American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

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Meeting News

Vraylar may benefit patients with bipolar depression, manic symptoms

May 21, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Treatment with Vraylar led to significant improvement in depressive symptoms compared with placebo in patients with bipolar…
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The clinician’s role in helping persons experiencing homelessness

May 21, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — In a video interview, Elspeth “Cam” Ritchie, MD, MPH, a psychiatrist in Washington, D.C., and member of the…
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How to address nonmedical stimulant use among college-aged patients

May 21, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — In a session presented here, Anthony L. Rostain, MD, MA, professor of psychiatry and pediatrics and Adult ADHD Treatment and…
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Studies highlight unmet needs in patients with MDD, suicide attempt/ideation

May 21, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Data from three studies presented here showed that among patients with major depressive disorder and suicidal ideation or…
In the Journals

Esketamine nasal spray plus antidepressant effective for hard-to-treat depression

May 21, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Patients with treatment-resistant depression saw clinically meaningful and statistically significant improvement in depressive…
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VIDEO: Analyzing speech patterns to measure emotion in bipolar disorder

May 20, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Melvin G. McInnis, MD, Thomas B. and Nancy Upjohn Woodworth professor of bipolar disorder and depression and director of the…
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Physician burnout: Focus on the environment, not the individual

May 20, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Burnout should be viewed as a red flag that prompts change at the environmental and systemic levels, although it is often…
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How Game of Thrones explores morality, cognitive dissonance

May 20, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — In a session here, Cpt Matt Richter, MD, a fourth-year psychiatry resident at Walter Reed Medical Center, described how Game…
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VIDEO: Smartphone apps for serious mental illness

May 20, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — In a video interview, Liza Hoffman, MSW, LICSW, a clinical social worker in Boston and clinical director of Digital Psychiatry…
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Add-on pimavanserin shows efficacy in major depression

May 20, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Adjunctive pimavanserin appeared safe, effective and tolerable among patients with

Meeting Calendar

American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

May 18, 2019 - May 22, 2019

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