The successful aging of psychiatrists is important not only to them but also to their patients and trainees. Aging is a multidimensional experience involving physical, cognitive and psychosocial functioning. While the aging of body tissues is inevitable, the aging of the mind is not. This presentation examines the successful aging of psychiatrists through a variety of models, including highlighting aging physicians continuing their research, clinical work, and more, and discusses responsiblies of instiutes and organizations to enhance the wellness of their aging psychiatrists and physicians.
**This content was captured at the 2016 APA Annual Meeting and may reference information from various sources and terminology from previous editions of the DSM.
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- Describe the unique issues for older physicians as compared to the greater population
- Describe the paradox of aging and summarize the components of wisdom
- Summarize the neuro-circuitry and neurobiology believed to be involved in the process of gaining wisdom during aging
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Estimated Duration: 30 minutes
Begin Date: April 1, 2017
End Date: February 1, 2020
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- Dilip V. Jeste, M.D., University of California-San Diego. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Tristan Gorrindo, M.D., Director of Education, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Claudine Jones-Bourne, M.D., Columbia University Medical Center. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Ricardo A. Juarez, M.S., Deputy Director, Development and Engagement, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Claire Van Wagner, Membership Development Coordinator, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
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