Virtual Grand Rounds: Understanding the Transdiagnostic Effects of Classic Psychedelics
Speaker: Michael Bogenschutz, M.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry at NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Director, NYU Langone Center for Psychedelic Medicine
Wednesday, September 28th, 2022
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Live Presentation via Zoom
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The presentation will start with a review of current evidence for the clinical efficacy of classic psychedelics across multiple classes of neuropsychiatric disorders including substance use disorders, affective disorders, and anxiety disorders. The remainder of the presentation will consider candidate mechanisms by which classic psychedelic medications might exert their transdiagnostic effects, including an examination of their effects on neuroplasticity, learning, affect, personality, and interpersonal relationships. The possible role of the subjective effects of these drugs as well as the role of psychotherapy and other contextual factors will be discussed. Finally, we will consider possible directions for future research.
As a result of participating in this activity, learners should be able to:
- Review the extent and limitations of current evidence for the efficacy of classic psychedelic medications
- Evaluate prominent theories concerning the therapeutic mechanisms of classic psychedelics
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This program has been approved for 1.5 Continuing Education Credit Hours by the National Association of Social Workers, CT and meets the continuing education criteria for CT Social Work Licensure renewal. Approval also meets the continuing education criteria for CT LMFTs, LPCs, and licensed psychologists.
Speaker Disclosures: During the past 24 months: Research support from Mind Medicine, Inc., Tilray Canada, The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) and B. More, Inc; Consulting for Beckley Psytech Limited; and Serve on the Advisory Board of Ajna Labs LLC, Journey Colab and Bright Minds Biosciences, Inc. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.
No planners of this activity have indicated a relevant financial relationship with an ACCME defined commercial interest.