Department of Psychiatry

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

Phone: 505-272-2223

Alzheimer?s Disease Relapse Risk Is Subject of Grand Rounds

November 26, 2012

The Department of Psychiatry presents “Relapse Risk After Discontinuation of Risperidone in Alzheimer’s Disease,” with Corbett Schimming, M.D. , Assistant Professor; Attending Geriatric Psychiatrist at the Raymond G. Murphy Veterans Administration Medical Center in Albuquerque. Dr. Schimming co-authored an article with the same title that was published last month in the New England Journal of Medicine (2012 Oct. 18; 367(16:1497-507). 

Friday, November 30, 2012
Domenici Center East Building, Auditorium Room 1220
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Objectives:                                                                                                                             

At the end of this presentation the audience will be able to:

1. Understand the scope and impact of behavioral and psychotic symptoms of dementia
2. Review treatment options for these symptoms
3. Understand the implications of discontinuing antipsychotic medications in patients who respond to these treatments

All psychiatrists, other physicians, psychiatric residents, medical students and
behavioral healthcare providers are welcome to attend. Admission is free.

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