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American Journal of Psychiatry

Earn CME credits by reading an article in the American Journal of Psychiatry and completing a short course for up to 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. The course comprises reading the article and answering three multiple-choice questions with a single correct answer. Upon completion of the course, correct answers will be highlighted for the reader’s reference and the rationale in context can be viewed, thus extending the learning experience for people who want to read more. A certificate documenting participation in the course and credits claimed is generated upon completion of the course.

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June 2024

Shared and Specific Neural Correlates of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Meta-Analysis of 243 Task-Based Functional MRI Studies (Expires May 31, 2026)

Subcortico-Cortical Dysconnectivity in ADHD: A Voxel-Wise Mega-Analysis Across Multiple Cohorts (Expires Expires May 31, 2026)

Neuromelanin-Sensitive MRI as Candidate Marker for Treatment Resistance in First-Episode Schizophrenia (Expires Expires May 31, 2026)

May 2024

Associations Between Primary Care-Delivered Alcohol-Related Brief Intervention and Subsequent Opioid-Related Outcomes (Expires April 30, 2026)

Associations of Menstrual Cycle and Progesterone-to-Estradiol Ratio With Alcohol Consumption in Alcohol Use Disorder: A Sex-Separated Multicenter Longitudinal Study (Expires Expires April 30, 2026)

Topiramate Versus Naltrexone for Alcohol Use Disorder: A Genotype-Stratified, Double-Blind Randomised Controlled Trial (Expires Expires April 30, 2026)

April 2024

N2 Responses in Youths With Psychosis Risk Syndrome and Their Association With Clinical Outcomes: A Cohort Follow-Up Study Based on the Three-Stimulus Visual Oddball Paradigm (Expires March 31, 2026)

Irritability in Youths: A Critical Integrative Review (Expires Expires March 31, 2026)

Reciprocal Effects Between Negative Parenting and Children’s Callous-Unemotional Traits From Mid to Late Childhood (Expires Expires March 31, 2026)

March 2024

Cognitive Outcomes After Antidepressant Pharmacotherapy for Late-Life Depression: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (Expires February 28, 2026)

Normalization of Fronto-Parietal Activation by Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Unmedicated Pediatric Patients With Anxiety Disorders (Expires February 28, 2026)

Intergenerational Effects of the Fast Track Intervention on Next-Generation Child Outcomes: A Preregistered Randomized Clinical Trial (Expires February 28, 2026)

February 2024

Converging Evidence for Frontopolar Cortex as a Target for Neuromodulation in Addiction Treatment (Expires January 31, 2026)

Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement for Veterans and Military Personnel on Long-Term Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial (Expires January 31, 2026)

Effects of Bundling Medication for Opioid Use Disorder With an mHealth Intervention Targeting Addiction: A Randomized Clinical Trial (Expires January 31, 2026)

January 2024

Predicting Acute Changes in Suicidal Ideation and Planning: A Longitudinal Study of Symptom Mediators and the Role of the Menstrual Cycle in Female Psychiatric Outpatients With Suicidality (Expires December 31, 2025)

Psychotropic Drug-Related Weight Gain and Its Treatment (Expires December 31, 2025)

Recent Secular Trends of Body Mass Index in Individuals With Bipolar Disorders and in the General Population (Expires December 31, 2025)

December 2023

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in COVID-19-Related Stressor Exposure and Adverse Mental Health Outcomes Among Health Care Workers (Expires November 30, 2025)

Adult Mental Health, Substance Use Disorders, and Functional Outcomes of Children Resilient to Early Adversity (Expires November 30, 2025)

Meta-Analyses of Genome-Wide Association Studies for Postpartum Depression (Expires November 30, 2025)

November 2023

A Functional Connectome-Based Neural Signature for Individualized Prediction of Antipsychotic Response in First-Episode Psychosis (Expires October 31, 2025)

Inequalities in the Incidence of Psychotic Disorders Among Racial and Ethnic Groups (Expires October 31, 2025)

Characterizing the Shared Genetic Underpinnings of Schizophrenia and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors (Expires October 31, 2025)

October 2023

Networks of Neurodevelopmental Traits, Socioenvironmental Factors, Emotional Dysregulation in Childhood, and Depressive Symptoms Across Development in Two U.K. Cohorts (Expires September 30, 2025)

Maternal Perinatal Stress Trajectories and Negative Affect and Amygdala Development in Offspring (Expires September 30, 2025)

Genetic Contribution to the Heterogeneity of Major Depressive Disorder: Evidence From a Sibling-Based Design Using Swedish National Registers (Expires September 30, 2025)

September 2023

Disparities in Suicide-Related Behaviors Across Sexual Orientations by Gender: A Retrospective Cohort Study Using Linked Health Administrative Data (Expires August 31, 2025)

Subcortical Brain Alterations in Carriers of Genomic Copy Number Variants (Expires August 31, 2025)

Structural Racism in Psychiatric Research Careers: Eradicating Barriers to a More Diverse Workforce (Expires August 31, 2025)

August 2023

A Comprehensive Multilevel Analysis of the Bucharest Early Intervention Project: Causal Effects on Recovery From Early Severe Deprivation (Expires July 31, 2025)

Translating Developmental Neuroscience to Understand Risk for Psychiatric Disorders (Expires July 31, 2025)

The Devastating Clinical Consequences of Child Abuse and Neglect: Increased Disease Vulnerability and Poor Treatment Response in Mood Disorders (Expires July 31, 2025)

July 2023

Recent Advances on Social Determinants of Mental Health: Looking Fast Forward (Expires June 30, 2025)

Differences in Social Determinants of Health Underlie Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Psychological Health and Well-Being: Study of 11,143 Older Adults (Expires June 30, 2025)

The Nature of Prefrontal Cortical GABA Neuron Alterations in Schizophrenia: Markedly Lower Somatostatin and Parvalbumin Gene Expression Without Missing Neurons (Expires June 30, 2025)

June 2023

Opioid Prescribing and Suicide Risk in the United States (Expires May 31, 2025)

Transition From Substance-Induced Psychosis to Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorder or Bipolar Disorder (Expires May 31, 2025)

Racial and Ethnic Bias in the Diagnosis of Alcohol Use Disorder in Veterans (Expires May 31, 2025)

May 2023

Attention Bias Modification Treatment Versus a Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Or Waiting List Control for Social Anxiety Disorder: A Randomized Clinical Trial (Expires April 30, 2025)

Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study of Memantine in Trichotillomania and Skin-Picking Disorder (Expires Expires April 30, 2025)

A Novel Psychosocial Intervention for Motivational Negative Symptoms in Schizophrenia: Combined Motivational Interviewing and CBT (Expires Expires April 30, 2025)

April 2023

Anterior Insula–Associated Social Novelty Recognition: Pivotal Roles of a Local Retinoic Acid Cascade and Oxytocin Signaling (Expires March 31, 2025)

Genetic Associations Between Stress-Related Disorders and Autoimmune Disease (Expires March 31, 2025)

Polygenic Scores and Onset of Major Mood or Psychotic Disorders Among Offspring of Affected Parents (Expires March 31, 2025)

March 2023

Shared and Unique Changes in Brain Connectivity Among Depressed Patients After Remission With Pharmacotherapy Versus Psychotherapy (Expires February 28, 2025)

Functional Connectivity Mapping for rTMS Target Selection in Depression (Expires February 28, 2025)

Moderate Alcohol Consumption and Depression: A Marginal Structural Model Approach Promoting Causal Inference (Expires February 28, 2025)

February 2023

Polygenic Risk and Social Support in Predicting Depression Under Stress (Expires January 31, 2025)

Racial Disparities in Adversity During Childhood and the False Appearance of Race-Related Differences in Brain Structure (Expires January 31, 2025)

Project Harmony: A Meta-Analysis With Individual Patient Data on Behavioral and Pharmacologic Trials for Comorbid Posttraumatic Stress and Alcohol or Other Drug Use Disorders (Expires January 31, 2025)

January 2023

Interplay of ADHD Polygenic Liability With Birth-Related, Somatic, and Psychosocial Factors in ADHD: A Nationwide Study (Expires December 31, 2024)

In Search of Biomarkers to Guide Interventions in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Review (Expires December 31, 2024)

Resting-State Connectivity and Response to Psychotherapy Treatment in Adolescents and Adults With OCD: A Randomized Clinical Trial (Expires December 31, 2024)

December 2022

Naltrexone-Bupropion and Behavior Therapy, Alone and Combined, for Binge-Eating Disorder: Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial (Expires November 30, 2024)

Technology and Mental Health: State of the Art for Assessment and Treatment (Expires November 30, 2024)

A Novel, Brief, Fully Automated Intervention to Extend the Antidepressant Effect of a Single Ketamine Infusion: A Randomized Clinical Trial (Expires November 30, 2024)

November 2022

Defining Recovery From Alcohol Use Disorder: Development of an NIAAA Research Definition (Expires October 31, 2024)

Leveraging Large-Scale Genetics of PTSD and Cardiovascular Disease to Demonstrate Robust Shared Risk and Improve Risk Prediction Accuracy (Expires October 31, 2024)

Association Between Polygenic Risk Scores and Outcome of ECT (Expires October 31, 2024)

October 2022

Flexible Buprenorphine/Naloxone Model of Care for Reducing Opioid Use in Individuals With Prescription-Type Opioid Use Disorder (Expires September 30, 2024)

Impact of COVID-19 Telehealth Policy Changes on Buprenorphine Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder (Expires September 30, 2024)

Neural Signatures of Pain Modulation in Short-Term and Long-Term Mindfulness Training (Expires September 30, 2024)

September 2022

Developmental Pathways and Clinical Outcomes of Early Childhood Psychotic Experiences in Preadolescent Children at Familial High Risk of Schizophrenia or Bipolar Disorder (Expires August 31, 2024)

Schizophrenia Imaging Signatures and Their Associations With Cognition, Psychopathology, and Genetics in the General Population (Expires August 31, 2024)

Persistent Dissociation and Its Neural Correlates in Predicting Outcomes After Trauma Exposure (Expires August 31, 2024)

August 2022

Evaluation of Antipsychotic Reduction Efforts in Patients With Dementia in Veterans Health Administration Nursing Homes (Expires July 31, 2024)

Infant Visual Brain Development and Inherited Genetic Liability in Autism (Expires July 31, 2024)

Subcortical Brain Development in Autism and Fragile X Syndrome: Evidence for Dynamic, Age- and Disorder-Specific Trajectories in Infancy (Expires July 31, 2024)

July 2022

Digital Intervention for Cognitive Deficits in Major Depression: A Randomized Controlled Trial to Assess Efficacy and Safety in Adults (Expires June 30, 2024)

Predictive Value of Acute Neuroplastic Response to rTMS in Treatment Outcome in Depression: A Concurrent TMS-fMRI Trial (Expires June 30, 2024)

Longitudinal Trajectory of the Link Between Ventral Striatum and Depression in Adolescence (Expires June 30, 2024)

June 2022

A New Agenda for Optimizing Investments in Community Mental Health and Reducing Disparities (Expires May 31, 2024)

Structural Racism and Suicide Prevention for Ethnoracially Minoritized Youth: A Conceptual Framework and Illustration Across Systems (Expires May 31, 2024)

The Intergenerational Impact of Structural Racism and Cumulative Trauma on Depression (Expires May 31, 2024)

May 2022

Cell-Type-Specific Impact of Glucocorticoid Receptor Activation on the Developing Brain: A Cerebral Organoid Study (Expires April 30, 2024)

Long-Term Cannabis Use and Cognitive Reserves and Hippocampal Volume in Midlife (Expires April 30, 2024)

Longitudinal Changes in Structural Connectivity in Young People at High Genetic Risk for Bipolar Disorder (Expires April 30, 2024)

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Each quarterly issue of FOCUS offers Clinical Reviews, a Patient Management Exercise, Seminal Articles, and a CME quiz. Twenty CME credits are available per year for the four issue quizzes, and an additional 24 credits can be earned through completion of an end-of-year Self-Assessment Exam of material covered in the volume year.

Starting in January 2022, the CME courses for Focus (beginning with Volume 20) will be available on PsychiatryOnline. Any Focus CME courses available prior to 2022 need to be completed on the APA Learning Center.

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Spring 2024

Autism Across The Lifespan (Expires December 31, 2026)

Winter 2024

Reproductive Psychiatry: Postpartum Depression is Only the Tip of the Iceberg (Expires December 31, 2026)

October 16, 2023

Focus Self-Assessment Examination (Expires October 31, 2025)

Fall 2023

Assessment and Management of Bipolar Disorder (Expires December 31, 2025)

Summer 2023

Novel Mechanisms and Interventions for PTSD (Expires December 31, 2025)

Spring 2023

Suicide Preventive Interventions and Knowledge (Expires December 31, 2025)

Winter 2023

Emergency Psychiatry (Expires December 31, 2025)

November 1, 2022

Focus 2022 Self-Assessment (Expires October 31, 2024)

Fall 2022

Borderline and Other Personality Disorders: New Directions in 2022 (Expires December 31, 2024)

Summer 2022

Innovations in Psychotherapy (Expires December 31, 2024)

Spring 2022

Tools to Address Children's Mental Health (Expires December 31, 2024)

Winter 2022

Novel Neurotherapeutics (Expires December 31, 2024)

November 01, 2021

Focus 2021 Self-Assessment (Expires October 31, 2024)

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