American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

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Brief CBT, crisis response plan led to better outcomes vs. usual treatment

May 21, 2015
TORONTO — Results from two randomized trials presented here indicate brief cognitive-behavioral therapy significantly reduced suicide attempts…
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Religious extremists target individuals who feel isolated, lack identity or community

May 21, 2015
TORONTO — Individuals who feel isolated or lack a sense of identity and community are at higher risk for involvement with religious or radical…
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Differences between DSM-IV, DSM-5 PTSD criteria may lead to inaccuracies

May 20, 2015
TORONTO —Disparities between the DSM-IV and DSM-5 criteria for PTSD may lead to incomplete identification of military personnel who require…
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VIDEO: How to manage, identify side effects of psychotropic medications

May 20, 2015
TORONTO — In this video, Joseph F. Goldberg, MD, a clinical professor of psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, discusses…
In the Journals

Diabetes and depression: Understanding the overlap

May 19, 2015
The connection between diabetes and depression has been clearly established, with depression found to be twice as prevalent in patients with diabetes…
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Asenapine may benefit patients with depressive states in bipolar disorder

May 19, 2015
TORONTO — Results of a retrospective study demonstrate asenapine, an atypical antipsychotic indicated for treatment of acute manic and mixed…
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Better understanding of cultural context vital component of global mental health

May 18, 2015
TORONTO — Identifying differences in diagnostic practices among psychiatrists across the world can help improve cultural competency among…
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Important suicide risk factors may be missed in ED

May 18, 2015
TORONTO — Although ED physicians and psychiatrists rated certain suicide risk factors as important, chart review indicated they did not often…
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Incoming APA president urges psychiatrists: 'Claim our future'

May 18, 2015
TORONTO — Here at the Opening Ceremony of the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, incoming president Renee Binder, MD,
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Researchers find flaws in CDC's media response to Ebola outbreak

May 18, 2015
TORONTO — The CDC’s media response to the Ebola outbreak had significant room for improvement and could have benefited from following…
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