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American Psychiatric Association

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The American Psychiatric Association is the main professional organization of psychiatrists and trainee psychiatrists in the United States, and the largest psychiatric organization in the world. Its some 36,000 members are mainly American but some are international. The association publishes various journals and pamphlets, as well as the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. The DSM codifies psychiatric conditions and is used worldwide as a key guide for diagnosing disorders.

  • also known as Amerykańskie Towarzystwo Psychiatryczne, Association américaine de psychiatrie, האגודה הפסיכיאטרית האמריקאית, 美國精神醫學學會
  • written works: "2004 Annual Meeting Syllabus", "One hundred years of American psychiatry", "Quick Reference to the Biographical Directory", "A mental health program for New Hampshire", "Epidemiology of mental disorder", "Stress, experimental psychology, child psychiatry", "College Students and Alcohol Abuse", "Guidelines on Confidentiality", "Apa Quick Reference to Dsm Iii R", "Research techniques in schizophrenia", "Festschrift in Honor of Melvin Sabshin, M.D", "Annual Meeting Syllabus, 2000", "A Typology of Community Residential Services", "The Young Adult Chronic Patient", "Ama Appointment Book 2003 Set", "Seclusion and restraint: The psychiatric uses", "Manual of Psychiatric Peer Review", "Dsm-IV Classification Sheets with Worksheet", "Management of Tardive Dyskinesia", "Design for therapy", "Conditioning and Learning", "Dsm-IV Sourcebook", "Paul Appelbaum on Law and Psychiatry", "Dsm-IV Draft Criteria", "Outcomes Assessment In Mental Health Treatment", "Child development and child psychiatry", "Studying Personality", "The Principles of Medical Ethics", "Biofeedback Task Force Report 19 (Task Force Report", "Managed Care and Mental Health Services", "Psychosocial Treatment Research in Psychiatry", "Apa Dsm 3:Desk Reference/Spiral Bd", "Mini DSM-IV", "Explorations in the physiology of emotions", "Dangerous Sex Offenders", "Practice guideline for eating disorders", "APA DSM 3r", "Issues in forensic psychiatry", "Let's Talk Facts About Teen Suicide", "Video and Film Reviews", "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders"
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Google previewEncyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine (2015)

American Psychiatric Association. The Principles of Medical Ethics with Annotations Especially Applicable to Psychiatry. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association; 1998. 2. American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and Statistical ...

Google previewCampbell's Psychiatric Dictionary (2009)

by Robert Jean Campbell

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Google previewDictionary of Psychopathology (2012)

by Henry Kellerman

American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic Criteria of DSMIV-TR. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association, 2000. American Psychological Association. Dictionary of Psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychological Trauma (2008)

by Gilbert Reyes, Jon D. Elhai, Julian D. Ford

of disturbances in sleep, the scale did not assess the third set of PTSD symptoms, the hyperarousal symptoms presented in the diagnosis's Criterion D according to DSM-IV (American Psychiatric Association, 1987). Complete assessment of ...

Google previewThe Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science (2004)

by W. Edward Craighead, Charles B. Nemeroff

REFERENCES American Psychiatric Association. (1952). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (1st ed.). Washington, DC: Author. American Psychiatric Association. (1968). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Disability (2005)

by Gary L Albrecht

Further Readings American Psychiatric Association. 1994. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th ed. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association.

Google previewEncyclopedia of School Psychology (2012)

by T. Stuart Watson, Christopher H. Skinner

Over 40 percent of arson-related offenses involve individuals under the age of 18 (DSM-IV-TR; American Psychiatric Association, 2000). Juvenile fire setting is often associated with Conduct Disorder, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Family Psychology and Family Therapy (1993)

by S. Richard Sauber, Luciano L'Abate, Gerald R. Weeks, William L. Buchanan

Mental health professionals have access to professional associations, such as the American Psychological Association, the American Psychiatric Association, the National Association of Social Workers, the American Association for ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Adolescence (2014)

by Roger J.R. Levesque

American Psychiatric Association. (2000). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (4th ed., Text Rev.). Washington: American Psychiatric Association. Anderson, S., & Morris, J . (2006). Cognitive behaviour therapy for people with ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2007)

The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care, Second Edition by Eugenia L. Siegler, MD, FACP, Elizabeth Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN, Mathy Mezey, EdD, RN, FAAN

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