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January issues of American Psychiatric Association journals cover new research on cannabis and alcohol use, disparities in coercive treatment for psychosis, and more

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American Psychiatric Association

 The January issues of two of the American Psychiatric Association journals, The American Journal of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Services are available online. Also available is the latest issue of The American Journal of Psychotherapy.

The American Journal of Psychiatry is the most widely read psychiatric journal in the world. The January issue features articles that provide insights into the factors underlying alcohol and cannabis use and misuse and address their interactions with other psychiatric illnesses, including:

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 January issue includes:


Also online now:

Volume 74, Issue 4 of The American Journal of Psychotherapy, which features:


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American Psychiatric Association
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