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    The 2018 Annual Meeting of the ACLP


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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

Ramelteon is not associated with improved outcomes among critically ill delirious patients: a single-center retrospective cohort study

Background: Delirium commonly affects critically ill patients and is associated with high morbidity and mortality. Some previous studies have suggested that ramelteon may prevent delirium but ramelteon's impact on treating delirium is unknown.Objective: To compare outcomes of critically ill delirious patients treated with ramelteon versus those who were not.Methods: Retrospective cohort study of 322 intensive care unit patients stratified based on ramelteon exposure after a non-negative CAM-ICU score. Read More

Trainee Moral Distress in Capacity Consultations for End-of-Life Care

The dilemma of patients’ capacity to refuse medical care occurs frequently in inpatient settings and often involves a psychiatric consultation (1,2). Though end-of-life decisions are generally considered the realm of palliative care specialists and ethics committees, consultation psychiatrists may play a role in these complex situations as well (3). Resolving a clinical dilemma that clearly precipitates withdrawal of treatment and patient death, or which results in additional suffering over a patient's objections, may present a moral burden to the psychiatrist tasked with a consult for capacity to refuse treatment. 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.