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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VIDEO: New APA President plans to support early-career psychiatrists

May 11, 2018
NEW YORK — Altha J. Stewart, MD, who was recently appointed president of the American Psychiatric Association, discussed her plans to focus on…
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Opiates demonstrate increased presence in suicide completion

May 11, 2018
NEW YORK — The percentage of suicide decedents who had opiates in their blood nearly doubled from 2006 to 2017, according to data presented in…
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Media may inaccurately portray, dramatize suicide

May 10, 2018
NEW YORK — Though the association between fictional depictions of suicide and imitative self-harm is not new, recent trends in media content…
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Mydayis improves ADHD symptoms regardless of sleep issues

May 9, 2018
NEW YORK — Dose-optimized Mydayis, a once-daily mixed salts of a single-entity amphetamine product, improved symptoms and executive function in…
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VIDEO: Providing treatment options important for PTSD

May 9, 2018
NEW YORK — Elspeth “Cam” Ritchie, MD, MPD, from Washington Hospital Center and Healio Psychiatry Peer Perspective Board member…
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Collaborative care models important for adult, child mental health

May 9, 2018
NEW YORK — Experts discussed improving access to mental health care by utilizing collaborative and integrated care models that connect primary…
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Adjunct brexpiprazole safe, well-tolerated for MDD

May 9, 2018
NEW YORK — Adjunctive treatment with brexpiprazole was generally well-tolerated for up to 52 weeks in adults with major depressive disorder…
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African-American clergy express positive attitudes toward mental health services

May 9, 2018
NEW YORK — African-American clergy have positive attitudes toward their [congregants] seeking mental health services, according to study…
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Intranasal esketamine shows promise for treatment-resistant depression

May 8, 2018
NEW YORK — Results from two phase-3 studies of esketamine presented here demonstrated clinical significance in treatment-resistant depression…
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VIDEO: APA President Everett discusses burnout, innovation initiatives

May 8, 2018
NEW YORK —Anita Everett, MD, current president of the American Psychiatric Association, highlighted two initiatives focused on burnout and…
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