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Using Holistic Strategies To Improve Outcomes In Mood Disorders

Webinar | July 11, 2019 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ET
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Description

Webinar: Using Holistic Strategies To Improve Outcomes In Mood Disorders

Location: Online Via PsychU.org

Description: Mood disorders are highly prevalent and a leading cause of disability in patients worldwide. Approved pharmacologic treatments are not adequate to provide full symptom relief in a significant portion of patients, leaving a substantial unmet need. Several nonpharmacologic treatment strategies have been shown to be effective in providing symptom relief for mood disorders when augmenting pharmacotherapy.

In this webinar, Dr. Michael Thase and Dr. Saundra Jain provide an overview of evidence-based nonpharmacologic options that can be used as part of a holistic strategy for the treatment of mood disorders. Some of the treatment strategies they’ll discuss include: psychotherapy, exercise, activity management, sleep, mindfulness, meditation, diet, and wellness.

Speakers are paid consultants to Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

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Event Speakers

Saundra Jain, MA, PsyD, LPC
Featured Speaker

Saundra Jain, MA, PsyD, LPC, is an Adjunct Clinical Affiliate for the School of Nursing at the University of Texas, Austin; and Co-Founder of WILD-5 Wellness, a wellness intervention that combines five elements of wellness into a prescriptive, easy-to-follow program. She also operates a private psychotherapy practice. Dr. Jain’s research focuses on wellness and the impact of positive psychology on clinical outcomes, exploring the connection of wellness and anti-inflammatory effects, and improvements in disease and wellness markers.

Dr. Jain received a MA from the University of Houston-Clear Lake; a PsyD from Southern California University for Professional Studies; and is a Licensed Professional Counselor.

Michael Thase, MD
Featured Speaker

Michael Thase, MD, is a Professor of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine; Director of the Mood & Anxiety Disorders Section; and Researcher at the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz Veterans Affairs Medical Center at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association; a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy; a Fellow of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology; and serves on a variety of executive committees and advisory boards. Dr. Thase’s research focuses on the assessment and treatment of mood disorders, including the exploration of differential therapeutics for depression and bipolar affective disorder.

Dr. Thase received his MD from the Ohio State University College of Medicine.

Mark Tacelosky, PharmD
Moderator

Mark Tacelosky, PharmD, is a Medical Science Liaison for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

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