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: Studies explore how antidepressants, placebo effect the brain

May 8, 2018
NEW YORK — David Hellerstein, MD, professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University and Meeting News

VA program helps veterans, military personnel manage chronic PTSD

May 8, 2018
NEW YORK — A team of experts from the Miami VA Healthcare System and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine discussed an…
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‘Shifting priorities’ vital to future of psychiatry

May 8, 2018
NEW YORK — A session dedicated to discussing the future of psychiatry concluded that the new times make it necessary to shift to new…
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How to talk about firearms with patients

May 8, 2018
NEW YORK — Talking to patients about firearms is a challenging but important practice. In a session here, experts discussed how clinicians can…
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Managing opioid use disorders requires medication

May 7, 2018
NEW YORK — Treatment of opioid use disorder that does not include medication is an insufficient approach, according to Adam Bisaga, MD,
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Innovation, technology, burnout featured at APA 2018 opening session

May 7, 2018
NEW YORK — During the opening session of the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, current President Anita Everett, MD,
In the Journals

Some antipsychotics may increase gestational diabetes risk

May 7, 2018
NEW YORK — Women who continued antipsychotic treatment with olanzapine or quetiapine during pregnancy had an increased risk for gestational…
In the Journals

Family psychiatric history increases risk for postpartum psychiatric disorders

May 7, 2018
NEW YORK — Women with a family history of mental illness, especially bipolar disorder, are at higher risk for postpartum psychiatric disorders…
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Technology shows promise for psychiatric clinical assessment

May 7, 2018
NEW YORK — In a session presented here on smartphone apps, sensors and web technology, experts discussed the state of research and the clinical…
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Preventive cognitive therapy may lead to sustainable treatment results in depression

May 6, 2018
NEW YORK — In a session here, experts urged adapting more personalized approaches using preventive cognitive therapy to help patients with…
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