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.
As Valentine’s Day Approaches, Americans Feel Good About Their Social Connections, Value Friendships for Mental Health Impact
As heart-shaped candy boxes line the aisles of pharmacies and grocery stores nationwide, the majority of Americans (62%) said their friends had a mostly positive impact on their mental health, ahead of their children (48%), their extended family (47%), their spouse or partner (46%) and their parents (42%), among others.
Los hispanoamericanos reportan beneficios ligeramente diferentes de las relaciones que los no hispanos; Encuentra más fácil hacer amigos
Mientras los estadounidenses celebran el amor en todas sus formas este Día de San Valentín, más hispanos estadounidenses informaron que les resulta algo o muy fácil hacer amigos (75 %) que los no hispanos (63 %). Los adultos hispanos (42 %) también son más propensos que los adultos no hispanos (30 %) a decir que las relaciones románticas apoyan su salud mental al ser divertidas.
In the lead-up to tonight’s State of the Union address, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) applauds the continued emphasis on mental health in the Biden Administration’s Unity Agenda. While the nation faces the opioid epidemic, an ongoing crisis in youth mental health, and barriers to access, mental health is truly an issue where bipartisan progress can and must be made.
February Issues of American Psychiatric Association Journals Cover Risk Factors for Mental Illness, Substance Use in Psychiatric Care, Emergency Psychiatry and More
The issues of three of the American Psychiatric Association’s journals, The American Journal of Psychiatry, Psychiatric Services, and Focus, are now available online.
Black children in the United States are more likely to experience childhood adversity than White children, and these disparities are reflected in differential changes to regions of the brain linked to psychiatric disease like posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to new research led by McLean Hospital, a member of Mass General Brigham.
Gun violence. A recession. Climate change. The Russia-Ukraine war. The midterm elections. While the majority of Americans are anxious about each of these issues, one topic in the news rose above the rest last year: inflation.
January Issues of American Psychiatric Association Journals Cover Childhood and Neurodevelopmental Psychiatric Disorders, Suicide Screening and Technological Advances in CBT
The 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.
In response to Congressional passage of H.R. 2617, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) today issued the following statement.
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has been accredited as a provider of interprofessional continuing education (IPCE). Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education offers organizations the opportunity to simultaneously serve multiple professions, including physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, and other health care professionals, through a single, unified application process, structure, and set of accreditation standards.
La mitad de los hispanoamericanos califican su salud mental como regular o mala de cara al Año Nuevo
Los hispanoamericanos son más propensos que los no hispanos a adoptar propósitos de Año Nuevo relacionados con la salud mental