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March issues of APA journals cover new insights into treatments for anxiety, depression, substance use disorder, ADHD and more

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American Psychiatric Association

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 5, 2024 — The latest issues of two American Psychiatric Association journals, The American Journal of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Services are now available online.

The March issue of The American Journal of Psychiatry features studies that focus on new insights into treatments across the lifespan. Highlights include:

  • Normalization of Fronto-Parietal Activation by Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Unmedicated Pediatric Patients With Anxiety Disorders. (AJP Deputy Editor Danny Pine highlights the study in this video).
  • Intergenerational Effects of the Fast Track Intervention on Next-Generation Child Outcomes: A Preregistered Randomized Clinical Trial.  (Lead author W. Andrew Rothenberg is the featured guest on March’s AJP Audio podcast episode.)
  • Treatment Response Prediction in Major Depressive Disorder Using Multimodal MRI and Clinical Data: Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial. (AJP Deputy Editor Danny Pine highlights the study in this video).
  • Cognitive Outcomes After Antidepressant Pharmacotherapy for Late-Life Depression: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
  • Long-Term Use of Benzodiazepines and Benzodiazepine-Related Drugs: A Register-Based Danish Cohort Study on Determinants and Risk of Dose Escalation.


The March issue of Psychiatric Services features  

  • Trends in Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Diagnosis and Pharmacotherapy Among Adults With Opioid Use Disorder.
  • A Mixed-Methods Implementation Evaluation of Virtual Reality Job Interview Training in IPS Supported Employment.
  • Digital Mental Health and Its Discontents: Assumptions About Technology That Create Barriers to Equitable Access.
  • Substance Use Disorders, Mental Illness, and Health Care Utilization Among Adults With Recent Criminal Legal Involvement.
  • Remodeling Broken Systems: Addressing the National Emergency in Child and Adolescent Mental Health. (Authors Misty Richards and Nicole Kozloff are the featured guests of this episode of Psychiatric Services’ “From Pages to Practice” podcast.)

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