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Psychopharmacology Update For Experienced Therapists

John Preston Psy.D

6.0 CE Hours Available

All orders include the entire presentation with handouts and a CE test.
Streaming videos and audio downloads will be available immediately after checkout
Mailed CD and DVD formats include the printed handouts and CE test in an attractive portfolio

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Audio Download
RRP$95.00
Offer Price$76.00
CD Audio w/ Audio Download
RRP$110.00
Offer Price$84.00
DVD Video w/ Streaming Video
RRP$130.00
Offer Price$100.00
Streaming Video
RRP$115.00
Offer Price$92.00
Extra CE Test
RRP$45.00
Offer Price$36.00

Description

This seminar addresses: suicidality with antidepressants, childhood-onset bipolar disorder, new bipolar medications, empirically-derived treatment guidelines for ADHD, experimental treatments for PTSD, and new studies on over-thecounter products.

Objectives

Participants will learn
  • Better diagnostic skills
  • New approaches to specific medication treatments
  • Limitations of pharmacologic treatments
  • Integrated approaches (combined use of medications and psychotherapy)
  • The use of over-the-counter products and their limitations

Topics

Basic consideration
  • Limitations of pharmacologic treatment
  • Legal and ethical considerations
  • Factors that interfere with pharmacologic treatment outcomes
  • Treatment guidelines: evidence-based medicine
Major Depression
  • New treatment guidelines
  • Strategies for treatment-resistant cases
  • Controversies: e.g. increased suicidality in adolescents treated with antidepressants; overthe-counter products; experimental treatments
  • Combining drug treatments and psychotherapy
Bipolar Spectrum Disorders
  • Changes in diagnostic criteria
  • Treatment guidelines
  • Guidelines for children
  • Specific psychotherapy treatment approaches
Controversies
  • PTSD - experimental treatments
  • Autism spectrum disorders - experimental treatments
  • Over-the-counter products for mood disorders
  • Other experimental treatments