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Affective Disorders

  • Date: 2017-09-27
  • Venue: Manchester Dental Education Centre (MANDEC), Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester, M15 6FH
  • Members £0
  • Non Members £25-60
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MANDEC directions

1.30 pm
Registration & Coffee

1.55 pm
Annual General Meeting of the Section of Psychiatry 

2.00 pm
What’s new in the treatment of bipolar disorder?

Dr David Cousins, MRC Clinical Scientist and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist, Newcastle University

2.50 pm
Adjunctive Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) for treatment-resistant depression – a better long-term treatment than any available medications?
Dr Maxine Dibué-Adjei, Neuromodulation HCP Marketing Manager, LivaNova PLC, Germany

  • Dr Dibué-Adjei will cover the mechanisms of action of VNS, the existing literature as well as some practical aspects.

3.40 pm

4.00 pm
Choosing between different antidepressants

Dr Peter S Talbot, Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist, University of Manchester

4.50 pm