American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

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Public health, mental health efforts are mutually beneficial

May 18, 2016
ATLANTA — During the William C. Menninger memorial convocation lecture here, Thomas Frieden, MD, MPH, director of the CDC, reaffirmed the…
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VIDEO: APA establishes committee to increase physician knowledge of telepsychiatry

May 18, 2016
ATLANTA — Jay Shore, MD, MPH, chair of the American Psychiatric Association’s committee on telepsychiatry and associate professor at the…
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VIDEO: Expert provides new neuromodulation methods for OCD, ASD

May 18, 2016
ATLANTA — Eric Hollander, MD, a professor of psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and director of the Compulsive…
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VIDEO: VITAL-DEP study to assess vitamin D, fish oil for depression, mood in older adults

May 17, 2016
ATLANTA — Olivia Okereke, MD, SM, of Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, outlines a study examining the efficacy of…
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Marriage reduces risk for alcohol use disorder, particularly in those at highest risk

May 17, 2016
ATLANTA — First marriage had protective effects on risk for alcohol use disorder, especially among individuals with high familial risk for…
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VIDEO: "Claiming our future" requires proactive, informed psychiatrists

May 17, 2016
ATLANTA — Jeffrey A. Lieberman, MD, of Columbia University and New York-Presbyterian explores the future of psychiatry, the field’s…
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VIDEO: APA president-elect describes upcoming term initiatives

May 17, 2016
ATLANTA — Maria A. Oquendo, MD, president-elect of the American Psychiatric Association and professor of psychiatry at…
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Smartphone app may improve depression treatment

May 17, 2016
ATLANTA —Mobile self-report smartphone applications may be useful in monitoring depression symptoms, as data presented here indicated…
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Adolescent males, females with eating disorders display differences in depression

May 16, 2016
ATLANTA — A significantly higher percentage of adolescent males with eating disorders had comorbid depression compared with adolescent…
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APA opening session emphasizes collaboration, prevention in mental health care

May 16, 2016
ATLANTA — In yesterday’s opening session, Maria A. Oquendo, MD, president-elect of the American Psychiatric association, declared…
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