The American Journal of Psychiatry is the most widely read psychiatric journal in the world. The December issue is dedicated to “New Insights into Major Depression and the Treatment of Bipolar Depression,” including:
- Association of ECT With Risks of All-Cause Mortality and Suicide in Older Medicare Patients
- Efficacy and Safety of Lumateperone for Major Depressive Episodes Associated with Bipolar I or Bipolar II Disorder: A Phase 3 Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial
- Association Between Systemic Inflammation and Individual Symptoms of Depression: A Pooled Analysis of 15 Population-Based Cohort Studies
- Coordinate-Based Network Mapping of Brain Structure in Major Depressive Disorder in Younger and Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Also online now, The American Journal of Psychiatry’s podcast AJP Audio featuring an interview with Samuel T. Wilkinson, M.D., discussing the effects of ECT on all-cause mortality and suicide in older patients.
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 December issue includes:
- Systemic, Racial Justice–Informed Solutions to Shift “Care” From the Criminal Legal System to the Mental Health Care System
- Receipt, Spending, and Clinical Correlates of the Economic Impact Payment Among Middle- and Low-Income U.S. Adults
- HIV Testing and Counseling at U.S. Substance Use Treatment Facilities: A Missed Opportunity for Early Identification
- Hospital-in-the-Home as a Model for Mental Health Care Delivery: A Narrative Review
- Conceptualization and Study of Antipsychotic Medication Use: From Adherence to Patterns of Use
- Use of Electronic Health Information Technology in a National Sample of Hospitals That Provide Specialty Substance Use Care
Also online now:
- Episode 47 of the Psychiatric Services podcast From Pages to Practice, where Cameron Schilling, M.P.H, a programmer and data analyst from the Center for Mental Health and Addiction Policy at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, discusses the effects of high deductible health insurance plans on enrollees with mental health conditions and substance use disorders.
- A new Editor’s Choice, a feature where Psychiatric Services Editor Lisa Dixon and the journal’s Early Career Psychiatrist Advisory Committee offer curated collections from the rich resource of articles published in the journal. The latest on Perinatal Psychiatry features articles aimed at improving access to perinatal mental health care.
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American Journal of Psychiatry