Evidence-Based Treatment and Monitoring Strategies for Dementia-Related Psychosis
Antipsychotics can be used in the short-term to manage dementia-related psychosis, but serious adverse effects can outweigh benefits. Novel antipsychotics or other agents may offer superior efficacy and safety. Explore the evidence in this CME activity.
Category
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Antipsychotics
  • Dementia
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Psychotic Disorders
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Diagnosing Dementia-Related Psychosis: Using Tools and Communicating With Patients and Caregivers
What diagnostic criteria and assessment tools would you use for dementia-related psychosis? What strategies may help when discussing psychosis with patients’ family members? Dr Ballard considers these topics in this brief CME activity.
Category
  • Delivery of Care
  • Diagnostic Tools
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Psychotic Disorders
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Epidemiology and Pathophysiology of Dementia-Related Psychosis
Learn which symptoms of psychosis are common in different types of dementia and how to compassionately discuss them with patients and their care partners.
Category
  • Dementia
  • Epidemiology
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Patient/Physician Communication
  • Psychotic Disorders
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Addressing Patients’ Unmet Needs to Improve Outcomes in Schizophrenia
What are some of the challenges you face in overcoming adherence issues and providing patient-centered care for people living with schizophrenia? Drs Harvey and Kane offer evidence and clinical experience on these topics in this journal CME activity.
Category
  • Adherence
  • Antipsychotics
  • Delivery of Care
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Schizophrenia/ Schizoaffective Disorders
  • Side Effects
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Predictors of Bipolar Disorder Versus Schizophrenia Diagnosis in a Multicenter First Psychotic Episode Cohort: Baseline Characterization and a 12-Month Follow-Up Analysis
What features may predict bipolar disorder vs schizophrenia in a person with first-episode psychosis? In this journal CME activity, find out which tools could most aid diagnosis.
Category
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Diagnostic Tools
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Schizophrenia/ Schizoaffective Disorders
Format
  • Journal
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Impact of Dementia-Related Psychosis on Patients and Caregivers: The Treatment Imperative
When you treat patients with dementia-related psychosis, do you evaluate the burden on carers, too? If they feel discomfort, fear, or depression, how would you help them? Learn from an expert in this brief CME activity.
Category
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Dementia
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Violence/Aggression
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Early Stabilization of Weight Changes Following Treatment With Olanzapine, Risperidone, and Aripiprazole: A 12-Month Naturalistic Study of First Episode Psychosis
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Category
  • Antipsychotics
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Weight
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Organic Psychosis Causing Secondary Schizophrenia in One-Fourth of a Cohort of 200 Patients Previously Diagnosed With Primary Schizophrenia
Patients with psychosis are too often diagnosed with primary schizophrenia when the psychotic symptoms may actually be the manifestation of neurologic, endocrine, or immunologic disease. Learn about alternate diagnoses in this CME journal article.
Category
  • Diagnostic Tools
  • Medical Conditions
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Schizophrenia/ Schizoaffective Disorders
Format
  • Journal
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Psychiatric Prodrome in Anti-NMDAR–Associated Encephalopathy: Clinical and Pathophysiologic Considerations
In addition to psychosis, depressive symptoms can occur in patients with anti-NMDAR encephalopathy (ANMDARE). ANDMARE should be considered in patients presenting with psychotic or atypical depressive illnesses. Early recognition of ANMDARE could lead to better management of this potentially life-threatening autoimmune disorder.
Category
  • Depression
  • Medical Conditions
  • Psychotic Disorders
Format
  • Journal
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Relieving Caregiver Burden Through Evidence-Based Treatment for Dementia-Related Psychosis
Dementia-related psychosis (DRP) occurs in all forms of dementia and at all stages. What tactics should be used when talking with patients and their care partners about DRP? How is it best treated?
Category
  • Dementia
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Psychotic Disorders
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation

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