The September issues of two of the American Psychiatric Association’s journals, The American Journal of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Services are available online.
The September issue of The American Journal of Psychiatry focuses on combining molecular and neuroimaging measures to understand psychopathology and inform new treatment development. Featured research includes:
- Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptor Agonists as Novel Treatments for Schizophrenia.
- An Extended Swedish Adoption Study of Anxiety Disorder and Its Cross-Generational Familial Relationship with Major Depression.
- Decoding Shared Versus Divergent Transcriptomic Signatures Across Cortico-Amygdala Circuitry in PTSD and Depressive Disorders.
- Editorial: The American Journal of Psychiatry’s Efforts Toward Eliminating Racism, Social Injustice, Health Care Inequities, and Publication Biases.
A video on The American Journal of Psychiatry’s homepage highlights studies that report on 1) developmental pathways and clinical outcomes of early childhood psychotic experiences and 2) schizophrenia imaging signatures and their associations with cognition, psychopathology, and genetics.
Psychiatric Services 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 of Psychiatric Services features:
- Racial Disparities in Prescription of Antidepressants Among U.S. Veterans Referred to Behavioral Health Care.
- The Promise of Digital Mental Health for LGBTQ+ Youths.
- A National Learning Health Experiment in Early Psychosis Research and Care.
- An RCT of Virtual Reality Job Interview Training for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness in IPS Supported Employment.
- Socioeconomic Predictors of Treatment Outcomes Among Adults with Major Depressive Disorder.
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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 37,000 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.
American Journal of Psychiatry