Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Solving Clinical Challenges, Improving Patient Care

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Join us for this highly interactive, learning-focused meeting

MEETING CHAIR

Richard Balon, MD

Wayne State University

FACULTY

Kiki D. Chang, MD

Stanford University School of Medicine

Marlene P. Freeman, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital

Frederick K. Goodwin, MD

George Washington University Medical Center

George T. Grossberg, MD

St. Louis University

MEETING CO-CHAIR Donald W. Black, MD

University of Iowa

Carver College of Medicine

James W. Jefferson, MD

Madison Institute of Medicine

Andrew Nierenberg, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital

Natalie Rasgon, MD, PhD

Stanford University School of Medicine

Murray B. Stein, MD, MPH

University of California, San Diego

TOPICS INCLUDE:

* Managing mood and anxiety disorders across the life span

* Best practices for treating social anxiety disorder, panic disorder, OCD, and PTSD

* Maximizing antidepressant therapy while managing side effects, drug interactions, and suicide risk

* Diagnostic challenges: Unipolar vs bipolar depression; atypical depression; borderline personality disorder vs mood disorders

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Dear Clinician:

On behalf of the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists and CURRENT PSYCHIATRY, we are pleased to invite you to our conference on Mood and Anxiety Disorders. This highly practical, educational meeting will offer 2 1/2 days of clinically useful information and up to 18 CME credits.

In our interactive, learning-focused format, nationally renowned faculty will provide best practice information specifically designed to address the challenges of improving outcomes for patients with mood and anxiety disorders.

The meeting offers an outstanding opportunity for peer-to-peer learning and networking--both in and out of the session hall. And with Q&A allotted to every session, there is ample time to share best practices and find solutions to your most difficult clinical challenges.

We hope you can join us in Chicago.

Sincerely,

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Richard Balon, MD

Meeting Chair

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Donald W. Black, MD

Meeting Co-chair

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ABOUT OUR VENUE

We have secured discount room rates of $185 per night plus tax at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers. The cut-off date for discount rates is March 7, 2010. Because our room block will sell out in advance of that date, we urge you to make your reservations as soon as possible if you wish to stay at the host hotel. To make your reservation, please call 1-800-233-4100 and mention the Current Psychiatry/AACP meeting.

MEETING CHAIR

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Richard Baton, MD

PROFESSOR OF PSYCHIATRY AND BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCES WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY

Donald W. Black, MD

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PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY

UNIVERSITY OF IOWA

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CARVER COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

FACULTY

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Kiki D. Chang, MD

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PSYCHIATRY

STANFORD UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

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Marlene P. Freeman, MD

PERINATAL AND REPRODUCTIVE PSYCHIATRY PROGRAM

MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL

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Frederick K. Goodwin, MD

RESEARCH PROFESSOR OF PSYCHIATRY

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER

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George T. Grossberg, MD

PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF NEUROLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY

ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY

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James W. …