Day A: Schizophrenia / Substance Misuse

Date: Wednesday 20th November 2019
Venue: Hallam Conference Centre, 44 Hallam Street, London, W1W 6JJ
Organised by: Oliver Howes and Anne Lingford-Hughes

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Wednesday 20 November
08:45–09:10 Registration and coffee
09:10–09:20 Introduction
Professor Oliver Howes (London)
09:20–09:55 Pharmacology of antipsychotics
Professor Oliver Howes (London)
09:55–10:00 Questions
10:00–10:40 Schizophrenia: first episode, acute psychosis, relapse prevention
Dr Richard Drake (Manchester)
10:40–11:00 Coffee
11:00–11:40 Adverse effects of antipsychotic drugs
Dr Maxine Patel (London)
11:40–12:20 Pharmacological strategies for treatment resistant schizophrenia
Professor Thomas Barnes (London)
12:20–13:00 Panel Questions / Discussion
Professor Oliver Howes and Dr Richard Drake and Professor Thomas Barnes and Dr Maxine Patel
13:00–13:50 Lunch
13:50–14:35 Pharmacology and pharmacological management. What psychiatrists need to know about drugs of abuse: Illicit drugs, prescribed drugs and novel psychoactive substances
Dr Lesley Peters (Manchester)
14:35–14:50 Questions
14:50–15:35 Pharmacology and pharmacological management of alcohol dependence
Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes (London)
15:35–15:50 Tea
15:50–16:35 Pharmacological management of comorbidity: Mental illness and substance use
Professor Julia Sinclair (Southampton)
16:35–17:05 Panel Questions / Discussion
Dr Lesley Peters and Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes and Professor Julia Sinclair
17:05–17:10 Sum-up and close

Last edited 30th October 2018

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