American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 59th Annual Meeting Program Schedule
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Institute 2 (sold out)
Bipolar Disorder in Youth: Modern Diagnostic and Treatment Approaches
This Institute explores clinical strategies and new research findings on the phenomenology, assessment, differential diagnosis, and course of bipolar disorder in children and adolescents. Participants learn about new approaches to the psychopharmacological and psychosocial treatment of bipolar disorder and gain appreciation for the variability in treatment approaches required to address the needs of different age groups with established bipolar disorder versus high risk or prodromal forms of the disorder.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
10:00 AM  
10:05 AM  
Phenomenology, Longitudinal Course, and Differential Diagnosis of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder
David Axelson, M.D. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
10:55 AM  
Making the Numbers Work for Us: Epidemiology and Assessment of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder
Eric Youngstrom, Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
11:45 AM  
12:00 PM  
Rages, Mania, and Temper Dysregulation
Gabrielle A. Carlson, MD Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
12:50 PM  
Panel Discussion
1:20 PM  
Lunch (on your own)
2:30 PM  
Pharmacotherapy of Mania and Depression in Youth with Bipolar Disorder
Kiki D. Chang, M.D. Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA
3:20 PM  
Treatment of Comorbid and High-Risk Conditions in Youth with and At Risk for Developing Bipolar Disorder
Melissa P. DelBello, M.D., M.S. University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
4:10 PM  
4:20 PM  
Psychosocial Treatment Approaches for the Youth and Family
David Miklowitz, Ph.D. UCLA Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, CA
5:10 PM  
Panel Discussion

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