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American Psychiatric Association 17april2014

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Presentation given by Patrick Hansard of the American Psychiatric Association to the Eduserv Mental Health Resources Focus Group on 17 April 2015

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American Psychiatric Association 17april2014

  1. 1. © 2015 American Psychiatric Association. All Rights Reserved. Mental Health eResources Eduserv Focus Group London, April 17th, 2015 Psychiatryonline The American Psychiatric Association
  2. 2. © 2015 American Psychiatric Association. All Rights Reserved. Who and What…? The American Psychiatric Association (APA) …is the medical specialty society representing more than 36,000 psychiatrists in the U.S. and from around the world. APA, founded in 1844, is the largest and longest-serving psychiatric medical association. Its member physicians work together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental disorders
  3. 3. © 2015 American Psychiatric Association. All Rights Reserved. Content, Platform & Packages
  4. 4. © 2015 American Psychiatric Association. All Rights Reserved. The Content: Reference Books
  5. 5. © 2015 American Psychiatric Association. All Rights Reserved. The Content:DSM-5® The product of over 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health, The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations. The information contained is also valuable to other physicians and health professionals, including psychologists, counselors, nurses, and occupational and rehabilitation therapists, as well as social workers and forensic and legal specialists. • The criteria are concise and explicit, intended to facilitate an objective assessment of symptom presentations in a variety of clinical settings. • The latest findings in neuroimaging and genetics have been integrated into each disorder along with gender and cultural considerations. • The revised organizational structure recognizes symptoms that span multiple diagnostic categories, providing new clinical insight in diagnosis. • ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM codes are included for each disorder, and the organizational structure is consistent with the new ICD-11 in development.
  6. 6. © 2015 American Psychiatric Association. All Rights Reserved. The Content: Journals AJP: the most widely-read psychiatric journal in the world. • AJP in Advance • AJP Audio • Treatment in Psychiatry Series • Clinical Case Conference Series • Impact Factor of 13.559: in the top 1% of all scientific, medical, and technical journals! Psychiatric Services • PS in Advance • Focuses on the delivery of mental health services, especially for people with severe mental illness in community-based treatment programs. • Each issue features 15 or more research reports with results that have practical applications. • Monthly columns keep readers up to date on important developments in areas such as law and psychiatry and evolving best practices in service delivery. The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences • JNCN in Advance • Peer-reviewed articles on critical research areas such as Alzheimer’s disease, Traumatic brain injury, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, and seizure disorders, • Each issue commences with the latest from the outstanding signature section “Windows to the Brain.” • Official journal of the American Neuropsychiatric Association
  7. 7. © 2015 American Psychiatric Association. All Rights Reserved. The Content: Psychiatric News • Psychiatrists and mental health professionals are barraged with information and news from many sources each day, both electronically and through the mail. What’s important and what’s not? • Psychiatric News is the “one-stop” source of information for busy psychiatrists and mental health professionals. • Each issue covers major news and developments on clinical and research topics that can help inform patient care decisions.
  8. 8. © 2015 American Psychiatric Association. All Rights Reserved. The Platform PsychiatryOnline.org is the platform for: • American Psychiatric Publishing (APP) journals • DSM-5® • Bestselling textbooks • APA Practice Guidelines, and continuing medical education. A one-stop resource for information on psychiatric diagnosis, treatment, guidelines, the latest research, and breaking news from the field. From a single location, users can search across all books and journals to find the most relevant content more easily than ever.
  9. 9. © 2015 American Psychiatric Association. All Rights Reserved. Intuitive Quick Access to: • DSM-5 • Journals • Books • News
  10. 10. © 2015 American Psychiatric Association. All Rights Reserved. Powerful Features Include: • Cross Content Searching • Result Filtering • Citation Mgr. Output • Saved Searches and Alerts • Favorites Folder • Journal Articles in HTML and PDF • Articles Include Supplemental Material
  11. 11. © 2015 American Psychiatric Association. All Rights Reserved. Flexible Personalized sub-accounts (“MyPOL”) Remote Pairing* Mobile Access* Athens, IP, Referring URL, Proxy Server, and Userid/PW authentication Unlimited Simultaneous Users Branding *Coming June 2015
  12. 12. © 2015 American Psychiatric Association. All Rights Reserved. The Packages Subscription Options: • POL Premium • POL Core • DSM-5 Library Archival Purchases: • Psychiatry Legacy Collection • DSM Legacy Collection
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