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The effect of cannabis on the adolescent brain

College of Psychiatrists of Ireland, Online Winter Conference, 6 November 2020 Prof Hugh Garavan, Professor of Psychiatry at University of...
The effect of cannabis on the adolescent brain

Antipsychotic weight gain and inflammation in children and adolescents

College of Psychiatrists of Ireland, Online Winter Conference, 6 November 2020 Dr Karen Conlan is a Senior Registrar in Child...
Antipsychotic weight gain and inflammation in children and adolescents

An introduction to evolutionary psychiatry

College of Psychiatrists of Ireland, Online Winter Conference, 6 November 2020 Prof Henry O’Connell, Dr Diarmuid Boyle, and Dr Mara...
An introduction to evolutionary psychiatry

Patients’ perception of involuntary psychiatric admission

College of Psychiatrists of Ireland, Online Winter Conference, 6 November 2020 Dr James McLoughlin from Sherwood House, Galway, presented his...
Patients’ perception of involuntary psychiatric admission

Impact of Covid-19 on old age patient mental health and service provision

College of Psychiatrists of Ireland, Online Winter Conference, 6 November 2020 Dr Rachel Wallace, who is based in St James’s...
Impact of Covid-19 on old age patient mental health and service provision

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
The effect of cannabis on the adolescent brain The effect of cannabis on the adolescent brain
College of Psychiatrists of Ireland, Online Winter Conference, 6 November 2020 Prof Hugh Garavan, Professor of Psychiatry at University of...
Antipsychotic weight gain and inflammation in children and adolescents Antipsychotic weight gain and inflammation in children and adolescents
College of Psychiatrists of Ireland, Online Winter Conference, 6 November 2020 Dr Karen Conlan is a Senior Registrar in Child...
An introduction to evolutionary psychiatry An introduction to evolutionary psychiatry
College of Psychiatrists of Ireland, Online Winter Conference, 6 November 2020 Prof Henry O’Connell, Dr Diarmuid Boyle, and Dr Mara...
Patients’ perception of involuntary psychiatric admission Patients’ perception of involuntary psychiatric admission
College of Psychiatrists of Ireland, Online Winter Conference, 6 November 2020 Dr James McLoughlin from Sherwood House, Galway, presented his...
Impact of Covid-19 on old age patient mental health and service provision Impact of Covid-19 on old age patient mental health and service provision
College of Psychiatrists of Ireland, Online Winter Conference, 6 November 2020 Dr Rachel Wallace, who is based in St James’s...
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...

The effect of cannabis on the adolescent brain

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College of Psychiatrists of Ireland, Online Winter Conference, 6 November 2020 Prof Hugh Garavan, Professor of Psychiatry at University of Vermont, spoke at the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland (CPsychI) Online Winter Conference 2020, which took place on Friday 6 November, about his research into the effects of cannabis on the adolescent brain. This year’s…

Antipsychotic weight gain and inflammation in children and adolescents

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College of Psychiatrists of Ireland, Online Winter Conference, 6 November 2020 Dr Karen Conlan is a Senior Registrar in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She is currently carrying out a PhD in Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, Dublin, and is investigating whether antipsychotic related weight gain in children and adolescents is associated with inflammation. This is…

An introduction to evolutionary psychiatry

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College of Psychiatrists of Ireland, Online Winter Conference, 6 November 2020 Prof Henry O’Connell, Dr Diarmuid Boyle, and Dr Mara Petrut from Limerick Mental Health Services delivered a joint presentation to the conference on the importance of evolutionary psychiatry. Dr O’Connell prefaced the presentation by stating that evolutionary theory is “effectively ignored” in both medicine…

Patients’ perception of involuntary psychiatric admission

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College of Psychiatrists of Ireland, Online Winter Conference, 6 November 2020 Dr James McLoughlin from Sherwood House, Galway, presented his findings on individuals’ perceived procedural justice following involuntary psychiatric admission at the CPsychI Winter Conference 2020. He was announced as the trainee oral presentation winner for this presentation. Dr McLoughlin began by stating that procedural…

Impact of Covid-19 on old age patient mental health and service provision

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College of Psychiatrists of Ireland, Online Winter Conference, 6 November 2020 Dr Rachel Wallace, who is based in St James’s Hospital, Dublin, presented two research studies on older individuals, which she carried out in the hospital during the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic. She began by reminding attendees that there was a “huge amount…

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…

Finger on the trigger: Viewing facts through left- or right-tinted glasses

A round-up of medical news and oddities from left field by Dr Doug Witherspoon It’s a struggle to remember a year more crazy than 2020. Aside from you-know-what, we are watching the most controversial US election ever play out, creating even deeper chasms of social and political tribalism in an already bitterly divided country. However,…

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