Psych Congress 2019

The annual Psych Congress, held in San Diego, California, from October 3-6, 2019, brings together members of the entire mental health team, including psychiatrists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, psychologists, and primary care physicians, with experts in mental health to improve patient outcomes through education. Sign up for our daily email blasts on our registration page, and check back here during the conference for full coverage.
October 06, 2019
A recent survey of patients with bipolar I disorder showed the extent to which they are so bothered by side effects to antipsychotic (AP) medications that they will stop taking them, or will trade more symptoms for fewer side effects.
October 06, 2019
The year 2018 was when cannabidiol (CBD) "jumped the shark," according to a nurse practitioner who works with patients who use it.
October 06, 2019
The idea that zero suicides are possible must begin with “the radical conviction that ideal healthcare is attainable,” said C. Edward Coffey, MD, affiliate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina.
October 05, 2019
Genetics are increasingly playing a role in various aspects of healthcare, and mood and psychiatric disorders are no exception.
October 05, 2019
A proper diagnosis between bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder have important implications as treatment decisions differ based on the diagnosis
October 05, 2019
Unraveling the possible causes and triggers of agitation in people with dementia is worthy of detective work, according to a recent presentation.
October 04, 2019
The survey results demonstrate an unmet need for new oral antipsychotics with favorable risk-benefit profiles, researchers said.
October 04, 2019
Clinicians need to keep certain facts about mental illness and unintended pregnancy in mind when treating female patients of reproductive age, said an expert in mental illness, pregnancy, and women's health.
October 04, 2019
As data continues to show increases in the rates of suicide in the United States, healthcare systems are grappling with addressing the issue in an effective and sustainable way.
October 04, 2019
Medication adherence is critical not only to clinical outcomes, such as preventing readmissions, but also to containing costs, with adverse outcomes as a result of nonadherence often resulting in higher costs for both the patient and the healthcare system. Ensuring adherence can be especially challenging among people with mood and psychotic disorders.
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