General Psychiatry

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Federal authorities approved a Nevada hospital's proposal on Friday for correcting deficiencies that led to newly discharged psychiatric patients being bused out of state without adequate plans for continued care.

SAN FRANCISCO—The stigma of serious mental illness affects treatment decisions of both mental health care providers and primary care providers, according to a new research poster presented at the American Psychiatric Association (APA) meeting.

SAN FRANCISCO—The Suicide Trigger Scale-Version 3 (STS-3) showed significant validity in predicting whether or not psychiatric inpatients would attempt suicide.

SAN FRANCISCO—In an interview with Psych Congress Network, James Scully, MD, APA CEO and Medical Director, offered some background information and perspectives on the creation of DSM-5 and advised mental health professionals on how to incorporate new diagnostic guidelines into practice.

SAN FRANCISCO—After 20 years of research and an extensive public commentary period, the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) was officially launched at the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) annual meeting.

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