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February issues of American Psychiatric Association journals cover new research on disparities in the opioid crisis, new practice guidelines for peer specialists and supervisors, more

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American Psychiatric Association

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

There are also two new Priority Data letters,

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

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.

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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

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