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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ECT effective for schizophrenia but requires further research

May 24, 2016
ATLANTA — Data presented here indicated electroconvulsive therapy was effective for schizophrenia, but caused adverse cognitive effects in some…
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VIDEO: Benefits, challenges of psychiatric intervention programs implemented in ED

May 23, 2016
ATLANTA — Jack Rozel, MD, MSL, assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh and medical director of re:solve Crisis…
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VIDEO: Neuroimaging data show differences in emotional dysregulation in borderline personality disorder

May 23, 2016
ATLANTA — In this video, Harold Koenigsberg, MD, professor of psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, presents findings from…

New APA president, president-elect and other leadership take office

May 23, 2016
ATLANTA — At the conclusion of the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Maria A. Oquendo, MD, began her 1-year term as president of…
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VIDEO: Preventing suicide in physicians, residents and medical students

May 20, 2016
ATLANTA — Christine Moutier, MD, chief medical officer of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, discusses the importance of suicide…
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APA study suggests mental health care access is limited in DC area

May 20, 2016
ATLANTA — Recent findings presented here indicate more than 80% of psychiatrists within networks of some of the largest carriers in the Health…
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VIDEO: How to integrate services for IPV survivors in a community setting

May 20, 2016
ATLANTA — Mayumi Okuda Benavides, MD, of Columbia University and New York-Presbyterian, explains how to integrate services for survivors of…
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VIDEO: APA assembly addresses transgender bathroom laws, EHR confidentiality and more

May 19, 2016
ATLANTA — Elspeth "Cam" Ritchie, MD, MPH, of the Society of Uniformed Services Psychiatrists, discusses proposals and action papers reviewed…
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Transcranial magnetic stimulation effective, safe for postpartum depression

May 19, 2016
ATLANTA — NeuroStar transcranial magnetic stimulation showed efficacy as monotherapy for treatment of postpartum-onset major depressive…
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VIDEO: Tips for medical residents managing suicidality in borderline personality disorder

May 19, 2016
ATLANTA — Marianne Goodman, MD, of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the James J. Peters VA Medical Center, discusses a workshop she…
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