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Cultural Considerations In Early Psychosis: An Interview With Dr. Joseph Deluca

Dr. Joseph Deluca will discuss the importance of working in a culturally sensitive way in early psychosis care and clinical …

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NAMI: Mental Health Care Matters

Mental health treatment-therapy, medication and self-care, have made recovery a reality for most people experiencing mental illness. Although taking the …

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Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HAM-A)

Administration time: 10–15 minutes

Main purpose: To assess the severity of symptoms of anxiety Population Adults, adolescents and children

The HAM-A was …

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan Series: Older Adult Infographic

In the United States, millions of Americans are affected by mental illness. The month of May has been designated as National Mental Health Awareness Month. PsychU joins the national …

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Psychotherapies For Mood Disorders & Schizophrenia

In the last decades, psychotherapy has gained increasing acceptance as a major treatment option for mood disorders and schizophrenia. This …

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: Identifying Children At Risk For Mental Health Disorders With Dr. Mojgan Makki

Dr. Mojgan Makki, MD, DFAACAP shares her perspectives with Dr. Jacquelyn Canning on identifying children, adolescents, and young adults at …

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: Dr. Mojgan Makki On Sleep In Children With Impulse Control And/Or Conduct Disorders

In this interview, Dr. Mojgan Makki, MD, DFAACAP talks with Dr. Jacquelyn Canning about the importance of sleep in children …

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan Series: Youth Mental Health – Stats & Supporting Organizations Infographic

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

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: An Interview With Jennifer Rothman, Senior Manager, Youth & Young Adult Initiatives, NAMI

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

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Characterizing Mixed States & Mixed Features: Conceptual Matters In Treatment Direction

This webinar reviews the history of mixed states and mixed features, focusing on conceptualization, phenomenology, diagnostic considerations and treatment options.

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Roger …

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Clinical Trial Basics Handout or Brochure

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Clinical Trials Fact Sheet

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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 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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NAMI: Common Warning Signs of Mental Illness

Diagnosing Mental Illness isn’t a straightforward science. We can’t test for it the same way we can test blood sugar …

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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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World Bipolar Day 2020

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Substance Abuse, Mental Illness The Largest Predictors Of Frequent ED Use

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) OF 2010 was the largest expansion of health services in the United States in more …

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How Do Bipolar Disorder Type I & Type II Differ?

Traditionally, bipolar disorder type II (BDII) has been thought to be less severe—and less disabling—than bipolar disorder type I (BDI). …

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Absence of Major Depression & Substance Use Disorder More Likely After Recovery From Eating Disorder

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Sleep In Behavioral Health

In this podcast, Sana Johnson-Quijada, MD, highlights the importance of sleep in overall behavioral health and discusses goals for better …

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Meet The Treatment Team: Physician Assistant

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Proposed Roles Of Modulating Norepinephrine In Psychiatric Illnesses

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So, How Will Facebook Handle Medical Misinformation?

Facebook recently made a promise to help users get accurate health information and reduce the prevalence of medical misinformation. Facebook …

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Smoking Fact Sheet

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Communicating With Loved Ones Living With Serious Mental Illness: A Caregiver Perspective

At least 8.4 million Americans provide care to an adult with an emotional or mental health issue.1 Caregivers have identified …

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Implementing Measurement-Based Care—From Idea To Action

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Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics & How To Give An Intramuscular Injection

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Telepsychiatry Improves Access To Mental Health Care In Rural Areas

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American Foundation For Suicide Prevention Project 2025

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Cognitive Function & Neuroprotection In Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia has a worldwide prevalence of approximately 1%.1 Individuals living with the disease often experience neurocognitive deficits, as well as …

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Recovery After Initial Schizophrenic Episode – Early Treatment Program (RAISE-ETP)

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Giving Mental Illness A Voice: Patient Perspectives On Self-Disclosure & Stigma

Individuals living with mental illness often struggle with disclosing their mental health condition to others like friends, family, and employers, …

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State Of The Science 2019: REMS & Other Hot Topics In Bipolar Disorder Treatment

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State Of The Science 2019: Where Are We With Depression Care In The United States?

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Benefits & Challenges Of Smartphone Use In Mental Health

Pew Research Center statistics indicate that 95% of Americans now own some type of cellphone, and that 77% are smartphones.1 …

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State Of The Science 2019: Advances In Understanding & Treating Schizophrenia

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After A Natural Disaster Or Tragedy: Behavioral Health Response Immediately Following A Mass Shooting (Part 8 Of 9)

In this interview, Deborah Blalock describes the behavioral health services immediately provided following the mass shooting which occurred on June …

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After A Natural Disaster Or Tragedy: Long-Term Behavioral Health Services In Response To A Mass Shooting (Part 9 Of 9)

In this interview, Deborah Blalock describes the long-term behavioral health services being provided in her community, to the congregation and …

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Brief Risk Questionnaire© (BRQ)

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Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAM-D)

The Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAM-D; HRSD; HDRS), designed in 1960, has become one of the most widely utilized rating …

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RASP: A Self-Report Tool For Relapse Risk In Patients Living With Schizophrenia

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The Art Of Clinical Assessment In Patients With Bipolar Disorder

Definitions and classifications for mental disorders and symptomology from publications like the Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) …

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Psychiatric Illness Identification & Treatment For Mass Casualty Event Survivors & First Responders (Emergency Relief Series Part 2)

Psychiatric illnesses are common among survivors of man-made mass casualty incidents. The symptoms and conditions experienced can even be experienced …

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Depression & Chronic Pain: A Literature Review Interview With Dr. Sloan Manning

In this interview, Sloan Manning, MD, discusses recent research related to the link between depression and chronic pain. Dr. Manning …

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Suicide Awareness & Prevention – A Psychiatrist’s Perspective

In this interview, hear from William Coryell, MD, the George Winokur Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Iowa Carver …

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Early Intervention Services Have Superior Outcomes For Early-Phase Psychosis

People with early-phase psychosis who received a set of services considered “early intervention services” (EIS) had more symptom improvement, a …

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Neuromodulation Techniques: State Of The Science

Clinicians managing patients with behavioral health issues are presented with various diagnostic and treatment challenges, spanning the areas of neurobiology, …

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Update On The Role Of Gut Microbiota Modulation For The Treatment & Prevention Of Mood & Anxiety

In this webinar, experts Roger McIntyre, MD, FRCPC, Professor of Psychiatry & Pharmacology at the University of Toronto, Head of …

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Addressing Diagnostic Complexities Of Bipolar Disorder (Distinguishing Bipolar Series Part 2)

In the second part of a series on distinguishing bipolar disorder, Rif El-Mallakh, MD, and Mark Zimmerman, MD, build upon …

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Electrocardiogram Can Distinguish MDD From Bipolar Disorder

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Q&A: Co-Occurrence Of Substance Use Disorders With Mood Disorders & Psychosis

During this question and answer session, Drs. Rebecca Roma and Robert Nelson, respond to unanswered questions from their Virtual Forum …

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Cerebral White Matter Structure Is Associated With DSM-5 Schizophrenia Symptom Dimensions

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Depression More Prevalent Among Youth With Physical Illness

Depression is more prevalent among youth ages 12 to 17 who are diagnosed with physical health issues, such as asthma …

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Diagnosis Of Bipolar Disorder In Primary & Secondary Care: What Have We Learned Over A 10-Year Period?

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Timely and accurate diagnosis of bipolar disorder (BD) is essential to ensure early introduction of appropriate treatment to maximize …

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Risk Factors For Suicide In Bipolar Disorder: A Systematic Review

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Bipolar disorder (BD) has the highest rate of suicide among the major psychological disorders. The risk for death by …

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Epidemiology Of DSM-5 Bipolar I Disorder: Results From The National Epidemiologic Survey On Alcohol & Related Conditions – III

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When measured using diagnostic criteria from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-Fifth Edition, the prevalence of bipolar …

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The Presentation, Recognition & Management Of Bipolar Depression In Primary Care

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Improving Healthcare For Mental Health Patients: Is Collaborative Care The Answer?

Persons with severe mental disorders die 10-20 years earlier than the general population, with the majority of deaths being due …

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Retention Of Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis After Childhood

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DSM-5: Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis With Major Depressive Disorder

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PTSD & Trauma In Bipolar Disorder

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A Stubborn Diagnosis For A Stubborn Cowboy: PsychU Presents Jason DeShaw Live At Otsuka

In this interview Jason DeShaw, country singer and songwriter, shares his lived personal experience of bipolar disorder and alcoholism and …

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Engaged Practice: Methods For Managing The Complexity Of Bipolar Disorder & Related Conditions

It can be challenging for psychiatrists to provide confident diagnoses and treatment of patients with bipolar disorder and related conditions, …

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Mental Health Screening Tools

This webpage, developed by Mental Health America (MHA), includes Mental Health Screening Tools for individuals to answer to determine if …

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Impending Signs Of Psychosis: Focus On Caregiver & Patient Engagement

The majority of individuals who experience psychosis in schizophrenia will eventually relapse, making an individual’s ability to identify early warning …

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Depression Self-Assessment

This self-assessment, part of the Mental Health Screening Tools developed by Mental Health America (MHA), includes questions for individuals to …

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The Diagnosis & Treatment Of Bipolar Disorder: Decision-Making In Primary Care

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Most patients with bipolar disorder (BD) initially present in the primary care setting.
With a high clinical index of suspicion, …

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Do Inflammation & Metabolic Disturbances Metastasize To The Brain? Implications For Disease Modeling & Novel Approaches In Psychiatry (Inflammation Series Part 1)

During this webinar, Dr. Roger S. McIntyre, Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology (University of Toronto), Head of the Mood Disorders …

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Is It MDD Or Bipolar Disorder? (Distinguishing Bipolar Series Part 1)

Two noted experts present this webinar on appropriately diagnosing Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and Bipolar Disorder, two disorders that can …

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Distinguishing Sedation From Efficacy In Antipsychotic Treatment

Agitation is frequently seen in patients with schizophrenia. When treating acute agitation in these patients, minimizing sedation should be a …

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Early Intervention In Psychosis: Benefits, Barriers & Best Practices

Psychosis is ranked as one of the top three most disabling conditions worldwide, with a longer duration of untreated psychosis …

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Diagnostic & Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders–Fifth Edition (DSM-5): Key Updates VS DSM-IV-TR

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