Public and community psychiatrists and other health care professionals who help to treat and diagnose psychiatric disorders will find the 64th Meeting of the Institute on Psychiatric Services to provide cutting-edge research. The main goal of this year's meeting is "Pursing Wellness Through Recovery & Integration" and lectures and workshops such as "Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Personality Disorders," "Best Practices in Office-Base Pharmacotherapy of Substance Use Disorders," and "Cultivating Physical Health and Wellness in Adults with Serious Mental Illnesses" will help to achieve this focus.
64th Meeting of the Institute on Psychiatric Services (IPS) | APA IPS 2012
Clinicians who treat patients with atypical antipsychotics should be aware of the weight gain potential associated with each medication in this class, and select the most appropriate medication to ensure patient compliance and prevent relapse.
Posters present results of clinical trials that examined lurasidone as monotherapy and as part of combination therapy in patients with bipolar 1 depression with or without rapid cycling and without psychotic features.