These are continuing education questions based on published, peer-reviewed journal articles (we generally focus on important articles which are available in the public domain/online). The courses in this category are based on the articles themselves or collections of articles on related topics, not secondary content developed from the articles.

  • Read two journal articles and receive one CE credit for just $7. The full text of the journal articles can be obtained for free online via PubMed.com. The articles have been field tested and it should take approximately one hour total to read both articles. They are titled Assessment Tools for Adult Bipolar Disorder and Psychosocial Disability in the Course of Bipolar I and II Disorders: A Prospective, Comparative, Longitudinal Study

    Learn more about this course, look over the 11 test questions you must answer to get credit and get links to the articles.

    Course objective #1: You will be able to describe the impact of Bipolar I and Bipolar II on psychosocial functioning

    Course Objective #2: You will be able to list assessment tools for adult bipolar disorder

  • Read two articles (should take approximately 1 hour) and earn 1 CE credit for just $7:

    Unrecognized Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults Presenting with Other Psychiatric Disorders, Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D. & Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D.

    and

    Adult ADHD and comorbid depression: A consensus-derived diagnostic algorithm for ADHD by Diane McIntosh, Stan Kutcher, Carin Binder, Anthony Levitt, Angelo Fallu & Michael Rosenbluth.

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    Course Objective #1: You will be able to describe ways of differentiating Adult ADHD from other disorders 

    Course Objective #2: You will be able to describe how ADHD comorbid with other disorders may impact treatment

  • Course J3: Rages, Pediatric Bipolar & Severe Mood Dysregulation (SMD)

    Read two journal articles (should take about one hour) and receive one CE credit for just $7. The full text of the journal articles can be obtained for free online via PubMed.com.  The articles are titled:

    Rages-What Are They and Who Has Them?

    and

    Different Psychophysiological and Behavioral Responses Elicited by Frustration in Pediatric Bipolar Disorder and Severe Mood Dysregulation

    Learn more about this course, look over the 11 test questions you must answer to get credit and get links to the articles

    Course Objective #1: You will be able to list characteristics of children who have been hospitalized for episodes of rage.

    Course Objective #2: You will be able to describe differences between children with Bipolar I and those with Severe Mood Dysregulation (SMD)

  • Course J4: Phenotypes of ADHD, Bipolar & Severe Mood Dysregulation (SMD)

    Read 3 journal articles (takes approx. 1 hour total) and receive 1 CE credit for only $7. The article titles are:

    Parental Diagnoses in Youth with Narrow Phenotype Bipolar Disorder or Severe Mood Dysregulation

    and

    Defining Clinical Phenotypes of Juvenile Mania

    and

    Executive Function in Pediatric Bipolar Disorder and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: In Search of Distinct Phenotypic Profiles

    Learn more about this course, look over the 11 test questions you must answer to get credit and get links to the articles

    Course Objective #1: You will be able to describe ways to differentiate Pediatric Bipolar Disorder from other childhood problems

    Course Objective #2: You will be able to compare children with manic episodes to those with severe mood dysregulation (SMD)