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Prescribing antipsychotic medication in the treatment of schizophrenia- CPD Module

2 CPD Hours Authors Dr Zeeshan Mumtaz, Registrar Psychiatry, and Dr Daniel Herlihy, Consultant Psychiatrist, St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny Reviewed...
Prescribing antipsychotic medication in the treatment of schizophrenia- CPD Module

Involuntary psychiatric admission in Ireland

A detailed overview of the involuntary psychiatric admission process in Ireland and the supporting legislation There were 17,000 psychiatric admissions...
Involuntary psychiatric admission in Ireland

A new President for psychiatry

Catherine Reilly speaks to new President of the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland Dr William Flannery about challenges facing the...
A new President for psychiatry

Joint Conference of the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland and the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Northern Ireland

Dr Calvin Har Siu Yee; Dr Jasimah Jamir; and Dr Micheal MorganDr Adereni Adedokeun; Dr Chinyere Nwogbunyama; and Dr Oliaku...
Joint Conference of the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland and the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Northern Ireland

Latest developments in psychiatry

Sandra Ryan reports on the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland Winter Conference, which was held in collaboration with its Northern...
Latest developments in psychiatry

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder: What it is and why it matters

An overview of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD),  a severe, disabling and widely under-recognised form of premenstrual syndrome Premenstrual dysphoric disorder...
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder: What it is and why it matters

Enhanced cognitive behavioural therapy

There is strong evidence that enhanced cognitive behavioural therapy is very effective for the treatment of eating disorders Eating disorders...
Enhanced cognitive behavioural therapy

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults

Core symptoms The key features of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. The diagnosis requires the...
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults

Depression in Ireland — where do we stand today?

Prof Brendan Kelly gives a comprehensive overview of the incidence, diagnosis and multifaceted treatment of depression
Depression in Ireland — where do we stand today?

College of Psychiatrists of Ireland Annual Conference – Spring 2018

All reports by James Fogarty NOSP in talks with Medical Council Physician suicide is catastrophic for not only the individual...
College of Psychiatrists of Ireland Annual Conference – Spring 2018
Prescribing antipsychotic medication in the treatment of schizophrenia- CPD Module Prescribing antipsychotic medication in the treatment of schizophrenia- CPD Module
2 CPD Hours Authors Dr Zeeshan Mumtaz, Registrar Psychiatry, and Dr Daniel Herlihy, Consultant Psychiatrist, St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny Reviewed...
Involuntary psychiatric admission in Ireland Involuntary psychiatric admission in Ireland
A detailed overview of the involuntary psychiatric admission process in Ireland and the supporting legislation There were 17,000 psychiatric admissions...
A new President for psychiatry A new President for psychiatry
Catherine Reilly speaks to new President of the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland Dr William Flannery about challenges facing the...
Joint Conference of the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland and the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Northern Ireland Joint Conference of the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland and the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Northern Ireland
Dr Calvin Har Siu Yee; Dr Jasimah Jamir; and Dr Micheal MorganDr Adereni Adedokeun; Dr Chinyere Nwogbunyama; and Dr Oliaku...
Latest developments in psychiatry Latest developments in psychiatry
Sandra Ryan reports on the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland Winter Conference, which was held in collaboration with its Northern...
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder: What it is and why it matters Premenstrual dysphoric disorder: What it is and why it matters
An overview of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD),  a severe, disabling and widely under-recognised form of premenstrual syndrome Premenstrual dysphoric disorder...
Enhanced cognitive behavioural therapy Enhanced cognitive behavioural therapy
There is strong evidence that enhanced cognitive behavioural therapy is very effective for the treatment of eating disorders Eating disorders...
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults
Core symptoms The key features of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. The diagnosis requires the...
Depression in Ireland — where do we stand today? Depression in Ireland — where do we stand today?
Prof Brendan Kelly gives a comprehensive overview of the incidence, diagnosis and multifaceted treatment of depression
College of Psychiatrists of Ireland Annual Conference – Spring 2018 College of Psychiatrists of Ireland Annual Conference – Spring 2018
All reports by James Fogarty NOSP in talks with Medical Council Physician suicide is catastrophic for not only the individual...

Prescribing antipsychotic medication in the treatment of schizophrenia- CPD Module

2 CPD Hours Authors Dr Zeeshan Mumtaz, Registrar Psychiatry, and Dr Daniel Herlihy, Consultant Psychiatrist, St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny Reviewed ByDr Daniel Herlihy, Consultant Psychiatrist, St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny This module discusses the rationale for prescibing antipsychotic medication. The importance of involving the patient in the choice depending on the side effect profile of the…

Involuntary psychiatric admission in Ireland

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A detailed overview of the involuntary psychiatric admission process in Ireland and the supporting legislation There were 17,000 psychiatric admissions in Ireland in 2018, of which 2,225 were on an involuntary basis, according to the Health Research Board. As a result, 13.1 per cent of all admissions and 13.7 per cent of first admissions were…

A new President for psychiatry

Catherine Reilly speaks to new President of the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland Dr William Flannery about challenges facing the specialty, including amid the current Covid-19 pandemic The planned theme of the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland Spring Conference 2020 was ‘keeping science in psychiatry’. The conference, which had been due to take place later…

Joint Conference of the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland and the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Northern Ireland

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Latest developments in psychiatry

Sandra Ryan reports on the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland Winter Conference, which was held in collaboration with its Northern counterpart This year’s Winter Conference of the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland was held on November 14-15 in Belfast, a joint event held with the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Northern Ireland. Specialists in psychiatry…

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder: What it is and why it matters

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An overview of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD),  a severe, disabling and widely under-recognised form of premenstrual syndrome Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is a severe, disabling and widely under-recognised form of premenstrual syndrome that affects up to 6 per cent of menstruating people. Given its prevalence, severity and symptom profile, it is included in the list…

Media mischief-making and mayhem over Covid-19

Can we breathe out yet? As always, there are more questions than answers around Covid-19 and while medical experts and commentators have remained fairly rational and level-headed when discussing it, the same cannot be said for the media. Many media outlets have been culpable in causing considerable amounts of anxiety around Covid-19, some more than…

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