Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Psychiatry Volume 42, Issue 10: Pharmacogenomics in Modern Clinical Practice

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Stephen M. Stahl, MD, PhD, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA, presented on Role of genetics in psychiatric disorders, Disease scene investigation, Modern formulations, Environmental stress, and Epigenetic mechanisms.

Audio-Digest Foundation announces the release of Psychiatry Volume 42, Issue 10: Pharmacogenomics in Modern Clinical Practice.

The goal of this program is to improve application of new developments in genetic sequencing and neuroimaging to clinical treatment of psychiatric illness. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Describe how genetic and epigenetic influences converge to affect the development of mental illness.
2. Recognize limitations in current systems for codifying psychiatric diagnoses, and how these limitations may create conflicts with research and treatment goals.
3. Link specific areas of the brain with symptom domains that cut across multiple psychiatric disorders.
4. Identify regions of the brain that manifest abnormal information processing in patients with psychiatric symptoms.
5. Prepare for changes in treatment and prescribing practices precipitated by new advances in biomarker testing and neuroimaging.

The original programs were presented by Stephen M. Stahl, MD, PhD, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA.

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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