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EP20 Clinical Demonstration 11 - Learn to Read Brain Scans: 50 Scans in 60 Minutes - Daniel Amen, MD

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Neuroscience |  Neurobiology |  Clinical Demonstrations |  Psychotherapy
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 2020
Daniel Amen, MD
Course Levels:
Master Degree or Higher in Health-Related Field
1 hour
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Dec 13, 2020
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Based on the world's largest database of brain SPECT (single photon emission computed tomography) scans, Dr. Amen will teach attendees about brain SPECT imaging and then show 50 cases in 60 minutes, including cases of depression, anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, post traumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia, traumatic brain injury, addiction, and dementia.


Educational Objectives:

  1. Learn how to understand what SPECT scans measure in the brain
  2. Get a preliminary understanding of how to look at the SPECT images
  3. See the multiple patterns for traumatic brain injury

*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*




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Dr. Daniel Amen is a physician, double board certified psychiatrist and ten-time New York Times bestselling author. He is the Founder and CEO of Amen Clinics in Costa Mesa and San Francisco, California, Bellevue, Washington, Reston, Virginia, Atlanta, Georgia and New York City. Amen Clinics have the world’s largest database of functional brain scans relating to behavior, totaling nearly 100,000 scans on patients from 111 countries. Dr. Amen is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, the highest award they give members, and is the lead researcher on the world’s largest brain imaging and rehabilitation study on professional football players. His research has not only demonstrated high levels of brain damage in players, he also showed the possibility of significant recovery for many with the principles that underlie his work.