JS1442 Terrell State Grand Rounds: Does Stress Really Make You Drink? The Biological Connection (020414)
These Grand Rounds presentations are provided to make physicians, psychologists, social workers, nurses, and professional staff aware of the latest developments in various areas of psychiatry and medicine. The health care professional will update their clinical skills and be provided a knowledge base that will enhance the diagnosos and treatment of patients.
Psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, psychologists, LPC's, chaplains, and all other interested TSH employees.
At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
1. Describe the biological connection between stress, trauma, and drinking in alcohol-dependent subjects.
2. Provide a background on the biology of the stress response, how it is altered follow excessive alcohol consumption, and how stress reactivity impacts alcohol use.
3. Describe the relationship between trauma and alcohol use in alcohol-dependent patients.
4. Describe stress-reactive brain mechanisms that are altered in alcohol-dependent patients.
Anthony Claxton, MD- Course Director
Bryan Adinoff, MD- Speaker
- 1.00 AMA
- 1.00 Attendance