TC1 Treatment resistant psychosis 2

Date: Monday 20 June
Time: 15.20 - 16.35
Stream: Psychopharmacology

 Dr Jonathan Rogers will present on, ‘Catatonia: a treatable entity in treatment-resistant psychosis”. The talk will cover important clinical points such as why antipsychotics are not the full answer to all presentations of psychosis, chronic catatonic features in schizophrenia and the potential for immunotherapy-responsive autoimmune conditions to present with psychosis and catatonia, which can be initially formulated as treatment-resistant psychosis • Dr Susannah Whitwell will give an overview of the interface between autism and psychotic disorders in adults and give practical advice on what to look out for in the identification, differentiation and management of autistic traits in that context. • Professor Sir Robin Murray will summarise evidence on modifiable relapse predictors in psychosis and speak on the topic of, “Can we avoid relapse and treatment resistance in schizophrenia?”

Chair: Professor Fiona Gaughran, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London

Catatonia: a treatable entity in treatment resistant psychosis

Dr Jonathan Rogers, University College London

Autism and psychotic disorders in adults

Dr Susannah Whitwell, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Can we avoid relapse and treatment resistance in schizophrenia?

Professor Sir Robin Murray, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience and National Psychosis Unit, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Speakers

Please email congress@rcpsych.ac.uk or call 020 8618 4120 with any enquiries.