TORONTO, May 4, 2015 /CNW/ - Leading scientists from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health's (CAMH's) Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute will present research at the world's largest gathering of psychiatrists, the American Psychiatric Association's (APA's) annual conference in Toronto from May 16-20, 2015. CAMH research topics include late-life depression treatment, genetic testing to select psychiatric medications, global mental health, and more. CAMH and APA are also co-hosting a special symposium on immigrant mental health as part of the APA's on Tour program.
Selected CAMH presenters are:
Dr. Bruce G. Pollock
The Citalopram for Agitation in Alzheimer Disease Study: Effect of Citalopram on Agitation in Dementia
Symposium: Geriatric Psychiatry: Treatment Updates and New Perspectives
Sunday, May 17, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Level 700, South Building, Room 718 A
Dr. James Kennedy
Is Psychiatric Medication Selection via Genetic Testing Becoming the Preferred Practice?
David A. Mrazek, M.D. Memorial Lecture on Psychiatric Pharmacogenomics
Monday, May 18, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Level 800, South Building, Exhibit Hall G
Dr. Jeff Daskalakis
Safety and Efficacy of Magnetic Seizure Therapy
Symposium: Seizure Therapy for Depression: Teaching an 'Old Dog' Some 'New Tricks'
Tuesday, May 19, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Level 200, North Building, Rooms 201 A-F
Dr. Benoit Mulsant (symposium chair); Dr. Daniel Blumberger
Symposium: Treatment-Resistant Depression in Late-Life: Results of the Incomplete Response in Late Life Depression: Getting to Remission Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial
Tuesday, May 19, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Level 700, South Building, Room 701 B
Dr. Sean Kidd & Dr. Kwame McKenzie (symposium co-chairs)
Symposium: Mental Health Interventions in Low-Income Contexts: Strategies, Stages, and Supports From Implementation to Scale
Wednesday, May 20, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Level 800, South Building, Room 803 A-B
Register for the APA conference (credentialed media only).
Onsite Meeting Press Room, Toronto Convention Centre, Room 501 – Park View A, South Building.
Hours: Friday, May 15, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday to Tuesday, May 16-19, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Wednesday, May 20, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
APA's On Tour: Immigrant Mental Health Symposium (co-hosted by CAMH)
Saturday, May 16, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Nancy's Auditorium, YWCA Toronto, 87 Elm St. Toronto
Register for the Immigrant Mental Health Symposium (for all conference attendees).
Join the conversation at #APAAM2015
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, and one of the world's leading research centres in its field. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental health and addiction issues. CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, and is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Centre. For more information, please visit www.camh.ca.
SOURCE Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
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