Psych Congress Year-Round

Psych Congress Steering Committee members discuss their favorite sessions and aspects of the 31st annual conference, held in Orlando, Fla. Oct. 25-28, 2018.


Jon Grant, MD, JD, MPH, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience at the University of Chicago, will talk at Psych Congress about the importance of screening for OCD, as well as how to treat patients with the disorder.

Bestselling author, speaker, and consultant Temple Grandin, PhD, discusses her thoughts on employment for young people with autism and gives a preview of her featured session at Psych Congress.

Rakesh Jain

Psych Congress cochair Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH, discusses the best amount and type of exercise to improve cognitive symptoms in patients with depression.

A growing body of knowledge on the overlap between mental health disorders and rheumatological illnesses means the 2 specialties must collaborate to optimize patient care, a psychiatrist and rheumatologist argue in a recently published editorial.

Arwen Podesta

It’s a conundrum for modern-day clinicians: The country is dealing with an epidemic of people addicted to opioids, yet patients in pain still need medication for relief.



Ann C. Childress, MD, Sally A. Berry, MD, PhD, Heidi W. Belden, PharmD
Sarah Ramsberger, Physician Assistant Student, Horacio Capote, MD, Director of Psychiatry, Michael Asbach, PA-C, Psych-CAQ