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Puberty signals a change in adolescents’ biological clock that compels them to stay up about two hours longer than they did when they were younger, but their schools rarely consider this fact.
Deep Sequencing May Yield Hidden Mutations in Psychiatric Disorders
Men, Women at Risk for Psychosis Differ in Subjective Experience

In observance of Veterans’ Day, APA is collaborating with two major organizations to present a webinar that will help APA members provide more effective care to members of the military, veterans, and their families.
WHO Report Emphasizes Need to Make Suicide Prevention a Global Priority
Alaska Comes in From the Cold on Mental Health Care

An APA work group has created two toolkits that explain the opportunities and risks under Medicaid, with suggestions on how to address these challenges via collaborative, issue-focused advocacy.
Costs Higher for Mental Health Court Participants
APA Urges Revisions to Proposals on Medicare Payment Reform

Funding for biomedical research must be increased and stabilized to ensure the nation’s health and its scientific workforce, say advocates.
New APA Award Recognizes Emerging Field of Pharmacogenomics
Upgrades Coming to PsychiatryOnline

The public was shocked by Robin Williams’ suicide on August 11. Mr. Williams was beloved for his immense comic talent and his earnest, uplifting roles. He brought joy and laughter to people all around the world, so his fans could not understand how someone so loved and full of mirth could suddenly resort to brutal self-destruction.
International News APA Leaders Urge Uganda to Drop Law Criminalizing Homosexuality
International News Integrated Care Goes Global In Depression Screening Project