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The Next Crisis: Major Depressive Disorder – Pharmacist’s Corner Section Advisor Interview On PsychU’s Theme For October

Depression is one of the most common psychiatric illnesses affecting approximately 8% of American adults in a given year. Despite …

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Psychedelics For The Treatment Of Depression: Focus On 5-HT2A

Dr. Dennis Sholler discusses the topic of psychedelics for the treatment of depression. Dr. Sholler describes the prevalence and burden …

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Technology In Mental Health: Role Of The Treatment Team

Digital health technology can be used in a variety of settings to increase adherence, engage patients, and measure outcomes. Many …

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Patient Perspective: Living With Binge Eating Disorder

Laura Kaponer, Certified Peer Support Specialist, sits down with Dr. Miranda Fisher to share her story on being diagnosed with …

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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Antidepressant Use, & Hemorrhagic Stroke In Young Men & Women: A Discussion Of Article Findings With Pharmacy Corner Advisor, Megan Ehret

The focus of the article review is on the findings and implications of this January 2021 article from Stroke©.  The …

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Preventing Suicide: Pharmacist’s Corner Section Advisor Interview On PsychU’s Theme For September

Suicide is a critical issue across the globe. Nearly one million people worldwide die by suicide each year!  Death by …

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Patient Perspective: Self Advocacy In Mental Health

Laura Kaponer, Certified Peer Support Specialist, sits down with Dr. Miranda Fisher to share her perspective on the importance of …

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Patient Perspective: Wellness Strategies For Recovery From Mental Health Conditions

Laura Kaponer, Certified Peer Support Specialist, sits down with Dr. Miranda Fisher to discuss wellness strategies focused on improving mental …

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Patient Perspective: The Importance Of Mental Health Professionals

Laura Kaponer, Certified Peer Support Specialist, sits down with Dr. Miranda Fisher to share her perspective on the stigma mental …

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Patient Perspective: Living Under The Stigma Of Having An Invisible Disability

Laura Kaponer, Certified Peer Support Specialist, sits down with Dr. Miranda Fisher to share her story on being diagnosed with …

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Patient Perspective: Living With Borderline Personality Disorder

Laura Kaponer, Certified Peer Support Specialist, sits down with Dr. Miranda Fisher to share her story on being diagnosed with …

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Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics Now Easier To Find Closer To Home

During their 2021 legislative sessions, both Maryland and North Carolina enacted bills to allow pharmacists to administer long-acting injectable antipsychotics …

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Metrics & Improvement In Quality Outcomes: Pharmacist’s Corner Section Advisor Interview On PsychU’s Theme For August

In this interview, Dr. Megan Ehret, Pharmacist Corner Section Advisor, discusses metrics and quality outcomes. Find out what types of …

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Digital Technologies For Substance Use Disorder

Arturo C. Taca, MD, Psychiatrist & Medical Director, INSynergy Treatment Center, describes the unmet treatment needs in addiction and mental …

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Shared Decision-Making & Supporting Changes In Treatment

Explore the integration of shared decision-making into treatment plans to help patients achieve daily small steps to improve and maintain …

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What Role Can LAIs Play In Early-Phase Schizophrenia?

Understand the holistic causes of relapse, including thinking and acting long-term, emotional challenges, and adherence and review possible ways to …

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Children’s Mental Health, The Pandemic, & The Next Normal

Children’s Hospital Colorado declared a mental health “state of emergency.” What was the criteria for this state of emergency? The system …

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Motivational Interviewing & Goal-Setting With Patients

Deep dive into steps designed to help motivate patients to take action towards meeting their goals.

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Pharmacist Role In Managing Patients with Opioid Use Disorders (OUD)

In this presentation, Bethany DiPaula, PharmD, BCPP, FASHP addresses the progression of the opioid epidemic, the impact of COVID-19 pandemic …

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Recovery-Oriented Perspective & Approach (ROPA) To Behavioral Health Care: A Discussion Among A Clinician & A Peer Specialist On Acknowledgment & Addressing Of Recovery Challenges

Hear from Alison A. Carroll, LCSW-R and Dwayne Mayes, MS address questions from their webinar series on Recovery-Oriented Perspective and …

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Focus On Primary Care: Adverse Childhood Events & Trauma Informed Care

Phillip Lai, Pharm.D., BCPP interviews PsychU’ PCP Corner Section Advisors, Brendan Montano, MD and W. Clay Jackson, MD on the …

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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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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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The Human Social Brain: Alterations In Schizophrenia

In this webinar, Dr Michael Green and Dr. Stephen Marder discuss alterations in schizophrenia. Both Drs. Green and Marder are …

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: Dr. Mojgan Makki Discusses Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Listen in as Mojgan Makki, MD, DFAACAP describes some of the differing definitions and challenges surrounding neurodevelopmental disorders in child …

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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: Dr. Mojgan Makki On Accessing Care In Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Listen in as Mojgan Makki, MD, DFAACAP provides thoughts on accessing care for families in need of child and adolescent …

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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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Mental Health In Children: Statistics & Supporting Organizations

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Webinar Summary – Mental Health Journey: Voices From Individuals With Lived Experience On Self-Disclosure, Recovery, & Hope

This summary was developed utilizing the full recorded presentation of this webinar. You can access the full sourcing, polling results, …

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Clinical Trial Basics Handout or Brochure

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Clinical Trials Fact Sheet

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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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Self-Medication & Substance Abuse In Mental Health: A Caregiver’s Perspective

In this interview, Kathy Day answers questions pertaining to self-medication and substance abuse in individuals with mental health conditions.

Kathy Day, …

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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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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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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: An Interview With Marjorie Morrison

In this interview, Marjorie Morrison, CEO & Co-founder of Psych Hub, describes the creation and evolution of Psych Hub, one …

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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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Transforming Care Delivery: Implementing Integrated Behavioral Health Care In The Real World

In October 2020, nine key thought leaders representing disparate sectors of the health care system—from advocacy, primary care, criminal justice, …

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A World Without

This video, developed by Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA), the amazing accomplishments of some of history’s most notable figures …

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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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A Shot For Bipolar I Disorder? Identifying Appropriate Patient Profiles For Maintenance Therapy With Long Acting Injectable Medications

Bipolar I Disorder is a chronic mental health condition. Recurrence of mood episodes and functional deterioration are related. A question …

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The Interplay Of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) & Chronic Pain: Managing The Challenges

W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh, Chair Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry & Family Medicine, University of TN College of Medicine, …

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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 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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US Pharmacists Can Now Test For Coronavirus – They Could Do More If Government Allowed It

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Managing Mental Health During & In The Aftermath Of A Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has exerted significant effects on mental health. The prescription of anti-anxiety and antidepressant medications has increased, as …

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Consumers Abusing Opioid & Alternative Prescriptions For Chronic Pain

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The Negative Psychological Effects Of Quarantining & How To Mitigate Them

Quarantine measures due to the COVID-19 outbreak are sweeping the globe. With widespread mandates in effect to shelter in place, …

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Substance Use Disorder Amid Pandemic

“Ninety meetings in 90 days”: This is one mantra repeated to and by many individuals early in recovery from substance …

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Mobile Apps For Mental Healthcare: Potential Benefits & Guidelines

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Making Sense Of Uncertainty: A Discussion With New York City Metro Area Clinicians & A Peer Specialist On The Impact of COVID-19 On Psychiatry From The U.S. Epicenter

New York State is at the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, with more confirmed cases than …

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Telemedicine In The Treatment Of Substance Use Disorder: Clinical & Payer Implications

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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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Telepsychiatry: Implementation & Best Practices

Dr. Mehdi Qalbani discusses his experience providing telepsychiatry in the Information Age. Topics include regulatory concerns, practice guidelines, and web-side …

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

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Major Depressive Disorder In Chronic Kidney Disease

Major Depressive Disorder affects more than 260 million people worldwide1. The reported prevalence of depression in patients with Chronic Kidney …

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Recovery After Initial Schizophrenic Episode – Early Treatment Program (RAISE-ETP) Interview With Dr. John Kane

John M. Kane provides commentary on the results of the Recovery After Initial Schizophrenic Episode – Early Treatment Program (RAISE-ETP) …

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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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Suicide Awareness & Prevention

Dr. Nicole Meade discusses suicide awareness and prevention, a topic that is extremely important to our community. Dr. Meade examines …

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Meet The Treatment Team: Physician Assistant

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Addiction By The Numbers

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Proposed Roles Of Modulating Norepinephrine In Psychiatric Illnesses

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40 States & D.C. Have Expanded Telemedicine Coverage Or Reimbursement Since 2017

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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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Behavioral Health HEDIS® Measures: An Annual Update From NCQA

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Smoking Fact Sheet

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Marijuana Fact Sheet

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Follow Up Q&A With Dr. Rowland – The Role Of Glutamate In Mood Disorders & Schizophrenia

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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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CVS Health Launches New Initiative Focused On Chronic Kidney Disease

On April 30, 2019, CVS Health (CVS) announced the Phase 1 start of a new kidney care initiative focused on …

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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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Using Holistic Strategies To Improve Outcomes In Mood Disorders

Mood disorders are highly prevalent and a leading cause of disability in patients worldwide. Approved pharmacologic treatments are not adequate …

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Use Of Digital Health Activity Trackers Linked To Better Medication Adherence

People who use digital health activity trackers tend to be more adherent in taking medications prescribed for chronic health conditions. …

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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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Metrics, Oversight, Politics, & Treatment Decisions: Studying The Interrelation Between Risk & Protective Factors For Burnout Among VHA PTSD Specialty Clinic Teams

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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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Digital Interventions In Psychiatry: Part 2

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

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Webinar Summary: Meeting The Challenges In Caring For Patients With Schizophrenia: Roles Of The Pharmacist

This summary was developed utilizing the full recorded presentation of this webinar, which is available on PsychU for all members …

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Machine Learning Helps Predict Instance & Treatment Outcomes Of Schizophrenia

Machine learning helps predict instances of, and treatment outcomes for, schizophrenia. In particular, people with recent- onset schizophrenia who are …

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Shared Decision Making – Helping Create A Strong Relationship Between Mental Health Providers & Patients: A Resource For Providers

This resource introduces health care providers to the shared decision making process and discusses potential benefits of incorporation within practices.
Frameworks resources …

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One-Third Of People With Heart Failure Have Symptoms Of Depression & Anxiety

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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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Assessment & Management Of Depression In Adults With Cancer

In this short presentation, Beth DiNapoli, PhD, Medical Science Liaison for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc., discusses current research …

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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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Getting Well & Staying Well: A Shared Patient & Provider Case Study

In this interview, Sloan Manning, MD, PsychU Primary Care Provider Corner Section Editor; Adjunct Associate Professor, Family Medicine, UNC, and …

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What Did STAR*D Teach Us?: An Interview With Madhukar Trivedi, MD

In this interview, PsychU Major Depressive Disorder Section Editor, Professor of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center and Director of …

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Treatment For Bipolar Disorder: A Resource For Providers

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Combating Stigma For Patients With Bipolar Disorder: A Resource For Providers

This provider resource discusses the role of stigma in care, potential strategies to combat stigma, and how to collaborate with …

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Evidence-Based Diagnostic Criteria For Bipolar Disorder: A Resource For Providers

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Where Are We Now? Recent Findings Push Research Beyond Initial Results From The CATIE Study

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The Caregiver Experience: An Interview With Cindy Moyer, MSW, LSW, CDP

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The Importance Of Wellness In Mental Health Care – A Follow Up Interview With Saundra Jain, MA, PsyD, LPC

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Q&A: Suicide Affects Everyone: The Role Of The Health Care Professional In Suicide Prevention

During this question and answer session, Christine Moutier, MD, and Anthony Pisani, PhD, responded to unanswered questions from their September …

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Reducing Relapse In Schizophrenia Starts With Predicting Relapse

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Antipsychotic-Induced Dopamine Supersensitivity Psychosis: Pharmacology, Criteria, & Therapy

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Five Years Of Specialised Early Intervention Versus Two Years Of Specialised Early Intervention Followed By Three Years Of Standard Treatment For Patients With A First Episode Psychosis: Randomised, Superiority, Parallel Group Trial In Denmark (OPUS II)

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Rise In Obesity Rate Impedes Improvement In U.S. Mortality Rate

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Between 2012 & 2017, Opioid Prescribing By Veterans Health Administration Facilities Dropped 41%

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STEP-BD Hypotheses, Findings, & Clinical Implications With Dr. Joseph Goldberg

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Long-Acting Injectable Adherence & Sociodemographic Characteristics Of Use

In this interview, James McCreath, PhD, Vice President of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health at the Trinitas Regional Medical Center, discusses …

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Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program For Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD): An Introduction To The Initial Findings

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Burnout & Satisfaction With Work-Life Balance Among US Physicians Relative To The General US Population

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Tools To Assess & Address Medication Adherence In Patients With Serious Mental Illness

Poor medication adherence presents a significant barrier to successful treatment and recovery in patients with serious mental illness and can …

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Over 10% Of People Who Survive Cancer Surgery Become Dependent On Opioids

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Mental Health & Metabolic Wellness Series: Focus On Hypertension

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Treating Insomnia May Lead To Improvements In Mental Health Symptoms

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Expert Point Of View: Poor Quality Of Life & Functioning In Bipolar Disorder With Dr. Joseph Goldberg

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Clinical & Economic Impact Of Bipolar Disorder

During this recorded presentation, Jane Guo, PharmD, PharmD, MBA, provided a brief overview of the clinical and economic impact of …

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Mental Health & Metabolic Wellness Series: Focus On Weight & Obesity

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Mental Health & Metabolic Wellness Series: Focus On Diabetes

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Mental Health & Metabolic Wellness Series: Focus On Lipids

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Young People Living With A Chronic Illness Are Three Times More Likely To Attempt Suicide

Adolescents and young adults between ages 15 to 30 who are living with a chronic illness are three times more …

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Why Schizophrenia Remains ‘Top Of Mind’ At Health Plans

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Impact Of Non-Remission Of Depression On Costs & Resource Utilization: From The Comorbidities & Symptoms Of Depression (CODE) Study

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This study sought to determine the economic costs of sustained non-remission of depression, using survey data from 488 patients …

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Virtual Forum Summary: Impending Signs of Psychosis: Focus on Caregiver & Patient Engagement

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No Supportive Evidence For The Use Of Multiple Long-Acting Antipsychotic Therapies In Patients With Schizophrenia

Does anyone use multiple LAI medications on one patient?

Although over a third of patients with schizophrenia in the United States …

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Neurobiology Of Risk For Bipolar Disorder

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84% Of Alzheimer’s Family Caregivers Want More Support From Family

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

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The Sequenced Treatment Alternatives To Relieve Depression: The STAR*D Study & Its Implications

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

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Neuroinflammation & White Matter Pathology In Schizophrenia: Systematic Review

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Cognitive Impairment In Manic Bipolar Patients: Important, Understated, Significant Aspects

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Neuroinflammation & Psychiatric Illness

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Genetics Of Schizophrenia & Smoking: An Approach To Studying Their Comorbidity Based On Epidemiological Findings

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Pathophysiology & Evolving Theories In Schizophrenia

This presentation is part 2 in a series focusing on the psychopharmacology of schizophrenia. This presentation reviews regions of the …

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Looking Beyond Mood & Psychosis: A Focus On Neurocognition

Historically, cognitive impairment was considered an artifact of patients’ symptoms, attention, or motivation problems, and as such, was an underappreciated …

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Depressive Residual Symptoms Are Associated With Lower Adherence To Medication In Bipolar Patients Without Substance Use Disorder: Results From The FACE-BD Cohort

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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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Virtual Forum Summary: Do Inflammation & Metabolic Disturbances Metastasize To The Brain? Implications For Disease Modeling & Novel Approaches In Psychiatry

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Virtual Forum Summary: Bridging The Gap Between Primary Care & Psychiatry In The Treatment Of MDD: A Discussion Among Nurses

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Virtual Forum Summary: Co-Occurrence Of Substance Use Disorders With Mood Disorders & Psychosis

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A ‘Perfect Storm’ For Telemental Health

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Cognitive Impairment In Schizophrenia: Cognitive Remediation & The Potential Role Of Digital Technology

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Empirically Supported Psychosocial Interventions For Bipolar Disorder: Current State Of The Research

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The Difficult Lives Of Individuals With Bipolar Disorder: A Review Of Functional Outcomes & Their Implications For Treatment

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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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Cognitive Functions In Bipolar Manic, Depressed & Remission Episodes

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Negative Symptoms & Functioning During The First Year After A Recent Onset Of Schizophrenia & Eight Years Later

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

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The Role Of Peer Support Specialists In Behavioral Health: Evidence Of Effectiveness

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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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PTSD & Trauma In Bipolar Disorder

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Rating Scales For Bipolar Disorder

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Diet, Exercise & Sleep For Patients With Bipolar Disorder

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For Telehealth, The ROI Is Where You Plan For It

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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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Consumers More Likely To Refuse Psychotropic-Only Therapy Than Psychotherapy Alone

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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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Out Of The Blue: The Many Faces Of Depression

This video, developed by Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA), explains why depression isn’t always what you think it is. …

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Should I Or Shouldn’t I? Disclosing A Mental Health Condition

This interview, developed by Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA), with Geralyn Dexter and Linea Johnson, provides a discussion about …

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The Other Side of Psychosis: A Patient’s Perspective

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Virtual Forum Summary: Is Zero A Must? The Impact Of Residual Symptoms In Major Depressive Disorder

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Virtual Forum Summary: Recovery In The Community: Can We Do Better?

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Virtual Forum Summary: Optimizing Mental & Physical Health Outcomes Through Comprehensive Medication Management

This summary was developed utilizing the full recorded presentation of this virtual forum, which is available on PsychU for all …

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Virtual Forum Summary: Managing Metabolic Wellness In The Mentally Ill: Perspectives From A Primary Care Physician & A Psychiatrist

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Virtual Forum Summary: Telepsychiatry: Enhancing Access To Mental Health Care

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Virtual Forum Summary: Stigma In Mental Health: Breaking Down Barriers & Uncovering Opportunities

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Virtual Forum Summary: Suboptimal Response in Psychotic & Mood Disorders: Causes, Consequences, & Management Strategies

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Virtual Forum Summary: Understanding & Addressing Medication Adherence In Psychiatry

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Virtual Forum Summary: NCQA© HEDIS® Measures & Mental Health: The Current Landscape & Future Developments

This summary was developed utilizing the full recorded presentation of this virtual forum, which is available on PsychU for all …

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How Nursing Professionals Can Bring Hope & Recovery To Individuals With Depression

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Patient-Centered Communication In The Mental Health Field

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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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Walgreens Provides PatientsLikeMe Information Through Website

PatientsLikeMe, a network of patient-generated data, has partnered with Walgreen Company to provide consumers with participant-provided information through walgreens.com. Consumers …

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Individuals Who Experience Depression After Cardiac Surgery Are More Likely To Experience A Subsequent Major Adverse Cardiac Event

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Co-Occurrence Of Substance Use Disorders With Mood Disorders & Psychosis

During this webinar Rebecca Roma, MD, Medical Director of the Community Treatment Team at Mercy Behavioral Health; and Robin Nelson, …

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Study Shows High-Risk Patients Involved In Health Self-Management May Be Less Costly

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Suicide Risk In Individuals With Bipolar Disorder Is Higher Than In Individuals With Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)

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We know that suicide risk is a major concern in those suffering from mental illnesses such as major depression. Can …

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The Pros & Cons Of Treatment Guidelines For Bipolar Disorder

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Residual Symptoms Are Strong Predictor Of Relapse In Patients With Bipolar Disorder

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Individuals With Bipolar Disorder Have A 20- To 30-Fold Increased Risk Of Suicide

Can you discuss the risk of suicide in regard to those individuals with bipolar disorder?

Individuals with bipolar disorder have a …

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Is Zero A Must?: The Impact Of Residual Symptoms In Major Depressive Disorder

While remission is the goal in treatment of patients with major depressive disorder (MDD), persistent symptoms are common, even among …

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Dementia Diagnosis Linked To More Frequent Care Location Transitions

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CMM Report Get The Medication Right: A Nationwide Snapshot Of Expert Practices

Comprehensive medication management (CMM) is becoming a mainstream practice. Health systems, patients, physicians—even payers—are beginning to understand the value of …

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Managing Metabolic Wellness In The Mentally Ill: Perspectives From Both A Primary Care Physician (PCP) & A Psychiatrist

Metabolic wellness is an extremely important consideration in treating patients with schizophrenia, who have an increased incidence of cardiometabolic risk …

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An estimated two-thirds of people who commit suicide also suffer from depression; suffering from major depression raises the risk of suicide 20 times.

Most people (87%) who attempt suicide deliberated for less than a day; 71% for less than an hour, and 24% …

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Webinar Summary – Optimizing Mental & Physical Health Outcomes Through Comprehensive Medication Management

This summary was developed utilizing the full recorded presentation of this webinar, which is available on PsychU for all members …

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Schizophrenia—A Medical Psychiatric Syndrome

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Approaches To Improve Adherence To Pharmacotherapy In Patients With Schizophrenia

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Suboptimal Response In Psychotic & Mood Disorders: Causes, Consequences, & Management Strategies

Suboptimal response is a common challenge and can lead to negative consequences for patients diagnosed with serious mental illness. In …

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Measurement-Based Scales In Major Depressive Disorder: Implementing Patient-Reported Outcome Scales With The Goal Of Improving Treatment Outcomes

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Major Depressive Disorder: Burden & Impact Beyond The Sufferer

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a debilitating disease that affects approximately 7% of adults in the US. In this webinar, experienced …

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A Foundational Approach To The Treatment Of Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a chronic and devastating illness, affecting more than 21 million people globally. In this webinar, experienced psychiatrists Noel …

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Perspectives In Schizophrenia: Proposed Disease Pathophysiology & Potential Treatment Implications

During this recorded presentation, Robert E. Litman, MD, provided a brief overview of schizophrenia, the proposed disease pathophysiology, and implications …

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International Perspectives: The Patient With MDD Who Does Not Respond Adequately To Antidepressants

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‘Antipsychotics Are Alike, But Their Similarities Are Different’

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Treating Depression: What To Do & When To Do It

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Dealing With Inadequate Response: A Rational Approach

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Not Magic But Logic

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Early Intervention In Psychosis

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Management Of Major Depressive Disorder: Breaking Through The Barriers

During this recorded presentation, Greg Mattingly, MD, provided a brief overview of the impact of major depressive disorder and addressed …

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Measuring Outcome In The Treatment Of Depression: Why You Should Do It & How You Can Do It – A Focus On Measurement-Based Care

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a serious, chronic disabling illness, with residual symptoms causing significant psychosocial and occupational functional impairment. …

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Impact Of Major Depressive Disorder On Patients, Caregivers, Payers, & Employers

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Management Of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD): Breaking Through The Barriers

An estimated 1 in 10 US adults report depression, with major depressive disorder (MDD) as common as diabetes or coronary …

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Treating The Patient With Schizophrenia: Striking A Balance Between Symptom Control & Tolerability

Psychosis is ranked as one of the top three most disabling conditions worldwide. Quality of life is commonly impaired in …

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Reducing The Duration Of Untreated Psychosis & Its Impact In The U.S.: The STEP-ED Study

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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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Facilitating Recovery In Schizophrenia: An Assertive Community Treatment Approach

Why is the concept of recovery important to patients with schizophrenia? What are some barriers to recovery? How can an …

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Continuity Of Antipsychotic Medication Management For Medicaid Patients With Schizophrenia

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Distinguishing Sedation From Efficacy In Antipsychotic Treatment

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Metabolic Wellness Considerations In Schizophrenia

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Nonadherence With Antipsychotic Medication In Schizophrenia: Challenges & Management Strategies

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Does Relapse In Schizophrenia Cause Neurodegeneration? A Simulcast Debate & Webinar To Explore The Evidence

There is a continuous debate in the mental health community around the progressive nature of schizophrenia as a disease: Is …

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Recognizing & Responding To Inadequately Treated Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)

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How To Increase Medication Adherence: What Works?

Key Messages

Pharmacists may be in a unique position to influence and educate psychiatric patients on a regular basis regarding medication …

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The Importance Of Adherence To Long-Term Success In Schizophrenia

During this recorded presentation, Peter J. Weiden, MD, discussed medication adherence in schizophrenia, including the importance of adherence in this …

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Measurements Of Response, Remission & Recovery In Schizophrenia & Examples For Their Clinical Application

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