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Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Friday, October 13, 2017
11:00am – 12:00pm

UConn Health
Low Learning Center

TITLE: “Sleep and Suicide”

Speaker: William Vaughn McCall, MD, MS Case Distinguished University Chair Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior The Medical College of Georgia Augusta University

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to):

1. Discuss the role of insomnia and nightmares in suicide risk.

2. Describe hypothetical mechanisms behind insomnia and nightmares as risk factors.

3. Discuss the relative risks and benefits of offering various insomnia treatments to the suicidal patient.

Target Audience: Health Center faculty, residents, medical students, and other mental health professionals

Contact:

Krystyna Lipinski x1283 lipinski@uchc.edu

UConn Health Psychiatry Department (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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