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Subscribe to Clinical Compass™ VOLUME 2, ISSUE 12 - JUNE 5, 2007
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Integration of Medical Care in Psychiatry to Improve Patient Outcomes

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Wednesday, June 6, 2007
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12:00-1:00 p.m. ET
Taped Re-Air:
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John W. Newcomer, MD

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Stephen J. Bartels, MD, MS
Joseph Parks, MD
Peter Weiden, MD

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Translating the Role of Neurotransmitter Systems into Clinical Outcomes in Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder

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Monday, June 11, 2007
10 sessions through July 10, 2007

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Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD
Peter Buckley, MD


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Moving Addiction Therapy into the 21st Century: Practical Management Options

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Wednesday, June 20, 2007
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Robert R. Conley, MD

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Raymond F. Anton, MD
Michel Sucher, MD, FASAM


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Weight Gain with the Atypicals: How to Screen, Monitor, and Intervene

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Released March 21, 2007

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Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD
Robert R. Conley, MD
John W. Newcomer, MD


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FROM THE CLINICAL KNOWLEDGE CENTER:
Highlights from the 160th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association
 

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RESPONSES FROM OUR LAST COMPASS QUESTIONS™ 

FROM THE CLINICAL KNOWLEDGE CENTER
Highlights from the 160th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association
One of the more compelling initiatives of this year's meeting was the second annual collaboration between APA and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), which resulted in a special research-based program trackóThe Science of Addiction: Translating New Insights Into Better Psychiatric Practice. This dual-supported track featured lectures on addiction-related topics such as the neurobiology of free will and the role of stress and genetics in the addiction process...

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NEW neuroscienceCME TV PREMIERES TOMORROW!
Integration of Medical Care in Psychiatry to Improve Patient Outcomes

Satellite Television Broadcast, Webcast, Telephone Simulcast
Premiere Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2007
Live Broadcast: 12:00-1:00 p.m. ET
Taped Re-Air: 3:00-4:00 p.m. ET

CHAIR/MODERATOR
John W. Newcomer, MD

FACULTY
Stephen J. Bartels, MD, MS
Joseph Parks, MD
Peter Weiden, MD


At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to:
Differentiate varying propensities among atypical antipsychotics for causing metabolic effects.
Review disparities in healthcare for persons with mental disorders and their impact on patient outcomes.
Identify practical models, from public mental health settings as well as from private community practice, that incorporate routine monitoring and management of medical comorbidities.

This activity offers CE credit for:
• Physicians (ACCME/AMA PRA Category 1)
• Nurses (CNE)
• Pharmacists (ACPE)
• Psychologists (APA)
• Social Workers (NASW)
• Case Managers (CCMC)

There is no fee to participate or to receive CE credit for this certified one-hour educational activity (registration required).

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RESPONSES FROM OUR LAST COMPASS QUESTIONS™
In the 05.08.07 issue of Clinical Compass, we posed three questions. The first question was: "When do you inquire about your patients' sleep habits?" and the neuroscienceCME learning community responded:
69% - Every time they visit
8% - During annual check-ups
19% - Only when they present with sleep-wake disturbances
4% - Rarely

The second question was: "Do you think sleep restriction impacts the overall health and well-being of your patients?" and the neuroscienceCME learning community responded:
0% - Not at all
2% - Only a little bit
20% - Moderately
78% - Very much

The third question was: "If you had ready access to sleep rating scales, would you use them on a consistent basis in your practice?" and the neuroscienceCME learning community responded:
60% - Yes
4% - No
32% - Maybe
4% - Already use sleep scales consistently

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