November 29, 2005

Harvard Schizophrenia Family Education Day Presentations

It turns out that the previously posted presentation on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and psychosis (schizophrenia) is just one of the many presentations recorded at Mass General/Harvard schizophrenia Family Education Day that appears to have been held at the end of 2004.

The presentations are available for your viewing and we highly recommend you check them out as there is likely to be something of value for everyone!

A full list of the presentations from this meeting is here - click on the link to go directly to the video:

New Directions in the Pharmacology of Schizophrenia
Donald Goff, M.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Director, Schizophrenia Programs, Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston VA Outpatient Clinic

Medication Adherence in the Patient with Schizophrenia
Oliver Freudenreich, MD
Instructor of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital

Smoking Cessation Strategies in Patients with Schizophrenia
Eden Evins, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Staff Psychiatrist, Schizophrenia and Bipolar Programs, Massachusetts General Hospital

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Schizophrenia
Corinne Cather, Ph.D.
Instructor in Psychology, Harvard Medical School; Clinical Assistant in Psychology, Massachusetts General Hospital

HOPES: Assessing Functionality in Elderly Patients with Mental Illness
Therese Andrews, MS.

Working with Families of Patients with Schizophrenia
Michelle Friedman-Yakoobian, PhD.

Neuroimaging of Schizophrenia: Current Progress and Future Directions
Anthony Weiss, M.D.
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Assistant Psychiatrist, Schizophrenia Program and Psychiatric Neuroimaging Group, Massachusetts General Hospital

Multimodal Neuroimaging of Language Abnormalities in Schizophrenia
Gina Kuperberg, MD, PhD.

The Neural Basis of Emotional Abnormalities in Schizophrenia
Daphne Holt, MD, PhD
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Associate Director, First-Episode and Early Psychosis Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital

The web site where all these presentations are hosted is here:

2nd Annual MGH Schizophrenia Group Education Day - Online Presentations.

A longer list of past presentations at the MassGeneral Hospital is available here: Video Archive of Recent Schizophrenia-related Talks at Massachusetts General Hospital

You can learn more about the MassGeneral Schizophrenia program here.


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Posted by: Michael Malega at May 11, 2007 06:45 AM

I am suffering from schizophrenia since 12 years old.I live in india,lucknow.
I daily have problem in conversing with people;i feel cognitive impairments too.

Posted by: vikaskotwal at October 30, 2007 08:59 PM

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