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    The 2018 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

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May02 ACLP Name Change Video

A video celebrating the Academy’s name change was broadcast at the American Psychiatric Association’s New York Annual Meeting in early […] Read More

Our Journal: Psychosomatics

Electronic Medical Record Reporting Enhances Proactive Psychiatric Consultation

Numerous studies have demonstrated that psychiatric and substance use issues in general hospital inpatients result in increased length of stay and associated costs. Additional studies have demonstrated that proactive consultation models in psychiatry can effectively address these problems. Selecting patients for proactive interventions is less well studied. We sought to develop an automated, electronic medical record (EMR) based screening tool to select patients who might benefit from proactive psychiatric consultation. Read More

Progressive encephalomyelitis with rigidity and myoclonus syndrome presenting as catatonia

In this case report, we discuss a patient who was initially diagnosed with catatonia, and was later found to have GAD-65 associated progressive encephalomyelitis with rigidity and myoclonus (PERM) syndrome, which is a variant of an autoimmune condition known as stiff person syndrome. Her catatonia was initially treated with benzodiazepines and ECT, and later in her hospitalization course was treated with steroids, IVIG, and rituximab. She had marked recovery returning near to baseline within months. Read More

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Available to ACLP members, the Newsletter of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry is published twice a year, in winter and summer. The Winter 2018 issue is available in PDF format. ACLP members receive a hardcopy of the Newsletter in the mail.

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The Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry represents psychiatrists dedicated to the advancement of medical science, education and healthcare for persons with comorbid psychiatric and general medical conditions and provides national and international leadership in the furtherance of those goals.