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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Computer simulation useful to study anxiety in patients with panic disorder, agoraphobia

May 22, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Computer simulation is a useful tool to research and treat anxiety in patients with panic disorder and agoraphobia because one has…
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APA opening session applauds policy progress, encourages passion in psychiatry

May 22, 2017
SAN DIEGO — In the opening session of the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, current APA President Maria A. Oquendo, MD
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Debating the Goldwater Rule: Should psychiatrists weigh in on Trump?

May 21, 2017
SAN DIEGO — In a symposium here at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, experts debated the statutes of the Goldwater Rule…
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VIDEO: Incorporating mindfulness into psychiatric practice

May 21, 2017
SAN DIEGO — By using mindfulness themselves, clinicians and mental health professionals can establish a compassionate attitude, increase…
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Prescription of second-generation, lower metabolic risk antipsychotics increases

May 21, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Findings presented here indicated that prescription of second-generation antipsychotics with lower metabolic risk have increased…
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VIDEO: Treatment strategies for intimate partner violence

May 21, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Approximately 20% of individuals who experience intimate partner violence within one year develop new onset mental health problems…
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Natural disasters increase alcohol abuse, trauma in adolescents

May 20, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Alcohol misuse and emotional trauma were higher among adolescents with high exposure to natural disasters, compared with their…
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Cyberbullying increases risk for depression, anger, disassociation

May 20, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Adolescent mental health conditions may be exacerbated by cyberbullying, particularly among those who have experienced emotional…
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VIDEO: Genetic predictors of tardive dyskinesia

May 20, 2017
SAN DIEGO — In this video, James L. Kennedy, MD, of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, discusses the use of genetic factors
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Physician follow-up reduces hospital readmission in schizophrenia

May 20, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Timely follow-up with a physician reduced risk for early readmission among individuals with schizophrenia, particularly those with…
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