News Releases

2014 APA News Releases


March

APA to Convene Integrated Care Roundtable April 4
Global Mental Health & Cultural Issues Featured at APA Annual Meeting
Legislation to Address Psychiatric Workforce Shortage at the VA
APA Annual Meeting to Highlight New Research and Scientific Advances
Press Release: APA Commends CMS Decision to Stop Proposed Medicare Part D Changes
Renee Binder, MD Elected APA President-Elect
Commentary Takes Issue with Criticism of New Autism Definition: DSM-5 Experts Call Study Flawed
Reducing the Use of Seclusion and Restraint 

February
APA Annual Meeting 2014, May 3-7, New York City
Progress on Reducing Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Mental Health Care

January

APA Commends New York Attorney General for Action Enforcing Mental Health Parity
E-Mental Health Use Expanding, Showing Promise 
Clarification of Reporting Rules Regarding Gun Background Checks

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December
 
Congressional Briefing Focuses on Promising New Research on Schizophrenia
Commonly Used Depression Questionnaire Can Help Identify Suicide Risk

November
Long-awaited Final Rule on Mental Health Parity
Senate Hearing Examines Impact of Delayed Parity Law on Mental Health Patients
Wide Variation and Disparity in Medication Treatment for ADHD

October
APA Statement on DSM-5 Text Error
APA Leaders Join Kennedy Forum Inaugural Health Summit
Patrick Kennedy Sees Opportunity for Change in the US Mental Health System
Judges and Psychiatrists Meet to Develop Strategies for Individuals with Behavior Health Needs 
     in the Criminal Justice System
2013 APA Psychiatric Services Achievement Awards

September
APA 2013 Institute on Psychiatric Services Meeting 
APA Files Amended Complaint Against Anthem Health Plans
Statement from APA President:  U.S. Mental Health Care is a Broken System
As Part of Choosing Wisely® Campaign APA Releases List of Common Uses of 
     Psychiatric Medications to Question
APA, NAMI, and AFSP Statement on DC Comics Contest
New Research on What Recovery from Serious Mental Illness Means to Individuals

August
Ketamine's Rapid Antidepressant Effect Validated in Large Controlled Study

Improving Fitness and Health Among People with Serious Mental Illness

July
Suicide by Firearms Fell Following Swiss Army Reform

Clinicians Give DSM-5 High Marks for Patient Care
Criminal Justice Involvement Doubles the Costs of Care for People with Serious Mental Illness

 

June
APA Continues to Challenge Parity Violations
APA Gives Back Program Benefits Mental Health Association of San Francisco
APA Leaders Join National Dialogue as White House Hosts a Conference on Mental Health
Multi-Family Group Therapy Shows Promise in Helping Veterans with TBI May Media Advisory: Press Conference After White House Conversation on Mental Health   Childhood Neglect Linked to Problems Sustaining Relationships 
Is Reality TV Normalizing Narcissism?
Studies of Trauma Survivors Show Trauma's Short-Term and Enduring Effects on Mind and Body 
Mental Health Stigma Influences Treatment Decisions of Physicians and Nurses
Ketamine Shown to Have Significant Antidepressant Effects
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Delivered Via Email Shows Promise in Treating Anxiety
Smartphone Overuse Growing and Harmful to Adolescents
Cyberbullying Puts Teens at Greater Risk of Suicide  
APA Releases DSM-5
APA Annual Meeting Features Sessions on Diversity
APA Annual Meeting - NIDA and APA Host a Special Research Track on the Science of Addiction
Coalition on Mental Health and Violence Issues
Statement from DSM Chair David Kupfer, MD
One Step Forward On Mental Health Parity
Patients' Self Perceptions Useful in Assessing Risk of Violent Behavior

April

 

New Research in Medicine and Mental Health Press Briefing at APA Annual Meeting and via Live Webinar
APA Continues Efforts to Ensure Anthem and Wellpoint Compliance
APA Believes Many Questions Remain about Whether Anthem, Connecticut’s Planned
Restatement of its Fee Schedule Ends Discrimination against Mental Health Patients

Extreme Fatigue in Teens, Common, Highly Disabling, Mostly Untreated
APA President to Present Distinguished Awards at Annual Meeting
APA Annual Meeting to Feature Track on Integrated Care
APA Statement on Boston Marathon Tragedy
APA and Others Seek Court’s Intervention in Compelling Anthem and Wellpoint to End Alleged Discrimination Against Mental Health Patients APA and AAFP Respond to Mental Health Funding in President’s Budget
APA 2013 Annual Meeting Special Track to Present DSM-5 Changes
Paul Summergrad, M.D., Elected APA President-elect
President Obama Announces Investment in Brain Research
 
March
APA Annual Meeting to Feature Special Track on Military Issues
APA Commends ValueOptions for Reconsidering its Fee Schedules for Mental Health Benefits 
Infant Growth Unaffected by Prenatal Exposure to Antidepressants or Maternal Depression
APA Calls for Anthem to Stop Discriminating Against Mental Health Patients
Collaborative Care for Depression Among Underserved Racial-Ethnic Groups

February
APA Annual Meeting in San Francisco, May 18-22;  DSM-5 to be Released

January
APA Submits Testimony to Congress on State of America's Mental Health System
MIami-Dade County and American Psychiatric Foundation bring Mental Health Program to Schools
Nonpharmacologic Treatments for ADHD
DSM-5 Now Available for Preorder
HHS Announces New Grants for Research on New Medications
APA Applauds White House Proposals 
New Approach to Schizophrenia Prevention
APA Participates in White House Discussion on Gun Violence
APA Lauds Passage of Budget Agreement
                   

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