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Psychiatric Congress Opens Amid Growing Climate of Economy-Driven Anxieties
Date:10/30/2008

Experts see surge in cases of depression based on financial woes

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- An expected 2,500 mental health professionals will convene at the San Diego Convention Center today for the 2008 U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress amid a deepening economic crisis causing new waves of anxiety disorders to ripple through American society.

The 21st annual Congress runs through Sunday. More than 100 sessions and symposia are scheduled throughout the four-day Congress, all of which will provide practice-related, clinically relevant information designed to help increase the quality of patient care. The emotional toll of the nation's cascading economic problems provides a stark backdrop for the event, which is focused on depression and related disorders.

"Diagnosis and treatment of depression is an increasingly important concern for today's psychiatrist," said William Soliman, PhD, vice president of medical and scientific affairs, CME LLC, host organization of the Congress. "External events like our current mortgage and investment crises can lead to a spike in new cases of depression. Psychiatrists have the responsibility of treating these new cases in their practices every day, and at the same time staying current with new clinical trials.

"The Congress will provide the most up-to-date education possible on several pressing topics, helping clinicians make informed decisions about providing the best treatments possible."

Evidence of rising anxiety disorders is described throughout the popular media. USA Today recently cited mental health experts who note "the escalating pace of foreclosures and rising fears among some homeowners about keeping up with their mortgages are creating a range of emotional problems, (including) anxiety disorders, depression, and addictive behaviors such as alcoholism and gambling."

And CBS reported, "More than 18 million Americans are affected by depression yearly, and o
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