BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Internationally renowned speakers from several
fields in mental health will be featured at the Eighth
Comprehensive Review of Psychiatry to be held Sept. 6-7, at The
Conference and Event Center, Niagara Falls. Sponsors are the
Department of Psychiatry in the University at Buffalo School of
Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the Western New York
Session topics will range from "Why School Anti-Bullying
Programs Do not Work" by Stuart Twemlow, MD, professor of
psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine, to "Treatment of
Prescription Opioid Dependence" by Roger Weiss, MD, professor of
psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.
Other topics include "Gambling, Sex and Stealing" by Jon Grant,
MD, JD, professor of psychiatry at the University of Minnesota, and
"Psycho-cardiology: Treating Mood Disorders while Minimizing
Cardiovascular and Metabolic Risks" by Norman Sussman, MD,
professor of psychiatry at New York University. Steven Dubovsky,
MD, chair of the UB Department of Psychiatry, will discuss the use
of lab tests in the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric
Dubovsky is directing the program, along with Josie Olympia, MD,
associate professor of psychiatry at UB.
Attendees will complete workshops and break into small groups to
reflect on lectures and discuss issues within their fields;
presentations and exhibited data will be broken down into useful
information for the practicing clinician.
In addition to clinicians, the conference aims to attract
psychologists, nurses, pharmacists, social workers and other mental
health care professionals.
For more information, call 716-898-4857 or 716-816-2090.