September Issues of American Psychiatric Association Journals Cover Improving Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder, Mental Health Perspective on Police Reform
WASHINGTON, D.C., September 14, 2021 – The September issues of two of the American Psychiatric Association journals, The American Journal of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Services are available online.
The American Journal of Psychiatry is the most widely read psychiatric journal in the world. The September issue offers a collection of articles on improving treatment outcomes for various disorders, including opioid use disorder, alcohol use disorder, ADHD, anorexia nervosa, and cardiovascular disease in people with psychiatric disorders. Among the research featured in the September issue of The American Journal of Psychiatry:
- Disparities in Screening and Treatment of Cardiovascular Diseases in Patients With Mental Disorders Across the World.
- Office-Based Methadone Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder and Pharmacy Dispensing: A Scoping Review.
- Efficacy of Combining Varenicline and Naltrexone for Smoking Cessation and Drinking Reduction.
- Time Course of Relapse Following Acute Treatment for Anorexia Nervosa.
Psychiatric Services, established in 1950, 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 September issue includes:
- Racism and Mental Health Equity: History Repeating Itself.
- Police Reform From the Perspective of Mental Health Services and Professionals: Our Role in Social Change.
- Rethinking Why We Do What We Do: Individual Placement and Support.
- Mental Health App Evaluation: Updating the American Psychiatric Association’s Framework Through a Stakeholder-Engaged Workshop.
Also online now:
- Episode 45 of the From Pages to Practice podcast, featuring a discussion about a potentially effective and affordable approach to ending homelessness for many Americans.
- A new Editor’s Choice, a curated collection of articles, on adolescent suicide.
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American Psychiatric Association
The American Psychiatric Association, founded in 1844, is the oldest medical association in the country. The APA is also the largest psychiatric association in the world with more than 37,400 physician members specializing in the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and research of mental illnesses. APA’s vision is to ensure access to quality psychiatric diagnosis and treatment. For more information please visit www.psychiatry.org.