Monday, May 7, 2012

More News From APA's 2012 Annual Meeting

APA's 2012 annual meeting continues in Philadelphia. Here is more news from that meeting.

APA President Calls on APA Members to ‘Protect the Heartbeat of Our Field’
APA President John Oldham, M.D., presented a stirring address to a standing-room only audience at the Opening Session of APA's annual meeting. Read more about his remarks here.

Ingredients of Successful Aging Exist Now, Says APA President-Elect
"Positive psychiatry"—a psychiatry that aims not just to reduce psychiatric symptoms but to help patients grow and flourish-is the future, said APA President-elect Dilip Jeste, M.D., at the Opening Session of APA’s annual meeting. Read more about his remarks here.

Antidepressants Do Not Increase Risk of Suicide, Says Expert
Antidepressants do "really work" and do not "cause suicide," said Anthony Rothschild, M.D., at APA's annual meeting in Philadelphia. Read more about his remarks here.

Author Discusses Treatment for Personality Disorders
In this video, Eve Caligor, M.D., discusses psychotherapy for patients for higher level personality disorders and how her work and that of her colleagues, Otto Kernberg, M.D., and John Clarkin, Ph.D., led to the writing of Handbook of Dynamic Psychotherapy for Higher Level Personality Pathology. The book can be purchased here.


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