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2005-2006
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September 
20 Behavioral Symptoms in Breast Cancer Patients: Mechanisms and Management
Julienne Bower, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Semel Institute at UCLA
27 Treating Borderline Personality Disorder: Challenges and Opportunities
8:30 am - 12:30 pm 3.5 CE credits!
8:15 am - "Treatment of Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder"
John Oldham, M.D.
Professor and Chairman
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Medical University of South Carolina
9:15 am - "The Experience of Borderline Patients: Who Are They?"
J. Mark Thompson, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
University of California, Los Angeles
10:30 am "Mentalization: A New Way of Understanding& Treating Borderline Personality Disorder"
Robin Kissell, M.D.
Clinical Instructor
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
University of California, Los Angeles
11:15 am - "Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Emotion Regulation and Borderline Personality Disorder"
Lynn Marcinko McFarr, Ph.D
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

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October
4 No Grand Rounds


11 Pharmacogenomic Approaches to Common and Complex Disorder: Obesity & Depression
Julio Licinio, M.D.
Professor-in-Residence
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Semel Institute at UCLA
18 One Size Does Not Fit All: A Characterization of Profiles in Addiction
Richard De La Garza, Ph.D.
Associate Researcher and Lecturer
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Semel Institute at UCLA
25 Mood Stabilizers to Treat Dementia: A Case Study of Reverse Translational Research
Pierre Tariot, M.D.
Professor
Departments of Psychiatry, Medicine, Neurology, and Aging & Development
University of Rochester Medical Center
Co-Hosted with the UCLA Alzheimer's Disease Center

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November
1 The Early Course of Schizophrenia: Key Influences and More Effective Interventions
Keith H. Nuechterlein, Ph.D.
Professor
Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology
Semel Institute at UCLA
8 Achieving Remission in Schizophrenia
Stephen Marder, M.D.
Professor-in-Residence
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Semel Institute at UCLA
15
Grand Rounds Cancelled!

The original talk by Dr. Ereshefsky has been cancelled. People wishing to earn credit may still attend grand rounds. The following previous talk will be presented:

Cancer Pain Management
Thomas Strouse, MD.
Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center


Treatment Adherence in Persons with Schizophrenia
Larry Ereshefsky, Pharm.D
Adjunct Professor
Departments of Pharmacology and Psychiatry
The University of Texas Health Sciences Center
*Pharmacy credit will be offered
22 GHB and Club Drugs: From Medical Use to Abuse
Karen Miotto, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioal Sciences
Semel Institute at UCLA
Medical Director, Drug Dependency Treatment Program
Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

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December
6 Historical Perspective on Success or Failure in Group Decision Making
Jared Diamond, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Geography
University of California Los Angeles
13 Master Clinician Grand Rounds
Challenges in Managing Eating Disorders
Michael Strober, Ph.D
Professor-in-Residence
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
University of California Los Angeles
20 Lab Science to Clinical Practice: Relating Neurochemical Models of Antipsychotic Effects
Sheldon H. Preskorn, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Psychiatry
University of Kansas

Not Available
27 No Grand Rounds

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January
3 No Grand Rounds
10 Stabilizing Strategies for the Maintenance Treatment of Bipolar I Disorder
Frederick K. Goodwin, M.D.
Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
The George Washington University
17 No Grand Rounds
24 Genetics of EEG and ADHD
Sandra Loo, Ph.D
Assistant Professor-in-Residence
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Semel Institute at UCLA
31 Taking Arms Against A Sea of Troubles: Modernizing Disaster Mental Health
Robert Pynoos, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor-in-Residence
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Semel Institute at UCLA

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February
7 No Grand Rounds
14 Overdiagnosis: Benefits, Costs, and Opportunity
Robert M. Kaplan, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Health Services
UCLA School of Public Health

21 No Grand Rounds
28 Richard Rosen Memorial Lecture
Magnetic Brain Stimulation: New Techniques for Studying and Treating Anxiety and Mood Disorders
Mark George, M.D.
Professor
Departments of Psychiatry, Radiology, and Neuroscience
Medical University of South Carolina

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March
7 The Ten Commandments of Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Robert P. Liberman, M.D.
Professor Emeritus
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Semel Institute at UCLA

14 Dennis Cantwell Memorial Lecture
The Validity of Adult ADHD
Joseph Biederman, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
21 Frontiers in Disease-Modifying Therapy in Alzheimer's Disease
John Ringman, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Reed Neurological Research Center
28 A Genetic Strategy to Study Pathogenesis in Huntington's Disease
X. William Yang, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Semel Institute at UCLA

Not Available

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April
4 The Mind-Body Connection: Psychosocial Management of Chronic Rheumatic Disease
Perry Nicassio, Ph.D.
Clinical Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Semel Institute at UCLA
11 Synethesia, Creativity, and the Strange Case of Vasili Kandinsky
Robert O. Pansau M.D.
Professor Emeritius
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Semel Institute at UCLA
18 Methamphetamine and the Brain: A Problem of Inhibitory Control
Edythe London, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Semel Institute at UCLA
25 Bipolar Depression-Neurobiology and Treatment Update
Mark Frye, M.D.
Associate Professor-in-Residence
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Semel Institute at UCLA

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May
2 Gertrude Rogers Greenblatt Memorial Lecture
The Treatment of Suicidal Youth
John Walkup, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Not Available
9 Social Defeat, or Why Homeless Psychotic Women Don't Want Our Help
Tanya Luhrman, Ph.D.
Department of Comparatic Human Development
University of Chicago
16 J. Thomas Ungerleider Lecture
Why Our Drug Laws Have Failed and What We Can Do About It

Judge James Gray
Adjunct Professor
Chapman University
23 No Grand Rounds
30 No Grand Rounds

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June
6 Daniel X. Freedman Lecture
Changing the Way We Treat Depression

Andrew F. Leuchter, M.D.
Daniel X. Freedman Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Semel Institute at UCLA
13 Neurocognitive Testing in Patients Who Fake Symptoms
Kyle Boone, Ph.D.
Professor-in-Residence
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Semel Institute at UCLA

Not Available

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