Psychiatry courses

Enhance your understanding of psychiatry with expert-led videos. Explore mental health conditions, treatment approaches, and advancements in the field of psychological well-being.

Psychiatry is a medical specialty devoted to the study and treatment of mental disorders. Psychiatrists, specialists in this field, assess and diagnose mental health conditions, utilizing a combination of medical, psychological, and social interventions. They employ various therapeutic modalities, including psychotherapy, medications, and other psychosocial interventions, to address conditions such as depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder.

Psychiatry is crucial for promoting mental health, reducing stigma, and improving the overall well-being of individuals facing mental health challenges. Psychiatrists often work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals to provide holistic care and support for patients. The field continues to evolve with advancements in neurobiology, genetics, and psychopharmacology, contributing to more personalized and effective treatments for mental health disorders.
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Mental Health Ireland Keynote

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ICHAMS Friday Keynote presentation featuring Dr. Fiona Keogh. She is Director of Policy and Research with Mental Health Ireland, a long established national mental health charity. Fiona’s...

Postpartum Psychosis and Bipolar Disorder

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Postpartum psychosis usually develops during first 2 weeks after labour. Bipolar disorder is considered to be the underlying etiology for a postpartum psychotic episode. It is important do differentiate...

Delirium: Assessment, Consequences, and Sequelae

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Delirium is a bed-side diagnosis, there are no blood tests or imaging studies which will confirm the diagnosis. Only the EEG evaluation can be helpful. Neurological exam is an important part of evaluation....

Pharmacology in Alcohol Use Disorder: Naltrexone,...

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Majority of patients with alcohol use disorder do not get any treatment and the reason for this is because the access to addiction treatment is very limited. One of possible drugs is naltrexone which...

Psychiatric Comorbidities With Alcohol Use Disorder:...

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Mood and anxiety disorders frequently co-occur with substances use disorders. Alcohol use disorder can lead to development of depression, exacerbate or prolong the course of this disease. There is also...

Cannabinoids and Risks for Patients

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In this video there is discussed risk for patients while using cannabinoids. Common side effects include dizziness, intoxication, drowsiness, anxiety and paranoia. Cannabinoids in higher dose can lead...

Bulimia Nervosa (BN): Diagnosis and Treatment...

Specialty:  Psychiatry
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Bulimia nervosa is characterised by recurrent episodes of binge eating and inappropriate compensatory behaviours, like vomitting, use of diet pills or excessive exercises. There is impaired self-evaluation...

Never Too Thin: Anorexia Nervosa (AN) Diagnosis...

Specialty:  Psychiatry
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Anorexia nervosa is a psychiatric condition associated with very high morbidity and mortality in which there is a restriction of energy intake leading to significantly low body weight. In this disorder...

Managing a Case of Antipsychotic-Induced Weight...

Specialty:  Psychiatry
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In this video there is shown a case of patient with schizophrenia treated with olanzapine who was affected with antipsychotic-induced weight gain, hyperlidemia and metabolic syndrome. There are presented...

Psychedelic Harm Reduction with Dr. Erica Zelfand

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Specialty:  Psychiatry
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Are you looking for CME- or CE- accredited training in psychedelic medicine? Check out our 8-hour course, The Science of Psychedelics: https://scienceofpsychedelics.com/ Do you know how to trip - like...

What is Vascular Dementia?

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Vascular dementia is cognitive impairment caused by damaged or blocked blood vessels in the brain. The symptoms of vascular dementia can vary from person to person, depending on what part of the brain...

What is Frontotemporal Dementia?

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Frontotemporal dementia is a less common form of dementia. It’s most likely to occur in people aged from 45 to 65 and it’s more common in younger people. It can be in the family but often it’s not. Frontotemporal...

Trends in Opioid Abuse: Prescription Abuse and...

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Trends in Opioid Abuse: Prescription Abuse and Resurgence of Heroin Authors: Cicero, TJ1, Yee A2 Published: March 6, 2018 AUTHOR INFORMATION 1 Department of Psychiatry, Washington University, St. Louis,...

What Are Mood Disorders And What Is A Depressive...

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In this video expert doctors explain that mood “disorders” include conditions like major depression and bipolar illness, which create a major impact on a person’s social, family and work life.

Antipsychotics, Mood Stabilzers, Anxiolytics

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The film shows basic information about antipsychotics, mood stabilizers and anxiolytics - mechanism, indications, side effects.

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