Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

MSC 09 5030
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: 505-272-2223

Depression and Anxiety Expert Comes to Department

October 30, 2012

The Department of Psychiatry welcomes Dr. Alan F. Schatzberg, Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine. While at UNM, Dr. Schatzberg will give a free public talk through the IDEAS in Psychiatry “We Need to Talk” lecture series; lead the discussion at a case conference; meet with interested faculty; and present grand rounds.

Due to tremendous public response, registration is now closed for his public lecture, but there is still room for anyone who wants to attend his Grand Rounds.

Grand Rounds
"Cortisol, Cognition and Psychosis in Major Depression"
Dr. Alan Schatzberg
Kenneth T. Norris, Jr. Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine

Where:  Room 1220 (Auditorium) of the Domenici Education Center
When:  Friday, November 2, 2012
Time:  1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

At the end of this presentation the audience will be able to:
1. present data on the differences in cortisol levels in specific depressive subtypes
2. review the relationship of elevated cortisol to cognitive dysfunction
3. discuss genetic contribution to elevated cortisol activity in major depression with endogenous symptoms with or without psychotic features.