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Improving cognition and cognitive skills related to social functioning is a vital research area, since these variables are seen as major obstacles to improved daily functioning for people with schizophrenia.
More Youth Using Antipsychotics Concurrent With Other Medications
Mania Risk Seen in Treating Bipolar Patients With Antidepressants Alone

The term “team players” initially referred to athletes and later became part of the workplace jargon. Now it looks as if the term is being extended to psychiatrists as well.
Prescribing Law Tightly Restricts Psychologists’ Scope of Practice
Improving Depression Care in OB-GYN Settings

The top-performing states—Minnesota, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Hawaii—lead the nation across most dimensions of care.
Pentagon, VA Lack Data to Assess PTSD Care Systems
Veterans Affairs Scheduling Scandal Leads to Turmoil at the Top

A new Center on Aging at the University of California, San Diego, will promote innovative research, education, and policy to improve the quality of life for the growing numbers of senior citizens in the United States.
Australian Youth Get a ‘Soft Entry’ Into Mental Health System
African-American MH Concerns Addressed at Baltimore Forum

Members of diverse racial and ethnic groups often do not have access to or receive the mental health care they need and deserve, and when do receive care, it may be inadequate.
Cornell Residents Win MindGames Competition
Biden Hails ‘Astounding Possibilities’ Ahead for Psychiatry

Whether the Department of Justice continues to extend the reach of the Americans With Disabilities Act may depend on whether states choose to fight or settle class-based ADA claims.
International News APA Leaders Urge Uganda to Drop Law Criminalizing Homosexuality
International News Integrated Care Goes Global In Depression Screening Project