Explaining vaccination safety and efficacy to the community to reduce the national number of COVID-19 cases is at the forefront of priorities at the NIH and NIAID, said Anthony Fauci, MD, at the virtual 2021 APA meeting.
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is associated with improvements in mood and sleep disorder symptoms in patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia, according to a poster at the virtual 2021 APA meeting.
In this podcast, Crystal T. Clark, MD, MSc, discusses the treatment of perinatal patients with mood disorders, including challenges clinicians face, pharmacological strategies, and nonpharmacological approaches.
Eric D. Achtyes, MD, MS, of the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, discusses possible biomarkers of postpartum depression, a study he and colleagues conducted on the topic, and future research in the area.
In this Q&A, Dorothy Sit, MD, discusses the current clinical indications of bright light therapy, novel visual and neural biomarkers in patients with bipolar depression, and more from her upcoming APA session.
Nancy Byatt, DO, MS, MBA, FACLP discusses the importance of treating perinatal individuals’ mental health and substance abuse disorders for the welfare of both themselves and their infant, and how recent research can impact policy in the field.
The psychological and behavioral impacts of a disaster are experienced by more people, over a larger geographical area, and for far longer than all other medical effects combined, Joshua C. Morganstein, MD, said.
The COVID-19 outbreak colored Saturday’s kickoff of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Spring Highlights Meeting, held virtually after the pandemic led to the cancellation of the APA Annual Meeting.