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Continuing the Conversation about Choosing Wisely: The American Psychiatric Association Releases List of Five Uses of Psychiatric Medication to Question

  Joel Yager, MD, Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine Chair of the APA Council on Quality Care   Recently the APA released a list of “Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question” in Psychiatry as part of the Choosing Wisely® campaign, led by the ABIM Foundation. The list identifies five specific evidence-based recommendations that can […]

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NEW YORK ― During an impassioned speech in a packed room of more than 10,000 mental health professionals, Vice President Joseph Biden highlighted the urgent need for more general, child, and Veterans Affairs (VA) psychiatrists in the United States. “We need you more than ever. And quite frankly, we need more of you than exists […]