The Evolution of Cultural Psychiatry

3.00 CME
180 MINS
$30 FEE
Psych Annals March 2018 Cover


Table of Contents

Inequities in Mental Health and Mental Health Care: A Review and Future Directions

Ruth S. Shim, MD, MPH; Christine E. Kho, MD; and Jann Murray-García, MD, MPH

Education, Training, and Recruitment of a Diverse Workforce in Psychiatry

Swati Rao, MD; Poh Choo How, MD, PhD; and Hendry Ton, MD, MS

Implications of Global Mental Health for Addressing Health Disparities in High-Income Countries

Anna Fiskin, MD, MSc; Megha Miglani, MD; and Colin Buzza, MD, MPH, MSc

The DSM-5 Cultural Formulation Interview: Bridging Barriers Toward a Clinically Integrated Cultural Assessment in Psychiatry

Ravi DeSilva, MD, MA; Neil Krishan Aggarwal, MD, MBA, MA; and Roberto Lewis-Fernández, MD, MTS

Sponsorship Statement

This CME activity is jointly sponsored by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Psychiatric Annals.

Support Statement

There is no commercial support for this activity.

Learning Objectives

1. Describe specific factors that contribute to mental health inequities.

2. Describe the barriers in combating mental health disparities and recruiting a diverse psychiatric workforce with regards to education, training, and faculty development.

3. Identify global mental health interventions in low- and middle-income countries that are relevant to reducing health disparities in the United States.

4. Recognize The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition, Cultural Formulation Interview and its use in clinical care.

Faculty names and affiliations:  See authors above

Guest Editor: Ruth S. Shim, MD, MPH

Reviewer names:  Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD, Editor and CME Coordinator, Psychiatric Annals

Disclosure Statement

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support, all CME providers are required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual has control. Relationship information appears at the beginning of each CME-accredited article in this issue and also on this page.

Faculty members report the following financial relationships:   Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Appliance Computing Inc. (Mindsite); Astra Zeneca; Brain Cells, Inc.; Brandeis University; Bristol Myers Squibb; Clintara, Dianippon Sumitomo/Sepracor; Eli Lilly and Company; EpiQ, Forest; Johnson and Johnson; Labopharm; Merck; Methylation Science; Novartis; PamLabs; PGx Health; Shire; Schering-Plough; Sunovion; Takeda/Lundbeck Pharmaceuticals; Targacept; Teva: Consultant. APSARD; Belvoir Publishing; Boston Center for the Arts; University of Texas Southwestern Dallas; Hillside Hospital; American Drug Utilization Review; American Society for Clinical Psychopharmacology; Bayamon Region Psychiatric Society; Baystate Medical Center; Canadian Psychiatric Association; Columbia University; Douglas Hospital/McGill University; IMEDEX; International Society for Bipolar Disorders; Israel Society for Biological Psychiatry; John Hopkins University; MJ Consulting; Massachusetts Association of College Counselors; Medscape; MBL Publishing; Physicians Postgraduate Press; Ryan Licht Sang Foundation; Slack Publishing; SUNY Buffalo; University of Florida; University of Miami; University of Wisconsin; University of Pisa; SciMed: Honoraria / travel expenses. Appliance Computing, Inc.; Brain Cells, Inc.: Stock options. AHRQ; Cephalon; Forest; Mylan; NIMH; PamLabs; Pfizer Pharmaceuticals; Takeda; Elan; Shire: Grant / research support.

Authors report the following financial relationships: Ruth S. Shim has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Christine E. Kho has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Jann Murray-García has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Swati Rao has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Poh Choo How has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Hendry Ton has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Anna Fiskin has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Megha Miglani has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Colin Buzza has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Ravi DeSilva discloses previous consultant work for the development of the Cultural Formulation Interview (CFI). Neil Krishan Aggarwal discloses a grant received from the National Institutes of Health for research on the CFI. Roberto Lewis-Fernández discloses royalties received as an editor of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition, Handbook on the CFI. Signed disclosures are on file at AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare.

Accreditation statement(s)

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 AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and SLACK Incorporated. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Release date:  March 1, 2018. Expiration Date:  April 1, 2021.

How to Participate

To participate in this CME activity, you must read the learning objectives, answer the pretest questions, read the articles, complete the CME posttest, and complete the evaluation. Provide only one (1) correct answer for each question. A satisfactory score is defined as answering 70% of the posttest questions correctly. Upon receipt of the completed materials, if a satisfactory score on the posttest is achieved, AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare will issue an AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ certificate.

Target Audience

This CME activity is primarily targeted to patient-caring psychiatrists, physicians specializing in psychiatry and others allied to the field. There are no specific background requirements for participants taking this activity. Learning objectives and author disclosures are found at the beginning of each CME article.

Unlabeled and Investigational Usage Statement

The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain references to unlabeled uses of FDA-approved products or to products not approved by the FDA for use in the United States. The faculty members have been made aware of their obligation to disclose such usage.

Copyright Statement

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