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New APA President Takes Office as the First African-American to Lead the Organization

New APA President Takes Office as the First African-American to Lead the Organization

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Dr Stewart has held executive leadership positions in public behavioral health systems in Michigan, New York, and Pennsylvania. Her career has spanned 3 decades in public sector administration.

Circadian Rhythm Disruptions Associated With Mood Disorders, Adverse Quality of Life

Circadian Rhythm Disruptions Associated With Mood Disorders, Adverse Quality of Life

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This study had a sample size large enough to assess the effect of circadian disruption on mental health disorders, and was the first to objectively measure patterns of rest and activity (using accelerometers).

Electroconvulsive Therapy Effective in Children With Autism

Electroconvulsive Therapy Effective in Children With Autism

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Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has been used for refractory psychiatric conditions in the United States since 1938. Despite this, few practitioners are comfortable recommending ECT for minors.

Smartphone-Based Monitoring for Bipolar Depression, Mania Symptoms: Results From MONARCA II Trial

Smartphone-Based Monitoring for Bipolar Depression, Mania Symptoms: Results From MONARCA II Trial

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The primary outcomes assessed were the differences in clinically assessed depressive and manic symptoms, as well as the rate of depressive and manic episodes.

Novel Buprenorphine Combination Therapy Shows Efficacy for MDD in Long-Term Trial

Novel Buprenorphine Combination Therapy Shows Efficacy for MDD in Long-Term Trial

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The average MADRS-10 scores decreased from baseline, and this decrease was maintained at the end of the study.

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