At press time three APA practice guideline drafts were expected to become
available for review this month: Practice Guideline for the Psychiatric
Evaluation of Adults, Second Edition; Practice Guideline for the Treatment of
Patients With Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias of Late Life, Second
Edition; and Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients With Eating
Disorders, Third Edition, which is a revision of the second edition published
Members of the Assembly, as well as any APA member, are encouraged to view
the drafts on APA's Web site at<www.psych.org>.
They are posted in Members Corner under the heading "Practice Guideline
Drafts for Review by Assembly and Other APA Members."
The review periods are April 26 through June 6 for psychiatric evaluation,
May 23 through July 1 for eating disorders, and May 24 through July 4 for
Alzheimer's disease. Final drafts are expected to be presented to the Assembly
for action at its November 11-13 meeting.
Questions may be directed to Amy Albert by phone at (703) 907-8605
or by e-mail at