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Clinical Grand Rounds: Relapse and Recovery February 24, 2012, 12:00 pm WPIC Auditorium

Department of Psychiatry Lecture Series
Clinical Grand Rounds:  Relapse and Recovery in Early Psychosis

Presented by Comprehensive Recovery Services, the STEP Clinic and the Office of Clinical Affairs at WPIC

Our presenters:
Raymond Cho, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Srihari Bangalore, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Robert Feragotti, LPC, NCC, Psych Specialty Counselor
Christal Yuo, MD, Psychiatry Resident

Early phase schizophrenia is a period of great upheaval and multiple challenges for patients and their families.  Among these challenges are high relapse rates in the context of difficulties with maintaining good treatment adherence.  This presentation will give an overview of the relapse in early psychosis, including discussion of some of the complicating factors such as substance use comorbidities, as well as mediation and psychotherapeutic interventions that can be critical in the recovery process.

Special Accommodations: Please indicate any personal accommodations you may need for the conference, such as sign language interpreter, large print conference materials, Braille conference materials, wheelchair height tables, vegetarian meals, diabetic meals, accessible parking or other”   “Please call Ann Lauth at 412-246-6608 or email at lautha@upmc.edu  if you need any personal accommodations in order to participate.

Sponsored by Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, the Office of Clinical Affairs, WPIC and the Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine