Variation on Complexity: Co-Morbidities in Mood Disorders

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Date(s) - April 18, 2015
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Conference Center at Drake


5th Annual Mood Disorders Symposium


7 – 7:55 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast

7:55 – 8 a.m. Welcome (Cheryl McCullumsmith, MD, PhD)

8 – 8:45 a.m. Intersection Between PTSD and Mood Disorders (Kathleen M. Chard, PhD)

8:50 – 9:35 a.m. Mood Disorders with Substance Use Disorders (Richard Jeffrey Goldsmith, MD)

9:40 – 10:25 a.m. Mood Disorders in the Context of Dementia and Other Disorders of Aging (Robert Krikorian, PhD)

10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Mood Disorders with Complicating Chronic Medical Conditions (Cheryl McCullumsmith, MD, PhD)

11:15 – 11:45 a.m. Break

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Complex cases presentation and panel discussion

12:45 – 1 p.m. Concluding Remarks and Adjournment (Caleb Adler, MD)



Caleb Adler, MD

Co-Director, Mood Disorders Center

Professor and Vice-Chair for Clinical Research, UC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

Kathleen M. Chard

Director, UC Health Stress Center

Director, Trauma Recovery Center, Cincinnati VA Medical Center

Professor, UC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

Richard Jeffrey Goldsmith MD, DLFAPA, FASAM

Staff Psychiatrist, Department of Veterans Affairs, Cincinnati VAMC

Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, UC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

President-Elect, American Society of Addiction Medicine

Robert Krikorian, PhD

Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, UC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

Cheryl McCullumsmith, MD, PhD

Associate Professor and Associate Chair for Clinical Integration, UC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience


Program Objectives

  • Discuss the relationship between mood disorders and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.
  • Determine how to evaluate and treat dementia and other disorders of the elderly.
  • Identify evidence-based treatment strategies for co-occurring substance use and mood disorders.
  • Review important treatment decisions with co-morbid chronic medical conditions and mood disorders.



The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Cincinnati designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit available upon course completion.

This CME activity is planned to meet the needs of the following practicing healthcare professionals: psychiatrists, psychologists, primary care physicians, nurses, residents, medical students, social workers, counselors, mid-level practitioners and other behavioral health professionals.



Register online at For more information, call Shelly Gillespie at (513) 558-9028 or



$75/person in advance; $90/person at the door

Medical students and residents – Free with prior registration; $25 at the door

* Thanks to a generous donation from Cindy and Bill Starr, fees will be waived for the first 20 social work professionals who register


The UC Health Mood Disorders Center falls under the UC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience and the UC Neuroscience Institute, and is a member of the National Network of Depression Centers.