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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Add-on pimavanserin shows efficacy in major depression

May 20, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Adjunctive pimavanserin appeared safe, effective and tolerable among patients with
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Mediterranean diet may protect against late-life depression

May 19, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Data presented here suggest that adhering to a Mediterranean diet may protect against the development of depressive symptoms in…
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Improved access to mental health care crucial to affect overdose, suicide rates

May 19, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Poor access to mental health services is fueling overdose and suicide epidemics in the United States, according to APA…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Next-generation antidepressants show promise for treatment-resistant disease

May 19, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — In a session here, experts discussed advances in the understanding and treatment of treatment-resistant depression.
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Long-term treatment with Latuda well-tolerated in pediatric bipolar disorder

May 19, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — In a 2-year open-label extension study presented at the APA annual meeting, long-term treatment with Latuda was generally…
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APA 2019 opening session promotes diversity, addresses stigma

May 19, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — In the opening session of the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, current President Altha J. Stewart, MD,
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APA 2019 to focus on ‘revitalizing’ psychiatry

May 2, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — This year’s theme of the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting is “Revitalize Psychiatry: Disrupt…

APA poll reports America’s opinions on anxiety, gun violence, opioids

May 22, 2018
NEW YORK — Poll results presented at this year’s American Psychiatric Association annual meeting shed light on Americans’ opinions…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Expert discusses label change for Trintellix

May 17, 2018
NEW YORK — Gregory Mattingly, MD, psychiatrist and associate clinical professor at Washington University School of Medicine, spoke with…
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VIDEO: Planning for psychiatric medications during emergencies

May 15, 2018
NEW YORK — Elspeth “Cam” Ritchie, MD, MPH, discussed the importance of planning for psychiatric medications during a natural…
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