May 24-27, 2018| 30th APS Annual Convention, Boston, Massachusetts

On Demand Educational Offering | ISTSS
Functional Neuroimaging of Neural Circuits in PTSD: From Hyperactive Amygdala to Altered Contextual Processing, presented by Israel Liberzon, MD
1.5 credits

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This 2015 recorded session presents current information on the brain mechanisms that lie at the core of PTSD that are not yet understood and that may perpetuate or sustain this disorder. Functional neuroimaging studies have uncovered a complex network of brain regions involved in PTSD, progressively improving our understanding of its pathophysiology. The evolution of functional neuroimaging studies from early studies of responses to emotional probes to recent multiday studies of fear-associated learning, and of intrinsic connectivity networks, will be discussed, highlighting their contribution to the evolving concepts of PTSD pathophysiology.

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Learning Objectives: 1. Explain the current model of PTSD neurocircuitry. 2. Describe the role of functional neuroimaging in studying brain circuits in PTSD. 3. Examine the conceptual evolution in models of PTSD pathophysiology.
Eligible for the Advanced Training Certificate Program

American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (ASCP) 2018 Annual Meeting
May 29 - June 1 2018
Miami Beach, FL

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The 2018 American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (formerly NCDEU) Annual Meeting will be held in Miami Beach, FL from May 29 - June 1, 2018. The meeting will include representatives from academia, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), European regulatory agencies and industry that will discuss key aspects of neuropsychiatric drug development, including the impact of diagnostic changes and personalized interventions based on biomarkers or genetic information. A Steering Committee chaired by Drs. Marlene Freeman and John Newcomer with representation of the sectors that are part of the ASCP community lead the direction of the meeting. Representatives from the FDA, EMA, NIMH, NIDA, NIAAA, the pharmaceutical industry and academia comprise the 2018 Steering Committee. A Program Committee under the leadership of Drs. Holly Swartz and Anita Clayton are responsible for the review of all program submissions. View the online program here.

Submissions for pharmaceutical pipeline presentations are open through March 12, 2018. Find more information on how to submit.

Child Mind Institute Visiting Professor Lecture Series (2017-2018 Academic Year)

We are delighted to announce that our partner, the Child Mind Institute, is launching their Visiting Professor Lecture Series for the 2017-2018 academic year. These lectures feature leaders in the field of child and adolescent mental health and learning disorders who present their latest research and clinical studies. These experts share their findings and expertise on a broad range of topics from anxiety and depression to temper outbursts and the effectiveness of parent management training. Visiting Professor Lectures are held Friday mornings from 9:00 am to 10:30 am at the Child Mind Institute in New York City. Attendees may also join via live webinar. Continuing medical education credits are available for medical professionals who attend the lectures.

A special discount is being made available to members of Anxiety and Depression Association of America. By entering the promotional code “ADAA” when selecting your tickets, you will receive a 50% discount off the regular fee of $25 per lecture. We hope that you will take advantage of this special ADAA membership opportunity.