How many older adults receive electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) for treatment-resistant depression? Among those who receive ECT, how many finish the course? What factors might predict patients’ continuation of ECT? Explore these topics in this journal CME activity.
Learn which symptoms of psychosis are common in different types of dementia and how to compassionately discuss them with patients and their care partners.
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.
Measurement-based care has been found to be effective in patients with psychiatric conditions. Learn how to employ MBC for patients with tardive dyskinesia.
Sexually Transmitted Infection Among Adolescents and Young Adults With Bipolar Disorder: A Nationwide Longitudinal Study
What are some risk factors for (and protective factors against) sexually transmitted infections among adolescents and young adults with bipolar disorder?
Collaborating With Patients to Make Treatment Decisions Based on Benefits and Risks of Medications Associated With Tardive Dyskinesia
Do you know how to talk with your patients about the risk for tardive dyskinesia? Follow along as Dr Nierenberg offers tips for clear communication.
Correlates of Opioid Abstinence in a 42-Month Posttreatment Naturalistic Follow-Up Study of Prescription Opioid Dependence
Which treatments are strongly associated with opioid abstinence over time among patients with prescription opioid dependence? Mutual-help group attendance? Read this JCP CME article to find out more.
Although clinicians are pressed for time, diligence in assessing for tardive dyskinesia in patients taking antipsychotics is crucial, especially now that treatment is available. In this brief CME activity, Dr Nierenberg describes the evaluation process.
Pharmacology and Evidence-Based Strategies for Current and Emerging Treatments for OFF Periods in Parkinson Disease
After several years, patients with Parkinson disease often experience OFF episodes, or periods each day when medication efficacy “wears off.” How can you increase their ON time? In this CME activity, follow along as 2 experts review evidence on treatment.
Insomnia is often comorbid with psychiatric, medical, and neurologic disorders. Follow along as Dr Rosenberg discusses the bidirectional relationship between insomnia disorder and frequently co-occurring conditions.