Congressional Budget Office estimates $119 billion in savings over 10 years for House-passed AHCA

May 24, 2017
The Congressional Budget Office — a non-partisan scoring agency — and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation released its cost…
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Understand the early characteristics of tardive dyskinesia, instead of ignoring them

May 24, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Psychiatrists for too long have had a “desire to not be aware of the problem” of tardive dyskinesia, according…
Perspective

Prescription drug prices rose nearly 10% in 2016

May 24, 2017
The cost of prescription drugs increased by 8.77% last year, the fourth consecutive year drug prices have gone up, according to data from the…
In the Journals

High-risk pools may raise health care costs for all Americans

May 24, 2017
Reinstituting high-risk pools as a state option as part of the American Health Care Act that was recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives…
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VIDEO: Precision medicine will ‘revolutionize’ psychiatry

May 24, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Gene-targeted medicine can improve diagnosis and treatment of numerous mental health disorders, according to Jeffrey A. Lieberman
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Internet cognitive behavioral therapy improves depression in adults

May 24, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Cognitive behavioral therapy delivered via the internet improved depression in adults, according to a meta-analysis presented here…
Meeting News

Healio exclusive: A reflection on Oquendo’s term as APA President

May 23, 2017
SAN DIEGO — As her term as APA President comes to a close, Healio/Psychiatry sat down with Maria A. Oquendo, MD, PhD at the American…
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Older adults who hoard can be assisted by community-based organizations

May 23, 2017
SAN DIEGO — An American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting workshop confronted the reality that the condition of individuals who hoard…
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VIDEO: Detecting anxiety disorders early

May 23, 2017
SAN DIEGO — In this video, John T. Walkup, MD, professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian Hospital…

WHO elects Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus first African director-general

May 23, 2017
WHO has elected former Ethiopian minister of health and minister of foreign affairs Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD,
In the Journals

More than 30 million US adults partake in extreme binge drinking

May 23, 2017
More than one in 10 U.S. adults aged 18 and older — or nearly 32 million people — consumed more than twice the number of drinks that is…
Meeting News

Yoga reduces depression severity in patients with hard-to-treat mild to moderate depression

May 23, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Outcomes of a randomized, controlled pilot study indicated that hatha yoga practice reduced depression severity in patients with…

Federal budget proposal would deal ‘devastating blow’ to medical research

May 23, 2017
The Trump administration’s proposed 2018 budget would decimate scientific research and innovation while jeopardizing millions of…

ACP offers recommendations to Congress for health care reform

May 23, 2017
Today, the ACP released a new policy agenda containing several recommendations for Congress to improve American health care. The paper, titled A
Meeting News

Vargas’ journey highlights painful, stigmatized trajectory of addiction

May 23, 2017
SAN DIEGO — During the William C. Menninger Memorial Convocation Lecture here, Elizabeth Vargas, co-anchor of ABC’s 20/20, shared her…
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When considering 'Googling' a patient, one must weigh professional boundaries

May 22, 2017
SAN DIEGO — During an American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting workshop chaired by Liliya Gershengoren, MD, MPH, experts discussed the…
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VIDEO: Four signs a patient is at high-risk for suicide

May 22, 2017
SAN DIEGO — In this video, J. John Mann, MD, of Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, discusses how science can aid…
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APA poll: Democrats, Republicans agree treatment more effective than punishment

May 22, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Recent poll results presented here shed light on Americans’ opinions on the opioid crisis, anxiety and mental health care and…

Cybersecurity expert: 5 things physicians should consider to help protect data

May 22, 2017
In this guest commentary, Zuly Gonzalez, co-founder and CEO of Light Point Security and former cybersecurity expert at the National Security

Q&A: Why health care remains a target to cyberattacks like WannaCry

May 22, 2017
Earlier this month, hackers executed a worldwide ransomware attack that has impacted more than 100 countries and infected tens of thousands of…
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