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Mayo Clinic PsychUpdate e-Edition
June 2015
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Mild Cognitive Impairment & Dementia
Patient Care

HABIT program aims to delay MCI progression, ease caregiver burden

Mayo Clinic's 10-day Healthy Action to Benefit Independence and Thinking (HABIT) program uses memory compensation training and other interventions to help delay the progression of mild cognitive impairment and relieve caregiver burden.

Wellness coaching improves QOL, depression, perceived stress

A new study demonstrates that the significant psychosocial benefits of wellness coaching are maintained over time.


Serotonin transporter genotypes may be associated with bone loss

A functional polymorphism of the serotonin transporter promoter gene produces two main alleles, short (s) and long (l). New research shows that the s allele may be associated with increased bone loss in middle-aged women with diagnosed depression.

See all Psychiatry and Psychology Clinical Trials at Mayo Clinic

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Aeschi 8: Bearing the Struggle: Exploring the Challenges Facing Clinicians Working with Suicidal Patients 2015
June 11-13, 2015, in Vail, Colo.
Using highly interactive seminars, lectures and workshops, some of the world's leading experts on suicide help clinicians understand and deal with the management of suicidal patients.

Approaches to Pediatric Depression and Related Disorders 2015
Aug. 21, 2015, in Minneapolis
This interactive course focuses on recent developments in the diagnosis, assessment and multimodal treatment planning for pediatric depression and related conditions such as medical comorbidities, ADHD, eating disorders and anxiety.

Psychiatry Clinical Reviews 2015
Oct. 15-19, 2015, in Chicago
This course provides clinically relevant updates for managing psychiatric problems across all care settings. Topics include mood, anxiety and psychotic disorders, child and adolescent psychiatric treatment, psychotherapy techniques and strategies, sleep disorders, and a neurology update.

Translational Review of Mood Disorders and Addiction 2015
Oct. 29, 2015, in Minneapolis
Mood and addiction disorders are two of the most prevalent psychiatric conditions, with a high rate of illness morbidity. This course provides a wide-ranging overview of basic, translational and clinical research in both mood and addiction.

See all Psychology & Psychiatry Continuous Professional Development Courses

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In the Video Center

Mild Cognitive Impairment & Dementia
New biomarker tools can now identify brain changes that may eventually become dementia. This allows time to implement primary and secondary prevention strategies for these patients.

Visit the Medical Professional Video Center to view specialty and Grand Rounds presentations online

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