The February 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 Focus.
The American Journal of Psychiatry is the most widely read psychiatric journal in the world. The February issue features articles that provide new data and perspectives focused on improving outcomes across treatment modalities, such as
- Stanford Neuromodulation Therapy: A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial.
- Adjunctive Ketamine With Relapse Prevention–Based Psychological Therapy in the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder.
- The Neglected Role of Psychotherapy for Treatment-Resistant Depression.
There are also two new Priority Data letters,
- Intentional Drug Overdose Deaths in the United States
- Surging Racial Disparities in the U.S. Overdose Crisis
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 February issue of Psychiatric Services features
- Racial Disparities in Clinical Outcomes of Veterans Affairs Residential PTSD Treatment Between Black and White Veterans.
- Prevalence and Sociodemographic Correlates of Unmet Need for Mental Health Counseling Among Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
- National Practice Guidelines for Peer Support Specialists and Supervisors.
- Veteran Journeys: Creating an Opera Based on Research, Clinical, and Personal Experiences.
Also now online: Volume 20, issue 1 of Focus, which is devoted to Novel Neurotherapeutics, with Alexander Bystritsky, M.D., Ph.D., serving as Guest Editor.
- The Future is Noninvasive: A Brief Review of the Evolution and Clinical Utility of Vagus Nerve Stimulation.
- Ultrasound as a Neurotherapeutic: A Circuit- and System-Based Interrogation.
- Brighten the Future: Photobiomodulation and Optogenetics.
- Deep Brain Stimulation for Intractable Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Treatment-Resistant Depression.
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American Psychiatric Association
The American Psychiatric Association, founded in 1844, is the oldest medical association in the country. The APA is also the largest psychiatric association in the world with 37,400 physician members specializing in the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and research of mental illnesses. APA’s vision is to ensure access to quality psychiatric diagnosis and treatment. For more information, please visit www.psychiatry.org.
American Journal of Psychiatry