july, 2020

2020fri17jul12:00 pm1:00 pmThe Treatment of Bipolar Depression: From Pills to Words12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST Event Type:OnlineSMI Adviser Event:YesAccredited Education Activity:Yes

Event Details

This webinar will review the array of treatment options for individuals with bipolar depression. The presentation will use clinical trials data, meta-analyses, and anecdotal evidence from the speaker’s years of treating bipolar disorder in a bipolar specialty clinic at Emory University. The treatments discussed will include conventional psychopharmacologic options, such as mood stabilizers, second-generation antipsychotics, and antidepressants. Some attention will be given to novel treatments, including wake-promoting agents and thyroid hormone. Finally, psychosocial treatments including cognitive behavioral therapy and interpersonal and social rhythm therapy will be discussed as well. The factors considered in developing a treatment algorithm/plan for bipolar depression will also be reviewed.

Presenter: Jeffrey Rakofsky, MD, Emory University

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(Friday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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