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IMID Study Results and Information Webinar

We hosted an online results and information session for the Psychiatric Comorbidity in Chronic Immunoinflammatory Disease (IMID) study on November 12, 2020. Please click the title of each presentation to watch the videos by the participating researchers below.

Session 1 - Risk:


Introduction – Dr. Ruth Ann Marrie

Risk of Psychiatric Disorders in People with Immuno-Inflammatory Disease – Dr. Ruth Ann Marrie

Disease Modifying Therapies & Psychiatric Disorders in Immuno-Inflammatory Disease – Dr. Charles Bernstein

Session 2 – Impact:

Effects of Mood, Pain and Fatigue on the Ability to Work – Dr. Murray Enns

Effects of Depression and Anxiety on Cognition in Immuno-Inflammatory Disease – Dr. John Fisk

Effects of Psychiatric Disorders on Health Care Use - Dr. Carol Hitchon

Session 3 – Management of Depression and Anxiety:

Approaches to Treatment of Depression/Anxiety in Immuno-Inflammatory Disease – Psychotherapy Approaches – Dr. Lesley Graff

Approaches to Treatment of Depression/Anxiety in Immuno-Inflammatory Disease – Pharmacologic Approaches – Dr. James Bolton

Online Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Anxiety in Rheumatoid Arthritis – Caitlin Blaney

Session 4 – Management of Other Symptoms

Psychologist's Approach to Management of Chronic Pain – Dr. Renee El-Gabalawy

Fatigue Management – Melissa Colbeck

Mindfulness – Dr. Renee El-Gabalawy

Closing – Dr. Ruth Ann Marrie

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