August Issues of American Psychiatric Association Journals Cover Neurodevelopmental and Neurodegenerative Illnesses and Innovations in Psychotherapy Spurred by the Pandemic
The June issues of two of the American Psychiatric Association’s journals, The American Journal of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Services are available online.
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) recently released a number of official position statements on a series of major issues affecting mental health for millions of Americans across the country. The statements, approved by APA’s Board of Trustees this month, represent official APA policy on issues of critical importance to mental health in America, including the need for continued research into the use of psychedelics to treat psychiatric disorders, the role of psychiatry in care of patients with HIV, and the mental health needs of immigrants and people affected by forced displacement.
The American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) recently awarded Languages of Care a $20,000 multi-year grant from its Ukraine Disaster Relief Fund. This grant will specifically support Languages of Care’s work to translate and provide mental-health-related resources and supports in Ukraine.
The American Psychiatric Association (APA)’s journals were well-represented in the latest edition of the Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics © 2022), in which journals are assigned “Impact Factors.”
More Than 75 Health Care Organizations Release Joint Statement in Opposition to Legislative Interference
Joint Statement From Over 75 Health Care Organization in Opposition to Legislative Interference
Americans Anxious Over Inflation; Almost Twice More Likely to Lean on Family and Friends Than Speak Openly About Feelings After a Traumatic Event
Americans’ worries over the economy intensified in June, with 87% indicating they were anxious or very anxious about inflation, up 8 percentage points from the previous month.
Los hispano-estadounidenses están más preocupados que el resto de los estadounidenses por las cuestiones económicas; y también aumentó la preocupación por el cambio climático
Mientras que los estadounidenses no hispanos expresaron más preocupación por la inflación en junio (87 %) que en mayo (80 %), la preocupación de los hispano-estadounidenses sobre el tema aumentó de 73 % al 88 %.
July Issues of American Psychiatric Association Journals Highlight Neuroscientific Advances in Treatment; Provision of Care Among Underserved Populations
The July issues of two of the American Psychiatric Association’s journals, The American Journal of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Services are available online, as is Volume 75, Issue 2 of The American Journal of Psychotherapy.
As Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month begins, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Division of Diversity and Health Equity and APA Foundation (APAF) today are highlighting the first class of APAF Moore Equity in Mental Health Community Grants Program grantees.
The American Psychiatric Association is deeply disappointed in the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, that overturns Roe v. Wade and will ultimately restrict an individual’s right to an abortion. By dismantling nearly 50 years of legal precedent, the Court has jeopardized the physical and mental health of millions of American women and undermined the privacy of the physician-patient relationship.
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) today commends Congress for passing the first meaningful gun safety legislation in 30 years and looks forward to President Biden signing it into law. The bipartisan deal is a long overdue but important step in combatting the public health crisis of gun violence.
American Psychiatric Association on Passage of H.R. 7666, the Restoring Hope for Mental Health and Well-Being Act
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of the Restoring Hope for Mental Health and Well-Being Act (H.R. 7666), calling it an important step to expeditiously address the nation’s mental health crisis. The legislation will help address record levels of overdose and suicide deaths, the child and adolescent mental health crisis, and the adverse psychological effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Americans.