This 12-hour on-demand CME activity (originally took place on April 20-22, 2023 in New Orleans, LA) examines various conditions often seen in everyday practice with the goal of learning new strategies for diagnosing and treating patients. This activity provides opportunities to get answers to your burning questions and learn ‘best practices’ tools and techniques to help you better treat your patients.
Schizophrenia is a chronic and disabling mental illness that has affected millions of people all over the world. Schizophrenia is defined as a psychotic thought disorder characterized by a mixture of symptoms. These symptoms may involve alterations in perception, cognition, emotions, behavior, attention, concentration, motivation, and judgment.
As the world continues to face the growing issue of the coronavirus, it is important for the mental health status of all individuals who find themselves at the frontline of this pandemic to be assessed on an ongoing basis. The mental health of all individuals is important and may require evaluation.
In primary care, a sizable number of patients have major depressive disorder (MDD). Of these, up to three quarters are either not treated or incompletely treated. This lack of proper treatment leads to significant reduction in quality of life and carries with it increased risk of morbidity and mortality.
Lily came in complaining of chest pains. After a thorough work-up produced negative findings, it was time for a face-to-face discussion of the problem. “At times, I get panicky and just can’t function. My mother did the same and so did my grandmother. I guess I just inherited it but I wanted to make sure […]