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Here are highlights from the week in Psychiatric Times.
The Week in Review: June 3-7

June 8th 2024

Here are highlights from the week in Psychiatric Times.

The study aims to collect data to optimize the design of the treatment’s upcoming phase 3 clinical trial.
First Patient Dosed in Pharmacokinetics Study of AD04 for Alcohol Use Disorder

June 5th 2024

How effective are these agents for AUD treatment? An expert shares highlights from his 2024 ASCP Annual Meeting Pharmaceutical Pipeline Update presentation.
An Update on GLP-1 Receptor Agonists as Pharmacotherapies for AUD

June 5th 2024

An analysis presented at the ASCP Annual Meeting explored the safety and tolerability of the treatment for alcohol and tobacco use disorders.
Efficacy of Semaglutide for the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

May 29th 2024

Which is the best recommendation for the treatment of alcohol use disorder?
Abstinence vs Drinking in Moderation

May 3rd 2024

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March 1st 2002

Jose R. Maldonado, M.D., assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford University, was named the 2001 recipient of the Psychiatric Times Teacher of the Year award. The award was presented to Maldonado at the 14th Annual U.S. Psychiatric & Mental Health Congress in honor of his outstanding achievements in and steadfast dedication to psychiatry. For his work with geriatric psychiatry, Dilip V. Jeste, M.D., has been appointed to the endowed Estelle and Edgar Levi Memorial Chair in Aging at University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Jeste is founder and chief of UCSD's division of geriatric psychiatry and Founding President of the International College of Geriatric Psychoneuropharmacology. He focuses his research on schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders in late life and their successful treatment with the use of safer and more effective drug and psychosocial treatments.Helping people of all ages with schizophrenia to reintegrate into society is the focus of the Eli Lilly and Company-sponsored Reintegration Awards. Recognizing both patient advocates and mental health care professionals, these awards provide grants for their recipients' respective reintegration programs. In the Honorary category, the 2001 "Public Eye Recipient" is Elizabeth Baxter, M.D., a Tennessee-based psychiatrist who, while suffering from psychosis herself, is a mental health advocate on the national level. The 2001 Reintegration Awards were also given in the categories of Advocacy (New Jersey Association for Mental Health Agencies Inc. in Manasquan, N.J.), Clinical Medicine (The Whole Person Family Medicine Clinic in Torrance, Calif.), Education (The Guidance Center Supported Education Program in New Rochelle, N.Y.), Housing (Fred Geilfuss, Scott Reithel, Jack Rosenberg in Milwaukee), Occupational (Restoration Project in Acton, Mass.) and Social Support/Rehabilitation (Fountain House in New York City).

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