Lenexa, KS (PressExposure) July 19, 2013 -- Dr. James Greenblatt, M.D., will be presenting on Integrative Medicine for Mood Disorders at the 4th Annual Integrative Medicine for Mental Health Conference in Chicago, IL, September 20-22, 2013.
"Integrative Medicine for Mood Disorders" presented by Dr. Greenblatt will review the controversy over antidepressant medications and explore common nutritional deficiencies involved with mood disorders. Dr. Greenblatt will discuss researched medication augmentation strategies as well as effective approaches for safely minimizing withdrawal symptoms while tapering off antidepressant medications.
Attendees will understand how common nutritional deficiencies, including B12, magnesium, folic acid, and vitamin D contribute to mood disorders. The presentation will also cover how dietary changes can influence neurotransmitter synthesis and learn the controversy around neurotransmitter testing. Finally, attendees will be able to apply practical solutions to take home by learning augmentation strategies to safely minimize withdrawal symptoms for individuals tapering off antidepressant medications.
Dr. Greenblatt is the Founder and Medical Director of Comprehensive Psychiatric Resources, a private integrative psychiatric practice. Dr. Greenblatt also serves as the Medical Director of Eating Disorder Services at Walden Behavioral Care in Waltham, MA. After receiving his medical degree and completing his psychiatry residency at George Washington University, Dr. Greenblatt went on to complete a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Medical School. Dr. Greenblatt is an author of Answer to Anorexia and The Breakthrough Depress Solutions as well as an acknowledged integrative medicine expert and speaker.
Date: September 20-22, 2013
Location: Chicago, IL
Cost: Early Bird Registration $100 off ends August 12
CE/CME/CEU credits available!
Integrative Medicine for Mental Health supports a whole body approach, utilizing multiple fields of medicine and nutritional sciences to help patients obtain mental wellness. The integrative approach includes metabolic testing, nutritional therapies, dietary interventions, and traditional medical treatments. Practical applications and effective protocols will be presented and can be easily applied in a clinical setting. The concepts and practical guidelines presented at this conference can dramatically improve the quality of life of practitioners and patients.