American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from the APA annual meeting, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

APA poll reports America’s opinions on anxiety, gun violence, opioids

May 22, 2018
NEW YORK — Poll results presented at this year’s American Psychiatric Association annual meeting shed light on Americans’ opinions…
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VIDEO: Expert discusses label change for Trintellix

May 17, 2018
NEW YORK — Gregory Mattingly, MD, psychiatrist and associate clinical professor at Washington University School of Medicine, spoke with…
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VIDEO: Planning for psychiatric medications during emergencies

May 15, 2018
NEW YORK — Elspeth “Cam” Ritchie, MD, MPH, discussed the importance of planning for psychiatric medications during a natural…
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VIDEO: New APA President plans to support early-career psychiatrists

May 11, 2018
NEW YORK — Altha J. Stewart, MD, who was recently appointed president of the American Psychiatric Association, discussed her plans to focus on…
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Opiates demonstrate increased presence in suicide completion

May 11, 2018
NEW YORK — The percentage of suicide decedents who had opiates in their blood nearly doubled from 2006 to 2017, according to data presented in…
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Media may inaccurately portray, dramatize suicide

May 10, 2018
NEW YORK — Though the association between fictional depictions of suicide and imitative self-harm is not new, recent trends in media content…
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Mydayis improves ADHD symptoms regardless of sleep issues

May 9, 2018
NEW YORK — Dose-optimized Mydayis, a once-daily mixed salts of a single-entity amphetamine product, improved symptoms and executive function in…
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VIDEO: Providing treatment options important for PTSD

May 9, 2018
NEW YORK — Elspeth “Cam” Ritchie, MD, MPD, from Washington Hospital Center and Healio Psychiatry Peer Perspective Board member…
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Collaborative care models important for adult, child mental health

May 9, 2018
NEW YORK — Experts discussed improving access to mental health care by utilizing collaborative and integrated care models that connect primary…
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Adjunct brexpiprazole safe, well-tolerated for MDD

May 9, 2018
NEW YORK — Adjunctive treatment with brexpiprazole was generally well-tolerated for up to 52 weeks in adults with major depressive disorder…

Meeting Calendar

American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

May 5, 2018 - May 9, 2018

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