Message from APA President

APA President Dilip Jeste, MD, in
his second video address,
discusses the benefits of APA membership. 


Physician Medicare Payment Rule Needs Several Changes, APA Says

A Web site listing physicians participating in quality-reporting programs could be wrongly interpreted by the public as meaning that unlisted physicians are not providing required standards of care.

Chronic Exposure to Dim Light May Raise Depression Risk

Could nighttime light pollution contribute to major depression? Some scientists think so.

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APA Submits Comments on Proposed Rule for 2013 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

The APA submitted comments regarding CMS’s proposed rule on the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule CY 2013 released on 8/31/12.

Obama Issues Executive Order to Increase Mental Health Services

President Obama signs an executive order improving access to mental health services for veterans, service members, and military families.

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American Psychiatric Foundation

The American Psychiatric Foundation (APF) works to advance understanding of mental health. It promotes awareness of mental health and the effectiveness of treatment, the importance of early intervention, access to care and the need for high quality services and treatment through a combination of public and professional education, research, research training, grants, and awards.             Learn more about the APF >


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