Psychiatric News Update
May 10, 2017 | View Online | Psychiatric News

From the Experts

Psychopharmacology Considerations in Treating Patients With Rheumatological Disorders

Psychiatric disorders are common in patients with rheumatological disorders, due to primary psychiatric disorders, secondary syndromes (due to CNS involvement), or side effects of medications. An expert offers treatment recommendations for this population.

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General News

MIPS Group Web Interface and CAHPS Reporting: Registration Period Open through June 30

April 1 through June 30 marks the registration period for physician groups who choose to participate in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) through the CMS Web Interface and/or the Consumer Assessment of Health Providers and Systems (CAHPS) for MIPS Survey.

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May Course of the Month Now Available

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Explore a Career in Psychosomatic Psychiatry

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Annual Meeting News

Haven’t Registered Yet? Do It Today!

May 20-24, San Diego Convention Center

It’s not too late to register for APA’s 2017 Annual Meeting. Click here to register, as well as obtain information on the scientific program, special events, and housing.

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Applications Invited

Now Accepting Nominations for 2017 APA Awards

Nominations are now invited for several APA awards, including residency education, schizophrenia research, forensic psychiatry, medical student education, general psychiatry teaching, service delivery creativity, and program innovation. The deadline for nominations is June 1.

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Psychiatric Services Achievement Awards: Call for 2018 Nominations

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Encourage Your Med Students to Apply for ‘Helping Hands’ Grant

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Membership Benefits You

Student Loan Savings for APA Members, Friends, Family

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Become a Fellow of APA (FAPA)

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Integrated Care: What It Means To You

How Can Mental Health Join in the Big Data Movement?

Integrated care, like all mental health care, can dramatically benefit from the strategic use of big data science. In this month’s column, Kari Stephens, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist and biomedical informaticist, challenges psychiatrists to think about how they use big data to disseminate evidence-based mental health treatment to improve population health.

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For Residents and Fellows

AJP Residents' Journal

The May issue of the Residents’ Journal focuses on issues related to improving the care of LGBTQ and transgender populations. There are also case reports on mood disorders in the LGBT population and Klinefelter syndrome in a transgender male-to-female seeking sexual reassignment surgery.

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Annual Meeting to Offer Leadership Track for RFMs, ECPs

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Get Published!

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Current Issue of Psychiatric News

Healing the Mind With Nature: Another Tool for Psychiatry

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Cat Owners—and Kids—at No Extra Risk for Psychosis

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Refusal, Dropout Rates Differ Between Patients Receiving Psychotherapy, Pharmacotherapy

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A Tough Nut to Crack: Leveraging MH Care to Improve Patient Outcomes and Bottom Line

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Growing Incidence of Physician Burnout Affects Health Care Industry

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APA Periodicals: Psychiatric Services

Perceptions of Restrictive Interventions

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Costs of Sustaining an Evidence-Based Practice

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Refusal, Dropout Rates Differ Between Patients Receiving Psychotherapy, Pharmacotherapy

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