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Neuroscience provides the foundation for understanding the biological etiology and pathophysiology of psychiatric disorders. In this section, health care professionals that support wellness strategies and treat individuals with mental illnesses will find resources that explore the neurobiological and genetic principles associated with disease states and treatment approaches.

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Disaster Psychiatry During Times Of Uncertainty: Perspectives From Dr. Richard Weisler

Disaster Psychiatry During Times Of Uncertainty: Perspectives From Dr. Richard Weisler

Listen to Amica Simmons-Yon, PharmD, PhD and Alyssa Peckham, PharmD, BCPP as they spill the tea on Disaster Psychiatry with special guest, Richard Weisler, MD. During this episode, Dr. Weisler discusses mental health during times of political unrest in light of the current events taking place in Europe. He will…
CMS Starts Audits Of Antipsychotic Use In Nursing Homes

CMS Starts Audits Of Antipsychotic Use In Nursing Homes

On January 18, 2023, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began new audits to reduce the inappropriate use of antipsychotic medications for nursing home residents. CMS has started conducting targeted, off-site audits to determine whether nursing homes are accurately assessing and coding individuals with a schizophrenia diagnosis. The…

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The Neuropsychiatric Inventory: Development & Applications

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

Distinguishing Sedation From Efficacy In Antipsychotic Treatment

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