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
Prescription Opioid Misuse in US Older Adults: Associated Comorbidities and Reduced Quality of Life in the National Epidemiologic Survey of Alcohol and Related Conditions-III
How does prescription opioid misuse affect people who are 50 years old and older? What factors should clinicians look for when screening? Review this CME.
Category
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Pain
  • Substance Use Disorders
Format
  • Journal
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Predicting Remission in Late-Life Major Depression: A Clinical Algorithm Based Upon Past Treatment History
Rates of treatment resistance in randomized controlled trials in patients with late-life depression are as high as 77% using SSRIs, yet SSRIs are often used as first-line treatment. This CME article helps to optimize the selection of the next step in treating late-life depression.
Category
  • Antidepressants
  • Depression
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Journal of Clinical Psychiatry
Format
  • Journal
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation for Perinatal Depression: A Meta-Analysis
When pregnant patients with a history of depression ask you about eating fish or using an omega-3 supplement, what do you tell them? Learn about research in the peripartum period in this journal CME activity.
Category
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Depression
  • Women’s Mental Health
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
How to Evaluate Patients and Educate Them About Self-Examinations for Tardive Dyskinesia Between Appointments
In brief videos, Drs McEvoy and Nierenberg discuss symptoms of tardive dyskinesia (TD), how to observe patients (whether in person or via telemedicine), and how to educate patients and families about TD.
Category
  • Antipsychotics
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Movement Disorders
  • Schizophrenia/ Schizoaffective Disorders
  • Tardive Dyskinesia
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
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
Hypertensive Urgency and Emergency in Alcohol Withdrawal: A Literature Review
Data are lacking on how best to manage hypertension in patients experiencing alcohol withdrawal. Read this CME article for strategies.
Category
  • Diagnostic Tools
  • Medical Conditions
  • Substance Use Disorders
Format
  • Journal
Credits
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • Participation
Glucagon-Like Peptide Analogs Are Superior for Diabetes and Weight Control in Patients on Antipsychotic Medications: A Retrospective Cohort Study
Certain antipsychotics are known to increase weight and the risk for diabetes. Could some medications for diabetes promote not only glycemic control but also weight loss in patients taking antipsychotics? In this CME activity, review the results of a small retrospective study.
Category
  • Antipsychotics
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Medical Conditions
  • Schizophrenia/ Schizoaffective Disorders
  • Weight
Format
  • Journal
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

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