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American Psychiatric Association

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"
  • official website: www.psych.org

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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 previewMental Health Care Issues in America: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2013)

by Michael Shally-Jensen

Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association. American Psychiatric Association. 1968.

Google previewMental Health and Mental Disorders: An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments, and Well-Being [3 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments, and Well-Being by Len Sperry

The American Psychiatric Association is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. APA is governed by a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Adolescence (2014)

by Roger J.R. Levesque

Washington: American Psychiatric Association. American Psychiatric Association.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nursing Research, Third Edition (2011)

by Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, Meredith Kazer, PhD, APRN, A/GNP-BC

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR; American Psychiatric Association, 2000) classifies clinical depression into major depressive disorder and dysthymic disorders.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Depression [2 volumes] (2010)

by Linda Wasmer Andrews

American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association, 1952. American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Clinical Psychology Set (2015)

by Robin L. Cautin, Scott O. Lilienfeld

References American Psychiatric Association. (1952). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders. Washington, DC: Author. American Psychiatric Association. (1968). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (2nd ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Asian American Issues Today (2010)

by Edith Wen-Chu Chen

American Psychiatric Association, “Asian American/Pacific Islanders (AAPI) Awareness,” Online May 2008, http://www.healthyminds.org/aapia08.cfm ( accessed ...

Google previewCampbell's Psychiatric Dictionary (2009)

by Robert Jean Campbell

APA American Psychiatric Association; also, American Psychological Association . The American Psychiatric Association was founded as the Association of Medical Superintendents of American Institutions for the Insane in ; its name ...

Google previewA Historical Dictionary of Psychiatry (2005)

by Edward Shorter

UNITED STATES Psychiatrists' biographies may be found in American Psychiatric Association, Biographical Directory of the Fellows & Members of the American Psychiatric Association (New York: Bowker, 1963; there were subsequent ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health and Behavior (2004)

by Norman B. Anderson

American Psychiatric Association. (1987). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (3rd ed., rev.). Washington, DC: Author. American Psychiatric Association. (1994). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (4th ed .).

Google previewEncyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Facilities (2004)

by Mary Bosworth

American Psychiatric Association. (2000a). Diagnostic ...

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