With deep sadness, we announce the death of Alies Muskin, ADAA Executive Director, on September 22, 2015, of complications of breast cancer. Her commitment to improving the lives of affected individuals extended to ensuring that over the years ADAA supported numerous research projects from young and established investigators. She worked tirelessly to promote scientific innovation, encourage translation and implementation of research into practice, and provide continuing education of evidence-based treatments across disciplines. You can honor her memory.
Primer on Anxiety Disorders: Now Available
Primer on Anxiety Disorders: Translational Perspectives on Diagnosis and Treatment
(Oxford University Press, May 2015; 528 pages; paperback; $89.95)
Order online and save 30%: Enter promo code ampromd9 at checkout.
Institute of Medicine (IOM)
July 2015 Report: Psychosocial Interventions for Mental and Substance Use Disorders: A Framework for Establishing Evidence-Based Standards (The IOM is a division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.)
NIMH Strategic Plan for Research
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental illnesses. The NIMH Strategic Plan for Research is a commitment to accelerate the pace of scientific progress by generating research that will have the greatest public health impact and continue to fuel the transformation of mental health care. The urgency of this mission arises from the public health burden. Read more.
Take a Survey on Mobile Apps
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University is conducting an online survey about the attitudes of mental health professionals and the use of mobile apps in clinical practice. It includes questions about your use of mobile technology and perceptions of its use in clinical practice.
Take the survey (and enter a drawing to win an iPad).
Purchase select recordings from the Anxiety and Depression Conference 2014, and earn CE credits for up to 15 individual conference sessions. Topics include treating GAD, OCD, panic, PTSD, selective mutism, and more.
New series (five segments) on social anxiety disorder, presented by Richard Heimberg, PhD. (Produced in association with the Andrew Kukes Foundation for Social Anxiety)