Webinars

As Soon as There Is Life, There Is Danger

Friday, December 4, 2020

9:00 am – 10:30 am EST

Webinar

Presented by Joseph E. LeDoux, PhD, Center for Neural Science, New York University, Emotional Brain Institute NYU & Nathan Kline Institute

Organisms face challenges to survival throughout life. When we freeze or flee in danger, we often feel fear. Tracing the deep history of danger gives a different perspective. The first cells living billions of years ago had to detect and respond to danger in order to survive.

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Child Mind Institute 11th Annual Benefit

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

7:00 pm EST

Virtual event

Honoring the Clinicians of the Child Mind Institute for their commitment to providing essential care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In a year like no other, please join us for a special program celebrating the importance of child and adolescent mental health. All donations will support the Child Mind Institute’s efforts to reach the children and communities in need. Together, we can create a brighter future for children who struggle.

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Webinars

Iterating Toward Better Treatments for Pediatric Mood Disorders

Friday, February 19, 2021

9:00 am – 10:30 am EST

Webinar

Manpreet K. Singh, MD MS Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Director, Stanford Pediatric Mood Disorders Program Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang Faculty Scholar in Pediatric Translational Medicine, Stanford Maternal Child Health Research Institute, Stanford University

Research in early-onset mood disorders may be geared towards using neuroscience to develop interventions that alleviate symptoms, promote healthy brain development, and treat behavioral and emotional difficulties as soon as they arise.

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Webinars

Clinical Manifestations and Treatment of Youth with Bipolar Disorder

Friday, April 9, 2021

9:00 am – 10:30 am EST

Webinar

Boris Birmaher, MD, Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Endowed Chair in Early Onset Bipolar Disorder, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center – Western Psychiatric Hospital

There is controversy regarding the existence or the manifestations of bipolar disorder (BD) in children. Some clinicians diagnose this disorder while others rarely see a child with BD.

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Presented by Donna B. Pincus, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Boston University, Director, Child and Adolescent Fear and Anxiety Treatment Program at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders

Panic disorder is a highly impairing problem that can cause significant distress and interference to youth and families.

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Samuele Cortese, MD, PhD, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Southampton, UK, Consultant in child and adolescent psychiatry, Solent NHS (National Health System), UK

Integrating individual patient data from RCT and from large-scale observational studies has the potential to move the field from a trial-and-error process towards a precision psychiatry approach.

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John S. Markowitz, PharmD, University of Florida College of Pharmacy

Methylphenidate is the most commonly prescribed psychostimulant for ADHD in the world. Although it has been in continuous clinical use since the 1950s, there remains some unpredictability in patient response and optimal dosing strategies. Factors contributing to these uncertainties will be discussed in the lecture.

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