Psych Congress 2017

Guidance for Managing Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia

Guidance for Managing Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia

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Different clinical and neurobiologic pathways may be involved in treatment-resistant schizophrenia as it is not a homogeneous subgroup within the schizophrenia spectrum.

Evaluating Progression of Agitation in Alzheimer's Disease

Evaluating Progression of Agitation in Alzheimer's Disease

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While there has been increasing understanding of Alzheimer's neuropathology, little is known about the relationship between progression of agitation and disease severity.

Augmentation Therapy for Treatment-Resistant Major Depressive Disorder

Augmentation Therapy for Treatment-Resistant Major Depressive Disorder

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Augmentation therapy for treatment-resistant major depressive disorder includes multiple options with different strengths and limitations.

Pharmacologic Approach to Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder in Children

Pharmacologic Approach to Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder in Children

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Combination treatment may provide relief from the distinctive symptoms of severe, recurrent temper outbursts and persistent irritability.

Medical Digital Tools: Staying Connected Through Technology

Medical Digital Tools: Staying Connected Through Technology

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Benefits of telehealth in psychiatry include lower cost of care, higher rates of healthcare utilization, and fewer missed appointments.

The Current State of Autism:  From Etiology to Treatment

The Current State of Autism: From Etiology to Treatment

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Recent changes in our understanding of autism are driving advances in diagnosis, evidence-based treatment, and ultimately patient outcomes.

Protecting the Brain:  The Damaging Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury

Protecting the Brain: The Damaging Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury

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Traumatic brain injury is a significant burden on the US health system and is a contributing factor in one-third of all injury-related deaths.

Pharmacotherapy for Long-Term Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

Pharmacotherapy for Long-Term Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

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New pharmacotherapies in combination with psychotherapy and counseling have proven effective in preventing relapse.

Shared Decision Making in Psychiatry:  An Effective Practice Strategy

Shared Decision Making in Psychiatry: An Effective Practice Strategy

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Shared decision making encourages a clinical partnership that can result in optimal treatment outcomes.

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