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July issues of American Psychiatric Association journals highlight neuroscientific advances in treatment; provision of care among underserved populations

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American Psychiatric Association

The July issues of two of the American Psychiatric Association’s journals, The American Journal of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Services are available online, as is Volume 75, Issue 2 of The American Journal of Psychotherapy.

The July issue of The American Journal of Psychiatry presents new neuroscientific advances addressing treatment issues relevant to major depression, depression-related anhedonia, and cognitive deficits, specifically:


The issue also features a priority data letter that challenges the notion of amygdala responsiveness to negative stimuli as a depression biomarker.

The American Journal of Psychiatry’s July AJP Audio podcast features Richard Keefe discussing his video game-based digital intervention.

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 July issue of Psychiatric Services includes:


In the latest Psychiatric Services podcast From Pages to Practice, George Pro, Ph.D., M.P.H., discusses the downward trend in the provision of mental health services in Spanish across the U.S., despite the rapidly increasing Hispanic population.

Also online now is Volume 75, Issue 2 of The American Journal of Psychotherapy, which features the following:

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