April Issues of American Psychiatric Association Journals Cover Benefits of Medication for Opioid Use Disorder and Community-Based Treatment for People with Serious Mental Illness
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The April issues of two of the American Psychiatric Association’s journals, The American Journal of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Services are available online. Also available is the latest issue of The American Journal of Psychotherapy.
The American Journal of Psychiatry is the most widely read psychiatric journal in the world. The April issue features research that illustrates the fundamental importance of integrating clinical and basic approaches in the pursuit of a deeper understanding of psychiatric disorders. Among the highlights:
- 20-Year Prospective, Sequential Follow-Up Study of Heterogeneity in Associations of Duration of Untreated Psychosis With Symptoms, Functioning, and Quality of Life Following First-Episode Psychosis
- Association of Medication Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder With Suicide Mortality
- Transforming Discoveries About Cortical Microcircuits and Gamma Oscillations Into New Treatments for Cognitive Deficits in Schizophrenia
- Synaptic Variability and Cortical Gamma Oscillation Power in Schizophrenia
Psychiatric Services features research reports on issues related to the delivery of mental health services, especially for people with serious mental illness in community-based treatment programs. The April issue of Psychiatric Services features:
- Evaluation of a Police–Mental Health Co-response Team Relative to Traditional Police Response in Indianapolis.
- Telehealth Adoption by Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Treatment Facilities in the COVID-19 Pandemic.
- Risk and Resilience Factors for Youth Homelessness in Western Countries: A Systematic Review
- Mental Health First Aid: A Systematic Review of Trainee Behavior and Recipient Mental Health Outcomes.
- Disparities in Mental Health Care Access Among Persons Differing in Sexual Identity: Nationally Representative Findings.
- Diversity and Inclusion Training in Health Care: What the Evidence Suggests.
Also online now is the latest issue of the The American Journal of Psychotherapy — a special issue on mentalization-based therapy with guest editor Lois W. Choi-Kain, M.D., M.Ed., director of the Gunderson Personality Disorders Institute at McLean Hospital. The issue features:
- Mentalizing and Group Psychotherapy: A Novel Treatment for Antisocial Personality Disorder.
- A Mentalizing Approach for Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Moving From “Me-Mode” to “We-Mode.”
- Introduction to Mentalization-Based Approaches for Parents, Children, Youths, and Families.
- Trauma and Outcomes of Mentalization-Based Therapy for Individuals With Borderline Personality Disorder.
- Mentalization-Based Treatment for a Physician With Borderline Personality Disorder.
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American Psychiatric Association
The American Psychiatric Association, founded in 1844, is the oldest medical association in the country. The APA is also the largest psychiatric association in the world with more than 37,000 physician members specializing in the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and research of mental illnesses. APA’s vision is to ensure access to quality psychiatric diagnosis and treatment. For more information, please visit www.psychiatry.org.