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The Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health in Long-Term Care Settings

The Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health in Long-Term Care Settings

November 11th 2020

Psych Congress

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the mental health of residents in 2 fundamental ways; directly through infection, and indirectly, but more insidiously, through social isolation and other psychological stresses.

OCD and Bipolar Disorder: Novel Insights

OCD and Bipolar Disorder: Novel Insights

November 11th 2020

Psych Congress

Bipolar disorder frequently co-occurs with OCD and complicates treatment of OCD symptoms. Special considerations are discussed.

Do’s and Don’ts of Psychopharmacology in Late Life: Key Challenges and Opportunities

Do’s and Don’ts of Psychopharmacology in Late Life: Key Challenges and Opportunities

September 24th 2020

Psych Congress

When working with older individuals with psychiatric symptoms, most clinicians are familiar with the adage “start low and go slow.” But what other tips should you consider when prescribing psychopharmacology?

Addressing the Impulsive Side of Compulsivity (And Vice Versa)

Addressing the Impulsive Side of Compulsivity (And Vice Versa)

September 13th 2020

Psych Congress

Impulsive and compulsive behaviors intersect and commonly occur within the same individuals.

4 Components of Positive Aging

4 Components of Positive Aging

September 13th 2020

Psych Congress

We need to celebrate the strengths that only aging can confer.

Diagnosing Bipolar Disorder in Clinical Practice: Underdiagnosis, Overdiagnosis, and Screening

Diagnosing Bipolar Disorder in Clinical Practice: Underdiagnosis, Overdiagnosis, and Screening

September 11th 2020

Psych Congress

Overdiagnosis of bipolar disorder is as important to guard against as its underdiagnosis. The use of bipolar disorder screening tools is questioned.

Transition Care for Transgender Patients With Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders

Transition Care for Transgender Patients With Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders

September 10th 2020

Psych Congress

Experts in transgender health from around the world are participating in and making more sweeping efforts to streamline mental health care for all sectors of the population.

Assessing the Literature for Optimal and Individualized Treatment

Assessing the Literature for Optimal and Individualized Treatment

September 10th 2020

Psych Congress

Tips to tailoring treatment of mood disorders using a measured approach.

10 Factors That Influence Treatment Outcomes

10 Factors That Influence Treatment Outcomes

September 10th 2020

Psych Congress

Baseline factors that can influence treatment outcomes in psychiatric treatment.

Bespoke Psychopharmacology for Bipolar Disorder: An Individualized Patient Approach

Bespoke Psychopharmacology for Bipolar Disorder: An Individualized Patient Approach

September 10th 2020

Psych Congress

The author discusses evidence-based treatment, highlighting clinical trials that support specific uses and patterns of efficacy.