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October 20, 2021 | View Online | Psychiatric News

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Brain Activity Patterns After Trauma May Predict Long-Term Mental Health, Likelihood of Stress Disorders

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Protect Your Social Security Number From Identity Theft

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Coming in March: DSM-5-TR

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Free Class in October: Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Suicidal Behavior

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FROM APA PRESIDENT VIVIAN B. PENDER, M.D.

NOMINATIONS INVITED

Distinguished Service Award—Deadline: October 31

The Distinguished Service Award honors an individual or organization who has contributed exceptional meritorious service to the field of psychiatry.

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Carol Davis Ethics Award—Deadline: November 15

The Carol Davis Ethics Award promotes the educational role of the ethics process and is presented to an APA member who has written an outstanding publication on ethics.

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Available Now: Disasters and Mental Health

This course will review fundamental disaster principles, highlighting ways in which psychiatrists can leverage existing clinical skills to aid their patients and organizations to prepare for and respond to disasters more effectively.

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Available Now: Imminent Suicide Risk Assessment

Attendees will learn about novel frameworks for the assessment of short-term suicide risk: the Modular Assessment of Risk for Imminent Suicide (MARIS) and the Narrative-Crisis Model of suicidal behavior (NCM).

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From SMI Adviser

October 21, 3 p.m. ET: Intimate Partner Violence and Disabling Psychiatric Conditions

Studies show that people with psychiatric conditions may be at higher risk of intimate partner violence (IPV), which can precipitate or exacerbate mental health crises. This webinar will provide an overview of research on the intersection of IPV and psychiatric conditions, guidance on recognizing and responding to IPV during crisis, and more.

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October 29, Noon ET: Crisis Management Using Asynchronous Telehealth and Apps for People With SMI

Asynchronous telehealth tools such as apps can increase access to care for people with serious mental illness (SMI), but what happens when a crisis occurs? This webinar will cover crisis policies in general mental health mobile apps, as well as mobile apps available for crisis management.

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Brain-Based Biotypes of Psychiatric Vulnerability in the Acute Aftermath of Trauma

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Cannabis Use–Related Predictor Variables and Self-Reported Psychotic Disorders: U.S. Adults, 2001–2002 and 2012–2013

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Association Between Systemic Inflammation and Individual Symptoms of Depression

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Integrated Services for People With Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Conditions

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Efficacy of Addiction Treatment and Telehealth During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Persons With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in the Mental Health System

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