Psychiatry Grand Rounds: Severe Mood and Behavioral Disturbance in Autism: Insisting on Sameness in a World that Changes

Activity Details

Ongoing - UF

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Contact Information

720 SW 2nd Ave., Suite 575
Gainesville, Florida 32601

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Presented by

James W. Bodfish, PhD 
Professor of Hearing and Speech Sciences, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Target Audience
Primary Care Physicians


Program Description
This CME activity consists of an educational component (slides, audio lecture) in an electronic format, followed by an online post-test. Estimated time to complete this activity, including review of materials, is one hour.

Requirements for Successful Completion

  • This CME activity consists of an educational component (audio lecture in an electronic format, which is followed by an online post-test).
  • Certificates are awarded upon successful completion (80% proficiency) of the post-test.
  • In order to receive credit, participants must view the presentation in its entirety.
  • The University of Florida College of Medicine will report CME credit to CE Broker when applicable.

Learning Objectives
As a result of participation in this activity, participants should be able to:

1. Formulate the relation between a core feature of autism and the variety of mood and behavioral disturbances that are often the presenting problem for psychiatric
2. Describe research findings on functional alterations of brain reward circuitry in the pathogenesis of behavioral inflexibility in autism.
3. Explain a parent / teacher coaching model of intervention for managing behavioral inflexibility in autism.

Faculty Disclosure
Dr. Bodfish has disclosed that he has received research support from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). Dr. Bussing has disclosed that she has received research support from Pfizer. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationship(s) to disclose.” Dr. Bussing (planning committee) has disclosed that in the past 12 months she has received grant/research support from Pfizer. No one else in a position to control the content of this activity has any financial relationships to disclose.

Continuing Medical Education Credit
Accreditation: The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release Date: January 23, 2017

Expiration Date: January 22, 2019

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