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American Psychological Association (APA) Professional Practice Guidelines

APA has approved practice guidelines and related criteria in such areas as multicultural practice, child custody evaluations, and treatment of gay, lesbian and bisexual clients.

Gender roles as mediators of sex differences in expressions of pathology
R. F. Huselid, M. L. Cooper

Oct 31st, 1994 - Tested the extent to which gender role attributes and gender role ideology account for sex differences in internally directed psychological distress and in externally directed deviant behavior in a random sample of 2,013 adolescents. Results indicate that gender roles substantially mediate sex differences in both types of pathology: Masculine instrumental attributes reduce internalized distress.

Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Girls and Women
American Psychological Association (APA)

Nov 30th, 2007 - The aim of this document is to articulate guidelines that will enhance gender and culture sensitive psychological practice with women and girls from all social classes, ethnic and racial groups, sexual orientations, and ability/disability status in the United States. These guidelines provide general recommendations for psychologists who seek to increase their awareness, knowledge, and skills in.

Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Older Adults
American Psychological Association (APA)

Dec 31st, 2013 - The “Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Older Adults” are intended to assist psychologists in evaluating their own readiness for working with older adults, and in seeking and using appropriate education and training to increase their knowledge, skills and experience relevant to this area of practice. “Older adults” typically refers to persons 65 years of age and older and is widely used.

Guidelines for Prevention in Psychology
American Psychological Association (APA)

Mar 31st, 2014 - The effectiveness of prevention to enhance human functioning and reduce psychological distress has been demonstrated (Catalano, Berglund, Ryan, Lonczak, & Hawkins, 2002, Greenberg, Domitrovich, & Bumbarger, 2001, National Research Council & Institute of Medicine, 2009). Successful preventive interventions are typically theory driven, culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate, and deliver.

Guidelines for Psychological Practice With Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People
American Psychological Association

Nov 30th, 2015 - The purpose of the Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People (hereafter Guidelines) is to assist psychologists in the provision of culturally competent, developmentally appropriate, and trans-affirmative psychological practice with TGNC people. Trans-affirmative practice is the provision of care that is respectful, aware, and supportive of the identi.

Screening for Depression in Children and Adolescents: U.S. Preventive Services Task For...
Annals of Internal Medicine; Siu AL,

Feb 9th, 2016 - Update of the 2009 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for major depressive disorder (MDD) in children and adolescents. The USPSTF reviewed the evidence on the benefits and harms of screening; the accuracy of primary care-feasible screening tests; and the benefits and harms of treatment with psychotherapy, medications, and collaborative care models in patien...

The American Psychiatric Association Practice Guideline on the Use of Antipsychotics to...
The American Journal of Psychiatry; Reus VI, Fochtmann LJ et. al.

May 2nd, 2016 - The American Psychiatric Association Practice Guideline on the Use of Antipsychotics to Treat Agitation or Psychosis in Patients With Dementia.|2016|Reus VI,Fochtmann LJ,Eyler AE,Hilty DM,Horvitz-Lennon M,|administration & dosage,adverse effects,complications,physiopathology,psychology,diagnosis,drug therapy,etiology,diagnosis,drug therapy,etiology,

Esophageal stenting for benign and malignant disease: European Society of Gastrointesti...
Endoscopy Spaander MC, Baron TH et. al.

Sep 14th, 2016 - This Guideline is an official statement of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE), endorsed by the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO), the European Society of Digestive Endoscopy (ESDO), and the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN). The Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) system was adopted t...

Clinical practice guidelines on the evidence-based use of integrative therapies during ...
CA: a Cancer Journal for Clinicians; Greenlee H, DuPont-Reyes MJ et. al.

Apr 24th, 2017 - Answer questions and earn CME/CNE Patients with breast cancer commonly use complementary and integrative therapies as supportive care during cancer treatment and to manage treatment-related side effects. However, evidence supporting the use of such therapies in the oncology setting is limited. This report provides updated clinical practice guidelines from the Society for Integrative Oncology on...

Management of Chronic Insomnia Disorder in Adults: A Clinical Practice Guideline From t...
Annals of Internal Medicine; Qaseem A, Kansagara D et. al.

May 2nd, 2016 - The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed this guideline to present the evidence and provide clinical recommendations on the management of chronic insomnia disorder in adults. This guideline is based on a systematic review of randomized, controlled trials published in English from 2004 through September 2015. Evaluated outcomes included global outcomes assessed by questionnaires, patie...

2018 AHA/ACC/AACVPR/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/ADA/AGS/APhA/ASPC/NLA/PCNA Guideline on the Managemen...
Journal of the American College of Cardiology; Grundy SM, Stone NJ et. al.

Nov 13th, 2018 - 2018 AHA/ACC/AACVPR/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/ADA/AGS/APhA/ASPC/NLA/PCNA Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines.|2018|Grundy SM,Stone NJ,Bailey AL,Beam C,Birtcher KK,|pharmacology,blood,methods,standards,prevention & control,psychology,pharmacology,pharmacology,blood,diagnosis,epi...

Health Care Supervision for Children With Williams Syndrome.
Pediatrics Morris CA, Braddock SR et. al.

Jan 22nd, 2020 - This set of recommendations is designed to assist the pediatrician in caring for children with Williams syndrome (WS) who were diagnosed by using clinical features and with chromosome 7 microdeletion confirmed by fluorescence in situ hybridization, chromosome microarray, or multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification. The recommendations in this report reflect review of the current literat...

Guidelines for the evaluation and treatment of perimenopausal depression: summary and r...
Menopause (New York, N.Y.); Maki PM, Kornstein SG et. al.

Sep 4th, 2018 - There is a new appreciation of the perimenopause - defined as the early and late menopause transition stages as well as the early postmenopause - as a window of vulnerability for the development of both depressive symptoms and major depressive episodes. However, clinical recommendations on how to identify, characterize and treat clinical depression are lacking. To address this gap, an expert pa...

Antiretroviral therapy in pregnant women living with HIV: a clinical practice guideline.
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Siemieniuk RAC, Lytvyn L et. al.

Sep 12th, 2017 - Antiretroviral therapy in pregnant women living with HIV: a clinical practice guideline.|2017|Siemieniuk RAC,Lytvyn L,Mah Ming J,Mullen RM,Anam F,|therapeutic use,drug therapy,economics,psychology,prevention & control,drug therapy,psychology,

Ethical considerations in the era of the uterine transplant: an update of the Montreal ...
Fertility and Sterility; Lefkowitz A, Edwards M et. al.

Jun 18th, 2013 - Ethical considerations in the era of the uterine transplant: an update of the Montreal Criteria for the Ethical Feasibility of Uterine Transplantation.|2013|Lefkowitz A,Edwards M,Balayla J,|diagnosis,physiopathology,psychology,surgery,ethics,standards,ethics,psychology,transplantation,

Irritability and Problem Behavior in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Practice Pathway for P...
Pediatrics McGuire K, Fung LK et. al.

Feb 25th, 2016 - Pediatric primary care providers (PCPs) caring for patients with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often encounter irritability (vocal or motoric outbursts expressive of anger, frustration, or distress) and problem behavior (directed acts of aggression toward other people, self, or property). The Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health and Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network cha...

Care of the adolescent sexual assault victim.
Pediatrics Kaufman M,

Aug 4th, 2008 - Sexual assault is a broad-based term that encompasses a wide range of sexual victimizations including rape. Since the American Academy of Pediatrics published its last policy statement on sexual assault in 2001, additional information and data have emerged about sexual assault and rape in adolescents and the treatment and management of the adolescent who has been a victim of sexual assault. Thi...

Disease-specific health-related quality of life instruments for IgE-mediated food allergy.
Allergy Salvilla SA, Dubois AE et. al.

May 19th, 2014 - This is one of seven interlinked systematic reviews undertaken on behalf of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology as part of their Guidelines for Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis, which focuses on instruments developed for IgE-mediated food allergy. Disease-specific questionnaires are significantly more sensitive than generic ones in measuring the response to interventions or futu...

EAACI Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Guidelines. Food allergy health-related quality of l...
Allergy Muraro A, Dubois AE et. al.

May 2nd, 2014 - Instruments have been developed and validated for the measurement of health-related quality of life in patients with food allergy. This guideline has been prepared by the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology's (EAACI) Guidelines for Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Group. It draws on a systematic review of the literature on quality of life instruments for food allergy and the Apprais...