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Tuesday, September 19 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Dopamine Receptor Pharmacology: What We Clinicians Need to Know

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Dopamine and its receptors are intimately involved in the pathogenesis of nearly every psychiatric disorder. While we clinicians use multiple treatments that affect these receptors, lack of deep knowledge of these receptors often leads to “blind” prescribing, resulting in suboptimal prescribing. To compound it further, many new psychotropics have vastly different and more precise effects on dopamine receptor family. There is urgent need for continuing medical education on the dopamine family of receptors and means by which we clinicians can target it precisely.


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avatar for Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH

Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH

Psych Congress Co-Chair; Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry,Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Midland, Texas | | Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH, attended medical school at the University of Calcutta in India and attended graduate school at the University of... Read More →


Tuesday September 19, 2017 10:45am - 12:00pm
Hall E-2 The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center 900 Convention Center Boulevard New Orleans, LA 70130