Clinical Case Conferences
1. Resolved: Does CATIE Really Inform the Practice of Psychotherapy?Moderator: Richard E. D'Alli, M.D.
Focus Live Session 1.Presenter: Glen O. Gabbard, M.D., on
L2. Culture, Spirituality, and Psychiatry: A Psycho-Historical Study of
King SaulAlbert C. Gaw, M.D., APA's Kun-Po Soo Award Lecture
L3. Rediscovering Our Place in the WorldDavid T. Suzuki, Ph.D.,
Frontiers of Science Lecture Series
L4. The Search for Quality and Equity in Care for Psychiatric Disorders:
A Story of Opportunity, Evidence, and PartnersKenneth B. Wells, M.D.,
APA's Research in Psychiatry Award Lecture
Master Educator Clinical Consultations
New Research Young Investigators' Poster Session 1
CW1. Disaster Psychiatry: Practical Skills to Help District Branches
Develop Disaster Plans for Their CommunitiesAPA Committee on
Psychiatric Dimensions of Disasters; Co-Chairpersons: Lisa A. Catapano, M.D.,
Christina V. Mangurian, M.D.
CW2. Pay for Performance: Linking Incentives to Provider Performance on
Quality MeasuresAPA Council on Quality Care and APA Council on
Healthcare Systems and Financing; Co-Chairpersons: Richard C. Hermann, M.D.,
Bruce J. Schwartz, M.D.
CW3. Career Choices in Psychiatry: Exploring Fellowship TrainingAPA Assembly Committee of Area Member-in-Training Representatives;
Chairperson: Vincent J. Blanch, M.D.
CW4. Severely Mentally Ill Persons in Jails and Prisons: Who Should
Stay?APA Corresponding Committee on Jails and Prisons; Chairperson:
Henry C. Weinstein, M.D.
CW5. Crime and Cruel, Not Unusual Punishment: The Need for Juvenile
Justice Mental Health Care ReformAPA Alliance; Chairperson: Louis J.
CW6. Closing a Practice: What Every Psychiatrist's Office and Their
Family Should KnowAPA Corresponding Committee on Physician Health,
Illness, and Impairment; Chairperson: John A. Fromson, M.D.
CW7. Conquering the Shame, Secrecy, and Stigma of Suicide in Young
Asian-American AdultsAPA Committee of Asian-American Psychiatrists;
Chairperson: Surinder S. Nand, M.D.
CW8. CPT Coding and Documentation UpdateAPA Committee on RBRVS,
Codes, and Reimbursements; Chairperson: Chester W. Schmidt Jr., M.D.
CW9. New Developments in APA Practice Guidelines on Bipolar Disorder,
MDD, and Panic DisorderAPA Steering Committee on Practice Guidelines;
Chairperson: Jack S. McIntyre, M.D.
IW1. A Dimension of Mind: Simulations/Emulations of Psychiatric Symptoms
Using the Performing Art of MagicChairperson: Bruce C. Ballon,
IW2. What Do You Do With a Patient Who Has Access to a Gun?Chairperson: Donna M. Norris, M.D.
IW3. Managing Complex Comorbid Psychiatric and Alcohol Use Disorders in
Psychiatric PracticeCollaborative Session With the National Institute
on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism; Chairperson: Mark L. Willenbring,
IW4. Extrapyramidal Side Effects and Tardive Dyskinesia in the Atypical
Antipsychotic EraChairperson: Thomas E. Hansen, M.D.
IW5. Neurocybernetics: Novel Approach in the Treatment of Psychiatric
Disorders Chairperson: Alan L. Summers, M.D.
IW6. Treatment of Pregnancy-Related Mood Disorders: From Psychiatry to
PediatricsCo-Chairpersons: Janet A. Martin, M.D., Syed S. A. Naqvi,
IW7. Risk Management Issues in Psychiatric PracticeChairperson:
Alan I. Levenson, M.D.
IW8. But Can We Do It Here? Challenges of Implementing
Cognitive-Behavior Therapy for Schizophrenia Programs in the U.S.Co-Chairpersons: Page Burkholder, M.D., Peter J. Weiden, M.D.
IW9. Religious and Spiritual Assessment in Clinical PracticeCo-Chairpersons: Francis G. Lu, M.D., Christina M. Puchalski,
IW10. Early Detection and Treatment of Bipolar IllnessChairperson: Eric R Marcus, M.D.
IW11. What Is a Mood Stabilizer?Chairperson: Eduard Vieta,
IW12. Reinventing Careers: Transitions and Later-Life Strategies for
PsychiatristsCo-Chairpersons: Carolyn B. Robinowitz, M.D., Abram M.
IW13. American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Update: Certification
and Maintenance of Certification in Psychiatry and Its SubspecialtiesChairperson: Stephen C. Scheiber, M.D.
IW14. New Research Advances in EthnopsychopharmacologyCo-Chairpersons: Pedro Ruiz, M.D., William B. Lawson, M.D.
IW15. Online Peer Support Groups and Support Group MembersChairperson: Robert C. Hsiung, M.D.
5. Jack Drescher, M.D., on The Psychology of the Closet
6. Nathan Strahl, M.D., on TBD (Meet the Authors)
7. John Oldham, M.D., on TBD
8. Ashwin Patkar, M.D., on TBD
9. Marian I. Butterfield, M.D., on Challenges Unique to Women
Psychiatrists (for residents only)
Focus Live Session 2.Presenters: Joel Yager, M.D., and Stephen
B. Levine, M.D., on Eating Disorders and Sexual Disorders
L5.TBDPedro L. Delgado, M.D., APA's Simon Bolivar Award
L6. Emotional Processing and Schizophrenia: Neuropsychiatric
PerspectivesRaquel Gur, M.D., Distinguished Psychiatrist
L7.The Discourse on Human Sexuality and AIDSAnke Ehrhardt,
Ph.D., Frontiers of Science Lecture Series
Master Educator Clinical Consultations
4. Shaila Misri, M.D., on Perinatal Psychiatric Disorders on
Current Issues in Pregnant and Postpartum Mothers (for APA members
5. Marion Goldstein, M.D., on Late Life Aging Processes and Mental
Illness (for APA members only)
6. David Baron, D.O., Geetha Jayaram, M.D., on Clinical Research
Across Geographic Borders: Challenges and Opportunities (for APA members
Medical Update 1.Heather Ross, M.D., on Congestive Heart
Research Consultation 1.Mark L. Willenbring, M.D., on
Clinical Research on Alcohol Use Disorders Collaborative Session With the
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Scientific and Clinical Reports
Session 1. Presidential Theme: From Science to Public Policy:
Advocacy for Patients and the Profession
1. The Impact of an Integrated Community Arts Studio on Stigmatizing
Beliefs and Experiences Thomas C. Zelnik, M.D.
2. Health Policies and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual Roger
3. The System for Classification of Inpatient Psychiatry: A New Case-Mix
Methodology for Mental Health John P. Hirdes, Ph.D.
Session 2. Ethics and Human Rights
4. Ethics and Psychobiological Research Cherise Rosen, Ph.D.
5. Terrorism and Medical Ethics: Conflicting Loyalties for American
Psychiatrists David A. Rothstein, M.D.
6. A New Mental Health Act: An Australian Experience Darryl P. Watson,
Session 3. Attention Spectrum Disorders
7. Transdermal Methylphenidate Versus Placebo in Pediatric ADHD Robert
L. Findling, M.D.
8. Effects of Transdermal Methylphenidate in a Laboratory Classroom Study
James J. McGough, M.D.
9. Modafinil-ADHD: Long-Term Efficacy and Safety in Children and
Adolescents With ADHD Samuel W. Boellner, M.D.
Session 4. Current Trends in Schizophrenia
10. Recurring Psychosis in Schizophrenia: A 20-Year Multi, Follow-Up Study
Martin Harrow, Ph.D.
11. Identifying the Neurobiological Basis for Schizophrenia Zeinab S.
12. Key Findings From the Intercontinental Schizophrenia Outpatients Health
Outcomes Study (IC-SOHO): Disease Burden and Clinical Outcomes Associated With
Antipsychotic Treatment for Schizophrenia Martin Dossenbach
Session 5. Medication Response in MDD
13. Duloxetine Versus Escitalopram and Placebo in the Long-Term Treatment
of Patients With MDD Teresa A. Pigott, M.D.
14. Conditional Probability of Response to Placebo in MDD Jennifer
15. Addition of Atomoxetine for Depression Incompletely Responsive to
Sertraline: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study David
Session 6. Treatment Management and Outcomes in Mood Disorders
16. Management of Side Effects Associated With New Treatments for Bipolar
Depression Joseph R. Calabrese, M.D.
17. Treatment-Resistant Depression: Changes in Symptoms and Functioning in
a Clinical Sample Alex A. Cardoni, M.S.
18. Specificity of Effect of Quetiapine in Bipolar Depression Robert M.
A. Hirschfeld, M.D.
Session 7. Diagnostic Issues
19. Screening for History of Physical, Emotional, and Sexual Abuse: How Do
We Ask About Abuse? Brett D. Thombs, Ph.D.
20. Kennedy Axis V: The Next Step for Axis V? James A. Kennedy,
21. Dimensional Approaches to DSM and the Impact on Diagnostic
Instruments Maritza Rubio-Stipec, Sc.D.
Session 8. Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
22. Teaching of Psychiatry in Primary Care Residencies: Do Training
Directors of Primary Care and Psychiatry See Eye to Eye? Hoyle Leigh,
23. Unrecognized Post-Traumatic Symptoms Triggered by Routine Hospital Care
in Patients With Previous Trauma Histories Sarah Birmingham, M.D.
24. Is Asthma Severity Related to Current Major Depressive Episode and
Generalized Anxiety Disorder? A Case-Control Study Claudia Meneses,
Session 9. Psychiatric Education
25. Psychiatric CMEs and Commercial Bias: Are New ACCME Standards
Effective? Daniel J. Carlat, M.D.
26. Relationships Between Self-Assessment Skills, Test Performance, and
Other Variables in Psychiatry Residents David J. Lynn, M.D.
27. Coaching Communication Using Standardized Patient Encounters: An
Educational Research Study Paula Ravitz, M.D.
Session 10. Biological Psychiatry and Neuroscience
28. From Synapse to Psychotherapy: The Fascinating Evolution of
Neuroscience Bernadette Grosjean, M.D.
29. Can Neurological Soft Signs Discriminate Between Four Axis-I Diagnostic
Categories in the Prison Population? Seyed Mohammad Assadi, M.D.
30. An Association Study of a Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Val66Met
Polymorphism and Zotepine Response of Inpatients With Acute Schizophrenia
Ching-Hua Lin, M.D.
Session 11. Geriatric Psychiatry
31. The Influence of Dementia on the Treatment of Depression in Geriatric
Inpatients John W. Goethe, M.D.
32. Overall Efficacy and Time to Response for Duloxetine 60 mg Once Daily
Versus Placebo in Elderly Patients With MDD Joel Raskin, M.D.
33. Safety and Efficacy of Intra-Muscular Ziprasidone Treatment of Acute
Psychotic Agitation in Elderly Patients With Schizophrenia Alex
CW10. The Gift of Life: A Psychiatric Perspective on Living Hepatic
Organ DonationAPA Council on Psychosomatic Medicine; Co-Chairpersons:
Philip R. Muskin, M.D., Silvia Hafliger, M.D.
CW11. Toward a Better Understanding of Cultural Issues in Clinical
Practice: Residents' Perspective of a Model Curriculum for Residency Training
ProgramsAPA/AstraZeneca Minority Fellows; Chairperson: Angel A.
CW12. Ethnicity and Caregiving Across the Psychiatric SpectrumAPA Committee on Ethnic Minority Elderly; Co-Chairpersons: Iqbal Ahmed,
M.D., Warachal E. Faison, M.D.
CW13. Sexuality and Its Impact on the HIV PandemicAPA Committee
on HIV/AIDS; Chairperson: Marshall Forstein, M.D.
CW14. Psychiatric Ethics in the United States and Throughout the
WorldAPA Ethics Committee; Co-Chairpersons: Spencer Eth, M.D., George
CW15. Teaching the Working Alliance as a Core Process Across the
PsychotherapiesAPA Committee on Psychotherapy by Psychiatrists;
Chairperson: Eric M. Plakun, M.D.
CW16. Scales in the Clinical Practice of Geriatric PsychiatryAPA Committee on Access and Effectiveness of Psychiatric Services for the
Elderly; Chairperson: Allan A. Anderson, M.D.
CW17. Winning the Fight for Mental Health Benefits: Partnering With
EmployersAPA Committee on APA/Business Relationships; Chairperson:
Dauda A. Griffin, M.D.
CW18. Culture as a Rationalization for Violence Against WomenAPA Committee on Family Violence and Abuse; Chairperson: Gail E. Robinson,
CW19. Facilitating Minorities to Excel in Academic PsychiatryAPA Assembly Committee of Representatives of Minority/Underrepresented
Groups; Chairperson: Jagannathan Srinivasaraghavan, M.D.
IW16. Assessment of Capacity: Developments, DVDs, and Defense
OrganizationsChairperson: M.E. Jan Wise, M.R.C. Psych.
IW17. Biopsychosocial and Spiritual Aspects of Treating Our Physician
ColleaguesCo-Chairpersons: Monisha R. Vasa, M.D., Syed S. A. Naqvi,
IW18. Oral Boards Boot Camp: 2006Chairperson: Elyse D. Weiner,
IW19. The Other Desperate Housewives: Hidden Violence in the HomeChairperson: Susan J. Hatters-Friedman, M.D.
IW20. Treating First- and Second-Generation Immigrants With
Psychotherapy During Residency TrainingChairperson: Anu A. Matorin,
IW21. Physician Heal Thyself: Workplace Burnout Among PsychiatristsCo-Chairpersons: John Sharkey, M.D., Steve Choong Kam Chong, M.D.
IW22. Psychotherapy Training and International Medical Graduates: The
Influence of Cultural FactorsChairperson: Nyapati R. Rao,
IW23. Cognitive-Behavior Therapy for Psychosis: Basic Techniques for
PsychiatristsChairperson: Shanaya Rathod, M.D.
IW24. Teaching Cognitive-Behavior Therapy to ResidentsCo-Chairpersons: Judith S. Beck, Ph.D., Donna M. Sudak, M.D.
IW25. Establishing a Women's Mental Health Program in an Academic or
Private SettingCo-Chairpersons: Catherine A. Birndorf, M.D., Nehama
IW26. Secrets in Family Therapy: To Tell or Not to TellCo-Chairpersons: Eva C. Ritvo, M.D., Michael Hughes, M.D.
IW27. Virtual Reality and Video Games in the Treatment of Mental Health
Disorders and Addictions: An Evidence-Based AnalysisCo-Chairpersons:
William Huang, M.D., Jeffery N. Wilkins, M.D.
IW28. Multidisciplinary Treatment of Adults With Asperger's Syndrome and
Related Disorders: Lessons From the University of Pennsylvania Social Learning
Disorders ProgramCo-Chairpersons: Anthony L. Rostain, M.D., Edward S.
Presidential Symposium 1.
The Public Mental Health System: Critical Issues APA Committee on
Family Violenceand Abuse and Council on Social Issues and Public
Psychiatry; Chairperson: Yvonne B. Ferguson, M.D.
S1. HIV Prevention Interventions With Psychiatric Patients From Around
the World: Turning Research Into Practice
S2. Therapeutic Misconception in Clinical Research
S3. Migration and Mental Illness Around the WorldRoyal College
S4. Psychosocial Intervention and Cancer Survival
S5. Sexual Orientation and SportsInternational Society for
S6. Insomnia: What Is It?
S7. The African Diaspora: Identifying and Eliminating Barriers to Mental
S8. Treatment Issues in Schizophrenia With Comorbid DisordersAmerican Association of Practicing Psychiatrists
S9. Rehabilitation in France, Canada, and the U.S.: From Science to
Recovery: A Joint Meeting With the French Psychiatric Association: Vive la
S10. Model Curricula on Religion and Spirituality for Psychiatry
Residency Training Programs
S11. The Long-Term Care and Treatment of Elderly Patients With Bipolar
DisorderAPA Council on Aging
S12. When Usual Treatments Fail: Augmentation Strategies for Refractory
S13. Substance Use Disorders in the U.S.Collaborative Session
With the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
S14. The Mid-Life Crisis as Interpreted in Film and Television
S15. First-Episode Schizophrenia: How Can We Improve Treatment
S16. Adolescent Brain Development: Implications for Psychiatric
TreatmentNational Institute on Drug Abuse
S17. Ethnicity, Age, and Gender as Factors in the Management of Anxiety
S18. Personality Disorders and Comorbidity: Predictive Factors and
S19. Toward a Developmental Trauma Disorder
S20. Borderline Mothers and Infant Interactions: Chaotic
S21. Criminalization of Mental Illness: Getting In and Out in New
YorkAmerican Association for Social Psychiatry
S22. Psychocultural Foundations of Political TerrorismAPA
Council on Global Psychiatry and International Society of Political
S23. Science, Diagnoses, and the ClinicianWorld Psychiatric
S24. The Effective Psychotherapist: The Role of Common and Specific
S25. Developing Strategies in Psychotherapy Research
Psychotherapy and Medication in Outcome Trials Michael E. Thase,
S26. Taking Science to Policy: Efforts to Reduce Harms Related to
Alcohol MisuseCollaborative Session With the National Institute on
Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
S27. Not Just Dopamine any More: Emerging Glutamatergic Therapies for
S28. CANMAT Guidelines for the Management of Bipolar Disorder: An Effort
Toward International Consensus
S29. Dementia in Patients With Down Syndrome: Risk Factors, Biomarkers,
Diagnosis, and Treatment
S30. Geriatric Psychiatry: New Ideas and New Practices for the 21st
S31. Nancy Andreasen: Festschrift for Her 13 Years as Journal
S32. A Spanish Language Update on the Assessment and Management of
DepressionAmerican Society of Hispanic Psychiatry
S33. Recent Advances in Clinical Care and Clinical Research in