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Monday, September 18 • 9:15am - 10:30am
Addressing Pharmacologic Issues in Insomnia

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Insomnia is a common problem that is highly prevalent among people with mental health disorders. The treatment of insomnia often is challenging due to the multiple influences that can undermine sleep quality and quantity. Dr. Neubauer will briefly review the problem of insomnia and provide an overview of therapeutic approaches. The primary focus of this session will be targeted pharmacologic approaches that address specific patient populations and symptoms complexes. The consideration of medications for insomnia should include both pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties. In this way, pharmacotherapy can be customized for individual patients.


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David Neubauer, MD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland | | David 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 Center. Dr. Neubauer is a Fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the American Psychiatric Association. He is a member of the Sleep Research Society. Dr. Neubauer was educated at the University of Miami School of Medicine and received his residency training at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He has a clinical interest in the relationships among sleep, circadian rhythms, and psychiatric disorders. He is author... Read More →


Monday September 18, 2017 9:15am - 10:30am
Hall E-1 The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Boulevard New Orleans, LA 70130