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Recent Conference Presentations

Poster Presentation:
International Forum on Mood and Anxiety Disorders IFMAD 2010
November 17-19, 2010, Vienna, Austria

Schneider, H., Thornton, J., Tarzwell, R., Freeman, M., McLean, M. and van Lierop, M., 3D brain SPECT imaging as an aid in the management of resistant depression

Poster Presentation:
Rotman Research Institute Annual Conference: Neuroscience of Emotion and Emotion-Related Disorders
March 27-29, 2011, Toronto, Canada
Schneider, H., Thornton, J., Freeman, M., McLean, M. and van Lierop, M.,, Management of Chronic Depression with 3D Brain SPECT Imaging: A Case Report

Case Presentation:
Canadian Association of Nuclear Medicine Annual Scientific Conference
April 28-30, 2011, Niagara Falls, Canada
Freeman, M.A. and Schneider, H., Management of Chronic Depression with Brain SPECT Imaging

 Poster Presentation:
3
rd International Congress on ADHD
26-29 May 2011, Berlin, Germany
Schneider, H., McLean, M., Freeman, M., Thornton, J., van Lierop, M. and Tarzwell, R., 3D Brain SPECT of ADHD Presenting as Borderline Personality Disorder

 Poster Presentation:
CADDRA 2011 ADHD Conference
14-16 October 2011, Toronto, Canada
Schneider, H., McLean, M., Freeman, M., Thornton, J. and van Lierop, M., 3D HMPAO Brain SPECT Scans as an Aid in the Diagnosis and Management of ADHD

 Nuclear Medicine Grand Rounds:
University Health Network/University of Toronto
27 October 2011, Toronto, Canada
Thornton, J., Schneider, H., McLean, M., van Lierop, M.
Levels of Evidence for HMPAO SPECT Scans in Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry

Brain Spect Imaging in Psychiatry
University of British Columbia/Lionsgate Hospital Department of Psychiatry
October 20, 2012, North Vancouver, Canada
Schneider, H.
SPECT Scans in ADHD

Brain Spect Imaging in Psychiatry
University of British Columbia/Lionsgate Hospital Department of Psychiatry
October 20, 2012, North Vancouver, Canada
Schneider, H.
Levels of Evidence for SPECT

Chair of Session: Artificial Intelligence, Pattern Recognition, Clustering and Applications
2018 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ICAI'18)

August 2, 2018, Las Vegas, USA
Schneider, H. and Nascimento, A.M.
 

Meaningful-Based Cognitive Architecture
2018 Annual International Conference on Biologically-Inspired Cognitive Architectures (BICA 2018)
 held as part of the Joint Multi-Conference on Human-Level Artificial Intelligence (HLAI-18)
August 22 - 24, 2018, Czech Technical University, 
Prague, Czech Republic.
Schneider, H.

https://www.respekt.cz/spolecnost/muze-pocitac-trpet-psychozou
Received "BICA Society Outstanding Research Award Diploma"

Subsymbolic Versus Symbolic Data Flow in the Meaningful-Based Cognitive Architecture
2019 Annual International Conference on Brain-Inspired Cognitive
 Architectures for Artificial Intelligence (2019 BICA*AI) (name change in BICA)
August 16-19, 2019, Microsoft Main Campus, Redmond, Seattle, USA.
Schneider, H.
Received "BICA Society Outstanding Research Award Diploma"

 

Recent Presentations

GPPA 25th Annual Conference
April 27, 2012 1:30-5PM
Toronto, Canada
Schneider, H.
Psychopharmacology of Depression

GPPA 26th Annual Conference
May 25, 2013 1:30-5PM
Toronto, Canada
Schneider, H.
Psychopharmacology of Depression 2013

GPPA Winter 2014 Educational Teleconference Series
February 18, 2014
Schneider, H.
Psychopharmacology of ADHD

OMA Section on Primary Care Mental Health Wednesday Night Series
November 8, 2017
Schneider, H.
Treating Insomnia-- Psychotherapy (CBT-I) and Psychopharmacology

 

Recent Publications relating to Psychotherapy, Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry
 

Schneider, H., Bupropion as First-Line Antidepressant Treatment of Unipolar Depression?, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2009, Vol. 16, No. 3, p 2-4.

Schneider, H. Thornton, J.F., Freeman, M.A., McLean, M.K. and van Lierop, M., Case Report: Low-Dose Brain 3D SPECT Scanning, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2009, Vol. 16, No. 4, p 9-11.

Schneider, H., Pregabalin for Anxiety Disorders, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2009, Vol. 16, No. 5, p 8-9.

Schneider, H., Thornton, J., Tarzwell, R., Freeman, M., McLean, M. and van Lierop, M., 3D brain SPECT imaging as an aid in the management of resistant depression, International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, 2010; 14(Suppl 1): 36-37

Schneider, H., GPPA 2010 Winter Educational Teleconference Series, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2010, Vol. 17, No. 1, p 3-5.

Schneider, H., Aiming for Remission in Depression – Psychotherapy plus the Combination of Antidepressant Medications at the Start of Treatment,GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X, 2010, Vol. 17, No. 2, p 5-9.

Schneider, H. and Tarzwell, R., Aripiprazole - An Atypical Atypical Antipsychotic, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2010, Vol. 17, No. 3, p 7-8.

Schneider, H., McLean, M., Freeman, M., Thornton, J., van Lierop, M. and Tarzwell, R., 3D Brain SPECT of ADHD Presenting as Borderline Personality Disorder, ADHD Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders,  Vol 3, No. 2, P. 138, June 2011

Schneider, H., Management of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2011, Vol. 18, No. 1, p 7-10.

Schneider, H. and Tarzwell, R., Introduction to Neuropsychiatry, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2011, Vol. 18, No. 2, p 3-6.

Schneider, H. and Tarzwell, R., Diagnosis and Management of Borderline Personality Disorder, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2011, Vol. 18, No. 3, p 3-6.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Failure of Antidepressants, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2011, Vol. 18, No. 3, p 13-14.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Atypicals for Dementia?, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2012, Vol. 19, No. 1, p 5-6.

Schneider, H., Management of Adult ADHD, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2012, Vol. 19, No. 2, p 5-11.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Refractory OCD, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2012, Vol. 19, No. 2, p 18-19.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Unstable Depression, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2012, Vol. 19, No.32, p 12-14.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Extreme Anxiety, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2013, Vol. 20, No. 1, p 9-10.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Traumatic Brain Injury, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2013, Vol. 20, No. 2, p 8-10.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Single Episode of Antidepressant-Induced Mania, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2013, Vol. 20, No. 3, p 8-11.

Thornton, J., Schneider, H., McLean, M. et al, Improved Outcomes Using Brain SPECT Guided Treatment vs Treatment as Usual in Community Psychiatric Outpatients: a Retrospective Case-Control Study, Journal of Neuropsychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences 2014; 26:51-56.

http://neuro.psychiatryonline.org/doi/abs/10.1176/appi.neuropsych.12100238

http://www.molecularimaging.net/topics/molecular-imaging/neuroimaging/3d-brain-spect-may-lead-better-cognitive-function-psychiatric-patients

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Schizoaffective Disorder, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2014, Vol. 21, No. 1, p 10-12.  
https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/MDPAC_Winter2014_21_1.pdf

 Raji, C., Tarzwell, R., Pavel, D., Schneider,H., Uszler,M., Thornton,J., van Lierop, M., Cohen, P., Amen,D. and Henderson, T., (2014) Clinical Utility of SPECT Neuroimaging in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review. PLoS ONE 9(3): e91088. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0091088   http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0091088

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Complex Mood and Personality Disorders , GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2014, Vol. 21, No. 2, p 11 - 13.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Treating ADHD in the Family, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2014, Vol. 21, No. 3, p 4 - 6.

Schneider, H., Thornton, J., Freeman, M. et al, Conventional SPECT versus 3D Thresholded SPECT Imaging in the Diagnosis of ADHD: A Retrospective Study, Journal of Neuropsychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences 2014: 26:335-343.  http://neuro.psychiatryonline.org/doi/abs/10.1176/appi.neuropsych.12110280

http://www.molecularimaging.net/topics/molecular-imaging/neuroimaging/spect-goes-3d-improved-diagnosis-adhd


Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Untreatable Depression, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2015, Vol. 22, No. 1, p 5 - 7.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Personality Disorder and Depression, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2015, Vol. 22, No. 2, p 3 -6.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2015, Vol. 22, No. 3,  p 3 - 7.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Delusional Disorder, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2016, Vol. 23, No. 1,  p 3- 6.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: A Case of Chronic Pain, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2016, Vol. 23, No. 2,  p 4- 7.

Schneider, H. and Xie, L., Algorithm and Method for Automated Acquisition of Medical History, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Health Informatics and Medical Systems 2016 p 159 - 160, ISBN 1-60132-437-5, CSREA Press.

Schneider, H. and Xie, L., Algorithm and Method for Automated Processing of Medical E-mails, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Health Informatics and Medical Systems 2016 p 161-162, ISBN 1-60132-437-5, CSREA Press.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Tardive Dyskinesia, Medical Psychotherapy Review, ISSN 2370-3083,  2016, Vol. 23, No. 3, p3.-7.  
https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/MDPAC_Fall2016_23_3.pdf

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Recurrent Unipolar Depression in the Older Patient, Medical Psychotherapy Review, ISSN 2370-3083,  2017, Vol. 24, No. 1, p 7-10.

Schneider, H. and Shaw, G.Y., Psychopharmacology Corner: Insomnia - Part 1, Medical Psychotherapy Review, ISSN 2370-3083,  2017, Vol. 24, No. 2, p 4- 9.
https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/MDPAC_Spring2017_24_2.pdf

Schneider, H. and Shaw, G.Y., Psychopharmacology Corner: Insomnia - Part 2, Medical Psychotherapy Review, ISSN 2370-3083,  2017, Vol. 24 , No. 3, p 4- 8.
https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/MDPAC_Fall2017_24_3.pdf

Schneider, H. and Shah, S., Psychopharmacology Corner: EmergencyTreatment of Agitation, Medical Psychotherapy Review, ISSN 2370-3083,  2018, Vol. 25 , No. 1, p 7 - 11.

https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/MDPAC_Spring2018vol%2025%201.pdf

Schneider, H., Non-Hybrid Meaningful-Based Learning System Using a Configurable Network of Neural Networks. Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence pp 96-102; Aug 2018.

Schneider, H., Meaningful-Based Cognitive Architecture. Procedia Computer Science, 9th Annual International Conference on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures, BICA 2018,edited by Samsonovich, A.V.,  2018, 145:471-480.  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877050918323974

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Can We Prevent Schizophrenia?, Medical Psychotherapy Review, ISSN 2370-3083,  2018, Vol. 25, No. 2,  p 4 -7.https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/Fall%20MDPAC%202018.pdf

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: CANMAT Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Major Depressive Disorder, Medical Psychotherapy Review, ISSN 2370-3083,  2019, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp 4 - 9.

https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/MDPAC_Spring2019_26_1.pdf

 

Schneider, H. (2020) Subsymbolic Versus Symbolic Data Flow in the Meaningful-Based Cognitive Architecture. In: Samsonovich A. (eds) Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures 2019. BICA 2019. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 948. Springer, Cham
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-25719-4_61

 

Schneider, H. (2020) Schizophrenia and the Future of Artificial Intelligence. In: Samsonovich A. (eds) Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures 2019. BICA 2019. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 948. Springer, Cham

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-25719-4_62

 

Schneider, H. (2020) Emergence of Belief Systems and the Future of Artificial Intelligence. In: Samsonovich A. (eds) Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures 2019. BICA 2019. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 948. Springer, Cham

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-25719-4_63

 

Schneider, H. and Kapustin, D., Psychopharmacology Corner:  Diagnosing Bipolar Disorder, Medical Psychotherapy Review, ISSN 2370-3083,  2019, Vol. 26 , No. 2, in press.

 

Schneider, H.  The Meaningful-Based Cognitive Architecture Model of Schizophrenia, Cognitive Systems Research, 2020, vol 59 pp 73-90. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogsys.2019.09.019

https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1Zopp4xrDwGUAJ

 

 

 

 

 

Software Code, Research Datasets and Slides from Presentations

Available on my GitHub page:  https://github.com/howard8888

Meaningful Based Learning System ver 1.0 (implementation of Meaningful-Based Cognitive Architecture): see GitHub page
Meaningful Based Learning System ver 2.0 (implementation of Meaningful-Based Cognitive Architecture): see GitHub page
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eaningful Based Learning System ver 3.0 (implementation of Meaningful-Based Cognitive Architecture): see GitHub page
Meaningful Based Cognitive Architecture MBCA-3.0: 
    nano version -- complete: 
 https://github.com/howard8888/MBLS-3.0
   micro version -- in progress:  https://github.com/howard8888/MBLS-3.0