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October issues of American Psychiatric Association journals cover opioid and cannabis use disorders, suicide prevention, treatment in prison and more

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American Psychiatric Association

The October issues of two of the American Psychiatric Association’s journals, The American Journal of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Services are available online. The latest issue of the American Journal of Psychotherapy is also online now.

The October issue of The American Journal of Psychiatry focuses on diagnosis and treatment of opioid use disorder and cannabis use disorder. Featured research includes:

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 October issue of Psychiatric Services features:


Also online now is Volume 75, Issue 3 of The American Journal of Psychotherapy, which features:


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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 more than 37,000 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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