American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

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Experts warn of coming war over ‘food addiction’ and public health

May 28, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO — The difference between “food addiction” and “food and addiction” will gain public policy significance…
Meeting News Coverage

Experts warn of coming war over ‘food addiction’ and public health

May 28, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO — The difference between “food addiction” and “food and addiction” will gain public policy significance…
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Lurasidone lowered rates of weight, metabolic changes in bipolar depression

May 23, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO — Positive results were found in two pivotal safety and efficacy studies that looked at lurasidone HCl treatment in patients with…
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Lurasidone lowered rates of weight, metabolic changes in bipolar depression

Endocrine Today, June 2013
SAN FRANCISCO — Positive results were found in two pivotal safety and efficacy studies that looked at lurasidone HCl treatment in patients with…
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Symptomatic improvement found in difficult-to-treat patients with depression using TMS

May 22, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO – Transcranial magnetic stimulation has been found to have a statistically significant reduction in depressive symptomatology and…
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Claiming 'amnesia' may not impact competency to stand trial

May 22, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO — Many defendants charged with a felony said they could not remember the crime for which they were tried, according to new study…
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Study: Overuse of smartphones harmful to adolescents

May 22, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO – Adolescents who overuse their smartphones are at greater risk for more severe psychopathologies, thus psychiatrists should…
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‘Etiology and syndromes’ should be focus of DSM-5 for medical students

May 21, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO — Medical students learning the DSM-5 should focus on what is known of the etiology and psychiatric syndromes, not on the…
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CBT by email appears effective for treating anxiety

May 21, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO — Treatment for general anxiety disorder, administered by email, appears effective, according to data presented here. During a…
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Cyberbullying triples risk for teenage suicide

May 21, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO — Teenagers who experience cyberbullying are three times more likely to attempt suicide than those who are not bullied online…
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