Meeting Coverage


American Psychiatric Association

Psilocybin Works Just as Well for Depression With or Without Antidepressant

No evidence of benefit in continuing antidepressants, researcher says

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Ketamine Matches 'Gold Standard' in Major Depression Trial

IV ketamine and ECT both improved quality of life in non-psychotic treatment-resistant depression

May 24, 2023
High-Quality Foster Care Protects Tots From Psychological Harms of Deprivation

Kids had better cognition, psychopathology than those who remained in institutional care

May 23, 2023
OUD Treatment Disparities Persisted for Reproductive-Age Women

Black women less likely to start buprenorphine

May 23, 2023
Family Gun Culture May Play a Role in Teens' Risk of Firearm Suicide

Clinicians need to start conversations about gun access, researcher urges

May 22, 2023
Religious Leaders May Benefit From Training on Mental Health Support

Mental health providers could also benefit from training on religion's role in patients' lives

May 22, 2023
Few TikToks on 'Split Personality Disorder' Classified as Useful

Docs need to make better social media content overall, researcher says

May 22, 2023
Dual Therapy for Depression; Ties Between Illicit Drug Use and Youth Suicidality

A round-up of noteworthy research from the American Psychiatric Association meeting

May 26, 2022
Addressing Disparities in Youth Suicide Prevention Is Key, Researchers Say

Culturally relevant training and more research may reverse racial biases

May 25, 2022
Telepsychiatry Sessions Sufficient for Managing Schizophrenia

"Clinics were very creative" during the pandemic, researcher says

May 25, 2022
Single Psilocybin Dose Improves Treatment-Resistant Depression

Phase IIb study found one 25-mg dose was effective

May 25, 2022
Expats May Experience PTSD When Traumatic Events Occur Back Home

Lebanese expats felt anxious, depressed after the 2020 Beirut explosion, survey shows

May 24, 2022
Is It the Right Time for a Paradigm Shift in Mental Health Care Delivery?

New review highlights evidence for a community-based approach

May 24, 2022
Opioid Use Disorder Training in Med School Improves Awareness of Patient Needs

Third-year students' knowledge of OUD treatments significantly increased after training

May 23, 2022
DSM Chair on Predictions for the Future of Psychiatry

APA board voted to move towards an "iterative process" in updating diagnostic manual

May 23, 2022