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American Psychiatric Association

Contact Information

Director of Public Affairs
1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1825
Arlington, VA 22209-3901

1-888-35-PSYCH (Voice - Toll-free),
703-907-7300 (Voice), From outside the U.S. and Canada

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The American Psychiatric Association, founded in 1844, is the world’s largest psychiatric organization. It is a medical specialty society representing more than 36,000 psychiatric physicians from the United States and around the world. Its member physicians work together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental disorders, including intellectual developmental disorders and substance use disorders. APA Members are primarily medical specialists who are psychiatrists or in the process of becoming psychiatrists.


Serial Publications: The American Journal of Psychiatry; Psychiatric News. Visit to view publications list.


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12.15.11. revised contact info, publications and abstract - DK


Date Entered: 4/1/1998
Date Edited: 12/21/2012
Date Revised: 11/7/2007 12:39:03 PM
Health Referral Number: HR0185
Accession Number: DP91A0328

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