Seventh Annual University of Louisville Depression Center Conference: Oct. 11, 2013
Research on mood disorders has been exploring the influence of a wide range of contributions that shape the development and course of these illnesses. Findings from genetic, neuroscience, social, and psychotherapeutic investigations indicate that mood disorders are complex conditions that may be best understood and treated with a comprehensive model. This conference brings together leading experts on genetic, psychopharmacologic, and psychosocial perspectives to provide attendees with up‐to‐date knowledge of effective treatment of mood disorders and related problems.
As a result of parcipang in this activity, parcipants should be able to:
1. Describe family processes and family interventions in the treatment of adults and children with bipolar disorder.
2. Describe recent advances in the genetics of bipolar disorder and their implications for clinical evaluation and treatment.
3. Develop strategies for treatment of aggressive and disruptive behaviors.
4. Recognize the conceptual and clinical impact of DSM‐5.
5. Describe methods for psychopharmacology of mood disorders in children and adolescents.
6. Identify effective strategies for psychopharmacology of bipolar disorder.
7. Describe software applications (apps) that have potential in behavioral medicine and detail methods of incorporating new technologies into mental health practice.
8. Describe major findings from recent studies of borderline and narcissistic personality disorders and outline their application in clinical practice.
Posted to Events on August 23, 2013