In addition to highlighting emerging strategies in the assessment and treatment of major depression and bipolar illness, this online CME course defines approaches to mood and anxiety disorders, including psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive and behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy for depression and other psychotherapeutic approaches.
Assessment and Treatment of Depression and Anxiety: Integrating Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy also addresses comorbid conditions such as Axis II personality disorders, management of patients with medical conditions, management of the geriatric patient, and more. It’s psychiatry CME that offers insight into:
All lectures by Russell G. Vasile, MD
Assessment and Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder
Psychopharmacologic Management of Bipolar Disorder Emerging Perspectives
Anxiety Disorders- Assessment and Pharmacotherapy
Suicide Assessment and Prevention, Psychotherapy of Depression and Perspectives on Personality Disorder
Assessment and Management of Depression in the Elderly and Brain Imaging
Dr. Lifson is a Lecturer on Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is the Director of the Continuing Education Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and a faculty member at Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. He is a co-chair for the Continuing Education Program at Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. Dr. Lifson is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and the 2012 recipient of the Massachusetts Psychiatric Society’s “Outstanding Psychiatrist in Education Award.” He is the 2016 Recipient of Tufts Medical Alumni Association Dean’s Award, and has received the 2019 American Psychoanalytic Association Edith Sabshin Teaching Award. He is editor of Understanding Therapeutic Action: Current Concepts of Cure and The Mental Health Practitioner and the Law and The Psychology of Investing.
Dr. Vasile is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Affective Disorders Consultation Program at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He has published in diverse areas related to the assessment and treatment of anxiety and affective disorders. Dr. Vasile is also a graduate of the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, and a past recipient of the Elvin V. Semrad Award for Excellence in Teaching at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center.
The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Date of Original Release: October 15, 2021
Termination Date: January 31, 2024
(Please note that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ will no longer be issued for the activity after this date)
Estimated Time to Complete the Activity: 13.00 hours
CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.
This course is designed to meet one or more of the following Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Competencies:
Harvard Medical School (HMS) adheres to all ACCME Accreditation Criteria and Policies. It is HMS's policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that HMS may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.
Disclosure information for all individuals in control of the content of the activity is located on the disclosure statement in the PDF and printed syllabus.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be better able to:
This educational activity was designed for health professionals in the fields of psychiatry, psychology, nursing, social work, counseling, medicine, pediatrics, and surgery.
Provider: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School
Lawrence E. Lifson, MD
Credits: Earn a maximum of 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™