Omics Group Open Access Journals Bulks Up, Acquires The Medline Indexed African Journal Of Psychiatry

Technology Meets Psychiatry with Local Startup CogCubed

CogCubed conference, with Kurt Roots (second from left) and Monika Heller

OMICS Group is an exemplary event organizer that conducts 100 International scientific conferences , workshops and events across the globe. With offices in India, USA, Europe, Dubai and Asia Pacific, OMICS Group International tied up with 100 International Scientific Association and agencies to make healthcare information open access. The African Journal of Psychiatry is an Open access scholarly Health Science journal with an ISSN No: 1994-8220. This journal is known for its quality research articles in the field of Psychology, Neurology, Depression and Anxiety and on mental healthcare practices. The journal is indexed in Medline, Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), Social Science Citation Index (SSCI), ISI, PsycINFO, Embase, Scopus, and Excerpta Medica. The journal basically aims at creating awareness and promotes understanding among professionals and experts working in the field of mental healthcare, neurosciences and primary care practitioners and encourages publications in these fields. The journal particularly promotes original and unpublished research articles, reviews, case reports, news and letters, conference proceedings etc.
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Maine is one of those rural states, but by partnering with the Maine Association of Psychiatric Physicians (MAPP), the Maine Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) is able to offer their members some help. Family physicians in rural Maine had difficulty serving the mental health needs of their patients before a collaboration with the Maine Association of Psychiatric Physicians. The two organizations collaborated in 2003 to start The Consultation Project, a unique endeavor that provides rural primary care professionals with access to a psychiatrist when they need it and where they need it. The brainchild of former MAFP President Richard Hobbs, M.D., of Waterville, Maine, and then-MAPP President William Matuzas, M.D., in collaboration with current MAPP Clinical Practice Committee Chair David Moltz, M.D., the statewide cooperative is a valuable resource for family physicians in rural communities. “I was full-time faculty at the University of Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency, and we had occasion at that time to have a psychiatrist — Bill Matuzas — come and participate in our morning rounds,” Hobbs said. “Bill and I became friends, and owing to our positions at the (MAFP and MAPP), we had a lot of conversations about the plight of primary care docs here in this particularly rural state. There are areas that do not have a psychiatrist close by, and as a consequence, primary care docs are taking care of a lot of people with serious mental illness.” Story highlights Family physicians in the predominantly rural state of Maine often step in to fill the mental health care gap created by a lack of small-town psychiatrists.
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A 51-Year-Old Man with Bipolar Disorder, HIV, Fatigue, Hypersomnolence, and Increased Appetite

John H. Krystal, M.D., is Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine and a research psychiatrist at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System. His disclosures of financial and conflicts of interests are available here. About Biological Psychiatry Biological Psychiatry is the official journal of the Society of Biological Psychiatry, whose purpose is to promote excellence in scientific research and education in fields that investigate the nature, causes, mechanisms and treatments of disorders of thought, emotion, or behavior. In accord with this mission, this peer-reviewed, rapid-publication, international journal publishes both basic and clinical contributions from all disciplines and research areas relevant to the pathophysiology and treatment of major psychiatric disorders. The journal publishes novel results of original research which represent an important new lead or significant impact on the field, particularly those addressing genetic and environmental risk factors, neural circuitry and neurochemistry, and important new therapeutic approaches. Reviews and commentaries that focus on topics of current research and interest are also encouraged.
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Program That Puts FPs in Touch With Psychiatrists Helps Patients in Maine

One of the most high-profile ventures came earlier this year from Center City-based addiction treatment organization Hazelden , which created an iPhone application that provides mobile support to those in recovery. Other apps include Live Happy , which uses the principles of positive psychology to help users develop new habits that make them happier and more resilient. For those who want to explore more clinical topics, PsycExplorer gathers the latest research, blog posts, and news and presents the results in a mobile app. But CogCubed differs from those efforts in that it blends clinical trials into the mix. Most, if not all, of the apps in development or recently released seem to have been developed with a theory in place, but without much scientific-level testing to back up their efficacy. In contrast, CogCubed aims to gain traction through extensive use of clinical data, Heller says. “We’re setting ourselves apart, and we’re being forthright with the FDA about what we’re planning to do,” she notes.
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Cocaine exposure in the womb: The brain structure is intact but development is off track

3. Identify the possible pharmacologic and behavioral treatment options for methamphetamine-use disorder. A 51-year-old, HIV-positive, white, unemployed man with a history significant for bipolar disorder and methamphetamine addiction was referred by his primary care physician for the management of fatigue. The patient reported feeling tired, unable to perform his activities of daily living, and depressed in the context of these limitations. He also reported hypersomnolence and an increased appetite. Authors Lada Alexeenko, MD, is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Alkesh N.
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