Louisville Lectures

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Delirium with Dr. Zachary Sager

Dr. Sager presents Delirium and how common it is through various statistics before explaining the Delirium DSM- 5 Criteria. He then discusses the many paths that lead to the development of Delirium and why that makes it so difficult to treat as well as the diagnosis of Delirium and the different risk factors involved like dementia, immobility, sensory impairment, etc. While treatment is hard to come by, Dr. Sager discusses the different treatments available.

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Bipolar Disorder with Dr. Zachary Sager

In a discussion with listeners, Dr. Sager through Bipolar Disorder by first explaining the DSM Criteria from Manic Episodes to Bipolar Depression. Dr. Sager presents how to diagnose Bipolar Disorder as well as the different treatments and how to make an educated decision for when to begin treatment based on the individual patient.   

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Mood Disorders with Dr. Casey

Dr. David Casey discusses mood disorders for the internist including major depressive disorder, dysthymic disorder, bipolar disorder, suicidality as well as differential diagnoses such as bereavement and endocrinopathies. He also delves into treatment for refractory depression including electroconvulsive therapy and repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation. 

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