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Perspectives On International Guidelines for Depression: Follow-Up Question & Answer Discussion With Dr. Sagar Parikh

In April, PsychU brought you our first global panel event focusing on perspectives surrounding international depression guidelines.  As a follow-up …

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: An Interview With Dr. Mojgan Makki

In this presentation, Mojgan Makki, MD, DFAACAP describes some of the more common psychiatric, behavioral, and neurodevelopmental disorders in child …

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Mental Health Across The Lifespan: Late Life Depression

Late-life depression, an acute (but often chronic/recurrent) major depressive episode occurring in an older person, can be debilitating to those …

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Mental Health Awareness Month 2021 Toolkit

Mental Health America (MHA) started Mental Health Month in 1949 to communicate the importance of mental health to overall health. MHA …

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Schizophrenia: Fast Facts

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Addressing The Needs Of The Asian Community In Mental Health – An Interview With Paul Gionfriddo

In this interview, Drs. Becky Wong, PharmD, MBA and Mariko Kobayashi, PhD Otsuka Medical Science Liaison, sat down with Paul …

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: An Interview With Paul Gionfriddo, President & CEO Of Mental Health America (MHA)

In the United States, millions of Americans are affected by mental illness.  The month of May have been designated as …

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: An Interview With The Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) Program Manager Hannah Zeller, MSW

In the United States, millions of Americans are affected by mental illness.  The month of May have been designated as …

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: An Interview With John Budin, MD, DBSA Board Member

In the United States, millions of Americans are affected by mental illness.  The month of May have been designated as National Mental Health …

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: A Series To Celebrate Mental Health Awareness

In the United States, millions of Americans are impacted by mental illness and/or substance abuse.  The month of May was …

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Focus On Primary Care: Bipolar Disorder Update For Primary Care – The Rapid Mood Screener

May 2021 – Bipolar Disorder Update for Primary Care – the Rapid Mood Screener

Roland Larkin, PhD, MBA interviews PsychU’s PCP …

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Discussion Of Identifying Profiles Of Patients With Bipolar I Disorder Who Would Benefit From Maintenance Therapy With A Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotic

Mauricio Tohen, MD, DrPH, MBA; Joseph F. Goldberg, MD participated in a recent roundtable meeting, discussing the use of long-acting …

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Pharmacist’s Corner Section Advisor Interview On PsychU’s Theme For April: Comorbidities In Substance Use Disorder (SUD)

In this interview, Dr. Ehret, Pharmacist Corner Section Advisor, discusses comorbidities in SUD, impact of COVID-19 on opioid crisis as …

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Social Cognitive Impairment Similar In Schizophrenia & Autism

Those with “schizophrenia spectrum disorders” (SSDs) and those with “autism spectrum disorder” (ASD) have similar levels of social cognitive impairment. …

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Frequent Psychiatric Hospitalization Is Highest Among Those With Schizophrenia

The odds of becoming a “high utilizer” of psychiatric hospital services are highest among those with schizophrenia, at 111% higher. …

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Cuyahoga County, Ohio To Launch Jail Diversion Center For Behavioral Health Treatment

Cuyahoga County and the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board are opening a pre-arrest diversion center that …

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Perspectives On International Guidelines For Depression

Clinical depression is a challenging diagnosis across the world. International Consensus Guidelines have been developed by key thought leaders to …

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Neuropsychiatric Symptoms In Alzheimer’s Disease: A Focus On Agitation

This webinar archive is a discussion on neuropsychiatric symptoms in Alzheimer’s disease, with a focus on agitation. Drs. Jeffrey Cummings, …

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56% Of Pennsylvania Behavioral Health Professionals Anticipate Using Telehealth To Deliver Services For More Than Half Of Consumers After COVID-19 Ends

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Pharmacists On The Front Lines: Addressing Prescription Opioid Abuse & Overdose

Pharmacists are an essential part of the healthcare team.  They are on the front lines of dispensing opioid pain medications …

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Focus On Primary Care: Lessons On Mental Health One Year After The Pandemic

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. In the year since, the world has …

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The STARR Coalition Seeks To Destigmatize Mental Health Research Through Innovative Initiatives & Programs

Join Luke Kramer, Executive Director of the Starr Coalition, as he discusses stigma involved in mental health research, goals for …

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Bipolar By The Numbers

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A Look At Adherence In Bipolar Disorder

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Digital Technologies For Schizophrenia

Dr. Brian Kirkpatrick, MD, MSPH, Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, …

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The STARR Coalition Supports Mental Health Clinical Research By Fostering Goodwill Among Stakeholders & Trust Within Communities

Meet Luke Kramer, Executive Director of the STARR Coalition, as he describes the importance of stakeholders working together to reduce …

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Insomnia: It’s Nothing To Lose Sleep Over

The World Sleep Society (WSS) celebrates World sleep day on Friday, March 19, 2021. The slogan for the 14th annual …

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Oregon Law To Decriminalize Drug Use Goes Into Effect, Offering Addiction Treatment Instead Of Incarceration

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31% Of Youth & Young Adults Prescribed Psychotropic Medications Report Misuse

Of the approximately 37,700 U.S. youth (aged 12 to 17 years) and young adults (aged 18 to 25 years) who …

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Medicare Approves Expedited Coverage Plan For ‘Breakthrough’ Medical Devices

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Why Unpaid Caregivers Should Be On Your Post-COVID Radar

The headline “Informal Caregivers Now Eligible For Vaccine” is eye-catching. California is prioritizing vaccine access for “informal caregivers”—defined as unpaid family …

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The Current State Of Women’s Mental Health

During this discussion, our panelists engage in a dialog reflecting on the research which underscores how women may be disproportionately …

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Women’s Mental Health & Wellness: Pearls For Practice & Daily Living

Women’s mental health are driven by various physiological, neurological, social, and cultural constructs. In this discussion, Tony will ask Sara …

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APA Releases New Evidence-based Practice Guideline for Patients with Schizophrenia

Patients with schizophrenia should have documented, comprehensive, and person-centric treatment plans that include evidence-based nonpharmacologic and pharmacological treatments, according to …

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The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS)

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People With Schizophrenia Have 2.7 Times The Risk Of Death Due To COVID-19 After Adjusting For Medical Risk Factors

People with schizophrenia spectrum disorder (schizophrenia) have about 2.7 times higher odds of dying from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) than …

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Patient & Caregiver: A Discussion On Patient Engagement

Dr. Elizabeth DiNapoli sits down with PsychU’s Patient and Caregiver Section Advisor Kathy Day to examine why patients might not …

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Maryland Legislature Considering Expanding Access To Behavioral Health Telehealth

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A Recovery-Oriented Perspective & Approach To Behavioral Health Care: A Discussion Among A Peer & A Clinical Provider (ROPA Series Part 2)

Recovery is possible for most individuals living with a mental health condition and this is a process that can improve …

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A Day in the Life of a PCP in the Age of COVID: C. Brendan Montano, MD

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In the COVID-pandemic era, the preparations and functions in the primary care office have changed.  In this video, internist …

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Largest Increases In Doctor-On-Demand Telemedicine Visits During COVID-19 Were For Unscheduled Behavioral Health Appointments

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“Ask the Advisors”- Mental Health Wellness: Addressing Health Care Professional (HCP) Burnout During Uncertain Times

Listen to this virtual regional presentation for PsychU members in New York (Rockland & Westchester counties) and New Jersey on …

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End of An Era: The Last Of The Standalone Behavioral Health Carve-Outs

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The Health Disparities Challenge That Lies Ahead

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A Recovery-Oriented Perspective & Approach To Behavioral Health Care (ROPA): A Glossary Discussion

Recovery is possible for most individuals living with a mental health condition and this is a process that can improve …

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Young Adults With Higher Than Average Use Of Social Media More Likely To Develop Depression Within Six Months

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The Proportion of Suicide Deaths In Connecticut Racial Minority Groups Significantly Increased During COVID-19

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U.S. Health Care Spending Increased 4.6% To $3.8 Trillion In 2019

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Perspectives of a Caregiver: Supporting Medication Adherence

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National Pharmacist Day & PsychU Annual Theme: Interview With Megan Ehret, PharmD, MS, BCPP

In this interview, Megan Ehret, PharmD, BCCP, PsychU Pharmacist Corner Section Advisor, recognizes National Pharmacist Day and discusses the PsychU …

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A Recovery-Oriented Perspective & Approach To Behavioral Health Care: A Discussion Among A Peer & A Clinical Provider (ROPA Series Part 1)

Recovery is possible for most individuals living with a mental health condition and this is a process that can improve …

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85% Of Primary Care Clinicians Report Patients’ Mental Health Decreased; 31% Report Rise In Addictions

Nearly a third of primary care clinicians (31%) have seen a rise in health care consumers with addiction, based on …

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Counties With Greater Social Vulnerability More Likely To Become COVID-19 Hotspots

U.S. counties with greater social vulnerability were more likely to become areas with rapidly increasing incidence of coronavirus disease 2019 …

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Alcohol-Induced Deaths Among Adults Increased 43% Between 2006 & 2018; Overall Rate For Women Increased 76%

Between 2006 and 2018, the age-adjusted rate of alcohol-induced death among adults aged 25 and older rose by 43%, from …

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Addressing Racial Bias In Health Care: Practice & Organizational Perspectives

Racial bias is evident at both the health delivery system level and educational/organizational level. Addressing racial bias in health care …

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The Role Of Trauma & Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder In Eating Disorders, Food Addiction, & Obesity

Timothy D. Brewerton, MD, DFAPA, FAED, DFAACAP, discusses the mechanisms by which early-life trauma becomes biologically embedded in the brain, …

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Important Findings About Suicide Risk & Eating Disorders

Individuals with eating disorders are at increased risk of suicide, compared with the general population. Some 20% of deaths among …

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10 Ways To Combat Discrimination With Compassionate Language

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Provided by permission of the Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA). To learn more about DBSA, please visit …

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Inpatient Hospitalization For Mental Health Conditions

This interview, developed by Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA), with Linea Johnson, highlights Ms. Johnson’s lived experience with inpatient …

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