On Demand Grand Rounds: The Future of Geriatric Psychiatry: Challenges and Opportunities circa 2019
CZARINA SANTOS-BORJA, MD MEMORIAL LECTURE
This presentation was originally reviewed on December 4, 2023, and broadcast live in person on April 3, 2019 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET.
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This lecture will provide a broad overview of the demographic, scientific, clinical, and health policy challenges and opportunities facing geriatric psychiatry in 2019. Evidence-based strategies for protecting brain health and cognitive fitness in the later years of life will constitute a major focus of the talk. In addition, current knowledge concerning the risk for dementia posed by depression will be addressed, in order to illustrate the relevance of geroscience to psychiatric practice. Discussion of the depression-dementia interface will entail a description of pharmacotherapy strategies to help older adults with treatment-resistant depression and on the long-term sequelae of depression in older adults, including impact on life expectancy and causes of mortality.
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- Describe the relevance of geroscience to psychiatry.
- Delineate the relationships between mood disorders and dementing disorders.
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About This Speaker
Charles F. Reynolds III, MD, is internationally renowned in the field of geriatric psychiatry. His primary research interests focus on mood, grief, and sleep disorders of later life, with a particular focus on mental health services in primary care, improving treatment strategies, depression prevention, and promotion of brain health in older adults. In addition to his national presence, Dr. Reynolds cofounded the Global Consortium on Depression Prevention, a network of investigators in North America, Europe, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand. Currently, he leads an NIMH-sponsored project to develop scalable depression prevention strategies for use in low-resource countries. In this context, he travels annually to India to work with his team at the Goa Medical College. He has also served as a visiting professor in psychogeriatrics in the Netherlands, Brazil, India, Japan, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Australia, and New Zealand, attesting to his now global impact on the field.
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Grand Rounds: The Future of Geriatric Psychiatry: Challenges and Opportunities circa 2019
Charles F. Reynolds III, MD
Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and
UPMC Endowed Professor in Geriatric Psychiatry Emeritus
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Originally reviewed December 4, 2023.
Originally broadcast live April 3, 2019, from 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm EST
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