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November issues of American Psychiatric Association journals cover genetic underpinnings of psychiatric illness, use of acute mental health care by children and more

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American Psychiatric Association

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 2, 2022 – The November 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 Focus is also online now.

The November issue of The American Journal of Psychiatry focuses on recent advances that further explore the genetic underpinnings of psychiatric illnesses. 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 November issue of Psychiatric Services features:


Also online now is Volume 20, Issue 4 of Focus, a special issue on borderline and other personality disorders. Helmed by Guest Editor Lois W. Choi-Kain, M.D., M.Ed., the issue features the following:


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American Psychiatric Association
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