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: Precision medicine will ‘revolutionize’ psychiatry

May 24, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Gene-targeted medicine can improve diagnosis and treatment of numerous mental health disorders, according to Jeffrey A. Lieberman
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Internet cognitive behavioral therapy improves depression in adults

May 24, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Cognitive behavioral therapy delivered via the internet improved depression in adults, according to a meta-analysis presented here…
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Older adults who hoard can be assisted by community-based organizations

May 23, 2017
SAN DIEGO — An American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting workshop confronted the reality that the condition of individuals who hoard…
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VIDEO: Detecting anxiety disorders early

May 23, 2017
SAN DIEGO — In this video, John T. Walkup, MD, professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian Hospital…
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Yoga reduces depression severity in patients with hard-to-treat mild to moderate depression

May 23, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Outcomes of a randomized, controlled pilot study indicated that hatha yoga practice reduced depression severity in patients with…
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Vargas’ journey highlights painful, stigmatized trajectory of addiction

May 23, 2017
SAN DIEGO — During the William C. Menninger Memorial Convocation Lecture here, Elizabeth Vargas, co-anchor of ABC’s 20/20, shared her…
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When considering 'Googling' a patient, one must weigh professional boundaries

May 22, 2017
SAN DIEGO — During an American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting workshop chaired by Liliya Gershengoren, MD, MPH, experts discussed the…
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VIDEO: Four signs a patient is at high-risk for suicide

May 22, 2017
SAN DIEGO — In this video, J. John Mann, MD, of Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, discusses how science can aid…
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APA poll: Democrats, Republicans agree treatment more effective than punishment

May 22, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Recent poll results presented here shed light on Americans’ opinions on the opioid crisis, anxiety and mental health care and…
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Experts explore potential of psychedelics in mental health

May 22, 2017
SAN DIEGO — In a presentation here, researchers reviewed evidence of the utility of psychedelic substances for treatment of mental health…
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