Session 13: Practical Neuropsychiatry for Clinicians, Part 2
Part Two: The Neuropsychiatry of Memory, Molecular Mimicry, & Memorable Maladies
Thursday Memory and its disorders; A practitioner’s guide to common dementias; Diagnosis and management of cortical and subcortical dementias
Friday Molecular mimicry; Lessons from the great encephalitis epidemic of 1916-1927; Autoimmune limbic encephalitis and the future of neuropsychiatry; Six neuropsychiatry cases all psychiatrists should know
This advanced seminar is geared to mental health and health professionals.
(1) Analyze some of what is known of the neuroscientific basis of memory
(2) Recognize memory-related disorders and how to diagnose common dementias
(3) Discuss the importance of autoimmunity and molecular mimicry as a cause of auto-immune limbic encephalitis
(4) Review six important neuropsych cases deriving lessons for modern psychiatry
Sheldon Benjamin, MD, is Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology and Director of Neuropsychiatry at UMass Medical School, where he is also the Interim Chair of Psychiatry. He is Director of the UMass Psychiatry Residency Program since 1995, co-directs the UMass Psychiatry/Neurology Residency, and is Director of the UMass Neuropsychiatry Fellowship. He has been recognized by the Massachusetts Psychiatric Society as the Psychiatric Educator of the Year and was recipient of the UMass Chancellor’s Medal for Distinguished Teaching. He has published and lectured widely on neuropsychiatric topics and is a leader in neuropsychiatric education.
Dr. Benjamin has the following disclosure: Partner and author, Brain Educators LLC.
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