Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Mood Disorders Conference: Friday, March 12

The "Advances in the Treatment of Mood Disorders: 2010" conference is scheduled to take place March 12 at the Sheraton Station Square.

This meeting will offer a succinct way for clinicians to assimilate recent advances in mood disorder treatment. The speakers will present new developments in the treatment of depression and bipolar disorder. This conference will also include a series of workshops, which will offer an intimate didactic learning opportunity for increasing understanding of psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic techniques. Some of the topics to be addressed include treatments for insomnia, the use of light therapy for depression and decision processes in suicidal behavior.

Details can be found on this website: Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

For additional information or to receive a brochure, please contact Maria Pena-Jordan at penajrdanmi@upmc.edu or 412-802-6917

For more information on mental illness, visit the NAMI Southwestern Pennsylvania website.