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Thursday, September 10 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Beyond First-Line Therapy: Managing Complex Insomnia in the Mental Health Setting

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Sleep disturbances remain common problems among patients with mental health disorders. The challenges in providing effective treatment to these patients may relate to the use of medications that may not optimally address a patient’s symptom complex. Knowledge about comorbid conditions that may complicate insomnia therapy and the pharmacological properties of available insomnia medications are essential to formulating effective treatment plans. This session will explore these treatment challenges, reviewing the multiple influences that may contribute to difficulty with sleep onset and maintenance. Dr. Neubauer will review a variety of therapeutic options, and will include an update on the pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of medications approved for insomnia treatment.

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David Neubauer, MD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MarylandDavid Neubauer, MD is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Associate Director of the Johns Hopkins Sleep Disorders... Read More →

Thursday September 10, 2015 10:45am - 12:00pm PDT

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