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
Effect of Scheduling a Post-Discharge Outpatient Mental Health Appointment on the Likelihood of Successful Transition From Hospital to Community-Based Care
Scheduling an outpatient mental health appointment is a recommended discharge planning practice, but little is known regarding effectiveness. Learn more here.
Category
  • Delivery of Care
Format
  • Journal
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Meta-Analysis of the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Adults With Comorbid Severe Mental Illness
For patients who have PTSD and also have a severe mental illness, can psychotherapies for PTSD still be effective? If so, what component might offer greater efficacy?
Category
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Schizophrenia/ Schizoaffective Disorders
Format
  • Journal
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Past Psychiatric Conditions as Risk Factors for Postpartum Depression: A Nationwide Cohort Study
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Category
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Medical Conditions
  • Women’s Mental Health
Format
  • Journal
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Efficacy, Effect on Mood Symptoms, and Safety of Deep Brain Stimulation in Refractory Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
First-line treatments for OCD include selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and cognitive-behavioral therapy. But what do you do when patients do not respond to these or second-line strategies? In this journal CME activity, explore the option of deep brain stimulation.
Category
  • Depression
  • Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders
Format
  • Journal
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
New-Onset Delusions Heralding an Underlying Neurodegenerative Condition: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
In this CME journal article, the authors describe a case of new-onset psychosis in a middle-aged woman, review red-flags for a neurodegenerative diagnosis rather than a primary psychotic disorder, and examine the role of genetics.
Category
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Violence/Aggression
Format
  • Journal
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Disordered Aggression and Violence in the United States
Intermittent explosive disorder (IED) is associated with intimate partner assault, the use of weapons to threaten others, and arrests. This behavior can be reduced through pharmacologic and psychosocial interventions. Learn about IED in this CME journal article.
Category
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Violence/Aggression
Format
  • Journal
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Treatment of Common Mental Disorders in the United States: Results From the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions-III
When patients present for treatment of anxiety or mood disorders, do you consider whether there is also an untreated substance use disorder? Review the data.
Category
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Substance Use Disorders
Format
  • Journal
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Sex and Pubertal Status Moderate the Association Between ADHD and Depression Symptoms: An Examination from Preadolescence Through Late Adolescence
Despite high risk for depression, not all youth with ADHD develop a mood disorder. Which children are at highest risk? How does puberty affect the risk?
Category
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Depression
Format
  • Journal
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Blood Levels to Optimize Antipsychotic Treatment in Clinical Practice: A Joint Consensus Statement of the ASCP and the Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Task Force of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Neuropsychopharmakologie
The quantification of antipsychotic levels in blood, or therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM), could aid clinicians in numerous challenging scenarios. Learn more about using TDM for dosing decisions in this journal CME activity that describes expert consensus.
Category
  • Adherence
  • Antipsychotics
  • Delivery of Care
  • Schizophrenia/ Schizoaffective Disorders
Format
  • Journal
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation

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