Research published today in The American Journal of Psychiatry finds that during a period of increasing cannabis use in the U.S., the prevalence of cannabis use disorder is disproportionally increasing among veterans with psychiatric disorders, especially those with more severe psychiatric disorders.
At a recent session at the APA Annual Meeting, a panel of psychiatrists addressed many of the common misconceptions around cannabis. With more states legalizing cannabis and changing public perceptions, there is confusion around its safety and uses.
January Issues of American Psychiatric Association Journals Cover New Research on Cannabis and Alcohol Use, Disparities in Coercive Treatment for Psychosis, and More
The January issues of two of the American Psychiatric Association journals, The American Journal of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Services are available online. Also available is the latest issue of The American Journal of Psychotherapy.
On August 29, the U.S. Surgeon General issued a new advisory on marijuana use and the developing brain. The advisory focuses on the dangers of marijuana for adolescents and for pregnant women. The statement from Surgeon General Vice Adm. Jerome Adams emphasized “the importance of protecting our Nation from the health risks of marijuana use in adolescence and during pregnancy. Recent increases in access to marijuana and in its potency, along with misperceptions of safety of marijuana endanger our
February Issues of APA Journals Cover Treating Opioid and Cannabis Use Disorders, Trends in Telepsychiatry, Reproductive Psychiatry and More
The latest issues of three American Psychiatric Association journals, The American Journal of Psychiatry, Psychiatric Services and Focus are now available online.
Learn about various aspects of treating cannabis use disorders, including clinical, training, and policy considerations. As new topics emerge, more resources and information will be added to this page. The resources covers topics from the APA Work Group on Cannabis with the Council on Addiction Psychiatry, training, practice/clinical, and legal issues from leading psychiatrists.
October Issues of American Psychiatric Association Journals Cover Opioid and Cannabis Use Disorders, Suicide Prevention, Treatment in Prison and More
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 May issues of two of the American Psychiatric Association’s journals, The American Journal of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Services are available online. Also available is the latest issue of Focus.
Updates to the DSM-5 and ICD-10 codes effective as of October 1, 2017.
Updates to the DSM-5 and ICD-10 codes effective as of October 1, 2018.
The 2024 Annual Meeting is your opportunity to take several Master and Paid Courses to grow your educational experience to a higher level.
New APA Poll Finds Americans Rate Cigarettes as Most Unsafe, Addictive Substance Among Options Surveyed
In a new national poll, Americans widely agreed that cigarettes are unsafe (84%) and addictive (87%), and yet a fifth (21%) reported smoking every day. The vast majority of people believe alcohol, opioids, and vapes are addictive, and about two-thirds said alcohol and opioids are unsafe, while more than three-fourths said vaping is unsafe.