Comprehensive Review of Psychiatry 2023


This in-depth, clinically up-to-date online CME program emphasizes assessment and diagnosis of psychiatric disorders for adult, adolescent, and child patients. Psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, and other forms of treatment, including interventional are covered, along with special topics germane to all psychiatric practices.

Speakers experienced in both clinical care and teaching discuss high-quality patient care, ethical standards, sensitivity and compassion, patient-centered treatment, and health equity. Comprehensive Review of Psychiatry continuing medical education lectures provide important take-home points, including:

  • Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders. Among the most common of all psychiatric disorders, and yet they remain underdiagnosed. Evidence-based treatment is markedly underutilized.
  • Impulse Control and Related Disorders. Characterized by impulses, temptations, or the drive to perform an act harmful to oneself or others. Can cause significant impairment in psychosocial and interpersonal functioning as well as legal and financial difficulties.
  • Postpartum Disorders. The relationship between psychotropic medications and adverse pregnancy outcomes is often a function of a patient’s context, including medical conditions and exposure to negative health determinants.
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy. An empirically supported, comprehensive treatment for those with borderline personality disorder who engage in suicidal behavior.
  • And more…

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the medication and psychosocial treatments used for schizophrenia
  • Differentiate between bipolar depression and unipolar depression
  • Recognize the symptoms and causes of postpartum depression
  • Discuss the diagnosis and management of autism spectrum disorder
  • Identify generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, specific phobias, and separation anxiety disorder
  • Summarize strategies to use with challenging patient encounters
  • List the symptoms and behaviors of substance use disorder
  • Explain the methods used in cognitive behavioral therapy alone or in combination with other therapies
  • List therapies used to treat prolonged grief in youth
  • Name the intended patient outcomes when using electroconvulsive therapy
  • Identify therapeutic options for treatment-resistant depression
  • Recognize the symptoms of anorexia, bulimia, and binge-eating disorders
  • Summarize the treatment challenges in obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Define the three clusters of personality disorders

Intended Audience

This activity is intended for psychiatrists or psychiatry residents.


Approach to the Patient

Screening, Evaluation, and Diagnosis – Antoine Douaihy, MD

Psychiatric Disorders

Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders – Sanya Virani, MD

Depressive Disorders – Gina Perez, MD

Bipolar and Related Disorders in Youth – Rasim Somer Diler, MD, DFAACAP

Anxiety Disorders – Thersilla Oberbarnscheidt, MD

Obsessive Compulsive Related Disorders – Robert Hudak, MD

Trauma and Stress Related Disorders – Brigitte Khoury, PhD

Personality Disorders – Vint Blackburn, MD

Impulse Control and Related Disorders – Antoine Douaihy, MD

Dissociative Disorders – Pamela R. Fuller, PhD

Major Neurocognitive Disorders – LalithKumar K. Solai, MD

Catatonia – Priya Gopalan, MD, FACLP

Feeding and Eating Disorders – Piper Carroll, MD

Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders – Sarah Lim, MD

Sleep Disorders – Hrayr Attarian, MD

Suicide Epidemiology and Risk Assessment – Gretchen L. Haas, PhD

Violence – Sara G. West, MD

Substance Use Disorders – Jody Glance, MD

Gambling Disorder – Claudia Chapa, MD

Sexual Side Effects of Psychotropics – Jin Cheng, MD

Postpartum Disorders – Eydie L. Moses-Kolko, MD

Psychiatric Manifestations of Common Medical Conditions – Pierre Azzam, MD

Prolonged Grief in Youth – Nadine M. Melhem, PhD

Intellectual Disabilities – Clinical and Research Update – Antonio Hardan, MD

Autism Spectrum Disorder – Antonio Hardan, MD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Across the Lifespan – Children, Adolescents, and Adults – Gil Hoftman, MD, PhD

Anxiety and Mood Disorders in Children and Adolescents – Gil Hoftman, MD, PhD

Psychiatric Issues in LGBTQIA+ Population – Morgan Faeder, MD, PhD

Challenging Patient Encounters – Antoine Douaihy, MD

Treatments: Psychopharmacology

Antidepressant Pharmacology – Megha Patel, PharmD, BCPS

Mood Stabilizers – Megha Patel, PharmD, BCPS

Antipsychotics – K. N. Roy Chengappa, MD

Anxiolytics and Sedative-Hypnotic Agents – Thersilla Oberbarnscheidt, MD

Psychopharmacological Treatments of Substance Use Disorders and Gambling Disorder – Julie A. Kmiec, DO

Pharmacological Treatments of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – Rebecca Miller, MD

Treatment of Major Neurocognitive Disorders – LalithKumar K. Solai, MD

Pharmacological Treatments of Feeding and Eating Disorders – Piper Carroll, MD

Treatments: Psychotherapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy – Jennifer E. Wildes, PhD

Dialectical Behavior Therapy – Stephanie Stepp, PhD

Brief Psychodynamic and Interpersonal Therapy – Henry Driscoll, MD

Motivational Interviewing – Practices from the Heart – Antoine Douaihy, MD

Couples and Family Therapy – Jay Lebow, PhD

Positive Psychiatry – Dennis C. Daley, MD

Other Treatments

Management of Treatment Resistant Depression – Holly A. Swartz, MD

Update on Electroconvulsive Therapy – Carmen Andreescu, MD

Psychedelic Drugs in Psychiatry – Novel Treatment Paradigms in Mental Health – Danilo De Gregorio, PharmD, PhD

Medical Marijuana – Michael Hsu, MD

Special Topics

Social Determinants of Mental Health and Mental Health Inequities – Daniel Salahuddin, MD, MPH

Integrating Medical and Psychiatric Care – Alex Israel, MD

Telepsychiatry – Potential and Challenges – Matthew Conlon, MD

Palliative Care Psychiatry – Pierre Azzam, MD

Ethical and Legal Issues

Legal and Ethical Aspects of Psychiatric Care – Sanya Virani, MD, MPH

The Impact of Burnout on Patient Care and Psychiatrists – Sansea Jacobson, MD

Date of Original Release: September 30, 2023

Details : 53 MP4 + 1 PDF

Price : $ 50