On Demand Wednesday Lecture Series: Psychobiology of the Early Course of Psychoses: The Questions of When, What, Why, How, and So What
HARRY STACK SULLIVAN AWARD LECTURE
This presentation was originally reviewed on December 1, 2021, and broadcast live online on May 8, 2019 from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM ET.
The views and opinions expressed by this presenter in this lecture are their own, and do not represent the views of Sheppard Pratt.
This presentation will address the knowledge gap among practitioners about the nature of the early course of psychotic disorders and the beginning understanding of the neurobiological basis of this group of illnesses. The neuroscientific understanding of the biological basis of schizophrenia and related disorders is relatively recent and has not been part of mainstream teaching in mental health education. Clinicians will have a better understanding, after this lecture, about the brain mechanisms underlying psychosis, and its potential for early intervention and prevention, and also a more hopeful approach to these illnesses.
This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, counselors, therapists and other mental health professionals.
At the conclusion of this activity, clinicians will be able to:
- Discuss neurobiology of healthy adolescence.
- Discuss current thinking on the biological basis of early psychosis.
- Discuss challenges and potential future opportunities for early intervention research
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About This Speaker
Dr. Keshavan is Stanley Cobb Professor of Psychiatry at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Harvard Medical School (HMS), a position he assumed in April 2008. He is also Vice-Chair for the department’s Public Psychiatry division, and a senior psychiatric advisor for the Massachusetts Mental Health Center. Since September 2017, he serves as the Director of the Commonwealth Research Center at BIDMC. Dr. Keshavan received his medical training in Mysore, India (where he graduated at the top of his University), and his psychiatric training in Bangalore (India), Vienna, London, and Detroit. He is a distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association; a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Canada; and a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK. Dr. Keshavan is the Editor-in-Chief of Schizophenia Research and serves on the editorial board for journals such as Acta Neuropsychiatrica, Bipolar disorder and Asian Journal of Psychiatry.
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Matcheri S. Keshavan, MD, reports having no financial interest, arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 12 months. He will not discuss any products or services in this presentation.
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Wednesday Lecture Series: Psychobiology of the Early Course of Psychoses: The Questions of When, What, Why, How, and So What
Matcheri S. Keshavan, MD
Stanley Cobb Professor
Harvard Medical School,
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
and Massachusetts Mental Health Center
Originally reviewed December 1, 2021.
Originally broadcast live May 8, 2019, from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EST
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