American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Diagnosis and treatment of cannabis use disorder

May 14, 2016
ATLANTA — Frances Levin, MD, of Columbia University Medical Center, discusses the diagnosis and treatment of cannabis use disorder…
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VIDEO: Benefits, challenges of team-based care for early-onset schizophrenia

May 14, 2016
ATLANTA — Lisa Dixon, MD, MPH, of New York-Presbyterian and Columbia University Medical Center, discusses the benefits of coordinated…
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APA 2016 to highlight new clinical research, explore future of the field

May 13, 2016
ATLANTA — The 169th annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association will feature innovative clinical research and practice-related…
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Genetic testing new standard for prescribing psychiatric medication

July 29, 2015
TORONTO — Genetic testing has become the preferred practice when prescribing psychiatric medications, as these tests reduce the risk for…
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HAND may be related to cerebrovascular risk factors in older patients with HIV

June 5, 2015
TORONTO — In older patients with HIV, increased cerebrovascular risk factors, as measured by the Framingham Risk Score for Stroke, may be…
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Current ASD treatments focus on targeting symptom domains

June 3, 2015
TORONTO — Innovations in the treatment of autism spectrum disorder will seek to address this heterogeneous condition by taking into account…
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Latuda effective, well-tolerated among adults with major depressive disorder

May 28, 2015
TORONTO —According to phase 3 study results presented here, Latuda, an atypical antipsychotic agent, significantly reduced depressive symptoms…
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New innovations in mood disorders herald 'the edge of the future'

May 27, 2015
TORONTO — The latest innovations in mood disorder treatment will focus on addressing these conditions at every level by harnessing emerging…
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Spirituality, religiosity increased quality of life among patients with cancer

May 22, 2015
TORONTO — Among patients with cancer, having a high sense of spirituality and/or religiosity increased mental health quality of life, according…
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Transition to adulthood often highlights developmental shortcomings of adolescents with anxiety

May 22, 2015
TORONTO — The transition to adulthood often highlights the struggle children with anxiety have meeting developmental milestones, such as…
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