Psych Congress Year-Round

Steven Chan, MD, MBA, a clinical informaticist and practicing addiction psychiatry physician, will present “Work Smarter and Leave the Office on Time” at Elevate by Psych Congress, being held in Boston, Massachusetts, March 8-10, 2019.

Articles

ORLANDO, Fla.—Brexpiprazole demonstrated “robust efficacy” in the treatment of patients with schizophrenia who have severe psychotic symptoms, researchers reported at Psych Congress 2018.

 Paul Zarkowski, MD

ORLANDO, Fla.—Today’s psychiatric formulary contains a vast number of medications, but just a few neurotransmitters to manipulate, Paul Zarkowski, MD, said. When additional medications are added, the actions of medications already being taken can be blocked, he said.

ORLANDO, Fla.—A friendly debate between 2 thought leaders followed by a vote at Psych Congress 2018 exhibited the divide that persists on a controversial topic in mental health.

ORLANDO, Fla.—Data on esketamine nasal spray, focusing on efficacy, tolerability, and predictors of response and remission, were presented in 4 poster abstracts at Psych Congress 2018.

ORLANDO, Fla.—Mental health clinicians should avoid antidepressants in patients with depressive symptoms that coexist with symptoms of mania, Joseph F. Goldberg, MD, advised attendees at Psych Congress 2018.

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Blogs

BLOG: This passing remark about fearing that others would find out that I was unprepared and unqualified generated more questions and sidebar conversations than anything else I discussed at Elevate.

BLOG: Those of us who work in health care are undoubtedly well aware of the problems that can ensue when patients don’t follow up on recommended treatment.

BLOG: In a field as complex as psychiatry, where no one person can know everything about every facet of the discipline, we are bound to have deficiencies in our knowledge.

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Posters

Roger McIntyre, MD, FRCPC; Philip Harvey, PhD; Carl Gommoll, MS; Changzheng Chen, PhD; Kenneth Kramer, PhD; Keith Wesnes, PhD
Kruti Joshi, MPH; Neeta Tandon, PhD; Dominic Pilon, MA; Marie-Hélène Lafeuille, MA; Rhiannon Kamstra, MSc; Bruno Emond, BSc; Patrick Lefebvre, MA
Patrick Lefebvre, MA; Erik Muser, PharmD, MPH; Kruti Joshi, MPH; Maral DerSarkissian, PhD; Rachel Bhak, MS; Mei Duh, ScD, MPH; Brian Shiner, MD, MPH; Yinong Young-Xu, ScD, MS, MA

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Video

GAD-7

A shortcoming in our field is the lack of in-depth knowledge about what this instrument is, how to interpret scores, and how to utilize the GAD-7 in everyday clinical practice.

Schizophrenia long-acting injectables

This video is a component of an accredited CME session presented at Elevate by Psych Congress 2017.

The educational activity is supported by educational grants from Alkermes, Inc. and Otsuka America Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Long-acting injectables schizophrenia

This video is a component of an accredited CME session presented at Elevate by Psych Congress 2017.

The educational activity is supported by educational grants from Alkermes, Inc. and Otsuka America Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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