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August issues of American Psychiatric Association journals cover neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative illnesses and innovations in psychotherapy spurred by the pandemic

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American Psychiatric Association

The June issues of two of the American Psychiatric Association’s journals, The American Journal of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Services are available online.

The August issue of The American Journal of Psychiatry is focused on neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative illnesses—disorders that present at both ends of the age spectrum, infancy and old age. Featured research discusses the following:

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 August issue of Psychiatric Services features:

Also available is the APA quarterly journal Focus—a special issue on Innovations in Psychotherapy Spurred by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Helmed by Guest Editor Jordan E. Cattie, Ph.D., the issue features the following:

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