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Friday, July 18 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Pharmacology Roundtable: Pharmacological Approaches to Treatment-Refractory OCD and Related Disorders

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This roundtable will address factors that may predict likelihood of treatment resistance in OCD and related disorders. Current evidence-based pharmacological interventions for treatment-refractory OCD and related disorders will be reviewed, as will novel treatments currently being investigated. Other somatic interventions being studied for treatment-refractory cases, such as Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Deep Brain Stimulation, and Psychosurgery, will also be discussed. Time will be provided for audience member questions. 


Steven Poskar, MD

Dr. Steven Poskar completed his psychiatric training at Montefiore Medical Center where he went on to complete a research fellowship at the Compulsive, Impulsive, and Autism Spectrum Disorders Program. He is currently member of the IOCDF Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board. He is a member of the International OCD Foundation's Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Hoarding and Autism Spectrum Disorder Special Interest Groups. He is a co-founder... Read More →
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Sanjaya Saxena, MD

Director, UCSD Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders Program; Professor, UCSD Department of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, UC San Diego School of Medicine
Sanjaya Saxena, MD, is a psychiatrist focusing on the treatment of OCD and related disorders. He is director of the Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders Clinic at UC San Diego. His research examines the neurobiology and treatment of OCD, hoarding and related disorders, using functional and structural brain imaging technologies to understand how brain circuits mediate their symptoms. | | Dr. Saxena serves on the Scientific... Read More →

Friday July 18, 2014 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Pacific & Palisades, California Level