on the neurobiology of schizophrenia are increasingly informing the development of pharmacological agents with novel mechanisms. In this presentation. Dr. Stephen Stahl describes these novel agents in development and how they may represent a treatment advance over current options.

CME credit: 0.75

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Thank You, Next: Switching Antipsychotic Medications
Jonathan M Meyer, MD

The decision about whether or not to switch from one antipsychotic medication to another can be challenging and requires input from the patient. In this presentation, Dr. Jonathan Meyer discusses evidence-based strategies for determining if switching antipsychotics is the best approach and best practices for switching from one antipsychotic to another in order to have the best patient outcomes.

CME credit: 1.00

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Tipping the Scales: Overcoming Antipsychotic Side Effects to Improve Treatment Adherence
Roger S McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

Side effects from antipsychotic medications can often complicate treatment and lead to issues with treatment adherence. In this presentation, Dr. Roger McIntyre explores some of the most common side effects associated with antipsychotics as well as providing guidance on best practices for avoiding or mitigating those side effects.

CME credit: 0.75

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Moving in the Right Direction: An Update on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Tardive Dyskinesia
Laxman B. Bahroo, DO; Andrew J Cutler, MD

Tardive dyskinesia (TD) can occur in patients with psychiatric illness, especially those taking antipsychotics, and can be very troubling to patients. In this presentation, Drs. Laxman Bahroo and Andrew Cutler explore best practices for the treatment of TD, including use of vesicular monoamine transporter 2 inhibitors.

CME credit: 0.75

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Case-Based Differential Diagnosis of Movement Disorders
Laxman B. Bahroo, DO

It can be challenging for clinicians to differentially diagnose movement disorders and consequently determine the best course of treatment. Using case examples, here Dr. Laxman Bahroo demonstrates strategies for providing the best care for patients suffering with various movement disorders. 

CME credit: 1.00

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