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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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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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Value-Added Pharmacist-Run Programs In Hospitals

In this presentation, Melissa Mitchell, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP, BCGP addresses value-added pharmacist-run programs in hospitals including creating specific, measurable, attainable, …

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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: 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: You Are Not Alone

Million of people are affected by mental illness each year. Across the country, many people just like you work, perform, …

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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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Helping Friends Understand Your Mental Health Condition

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

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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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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 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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Neuropsychiatric Symptoms (NPS) During COVID-19

Dr. Jeffery Cummings and Dr. George Grossberg will engage in a presentation and discussion of a hypothetical case of Neuropsychiatric …

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COVID-19 & Your Mental Health

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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25% Income Drops For Young Adults Affect Cognitive Function In Middle Age

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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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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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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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The Opioid Crisis: Perspectives From Addiction Specialists In Primary Care & Psychiatry

The United States is currently experiencing an opioid epidemic, impacting health care providers across all specialties, including those working in …

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Maine Has Highest Percentage Of Individuals With Cognitive Disability Living In the Community, D.C. Has Lowest

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Treatment Plan Collaboration: Understanding & Incorporating Caregiver, Peer Support, & Clinician Perspectives

Mental illnesses are complex disorders which affect millions of adults in the United States. The burden of these conditions, as …

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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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Los Angeles County Agrees To Provide Discharge Services For All Offenders With Cognitive Conditions

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Shared Decision Making In Psychiatry: Fostering The Therapeutic Alliance In The Digital Age

Shared decision making is a patient engagement strategy in health care. Through this process, patients and their providers can exchange …

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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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Childhood Poverty Tied To Lower Cognitive Performance In Old Age

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Weight Management & ‘Whole Person’ Health

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Medicare Beneficiaries With Depression & Dementia Have Annual Total Costs Almost $3,000 Higher Than Average

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Humanizing Bipolar Disorder: David’s Story Of Hope, Recovery, & Wellness

Individuals living with mental health conditions are often marginalized by society, and stigmatization and discrimination may form a barrier to …

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Approximately 25% Of U.S. Adults Reported Having A Disability

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Can We Improve Functioning In Our Patients With Schizophrenia?

Clinicians are tasked daily with making informed decisions regarding patients. During this webinar, Greg Mattingly, MD, Medical Director at St. …

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Behavioral Health Conditions Accounted For Nearly 5% Of Total 2014 Health Spending

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Multidimensional Assessment Of Thymic States (MAThyS)

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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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How Media & Movies Shape Our Perception Of Serious Mental Illness

During this webinar, experts Georgia Stevens, PhD, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, Psychiatric Nurse & Director of Partners in Aging & Long-Term Caregiving, …

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Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs): A New Approach To Providing Mental Health & Addiction Treatment

Certified Community Behavioral Health Centers (CCBHCs) were established as a demonstration program under the federal Protecting Access to Medicare Act …

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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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Managing Obesity In Managing ‘Whole Person Health’

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In 2016, Prevalence Of Alzheimer’s & Depression Higher In Residential Care Communities With 25 Or Fewer Beds Than In Larger Communities

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English Study Finds 9.8% Of English Adults With Four+ Chronic Conditions, Prevalence Projected To Double By 2035

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Stressors & Psychological Distress Among Informal Caregivers Of Relatives With Mental Illness

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The Power Of Mental Wellness: Wellness In Psychiatry

Data from a 30-day prescriptive wellness program supports the clinical repercussions of neglecting a targeted wellness strategy in the care …

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Medicare Has Added 14 New Primary Care Billing Codes Since 2013

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Potential & Limitations Of Mobile Technology As A Tool For Mental Health Assessment

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CMS Announces 15-State Expansion For 2019 Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design Model

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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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Washington State Advocacy Group Creates Advance Directive Regarding Oral Feeding For People With Progressive Dementia

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Only 27% Of Unpaid Caregivers For Someone With Cognitive Impairment Use Caregiver Support Services

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Annual Care Costs For Frontotemporal Dementia Total Nearly $120,000

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Early Intervention In Schizophrenia: Targeting Metabolic Dysfunction

Increasingly, schizophrenia is considered a medical psychiatric disease. There is evidence that metabolic changes occur within the first episode of …

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20-Minute Screening Evaluates Cognitive Impairment Due To Schizophrenia

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Anhedonia & Cognitive Function In Adults With MDD: Results From The International Mood Disorders Collaborative Project

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The Metabolic Basis Of Cognitive Insight In Psychosis: A Positron Emission Tomography Study

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Webinar Summary – Recognition & Treatment Of Mood Disorders In Primary Care: Highlighting Integrated Care Between The Pharmacist & Physician

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

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Recognition & Treatment Of Mood Disorders In Primary Care: Highlighting Integrated Care Between The Pharmacist & Physician

The primary care setting is often the default for treatment of mood disorders, but primary care physicians can become overwhelmed …

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Innovations In The Criminal Justice System For Individuals With Mental Illness

A 2014 study by the Treatment Advocacy Center* states that the number of mentally ill individuals in prisons and jails …

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People With Dementia Whose Caregivers Are Mentally Stressed May Die Sooner

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Older Adults With Vision Impairments Twice As Likely To Have Cognitive Problems

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Care Costs For A Person With Dementia Over 5 Years Is $322,000; More Than Twice That For A Person Without Dementia

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Residents Of Disadvantaged Neighborhoods May Have Increased Alzheimer’s Risk

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Lifetime Stressful Experiences Worsen Risk Of Developing Alzheimer’s

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Lifestyle Changes Are Effective For Preventing Dementia

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24% Of People With Alzheimer’s Disease Misdiagnosed

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Evidence Suggests Cognitive Training May Prevent Cognitive Decline, Dementia

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Early Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease Detectable Via Imaging

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The Recognition & Diagnosis Of Bipolar Disorder In Primary Care Practices – Sloan Manning, MD

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Webinar Summary – Looking Beyond Mood & Psychosis: A Focus On Neurocognition

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

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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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Integrated Care: Navigating The Evolving Health Care System In 2017

The health care landscape continues to be dynamic in 2017. Part of the evolving system involves primary care providers coordinating …

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The Alzheimer’s Association Launches Cognitive Impairment Care Planning Toolkit

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Among Beneficiaries With Dementia, Medicare Expenditures Highest For Those With Functional Limitations

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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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10 Ways To Combat Discrimination With Compassionate Language

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I’m Here…

This video, developed by Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA), is a way for both people living with a mood …

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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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Mental Illness & The Family: Finding The Right Mental Health Care For You

This webpage, developed by Mental Health America (MHA), provides some questions and guidelines to help you, or someone you know, …

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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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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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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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Treatment Of Schizophrenia: Focus On Psychopharmacology & Adherence

While treating to remission is the goal in schizophrenia, it remains a target not achieved for many patients. In this …

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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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Effectively Measuring The Functional Capacity Of Individuals With Serious Mental Illness

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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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Medicare To Cover Costs For Individual Care Plans For Beneficiaries With Alzheimer’s & Their Families

In its final updates to the 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) …

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

Addressing the challenges of caring for patients with schizophrenia in terms of treatment, recovery, and remission requires a coordinated effort …

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Webinar Summary – Bipolar Disorder: Importance Of Residual Symptoms & Impact On Outcomes

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Webinar Summary – Future Of Psychopharmacology: Is New Treatment Innovation Still Alive?

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Future Of Psychopharmacology: Is New Treatment Innovation Still Alive?

While past decades saw a boom in the development of innovative new treatments in the field of psychiatry, the pace …

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The Effects Of HPA Axis Function On Cognition & Its Implications For The Pathophysiology Of Bipolar Disorder

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FDA Clears ImPACT Computerized Cognitive Tests To Assist In Medical Evaluations Following Brain Injury Or Concussion

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Changes To Sense Of Smell & Eye Structures May Predict Early Stages Of Alzheimer’s Disease

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Medicare To Pay For Behavioral Health Delivered By Collaborative Care Teams

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Telepsychiatry: Enhancing Access to Mental Health Care

Despite advances in care, there remain several barriers to patient access to optimal mental health care. Telepsychiatry, a form of …

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Recovery In The Community: Can We Do Better?

A goal for all patients with mental illness should be symptom reduction and optimal psychosocial functioning. In this webinar, experienced …

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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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Rural Older Adults With Anxiety Had Better Results With Telephone-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Than Other Telephone-Based Therapy Models

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Webinar Summary – A Foundational Approach To The Treatment Of Schizophrenia

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The Importance Of Norepinephrine In Depression

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Three-Minute Test Detects Dementia Due To Lewy Body Disease With 97% Accuracy

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Evolving Psychiatry: Technology For Patient Care

In this webinar, brief overviews of digital technology in psychiatry are presented by leading expert David Mohr, PhD, Director at …

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Neurotransmitter Targeting In The Treatment Of Depression

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What Is The Relationship Between Major Depressive Disorder & Cognitive Dysfunction?

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FDA Approves Cognivue, Computer-Based Cognition Assessment Tool For Use In Physician Offices

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10% Of Non-Institutionalized Adults In United States Live With A Severe Cognitive Disability

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Wounded Warrior Project Grants $15 Million To UCLA Health Treatment Program

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Webinar Summary – Distinguishing Sedation From Efficacy In Antipsychotic Treatment

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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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Webinar Summary – Management Of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD): Breaking Through Barriers

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“Braindoping” – Cosmetic Neurology Is Gaining Steam

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Webinar Summary – Early Intervention In Psychosis: Benefits, Barriers, & Best Practices

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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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Exploratory Analysis Of Social Cognition & Neurocognition In Individuals At Clinical High Risk For Psychosis

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The Impact Of Premorbid Adjustment, Neurocognition & Depression On Social & Role Functioning In Patients In An Early Psychosis Treatment Program

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Social Cognition As A Mediator Between Neurocognition & Functional Outcome In Individuals At Clinical High Risk For Psychosis

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Is Personal Recovery In Schizophrenia Predicted By Low Cognitive Insight?

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