2011 News Releases


2011 APA News Releases 

APA Comments on Psychotropic Medication
Use of Antidepressants in Adults with Autism
• APA Update on the Status of DSM-5
New APA Textbook on Psychoanalysis
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Final Rule on 2012 Physician Fee Schedule: CMS Responds to APA Comments
Scale Assessing Suicidal Ideation Saves Lives and Healthcare Resources Through High Predictive Validity and Use of Common Language
American Psychiatric Association Honors Four Innovative Psychiatric Services Programs
American Psychiatric Association Launches New PsychiatryOnline Site
New APA Publication on Interrelationship between Psychoanalytic and Neurobiological Perspectives
American Psychiatric Association Encouraged by Restructuring of ACOs in Final Rule
American Psychiatric Association Remembers Frank Kameny, Ph.D., Leading Gay Rights Activist
New APA Publication on Cocaine and Methamphetamine Dependence
People Experiencing Mental Distress less Likely to have Health Insurance
New APA Publication on Preventing Bullying and School Violence
APA President, Herbert S. Sacks M.D., Remembered
Ninth Circuit Court Rules on California Mental Health Parity Act
Psychiatric Services: First-Episode Psychosis and Substance Use
APA Submits Brief Regarding Use of Medication in Jared Loughner Case
APA Member Rahn K. Bailey, M.D., FAPA Named President-Elect of the National Medical Association
Victims of Intimate Partner Violence at Significantly Increased Risk of Psychiatric Disorders
New APA Publications on Schizophrenia, Trichotillomania and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
NYT Letter to the editor - Oldham
New Book on Treatment Resistant Depression
APA Announces New Psychiatric News Alert
White House Condolence Letter Policy
DSM-5 Revisions for Personality Disorders Reflect Major Change
Learning Collaborative Approach can Enhance Integration of Behavioral and General Medical Services
The American Journal of Psychiatry Once Again Sees Boost in Impact Factor to 12.759, Remains Tops in Total Citations
Four APA Members Named to AMA Posts
APA Medical Director, Melvin Sabshin M.D., Remembered as Leader
APA Gives Back Program Benefits Mental Health Kokua
Knowledge about Mental Health Increases Likelihood of Seeking Help
Supreme Court Orders California to Cut Prison Population to Meet Minimum Health and Mental Healthcare Needs
• Impact of Shift Work
Study Shows Relationship Between Low Unit Cohesion, Suicidal Thougths
Study Looks at PTSD Risk Factors
Protein Decline May Link to Depression in Pregnancy
Hawaii ER Visits By Elderly
Military Children and Psychiatric Hospitalizations
Study Links Childhood Abuse to Women and Aggression Relationships
Study Looks at LInk Between Economic Distress, Suicide
Gaming, Internet Have Negative Impact on Teen Sleep
Electronic Patient Records Help Identify Causality
Placebos: Informed Consent Not to Be Informed
Delirim Following Cardiac Surgery
Synthetic Cannabis Linked to Extended Psychosis
Rinehart Named APPI Publisher
New Framework Proposed for Manual of Mental Disorders
Treatment of ADHD Varies Across Countries
Maternal Mental Health and Menopause Myths among APA Annual Meeting Sessions
APA President Alfred Freedman, M.D. Remembered as Leader
APA, AAAP, and AOAAM Applaud Federal Action Combating Prescription Drug Abuse
Military Mental Health Issues to be Addressed at APA Annual Meeting
National Institute of Mental Health Offers a Diverse View of Research at APA Annual Meeting
Trauma, Disaster Response Addressed at APA Meeting in Honolulu
Study of New York Parity Law Provides Lessons for Implementation of Federal Law
Culture, Diversity and Psychiatry at the APA Annual Meeting in Honolulu
Study Shows Children’s Psychiatric Symptoms Improve after Depression Remission in Mother
Dilip Jeste, MD, Elected APA President-elect
Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury Released
Psychiatry and the Arts at the APA Annual Meeting in Honolulu
Encouraging Evidence for Prevention of Mental Disorders, Substance Abuse, and Problem Behaviors
Sessions at APA Annual Meeting to Highlight DSM-5 Development
Kentucky Rep. Jimmie Lee Receives the Jacob Javits Award for Public Service
Premenstrual Mood Changes Predictive of Greater Bipolar Disorder Severity
Support for Military and Families (2/2/11)
Impact of Parity on Substance Abuse Treatment
Patients Need Continuing Access to Life-Saving Treatment
APA Annual Meeting 2011
APA Remembers Tana Grady-Weliky, M.D. (1/21/11)
Psychiatrists Oppose Attempt to Repeal Health Care Laws (1/20/11)
Predeployment Screening Reduces Combat Stress
• APA Expresses Sorrow for Victims (1/11/11)
Mental Illness and Advance Care Directives