Loss of Control: Fighting Back with Full Strength

Describes the issues related to stress-induced feelings of loss of control, the physiological and psychological mechanisms behind these issues, and means of coping with them. Identifies grief-, aggression- and suicide-related trends in both society and the individual and identifies the neurobiologic mechanisms involved. Develops approaches to the rehabilitation of patients who have loss of control issues that lead to substance abuse. Identifies patients at risk for disorders that may be triggered by the feeling of loss of control.
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Hour 1

  1.    Stress Axis
  2.    Definitions
  3.    Positive and Negative Effects: Physiological, Physical, Psychological, and Emotional
  4.    Common Responses to Physical and Emotional Stresses
  5.    Changes in Behavior Caused by Stress
  6.    Coping Methods and Approaches to Alleviate Physical and Emotional Stress Responses

 

Hour 2

  1.    Loss and Grieving
  2.    The Body’s Physical Response: Physical Pains Exacerbated
  3.    Increased Stress: Loss of Control
  4.    Risks
  5.    Tendencies
  6.    Increased Aggression: Offensive and Defensive Aggressive Behavior

 

Hour 3

  1.    Alcohol and Alcoholism
  2.    Negative Interactions and Adverse Effects Between Alcohol and Medications
  3.    Screening: Alcohol Abuse
  4.    How to Screen and Conduct Interventions for Alcohol Problems
  5.    Diagnostic Criteria with Sample Questions for Assessment
  6.    Recommended Rehabilitation Approaches

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the issues related to stress-induced feelings of loss of control, the physiological and psychological mechanisms behind these issues, and means of coping with them.
  2. Identify grief-, aggression- and suicide-related trends in both society and the individual and identify the neurobiologic mechanisms involved.
  3. Develop approaches to the rehabilitation of patients who have loss of control issues that lead to substance abuse.
  4. Identifiy patients at risk for disorders that may be triggered by the feeling of loss of control.
Instructor N. Katz, M.D., Ph.D.
Contact Hours: 3
More Information About This Course: Loss of Control: Fighting Back with Full Strength accreditation
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