MGHPGR: 11th Jane Murphy and Alec Leighton, Lecture in Psychiatric Epidemiology
11th Jane Murphy and Alec Leighton, Lecture in Psychiatric Epidemiology: “The Importance of Studying Cultural Syndromes in Psychiatric Epidemiology: Evidence from 30 Years of Studying Ataques de Nervios”
This lecture will review 30 years of my research on the cultural syndrome of ataques de nervios among Puerto Ricans and Latinos in the U.S. I will make the case for the importance of studying cultural syndromes in psychiatric epidemiology. Based on the findings of my research, I will end with public health and clinical implications of incorporating cultural syndromes into research.
This program is intended for: Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Fellows, Residents, Interns and Nurses
At the end of this presentation participants will be able to:
- Describe an ataque de nervios based on the description in the DSM-IV Glossary of Cultural Syndromes and the research in the presentation.
- Identify the social and psychiatric correlates of ataques de nervios in adults and children.
- Discuss the implications of the data in the presentation for public health research and psychiatric practice.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
McLean Hospital designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.
This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 1.00 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.
- 1.00 Participation
This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.
Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.
- 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
This offering meets the criteria for 1.00 Continuing Education (CE) credits per presentation for psychologists.