Journal CME

Volume 85, Number 8

Diagnosing and treating bipolar disorder in primary care

 

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Release Date: August 1, 2018
Expiration Date: July 31, 2019

Estimated Time of Completion: 1 hour

Description

Many patients have undiagnosed bipolar depression, ie, depression with shifts to periods of mania.

Learning Objective

Readers will recognize the signs and symptoms of bipolar disorder.

Target Audience

Directed to practitioners in psychiatry/psychology, family practice, neurology, nursing, social work, wellness, and women’s health.

Accreditation

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.

Activity Director and Authors

Activity Director

Brian F. Mandell, MD, PhD
Chairman, Department of Medicine, Education Institute,
Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
of Case Western Reserve University,
Editor in Chief, Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine,
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Co-Activity Directors

Pelin Batur, MD, NCMP, CCD
Ob/Gyn & Women’s Health Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
of Case Western Reserve University, Deputy Editor, Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Craig Nielsen, MD
Vice Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine,
Deputy Editor, Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine,
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Kristi Thomsen
Executive Editor, Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine,
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Authors

Parashar Koirala, MD
Fellow, Clinical Neuroscience in Mood Disorders,
Center for Behavioral Health,
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Amit Anand, MD
Director, Mood and Emotional Disorders Across the Life Span (MEDALS) Program,
Department of Psychiatry and Psychology and Center for Behavioral health, Cleveland Clinic; Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Cleveland Clinic Lerner School of Medicine of Case Western University, Cleveland, OH

CME Disclaimer

The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. In no event will The Cleveland Clinic Foundation be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

Disclosures

In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support issued by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education requires resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest to ensure CME activities are free of commercial bias.

The following faculty have indicated that they have a relationship which, in the context of their contributions, could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:

Brian F. Mandell, MD, PhD (Activity Director)
  Consulting Horizon Pharma
  Consulting Ironwood Pharmaceuticals
  Teaching, Speaking Genentech
Amit Anand, MD
  Support National Institute of Mental Health
  Support Brain Behavior Research Foundation
  Support Stanley Foundation
  Support Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

All other authors, co-activity directors, reviewers and CCJM staff report no relevant financial relationships which, in the context of their contributions, could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest.


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