Advances in Treatment of Mood Disorders: The Role of Newer Antipsychotics

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Presenting Author(s): Dr. Roueen Rafeyan, M.D. DFAPA, FASAM

Date and time: 23 Mar 2019 from 08:00 to 09:00

Location: Bluebell  Floor Map

Objectives

  1. Identify Challenges in treating Mood Disorder successfully;
  2. Understand the limitations of current treatments;
  3. Gain a better understanding of the role of augmentation strategies and adjunct therapy.

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Abstract

Mood Disorders affect more than 500 million people globally and it is the leading cause of disability worldwide.

Presentation will focus on epidemiology of the disease, neurobiology of the brain circuitry, potential impact on the brain structures, and the impact of mood disorders on physical health.

Evidence based treatments, and guide lines will be reviewed including the evidence regarding use of Atypical Antipsychotic medications.



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