Latest American Psychiatric Association Stories

2014-05-02 08:26:13

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2014-04-24 16:29:25

ARLINGTON, Va., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will honor 23 doctors as Exemplary Psychiatrists at the American Psychiatric Association's (APA) annual conference in New York City on May 4. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100216/NAMILOGO "NAMI is grateful to these psychiatrists for their dedication in helping individuals living with mental illness," said NAMI Executive Director Mary Giliberti. "They stand out in their...

2014-04-21 23:08:50

Aureus Medical Group will exhibit at the American Psychiatric Association’s 167th Annual Meeting to be held May 3-7, 2014 at the Javits Convention Center in New York, NY. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Aureus Medical Group (web: aureuslocumtenens.com), a nationwide leader in healthcare staffing, including locum tenens and direct hire physician jobs, has announced that it will participate as an exhibitor at the American Psychiatric Association’s 167th Annual Meeting to be held May...

2014-03-19 23:02:15

The fifth edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) finally defines Binge Eating Disorder as an official eating disorder, creating a greater need for guideline and diagnostics education. Fort Washington, PA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Due to recent changes to the DSM-5, the need to understand Binge Eating Disorder (BED) has never been greater. As of 2013, the DSM-5 officially recognizes BED as a mental disorder and has updated the diagnostic criteria, leading...

2014-03-11 23:02:23

Now is the time to clear the confusion regarding the DSM-5. Get the answers you need to better identify and diagnose children and adolescents with mental health disorders by examining the changes in the DSM-5. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Cross Country Education is a leading provider of training for the DSM-5. The DSM-IV was published in 1994 and updated by the APA's DSM-IV-TR in 2000. Since then the DSM has become the "gold standard" and the "mental health...

New Autism Definition May Decrease Diagnosis By One-third
2014-02-26 11:24:39

Columbia University Medical Center New diagnosis guidelines for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) issued by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) may reduce by almost one third the total number of people being diagnosed, according to new research from Columbia University School of Nursing published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. The guidelines, released in May 2013 and the first major update to psychiatric diagnosis criteria in almost two decades, may leave...

2013-08-30 23:27:27

Miller Professional Counseling, P.C. announced today that owner Matt Miller has been selected as an advisor to the American Psychiatric Association and a contributor to the APA’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, known as the DSM 5, that was released on May 18, 2013 at the APA’s 2013 Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California. (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Miller Professional Counseling, P.C. announced today that owner Matt Miller has been selected as an advisor to the...

2013-07-22 23:24:06

In a newly published blog post, Harlingen attorney Ric Barrera provides information about non-disclosure agreements and how they do not prevent individuals from reporting suspected fraud as whistleblowers Harlingen, Tx (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 South Texas attorney Ric Barrera published today an article about the effect of non-disclosure agreements on individuals who may suspect fraud or abuse of government funds and wish to become a whistleblower. Barrera cited the example of the recent...

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