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Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Psychology Volume 03, Issue 03: Autism/Depression in Adolescents

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Marilyn C. Augustyn, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, and Director, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, presented on Autism/Depression in Adolescents

 

Glendale, CA / http://www.myprgenie.com / via ACCESSWIRE / March 25, 2014 / Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Psychology Volume 03, Issue 03: Autism/Depression in Adolescents.

The goals of this program are to improve management of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), and screening for and management of depression in adolescents. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Equip families of children diagnosed with ASD with tools to assist them in coping with the first 100 days after diagnosis.

2. Support caregivers and siblings of patients diagnosed with ASD and make appropriate referrals.

3. Select appropriate screening tools for depressive symptoms in adolescent patients, and develop protocols for following patients who screen positive.

4. Recognize common and more subtle symptoms of depression in adolescents.

5. Prescribe pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatments shown to be effective for depression in adolescents.

The original programs were presented by Marilyn C. Augustyn, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, and Director, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA.

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, records over 10,000 hours of lectures every year in anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology, by the leading medical researchers at the top laboratories, universities, and institutions. 

Recent researchers have hailed from Harvard, Cedars-Sinai, Mayo Clinic, UCSF, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Kansas Medical Center, The University of California, San Diego, The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, The University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and many others.

Out of these cutting-edge programs, Audio-Digest then chooses the most clinically relevant, edits them for clarity, and publishes them either every week or every two weeks.

In addition, Audio-Digest publishes subscription series in conjunction with leading medical societies: DiabetesInsight with The American Diabetes Association, ACCEL with The American College of Cardiology, Continuum Audio with The American Academy of Neurology, and Journal Watch Audio General Medicine with Massachusetts Medical Society.

For 60 years, the global medical community of doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and other medical professionals around the world has subscribed to Audio-Digest specialty series in order to remain current in their specialties as well as to maintain their Continuing Education requirements with the most cutting-edge, independent, and unbiased continuing medical education (CME).

Long a technical innovator, Audio-Digest was the first to produce audio medical education programs and the first to produce in-car medical education. Currently, its subscription and annual products are available on CD and MP3, as well as iPhone, iPad.

Contact: Paul Angles, pangles@audio-digest.org, 818-844-3237 

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