Most Americans with major depression go untreated or under treated using a benchmark of American Psychiatric Association guidelines, according to a national study released this week.Mexican Americans and African Americans are the least likely to receive treatment, especially treatment consistent with the guidelines, the study found. Show More Summary
Dr. Maria A. Oquendo was inducted in as American Psychiatric Association's (APA) newest president at the organization's annual meeting in Atlanta.
Can apps be a new way to cure mental disorders? Not yet, according to psychiatrists who spoke at the annual American Psychiatric Association convention on Monday, May 16, in Atlanta, Georgia. Of approximately 40,000 smartphone health...Show More Summary
An epic debate over the American Psychiatric Association recommending the electroshock of children due to “normal” childhood behaviors is at stake. According to a press release by PR Newswire, the Citizens Commission on Human Rights,...Show More Summary
Physicians and leaders from NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine will attend the 2016 American Psychiatric Association (APA) annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia from May 14-18.
As venomous as we may feel before our morning cup of coffee, it's all a farce. According to the According to the American Psychiatric Association, while 80% of the world are morning coffee drinkers, caffeine-related anxiety is an all too real American Horror Story. This is why we suggest something else to perk you up…
The controversial doctor was the driving force behind the American Psychiatric Association’s 1973 vote to stop treating homosexuality as an illness — or a “sociopathic personality disturbance.”
Dr. Robert Spitzer, credited with the American Psychiatric Association's 1973 vote to stop treating homosexuality as an illness, died on Friday at the age of 83.
He brokered the American Psychiatric Association’s landmark 1973 vote to stop treating homosexuality as an illness.
In 1972, a masked man stood up before the American Psychiatric Association and announced he was gay. One year later, homosexuality was no longer classified a mental disorder.
After watching this week’s episode I can only hope that the American Psychiatric Association adds “Bonker Balls” to the DSM-V. Until then, Heather will have to settle for existing clinical classifications of Rebecca for her class.Speaking of “Bonker Balls” behavior, Paula and Rebecca are in the midst of yet another... More »
Nonsuicidal self-injury is not officially recognized by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) as a mental disorder, which means insurance may not cover treatment - despite estimates that anywhere from 10 to 40 percent of adolescents...Show More Summary
For thousands of years homosexuality was acknowledged as a form of disease. For example, it was listed as a mental illness in the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
The year is 1969. Homosexual sex is illegal in every state of the union save for Illinois and punishable by up to life in prison. The American Psychiatric Association classifies homosexuality as a mental disorder. Being gay is labeled as “sexua… The post Meet the Unsung Heroes of ‘Stonewall’ You Need to Know appeared first on Towleroad.
Kenneth Cole, an American fashion designer known for shoes and accessories, recently posted a billboard on gun control and mental illness that rubbed the American Psychiatric Association the wrong way. The billboard reads "Over 40M Americans suffer from mental illness. Show More Summary
In the 35 years since the American Psychiatric Association added post-traumatic stress disorder to its definitive Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, PTSD has become a part of our national conversation — originally...Show More Summary
The American Psychiatric Association creates the gold standard for diagnoses of mental disorders in the United States—and worldwide—through its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. DSM-IV was published in 1994. In 2013, DSM-5 was released. Show More Summary
Three Creighton University School of Medicine residents have won the school's first-ever championship in the Jeopardy-style quiz competition sponsored by the American Psychiatric Association.
On April 26, 2015, Jeffrey Lieberman, former president of the American Psychiatric Association, stirred up controversy by calling investigative journalist Robert Whitaker a "menace to society" on CBC radio because Whitaker, in his book...Show More Summary
Reporter facing blowback for his expose on experiments on more than 2,000 patients carried out by a former president of the APA. On April 26, 2015, Jeffrey Lieberman, former president of the American Psychiatric Association, stirredShow More Summary