Writing Case Reports in Psychiatry

Presented by:
Brent Carr, MD
Associate Professor
Co-Director, Neuromodulation Fellowship Training
Chief, Electroconvulsive Therapy Services

Shixie “Max” Jiang, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
Faculty Disclosure:

Drs. Carr & Jiang have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationship(s). No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose. Conflict of interest information for the CME Advisory Committee members can be found on the following website: https://cme.ufl.edu/disclosure/. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Release Date: February 23, 2024
Expiration Date:  February 22, 2026

Target Audience: All physicians

Learning Objectives:

As a result of participation in this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Review the importance of case reports for clinical practice.
  2. Discuss how to identify, organize, and write case reports.
  3. Discuss strategies for dissemination and publications of manuscripts.

Requirements for successful completion: Certificates are awarded upon successful completion (80% proficiency) of the post-test.

Accreditation: The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Resource(s) for further study:

  1. Venes D Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. 21st edn Philadelphia: F. A. Davis Company, 2009.
  2. Allen JP. The art of medicine in ancient Egypt. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2005.
  3. CADE JF. Lithium salts in the treatment of psychotic excitement. Med J Aust. 1949;2(10):349-352. doi:10.1080/j.1440-1614.1999.06241.x
  4. Breuer, J. (1893). Fräulein Anna O, Case Histories from Studies on Hysteria. The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud, Volume II (1893-1895): Studies on Hysteria, 19-47.
  5. SCOVILLE WB, MILNER B. Loss of recent memory after bilateral hippocampal lesions. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 1957;20(1):11-21. doi:10.1136/jnnp.20.1.11
  6. KUHN R. The treatment of depressive states with G 22355 (imipramine hydrochloride). Am J Psychiatry. 1958;115(5):459-464. doi:10.1176/ajp.115.5.459
  7. Cromwell JC, Stern TA. Publishing Case Reports: Educational Strategies and Content Recommendations. Psychosomatics. 2019;60(4):361-364. doi:10.1016/j.psym.2019.02.009
  8. https://irb.ufl.edu/wp-content/uploads/Case-Reports.pdf

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Nancy Boyd at (352) 594-4298 or at nancy.boyd@ufl.edu