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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Survey finds opinion on ideal body image differs among white, black women

May 6, 2014
NEW YORK — Data from a survey of post-graduate and college-aged women demonstrated that white women reported less satisfaction with their own…
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Increased PTSD, physical disability reported in female Vietnam War vets

May 5, 2014
NEW YORK — Female Vietnam War veterans have increased rates of post-traumatic stress disorder and physical disabilities, but a low mortality…
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Mental health problems mediate link between childhood trauma, aggression

May 5, 2014
NEW YORK — Data from a study conducted by Machteld Hoeve, MD, of the University of Amsterdam, and colleagues demonstrate that mental health…
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In-person, online psycho-education programs effective in children with mood disorders

May 4, 2014
NEW YORK — In-person or online psycho-education for children diagnosed with a mood or anxiety disorder was successful in educating both the…
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Telephone-based psychotherapy for postpartum depression effective, convenient

May 4, 2014
NEW YORK — Telephone-based interpersonal psychotherapy is convenient for those in rural areas and effective in treating postpartum depression…
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Yoga beneficial in inpatient setting

May 3, 2014
In a population of 80 participants from the East Jefferson Inpatient Psychiatric Unit in Metairie, Louisiana, 45 completed surveys on their…
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Veterans with children may be at greater PTSD risk

May 3, 2014
NEW YORK — Veterans who are separated from their children during their military deployment may be at greater risk for developing PTSD…
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DSM-5 anxiety specifier based on link between suicide, severe anxiety

May 29, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO — Thirty years of data indicating that comorbid severe anxiety is a risk factor for suicide across depression and bipolar…
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Trauma survivors experience lasting physical health effects

May 29, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO — Survivors of traumatic events continued to experience physical symptoms long after the initial trauma, according to data…
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Health care providers showed bias against patients with schizophrenia

May 28, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO — Health care providers responded differently to patients with schizophrenia when presented with identical clinical scenarios…
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