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.
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Long-acting antipsychotics help cut risk for arrest in patients with schizophrenia

June 7, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — After initiation of treatment with long-acting injectable antipsychotics, the incidence of arrest decreased among patients with…
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Childhood exposure to 9/11 linked to future physical, psychiatric disorders

June 4, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO —Individuals who were directly exposed as children to 9/11 showed a higher rate of subsequent physical disorders, psychiatric…
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Resiliency, well-being alone are not solutions to burnout

June 3, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Contrary to what many believe, resilience and well-being are not a solution to the widespread physician burnout problem, but…
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Ketamine’s mechanism of action still unclear, requires further investigation

May 31, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — A panel of experts here agreed that while ketamine represents an effective therapy for patients with treatment-resistant…
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How clinicians can help patients with mental health issues get back to work

May 29, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Sagar V. Parikh, MD, FRCPC, professor of psychiatry at the University of Michigan and associate director of the University of…
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APA poll reveals Americans’ views on anxiety, workplace mental health, social media

May 28, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Poll results released at this year’s APA Annual Meeting shed light on Americans’ anxiety about health, safety and…
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Novel psychotropic agent improves symptoms in schizophrenia

May 24, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — SEP-363856, a novel psychotropic agent with a non-D2 mechanism of action, showed statistically significant and clinically…
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Psychiatrists: Meet veterans ‘where they are’

May 24, 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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Vraylar appears to improve cognitive symptoms in schizophrenia

May 23, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Post hoc analysis data presented at the APA annual meeting demonstrated that Vraylar, made by Allergan, may offer benefits for…
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More research needed to understand benefits, harms of cannabis for pain

May 23, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — More research is needed to understand the harms and potential benefits of cannabis use among patients with chronic pain, Mark
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