October Issues of American Psychiatric Association Journals Cover Opioid and Cannabis Use Disorders, Suicide Prevention, Treatment in Prison and More
Washington, D.C., Oct. 3, 2022 — The October issues of two of the American Psychiatric Association's journals, The American Journal of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Services are available online. The latest issue of the American Journal of Psychotherapy is also online now.
The October issue of The American Journal of Psychiatry focuses on diagnosis and treatment of opioid use disorder and cannabis use disorder. Featured research includes:
- Opioid Use Disorder: Pernicious and Persistent.
- Diagnosing Prescription Opioid Use Disorder in Patients Using Prescribed Opioids for Chronic Pain.
- Flexible Buprenorphine/Naloxone Model of Care for Reducing Opioid Use in Individuals With Prescription-Type Opioid Use Disorder: An Open-Label, Pragmatic, Non inferiority Randomized Controlled Trial.
- Impact of COVID-19 Telehealth Policy Changes on Buprenorphine Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder.
- Trends in Cannabis Use Disorder Diagnoses in the U. S. Veterans Health Administration, 2005–2019.
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 October issue of Psychiatric Services features:
- Feasibility of Peer-Delivered Suicide Safety Planning in the Emergency Department.
- The Natural History of Initial Antipsychotic Treatment Among Men Admitted to a State Prison.
- Standardized Versus Tailored Implementation of Measurement-Based Care for Depression in Community Mental Health Clinics.
- Utility of Investigations, History, and Physical Examination in “Medical Clearance” of Psychiatric Patients.
Also online now is Volume 75, Issue 3 of The American Journal of Psychotherapy, which features:
- Suicide Prevention Among Youths with Comorbid Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Suicidality.
- Brief Supportive Psychotherapy as Active Control and Clinical Intervention.
- Developing a Structural Intervention for Outpatient Mental Health Care: Mapping Vulnerability and Privilege.
- Multicultural Streaming in Group Psychotherapy Supervision: Orientation to and Preparation for Culturally Humble Practice.
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