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Too Much or Too Little: Sleep Issues and How to Treat Them
Thomas L Schwartz, MD

There is significant under-recognition, delay to diagnosis, and undertreatment of sleep-wake disorders, including both insomnia and disorders associated with hypersomnia/excessive sleepiness. In this presentation, Dr. Thomas Schwartz discusses the evidence-based screening and treatment strategies for insomnia and idiopathic hypersomnia.

CME credit: 0.75

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Titration Negotiation: Switching Antipsychotics in People With Schizophrenia
Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH

In this presentation, Dr. Leslie Citrome provides evidence-based and patient-centered guidance for determining (1) whether switching is the right choice for the patient and (2) how to implement a successful switching strategy.

CME credit: 1.00

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Jeopardy! Long-Acting Injectables
Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH; Andrew J Cutler, MD; Jonathan M Meyer, MD; Stephen M Stahl, MD, PhD, DSc (Hon)

This...Is...Jeopardy! Dr. Stahl hosts while some of our favorite faculty compete to see who has the most knowledge—and the fastest buzzer skills—when it comes to long-acting injectable antipsychotics. Who will be the champion? Tune in to find out!

CME credit: 0.50

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Make New Friends, But Keep the Old: Optimizing Antipsychotic Treatments for Schizophrenia
Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH

There are many medications, both old and new, that may be used to effectively treat schizophrenia. In this presentation, Dr. Leslie Citrome reviews the efficacy and tolerability data pertaining to treatments for schizophrenia and provides practical tips for how to implement these treatments in clinical practice.

CME credit: 1.00

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Maximizing Success For Patients With Serious Mental Illness: Promoting Treatment Engagement and Adherence to Antipsychotic Medications
Jonathan M Meyer, MD; Dr. Donna G Rolin, PhD, APRN, PMHCNS, PMHNP

The high rates of treatment resistance, relapse, and adverse side effects in patients with schizophrenia suggest that a major treatment gap remains. In this presentation, Drs. Jonathan Meyer and Donna Rolin discuss the evidence-based treatment options for patients with serious mental illness, as well as how to comprehensively assess adherence and how to optimize adherence based on the reasons for non-adherence, allowing for better implementation and optimization of treatment and relapse prevention strategies.

CME credit: 1.00

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Move It on Over: Diagnosing and Treating Tardive Dyskinesia
Stephen M Stahl, MD, PhD, DSc (Hon)

Tardive dyskinesia can be an unfortunate consequence of antipsychotic use; however, there are some effective strategies for improving this side effect. Here, Dr. Stephen Stahl reviews the neurobiology, risk factors, and early signs of tardive dyskinesia, in addition to providing guidance for the implementation of evidence-based screening and treatment strategies for managing this movement disorder.

CME credit: 1.00

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Bipolar Disorder Rainbow: The Spectrum of Treatments for Depression and Mania
Roger S McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

Bipolar disorder involves a spectrum of mood disturbances. In this presentation, Dr. Roger McIntyre explores best practices for diagnosing and treating both depression and mania associated with bipolar spectrum disorders.

CME credit: 1.00

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Biggest Mistakes in Psychopharm
Andrew J Cutler, MD; Jonathan M Meyer, MD; Thomas L Schwartz, MD

It is an unfortunate reality that in psychiatric practice, mistakes sometimes do occur in both diagnosis and treatment. In this panel discussion, Drs. Thomas Schwartz, Jonathan Meyer, and Andrew Cutler cover some of the most commonly occurring mistakes as well as strategies for avoiding them.

CME credit: 1.00

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Everything Hurts: Pain Management in the Context of Psychiatric Comorbidities
Andrew J Cutler, MD

Pain is often comorbid with psychiatric disorders, which complicates diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment. In this presentation, Dr. Andrew Cutler reviews the neurobiology of neuropathic pain and describes the treatment options for chronic/neuropathic pain in the context of psychiatric comorbidities.

CME credit: 1.00

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ADHD, Female Hormones, and Menopause: The Little We Know From the Research
David W Goodman, MD, FAPA

In this presentation, Dr. David Goodman reviews the effects of female sex hormones on brain function and cognition and how they may interact with ADHD symptoms and treatment across the female lifespan.

CME credit: 1.00

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Ups and Downs: Diagnosing and Treating Depression Throughout the Female Lifespan
Mary C Kimmel, MD

In this presentation, Dr. Mary Kimmel provides important information on the role of hormones in female mental health and reviews best practices for the diagnosis and treatment of perinatal depression.

CME credit: 0.75

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Uploading Progress: Technology in Psychiatry
Carmen Leigh Kosicek, PMHNP, APNP, MSN

Technological innovations and solutions are being considered in an attempt to address the size and scale of the mental health crisis worldwide. Clinical integration of technology into clinical practice is feasible but remains cumbersome. In this timely presentation, expert Carmen Kosicek dives into the world of digital technologies to discuss advances in digital health standards for both telepsychiatry and prescription digital therapeutics.

CME credit: 0.50

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Aiming for Recovery: Optimizing Treatment for Major Depressive Disorder
Roger S McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

In this presentation, Dr. Roger McIntyre reviews switching and adjunctive medication strategies to optimize treatment, including a review of novel treatment options for major depressive disorder (MDD) and treatment-resistant depression.

CME credits: 1.25

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Remember Bekah: Interview with a Suicide Fighter
Christine Y. Moutier, MD

The loss of a child, or any loved one, to suicide is tragic. In this special presentation, Dr. Christine Moutier interviews Deborah Butturini, mother to Bekah, a young girl who lost her life to suicide. From the horrible experience comes a tale of strength, with lessons to be learned on suicide prevention, loss, and advocacy.

CME credit: 0.75

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Throughout the Lifespan: Optimizing Treatment for ADHD
David W Goodman, MD, FAPA

In this presentation, Dr. David Goodman discusses various options for pharmacological treatments to help address the needs of individual patients throughout the lifespan.

CME credit: 0.75

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Anger Aside: Dealing With Agitation in People With Schizophrenia or Bipolar Disorder
Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH

Agitation can present in the context of many psychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Here, Dr. Leslie Citrome discusses strategies for managing agitation and preventing escalation to violence and aggression.

CME credit: 0.75

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The Long Haul: COVID Complications
Roger S McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in global increases in mental health conditions. In this presentation, Dr. Roger McIntyre discusses the long-term effects of the pandemic on mental health in the general population, in addition to the influence of COVID-19 on physical and mental health in patients with a psychiatric diagnosis.

CME credit: 1.00

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