American Psychiatric Association

This issue of the Psychiatric News Alert previews highlights of this year’s Annual Meeting.

May 25, 2022 | Psychiatric News

The final day of coverage from APA’s Annual Meeting includes a Q&A with APA’s new president; names of the recipients of the APA Foundation Advancing Minority Health Awards; and sessions on ABPN’s continuing certification changes, disordered eating behaviors, kratom addiction, and more.

Look for future coverage of APA’s 2022 Annual meeting in upcoming issues of Psychiatric News.

As the end of APA’s Annual Meeting neared, news broke about the tragic shootings in an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. APA released a statement to express the Association’s sorrow and offered guidance on how to talk with children about the tragedy.




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