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Monday, September 18 • 9:15am - 10:30am
Solving Clinical Challenges in Substance Use Disorders

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“Solving Clinical Challenges” addresses complex conundrums that are faced by Psych Congress attendees in managing their patients with substance use disorders. Dr. Kosten will discuss and respond to real cases and real issues from attendees who were surveyed prior to the conference. Challenges that may be covered include: 1) diagnostic nosology, accurate diagnosis, and screening; 2) pharmacologic treatments; 3) side effect management; 4) non-pharmacologic treatments.

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Thomas Kosten, MD

Waggoner Chair and Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine & MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas | | Thomas R. Kosten, MD, is the JH Waggoner Chair and Professor of Psychiatry, Pharmacology, and Neuroscience, Vice-Chair for Psychiatry, and Co-Director of the Dan L. Duncan Institute for Clinical and Translational Research at Baylor College of Medicine. His other key appointments are Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry at Peking University Medical School and Professor of Epidemiology and of Behavioral Health at MD Anderson Cancer Prevention Center. Dr, Kosten is a former Professor at Yale University School of Medicine, the founding Vice-Chair for Addiction Psychiatry of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, as well as Past President of both the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry and the College on Problems of Drug Dependence. He is a Distinguished Life Fellow in the American Psychiatric Association and a Fellow of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. Dr. Kosten has served as a Congressional Fellow in the United States House of Representatives and has been a long-standing member of various substance abuse commissions for the National Academy of Sciences, as well as various advisory boards for the Food and Drug Administration and the Department of Defense, primarily related to veteran health, drug safety, and risk management. Since 2001, based on an annual ranking by U.S. News... Read More →

Monday September 18, 2017 9:15am - 10:30am
Room 245 The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Boulevard New Orleans, LA 70130