Los hispanoamericanos se sienten más informados sobre el vínculo entre la nutrición y la salud mental que las personas no hispanas. El 78 % cambiaría su dieta para tener un efecto positivo en su salud mental.
Los hispanoamericanos están entendiendo esta relación: la última encuesta mensual de Healthy Minds de la Asociación Americana de Psiquiatría revela que cuatro de cada cinco (81 %) de los adultos hispanoamericanos se consideran informados sobre el vínculo entre la nutrición y la salud mental. Este porcentaje es más alto que el de las personas no hispanas, de las cuales solo el 63 % indicó ese nivel de conocimiento.
APA Foundation, HOPE Center Harlem, Receive Grant from MTV Entertainment Studios to Promote Youth Mental Health
MTV Entertainment Studios recently announced a round of grants to mental health organizations and causes, including the American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) in partnership with HOPE Center Harlem, ahead of Mental Health Action Day. HOPE (Healing On Purpose and Evolving) Center Harlem seeks to provide quality therapeutic services and promote health and wellness to minoritized groups within the Harlem, NY, community.
Four in Five Americans Would Change Their Diets to Improve Mental Health, But They Rate Other Life Factors as More Impactful
Nutrition and mental health are linked, and studies on mental wellness and the gut biome, the Mediterranean diet and the DASH diet, among other topics, have been garnering more attention in recent years. Americans are picking up that understanding: the latest American Psychiatric Association Healthy Minds Monthly poll reveals that two-thirds (66%) of American adults feel knowledgeable about the link between nutrition and mental health. A majority (81%) would be willing to change their diet to improve mental health.
April Issues of American Psychiatric Association Journals Cover Genetic Underpinnings of Common Disorders, a Digital Intervention for Depression and Anxiety in Youth, and More
The latest issues of three of the American Psychiatric Association’s journals, The American Journal of Psychiatry, Psychiatric Services, and The American Journal of Psychotherapy, are now available online.
March Issues of American Psychiatric Association Journals Cover Advances in Depression Treatment, Suicide Risk Screening, and Mental Health Help Seeking Among Indigenous Populations
The March issues of two of the American Psychiatric Association’s journals, The American Journal of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Services are now available online.
En una nueva encuesta, los hispanoamericanos destacan el gran impacto positivo de sus mascotas en la salud mental
Los hallazgos de la última edición de la encuesta mensual Healthy Minds de la Asociación Americana de Psiquiatría (APA, por sus siglas en inglés) son claros: además de sentirse como parte de la familia, las mascotas s de los estadounidenses ofrecen muchos beneficios para la salud mental.
APA and AVMA Team Up to Encourage Americans to #Paws4MentalHealth
The nation’s leading organizations for psychiatrists and veterinarians are joining forces in March to call attention to the positive mental health benefits of having a pet at home. The American Psychiatric Association (APA) and American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), who collectively represent nearly 140,000 physicians and veterinarians, have entitled the effort #Paws4MentalHealth.
Americans Note Overwhelming Positive Mental Health Impact of Their Pets in New Poll; Dogs and Cats Equally Beneficial
The findings of the latest edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) Healthy Minds Monthly Poll are clear: in addition to feeling like part of the family, Americans’ furry friends offer many mental health benefits.
American Psychiatric Association Publishes Updated Guideline on Eating Disorders and Accompanying Implementation Tools
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) recently published an updated practice guideline for treatment of patients with eating disorders. The guideline provides recommendations on assessment and evidence-based pharmacological, psychotherapeutic, and other nonpharmacological treatments for eating disorders. The Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients with Eating Disorders focuses primarily on anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder and includes new tips for screening and treatment.
Ramaswamy Viswanathan, M.D., Is Named APA President-Elect
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) members have chosen Ramaswamy Viswanathan, M.D., DrMedSc, DLFAPA, as the medical society’s next president-elect. The results were released today but are not official until the APA Board of Trustees confirms them at its March meeting.
Media Advisory: Media Encouraged to Attend APA Annual Meeting in San Francisco
The American Psychiatric Association’s 2023 Annual Meeting features nationally recognized experts in psychiatry and mental health policy, research, and clinical practice. The meeting’s theme is Innovate, Collaborate, Motivate: Charting the Future of Mental Health and will feature more than 600 educational sessions and specialized tracks, including addiction psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, and more. The meeting will also include a clinical updates track; a research track hosted by NIAAA, with sessions also from NIDA and SAMHSA; and a special technology track.
APA Foundation Appoints Vedrana Hodzic, M.D., Director of Fellowships, Mentorship and Medical Education
The American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) today announced that Vedrana Hodzic, M.D., will be its Director of Fellowships, Mentorship and Medical Education. In this role, Hodzic will oversee the APAF’s Resident Fellowship Program, and will use her clinical and resident training expertise to elevate the program through enhanced professional development, experiential learning, and mentoring opportunities.