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May 22, 2023

Study Highlights Long-Term Benefits of Family-Based Care Following Institutional Care

New research, published online today in the American Journal of Psychiatry, provides the most robust and comprehensive evidence to date that children exposed to early psychosocial deprivation benefit substantially from family-based care. Senior author Kathryn L. Humphreys, Ph.D., discussed this work today at a special briefing during the 2023 Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association.

May 20, 2023

New Research Examines Firearm Culture in Families of Youth Who Died by Firearm-Suicide

A new study, released today at the American Psychiatric Association’s Annual Meeting, examined perspectives on firearms among the families of youth who completed suicide by firearm, and found that in many cases, youth who died by gun-related suicide had been introduced to these weapons through culturally rooted familial traditions. The researchers also examined family members’ perspectives on suicide prevention interventions, including the State of Maryland’s Extreme Risk Protective Order Law, passed in 2018.

May 20, 2023

APA Gives Back to Homeless Children’s Network

In its 14th year, the “APA Gives Back” program provides an opportunity for the American Psychiatric Association (APA), its members, and Annual Meeting attendees to support a community organization in the city where the Annual Meeting is held. Today, the APA presented a donation of $27,176 to Homeless Children’s Network (HCN).

May 15, 2023

New Community Diversity Fellowship Benefits Regional Nonprofits Across the U.S.

The American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) has announced the nine inaugural recipients of its new Community Diversity Fellowship, funded by the Sozosei Foundation. The Community Diversity fellows, like other APAF fellows, will receive professional development, experiential learning, and networking opportunities. In addition, the Community Diversity fellows will deliver culturally competent psychiatric care in hard-to-reach and traditionally underrepresented communities. This fellowship was created to support psychiatry residents who are committed to serving minoritized and vulnerable populations, many of whom may themselves be from diverse backgrounds.

May 10, 2023

Americans Express Worry Over Personal Safety in Annual Anxiety and Mental Health Poll

The results of an annual poll conducted by the American Psychiatric Association show that 70% of U.S. adults say they feel anxious or extremely anxious about keeping themselves or their families safe. While the number is lower than what was reported during the early onset of the pandemic in 2020, it is 6% higher than in the past two years.

May 02, 2023

May Issues of American Psychiatric Association Journals Cover New Treatments, Assessing Crisis Lines, Suicide Prevention, and More

he latest issues of three of the American Psychiatric Association’s journals, The American Journal of Psychiatry, Psychiatric Services and Focus are now available online. The May issue of The American Journal of Psychiatry focuses on treatments, with articles presenting issues related to psychedelics, trichotillomania, social anxiety disorder, schizophrenia, and opioid use disorder.

May 02, 2023

APA Foundation Welcomes 2023 Class of Fellows, Largest in Program History

The American Psychiatric Association Foundation today (APAF) proudly welcomed 116 future psychiatric leaders into the 2023 class of fellows, marking the largest class in program history. The APA Foundation Resident Fellowship Program complements psychiatric residency training by providing experiential learning, mentorships, and professional development opportunities.

April 20, 2023

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.

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