Mood & Mental Disorders Update

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Toronto - October 29, 2018          (Click here for price and venue details)

$208.95 ($199 + GST) - Middle Rate - On or before October 22, 2018
$219.45 ($209 + GST) - Regular Rate - After October 22, 2018

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Workshop from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | What to Expect at the Workshop

Holiday Inn Toronto Yorkdale | Venue Web Site
3450 Dufferin Street | Map and directions

London - November 5, 2018          (Click here for price and venue details)

$208.95 ($199 + GST) - Middle Rate - On or before October 22, 2018
$219.45 ($209 + GST) - Regular Rate - After October 22, 2018

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Best Western Lamplighter Inn | Venue Web Site
591 Wellington Road | Map and directions

Calgary - November 26, 2018          (Click here for price and venue details)

$208.95 ($199 + GST) - Middle Rate - On or before November 13, 2018
$219.45 ($209 + GST) - Regular Rate - After November 13, 2018

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Workshop from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | What to Expect at the Workshop

Coast Plaza Hotel | Venue Web Site
1316 - 33 Street NE | Map and directions

Edmonton - November 27, 2018          (Click here for price and venue details)

$208.95 ($199 + GST) - Middle Rate - On or before November 13, 2018
$219.45 ($209 + GST) - Regular Rate - After November 13, 2018

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Edmonton Inn | Venue Web Site
11834 Kingsway Avenue | Map and directions

Winnipeg - December 3, 2018          (Click here for price and venue details)

$198.45 ($189 + GST) - Early Rate - On or before October 22, 2018
$208.95 ($199 + GST) - Middle Rate - On or before November 19, 2018
$219.45 ($209 + GST) - Regular Rate - After November 19, 2018

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Workshop from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | What to Expect at the Workshop

Best Western Plus Winnipeg Airport | Venue Web Site
1715 Wellington Avenue | Map and directions




Presented by Dr. Roger McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Roger McIntyre is currently a Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology at the University of Toronto and Head of the Mood Disorders Psychopharmacology Unit at the University Health Network in Toronto. Dr. McIntyre is also Executive Director of the Brain and Cognition Discovery Foundation in Toronto, Canada and director for the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) from Chicago, Illinois, USA. Dr. McIntyre was named by Clarivate Analytics/Thomson Reuters in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 as one of “The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds”. He is involved in multiple research projects on the association between mood disorders, cognitive function and medical comorbidity. Dr. McIntyre is extensively involved in medical education and is a highly sought-after speaker at both national and international meetings. He has received several teaching awards from the University of Toronto, and has been a recipient of the joint Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) / Council of Psychiatric Continuing Education Award for the Most Outstanding Continuing Education Activity in Psychiatry in Canada. Dr. McIntyre has published more than 400 articles/manuscripts and has edited and/or co-edited several books on mood disorders. Dr. McIntyre completed his medical degree at Dalhousie University and his Psychiatry residency training and Fellowship in Psychiatric Pharmacology at the University of Toronto.

Workshop Description

While there have been a number of advances in the treatment of depression and bipolar illness, several challenges have remained such as: medication side effects, drug failures; treatment resistant depression, treatment resistant bipolar illness, and residual cognitive dysfunction. New concepts and directions in research have resulted in newer and more effective treatment and pharmacological options. Join us to hear Dr. Roger McIntyre MD FRCPC present these topics at this one day workshop; along with a discussion of how to preserve “brain capital” in patients who typically experience negative changes their cognitive ability.

Workshop Topics

Overview of Pharmacotherapy in Major Depressive Disorder
- Conventional Treatments and New Medications for Adults with MDD
- Strategies to improve Health Outcomes amongst Adults with Treatment Resistant Depression
- New Investigational Approaches, including Ketamine for Adults with Treatment Resistant Mood Disorders

Overview of Pharmacotherapy in Bipolar Disorder
- Conventional Treatments for Adults with Bipolar Disorder and Updates
- Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes amongst Adults with Treatment Resistant Bipolar Disorder, notably Bipolar Depression
- Novel Investigational Treatments including Ketamine, Anti-inflammatories and Antidiabetic medication

Overview of Treatments for Cognitive Dysfunction in Psychiatry
- A Review of, and Defining Cognitive Dysfunction across Mental Disorders
- The Mechanisms Leading to Cognitive Dysfunction in Psychiatry
- Brain Capital: New Directions and Treatments for Adults with Cognitive Dysfunction in Psychiatry

Diabetes and Obesity: Metastasis to the Brain, Implications for Treating Patients
- Mechanisms linking Diabetes and Obesity to the Brain
- The Role of Obesity and Diabetes in Causing Cognitive Dysfunction and Mental Illness
- How Treatments for Diabetes and Obesity can Benefit Brain Health

Who Should Attend?

* Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Mental Health Nurses, Social Workers, Therapists, & Allied Staff in Psychiatric Settings
* Primary Care Physicians & Mental Health Staff in Community Settings
* Intake and Frontline staff; Mental Health Managers & Educators
* Mental Health Nurses & Staff in Correctional and Forensic Settings