An updated review of neurobiology and brain function will be presented. Specific categories of treatment will include treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, borderline personality and eating disorders. The course will address approaches to the acutely psychotic, recovering psychotic patient, and the concept of early intervention. Strategies for treatment of the depressive disorders will be emphasized including strategies for treatment of bipolar patients who are non-compliant or treatment resistant. Psychiatric medications for the elderly will be reviewed, including dosage adjustments for age, drug interactions, and sensitivity to side effects. The role of psychopharmacology in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder, OCD, panic disorder, traumatic syndromes and sleep disorders will be emphasized. This course will highlight the establishment and importance of therapeutic alliance when prescribing all psychotropic medications, the interplay between pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments, benefits and hazards of prescribers/non-prescriber co-treatment relationships. Educational presentation will be in seminar format and include lectures, participants discussion and Q &A.
Conference Fee Details
|Conference Fee||:||USD $895.00|
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