Session 15: Psychiatric Co-Morbidities (.75 CME)

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Recorded On: 07/27/2018

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(.75 CME) In this session recording from The ASAM Review Course in Addiction Medicine 2018, the following topics are addressed: Neuropsychological Dysfunction (Problems With Attention, Memory, Learning, Executive Function), Substance Induced Mental Disorders, Affective Disorders, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Other Anxiety Disorders, Psychotic Disorders, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Eating Disorders, Personality Disorders.

Richard K. Ries


Richard K. Ries, MD, is Professor of Psychiatry, and Director of the Addictions Division in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington and Director of the Addiction Treatment services at Harborview Medical Center in downtown Seattle. Dr. Ries received his undergraduate degree from Stanford, medical degree from Northwestern Medical School and completed his psychiatric residency at the University of Washington, Seattle, where he was Chief Resident. 

Dr. Ries is board-certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Added Qualifications in Addiction Psychiatry, and the American Board of Addiction Medicine.  A Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, he is on the editorial board and a reviewer for several scientific journals and holds a number of research grants from the National Institute of Health. 

He has published numerous articles and abstracts on topics related to treatment of persons with severe mental illness, with special emphasis on those with co-existing problems with alcohol or drugs, and was the chair and co-chair of TIPS 9 and 42 on Treatment of Persons with Co-occurring  Addiction and Mental Disorders published by the national Center of Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT).  He is senior editor of  the key reference text:  Principles of Addiction Medicine (edition V, 2014), published by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, and a noted expert in the  field of Addictions.


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