Next APS Meeting

September 20, 2017


6:30 pm Happy Half Hour ***Credit cards only***

7:00 PM Brief APS Meeting and Presentation

The Headliners Club
221 West 6th Street 21st Floor Chase Bank Bldg




Dinner Fee

Membership Dues

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*Must be a Current Paid APS Member or a guest Physician of a current APS Paid member to attend*


Future Meeting Dates ​​

September 20, 2017
November 15, 2017
January 17, 2018
March 21, 2018
May 16, 2018

Austin Psychiatric Society

Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD):
Medical Management without the Use of Antipsychotics

Dan Matthews, M.D.
Corporate Director Neuropsychiatric Services
Neurobehavioral Systems
Universal Health Services
Austin, Texas 

Sponsorship provided by

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine AND UHS Neurobehavioral Systems

**There is no charge for this meeting**


This activity is intended for physicians,  engaged in the care of patients with DMDD in primary care,

hospital, managed care organizations, or ambulatory care.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Distinguish between DMDD and Pediatric Bipolar Disorder.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the brain dysfunctions underlying the chronic irritability and episodic rage episodes in DMDD.
  • Identify the pharmacological interventions which have been shown to be effective in the amelioration of the brain dysfunctions involved in DMDD.
  • Describe the target dose ranges and/or blood levels of the anticonvulsant and dopaminergic agonist that resulted in significant reductions of re-hospitalization or incarceration for uncontrolled aggression in patients with DMDD.
  • Employ the described pharmacological protocol in their medical management of patients with DMDD.