Practical Approaches to Treating Early Stages of Schizophrenia
S. Charles Schulz II, MD
, November 8, 2012
There has been substantial interest lately on the early stages of schizophrenia and the effects of untreated psychosis. In this podcast, Dr Schulz discusses some practical approaches and challenges of treating young persons with with early stage schizophrenia.
Update on the Treatment of Bipolar Depression
Michael E. Thase, MD
, November 5, 2012
There are many rapidly effective treatments for mania in bipolar disorder. However, there are relatively few options for bipolar depression, and none that are rapidly effective—even though bipolar depression constitutes between 20% to 50% of all depressive disorders. Here, Dr Michael Thase discusses the first, second, and third lines of treatment for bipolar depression.
Implementing Effective Insomnia Management: Important Issues in Evaluation and Treatment
David N. Neubauer, MD
, November 2, 2012
What is sleep normally and what are the primary factors that regulate sleep? Understanding that the primary factors that regulate the sleep wake cycle are homeostatic and circadian will help clinicians assess sleep problems in patients. In this podcast, Dr David Neubauer discusses effective insomnia management.
Advances in the Treatment of Eating Disorders
Walter H. Kaye, MD
, November 1, 2012
Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa—or a combination of the two—share body image distortions and are associated with a great deal of other comorbid symptoms. Dr Walter Kaye offers a preview of his presentation, Advances in Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa, at PsychCongress.
Preventing the Onset of Cognitive Decline
Anton P. Porsteinsson, MD
, October 26, 2012
By the year 2050, it is estimated that the number of people with Alzheimer disease and other forms of dementia will explode to 36 million in the US and over 160 million worldwide, over 3 times the current rate. Here to discuss his presentation at PsychCongress is Dr Anton P. Porsteinsson.
When Children Won't Talk
Doris Greenberg, MD
, October 19, 2012
Not surprisingly, children often “clam up” during doctor visits. Their reluctance may be no cause for concern—or it could indicate an underlying issue. In this podcast, Dr Doris Greenberg describes real-life scenarios that clinicians may face in their practices and discusses some of the reasons for a child's reluctance to talk.
PSYCH CONGRESS 2012
The latest research on psychiatric disorders will be presented at the 2012 Psych Congress in San Diego, CA, held from November 8 - 11. The staff of Psychiatric Times will provide news coverage on a number of topics including including ADHD, anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, and schizophrenia. In addition, we will be interviewing many of the faculty and posting the interviews online as podcasts for download.
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