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
As 2022 draws to a close, nearly two out of five (37%) Americans rated their mental health as only fair or poor, up from 31% a year ago. More than one in four (26%) reported they anticipated experiencing more stress at the start of 2023, up from one in five (20%) last year. At the same time, 29% American adults indicated they’d adopt new year’s resolutions related to their mental health, up three percentage points from last year.
Rawle Andrews Jr., Esq., Executive Director of the American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF), will be honored with the President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award for Volunteer Service in January 2023.
December Issues of American Psychiatric Association Journals Cover Technology and Mental Health, New Approaches with Psychopharmacology, and Improving Correctional Care
The December issues of two of the American Psychiatric Association’s journals, The American Journal of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Services are available online.
Con el comienzo de la temporada navideña, aumenta el estrés de los hispanoamericanos, y hay menos preocupación por la COVID-19
Una nueva encuesta de la Asociación Americana de Psiquiatría publicada hoy muestra que, aunque un tercio de los hispanoamericanos informan que prevén estar más estresados en esta temporada navideña que el año pasado, están menos preocupados por contagiar o contraer COVID en una reunión festiva. Dicen estar más preocupados por poder comprar los regalos navideños.
A new poll from the American Psychiatric Association (APA) released today shows that while nearly a third of Americans report that they anticipate being more stressed out this holiday season than last year, they are less worried about spreading or contracting COVID at a festive gathering. They report being most worried about affording holiday gifts.
We are deeply saddened to hear of the shooting at Club Q Nightclub in Colorado Springs and mourn the lives of those who were lost and send support to those recovering from injuries. Our hearts go out to the families and friends of the victims, and we urge whoever may need it to seek mental health support in the aftermath of this tragedy.