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Module 2—Clinical Queries in Bipolar Depression: How Do You Provide Patient-Centered Care?

  • Authors: Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH; Joseph F. Goldberg, MD
  • CME / CE Released: 11/17/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 11/17/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    Nurses - 0.25 ANCC Contact Hour(s) (0.25 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology)

    Pharmacists - 0.25 Knowledge-based ACPE (0.025 CEUs)

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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for psychiatrists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare providers who care for patients with bipolar disorder.

The goal of this activity is for learners to be better able to integrate patient-centered strategies into the management of bipolar depression.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Risk/benefit profile of available pharmacotherapies for bipolar disorder
    • Individualized treatment approach for bipolar depression


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  • Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH

    Clinical Professor
    Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    New York Medical College
    Valhalla, New York


    Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: AbbVie/Allergan; Acadia; Adamas Pharmaceuticals; Alkermes; Angelini; Astellas; Avanir Pharmaceuticals; Axsome; BioXcel Therapeutics; Boehringer Ingelheim; Cadent Therapeutics; Eisai; Enteris BioPharma; HLS Therapeutics; Impel; Intra-Cellular Therapies; Janssen; Karuna; Lundbeck; Lyndra; Medavante-ProPhase; Merck; Neurocrine; Novartis; Noven; Otsuka; Ovid; Relmada; Reviva; Sage Pharmaceuticals; Sunovion; Supernus Pharmaceuticals; Teva
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: AbbVie/Allergan, Acadia, Alkermes, Angelini, Eisai, Intra-Cellular Therapies, Janssen, Lundbeck, Neurocrine, Noven, Otsuka, Sage Pharmaceuticals, Sunovion, Takeda, Teva
    Stock options from: Reviva
    Owns stock (publicly traded) in: Bristol-Myers Squibb; Eli Lilly; Johnson & Johnson; Merck; Pfizer

  • Joseph F. Goldberg, MD

    Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    New York, New York


    Joseph F. Goldberg, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: BioXcel Therapeutics; Jazz Pharmaceuticals; Lundbeck; Otsuka; Sage Pharmaceuticals; Sunovion; Supernus Pharmaceuticals
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: AbbVie; Alkermes; Intracellular Therapies; Sunovion


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    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC 


    Clinton W. Wright, PharmD, BCPP, has no relevant financial relationships. 

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    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


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Module 2—Clinical Queries in Bipolar Depression: How Do You Provide Patient-Centered Care?

Authors: Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH; Joseph F. Goldberg, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / CE Released: 11/17/2022

Valid for credit through: 11/17/2023


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