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.
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.
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.
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.
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.