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SEPTEMBER 2004

Thursday Noon - 1:00 in de Marneffe 132

September 9

"Internet Addiction:
A True Addiction or Part of an Impulse Spectrum Disorder?"

Maressa Hecht Orzack, Ph.D.
Director, Computer Addictions Studies Center, McLean Hospital
Assistant Clinical Professor, Harvard Medical School

September 16

"Observations on antidepressants and suicide risk:
Crossroads of psychopharmacology, industry, and politics"

Ross J. Baldessarini, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry (Neuroscience) Harvard Medical School
Director, Psychopharmacology Program,
Neuropsychopharmacology Laboratory, and
International Consortium for Bipolar Disorder Research
McLean Hospital
This is a Risk Management Conference

September 23

"Schizophrenia Pharmacotherapy Algorithms"

David N. Osser, M.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
at the Brockton VA Medical Center and Taunton State Hospital

September 30

"Why would men knowingly commit sexually motivated crimes?
Brain activation, psychopharmacology and the essential question"

Martin Kafka, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Chairman, Clinical Associates Program at McLean Hospital

Physicians:
McLean Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. McLean Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 hour in category 1 credit toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those hours that he/she actually spent in the activity.

Psychologists:
McLean Hospital is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. McLean Hospital maintains responsibility for the program. Participants meeting requirements will receive 1 CE credit.

Nurses:
This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 1.2 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit.

Social Workers:
Grand Rounds has been approved in accordance with the Regulations of the Board of Registration of Social Workers, 258 CMR 31.00. NASW Authorization number is D 4994.