Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Psychology Volume 02, Issue 05: Behavior Modification

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Timothy W. Fong, MD, Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles; Co-director, UCLA Gambling Studies Program; Director, UCLA Addiction Medicine Clinic, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, presented on Addiction: Identification and Treatment, and Daniel O’Connell, PhD, Clinical Instructor, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, presented on Helping Patients Change Behavior in 20 Minutes or Less.

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Psychology Volume 02, Issue 05: Behavior Modification.

The goals of this program are to improve the identification and treatment of addiction and encourage use of motivational interviewing to assist patients in making successful changes in behavior. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Screen for alcohol, drug, and nicotine dependence.
2. Recognize signs of pathological gambling.
3. Appropriately prescribe pharmacotherapy for alcohol, opiate, and nicotine addiction that is approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
4. Apply the fundamental principles of motivational interviewing.
5. Assist patients in changing unhealthy behaviors.

The original programs were presented by Timothy W. Fong, MD, Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles; Co-director, UCLA Gambling Studies Program; Director, UCLA Addiction Medicine Clinic, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, and Daniel O’Connell, PhD, Clinical Instructor, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle.

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, records over 10,000 hours of lectures every year in anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology, by the leading medical researchers at the top laboratories, universities, and institutions.

Recent researchers have hailed from Harvard, Cedars-Sinai, Mayo Clinic, UCSF, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Kansas Medical Center, The University of California, San Diego, The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, The University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and many others.

Out of these cutting-edge programs, Audio-Digest then chooses the most clinically relevant, edits them for clarity, and publishes them either every week or every two weeks.

In addition, Audio-Digest publishes subscription series in conjunction with leading medical societies: DiabetesInsight with The American Diabetes Association, ACCEL with The American College of Cardiology, Continuum Audio with The American Academy of Neurology, and Journal Watch Audio General Medicine with Massachusetts Medical Society.

For 60 years, the global medical community of doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and other medical professionals around the world has subscribed to Audio-Digest specialty series in order to remain current in their specialties as well as to maintain their Continuing Education requirements with the most cutting-edge, independent, and unbiased continuing medical education (CME).

Long a technical innovator, Audio-Digest was the first to produce audio medical education programs and the first to produce in-car medical education. Currently, its subscription and annual products are available on CD and MP3, as well as iPhone, iPad, and Android apps.

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