Tweetorial: Diagnosing and Treating Alzheimer Disease During the Early Stage
Prompt treatment of early-stage Alzheimer disease (AD) can curb symptom progression. Tests for biomarkers, new symptomatic treatments and disease-modifying agents, and the addition of the preclinical stage to AD diagnostic criteria can aid in earlier disease recognition and building treatment plans.
Category
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Dementia
  • Integrated Care
  • Neuroimaging
  • Patient/Physician Communication
  • Primary Care
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Long COVID in Children and Adolescents
Long COVID symptoms are both physical and mental in nature among children and adolescents and have the potential to affect long-term functioning and increase the overall burden on health care delivery.
Category
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Format
  • Journal
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Treatment-Resistant Mood Disorders in LGBTQ People: A Retrospective Study of Clinical Features and Response to Electroconvulsive Therapy
In this chart review, LGBTQ people with treatment-resistant mood disorders had clinical features linked to worse outcomes, but their improvement with ECT was similar to that seen in non-LGBTQ patients.
Category
  • Mood Disorders
  • Depression
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy
Format
  • Journal
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Suicide Risk in a National VA Sample: Roles of Psychiatric Diagnosis, Behavior Regulation, Substance Use, and Smoking
Predicting suicide is difficult, as suicidal behavior is not linked solely to any single behavior or psychiatric diagnosis. This study compared risk of suicidal behavior among a transdiagnostic sample of Veterans with varying disorders and behaviors.
Category
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Schizophrenia/ Schizoaffective Disorders
  • Smoking
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Suicide
  • Veterans and Military Issues
Format
  • Journal
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Facilitating Treatment Initiation in Early-Stage Alzheimer Disease
Many new therapies for early-stage AD have made their way onto the scene that can delay onset of the disease and/or slow down progression. Find out the how, what, when to better treat your patients with AD from specialists in the field.
Category
  • Primary Care
  • Patient/Physician Communication
  • Neuroimaging
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Dementia
  • Integrated Care
Format
  • Video
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Timely Diagnosis of Alzheimer Disease
Early-stage diagnosis of Alzheimer disease leads to prompt treatment initiation and better patient QoL. Learn about new guidelines and technology advances and what’s on the horizon from authorities in the field.
Category
  • Primary Care
  • Neuroimaging
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Dementia
Format
  • Video
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Managing the Physical, Neuropsychiatric, and Cognitive Health Needs of Patients With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
This video reviews treatment guidelines for patients with DMD and emphasizes the importance of clinicians intervening early on behalf of individuals who develop behavioral-psychosocial comorbidities.
Category
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Patient/Physician Communication
  • Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders
  • Violence/Aggression
  • Sleep
  • Side Effects
  • Delivery of Care
  • Cognition
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Depression
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Diagnostic Tools
  • Weight
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Impact of Cannabis Use, Substance Use Disorders, and Psychiatric Diagnoses on COVID-19 Outcomes: A Retrospective Cohort Study
Identifying risk factors that predispose individuals to negative COVID-19 outcomes is important. The current study examined the association between substance use disorders, psychiatric diagnosis, and COVID-19–related clinical outcomes.
Category
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • COVID-19
Format
  • Journal
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
The Co-occurrence of Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Psychosis: Diagnostic Considerations
There are numerous clinical scenarios in which gastrointestinal and psychotic symptoms commonly co-occur; thus, it is important that both psychiatrists and primary care physicians have a familiarity with the differential diagnosis.
Category
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Gastroenterology
Format
  • Journal
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
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Schizophrenia/ Schizoaffective Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Diagnostic Tools
Format
  • Journal
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation

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