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June issues of APA journals cover new research on autism, ADHD, schizophrenia and more

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American Psychiatric Association

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 3, 2024 — The latest issues of two American Psychiatric Association journals, The American Journal of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Services are now available online.

The June issue of The American Journal of Psychiatry features advances in understanding schizophrenia, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorder. Highlights include:

  • Long-Term Course of Remission and Recovery in Psychotic Disorders. (Lead author Sara Tramazzo is the featured guest on June’s AJP Audio podcast episode.)
  • The Genesis of Schizophrenia: An Origin Story
  • Recapitulation of Perturbed Striatal Gene Expression Dynamics of Donors’ Brains with Ventral Forebrain Organoids Derived From the Same Individuals With Schizophrenia.
  • Neuromelanin-Sensitive MRI as Candidate Marker for Treatment Resistance in First-Episode Schizophrenia.
  • Subcortico-Cortical Dysconnectivity in ADHD: A Voxel-Wise Mega-Analysis Across Multiple Cohorts. (AJP Deputy Editor Danny Pine highlights the study in this video.)
  • Shared and Specific Neural Correlates of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Meta-Analysis of 243 Task-Based Functional MRI Studies. (AJP Deputy Editor Danny Pine highlights the study in this video.)

The June issue of Psychiatric Services features  

•    Supporting Peer Support Workers and Their Supervisors: Cluster-Randomized Trial Evaluating a Systems-Level Intervention.

•    Racial-Ethnic Differences in ADHD Diagnosis and Treatment During Adolescence and Early Adulthood.

•    Impact of Emergency Department Safety Planning on 30-Day Mental Health Service Use.

•    Clinician Attitudes Toward Suicide Prevention Practices and Their Implementation: Findings from the System of Safety Study.

•    Understanding Peerness in Recovery-Oriented Mental Health Care.

•    Inclusion of Psychiatric–Mental Health Advanced Practice Nurses in Federal Behavioral Workforce Planning.


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