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Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry

Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry


The Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry, American Psychiatry’s think tank, informs and educates mental health professionals, policy makers and the public at large.

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The first in a series of videos on the history of psychiatry that explore the roots of modern psychiatry in ancient cultures is now available on youtube. Members of the Committee on Arts and Humanities from the GAP invite you to tune in.


“Doctor, will you prescribe medical marijuana for my mother? I think it might help her agitation better than the medication you gave her last visit.”

Here: a brief review of the literature on postvention efforts; the effects on the victim’s caregivers; and a guide to resources to help manage survivors’ and caregivers’ emotions and dread.

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