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American Pharmaceutical Association; American Podiatric Association; American Psychiatric Association; American Psychological Association.
APA style a format for writing and documenting scholarly papers, developed by the American Psychological Association and frequently used in writings related to the health sciences.

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atypical polypoid adenomyoma

An uncommon biphasic polypoid lesion seen in the middle-aged (mean age: 40) uterine cervix and lower uterine segment.
 
Management
Hysterectomy.
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In line with social and political developments of the time, the Council of the American Psychiatric Association in 1973 unanimously supported removal of homosexuality from the category of mental disorders.
"It is unfortunate the American Psychiatric Association has given up on homosexuals," she said in a statement.
Yet the American Psychiatric Association is doing nothing to stop this epidemic.
"The president of the American Psychiatric Association says he is 'very open' to a request from the Army to come up with an alternative name for post-traumatic stress disorder so that troops returning from combat will feel less stigmatized and more encouraged to seek treatment.
Sponsored by the American Psychiatric Association, the gathering drew researchers from around the world to draw up a research agenda for substance use disorders diagnosis that will inform the next revisions of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-V) and the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11).
Regier, director of the American Psychiatric Association's office of research in Arlington, Va.
And it wasn't until 1973 that homosexuality was removed from the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
* American Psychiatric Association: Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision, Washington, D.C., American Psychiatric Association, 2000.
* The American Psychiatric Association uses the following definitions:
Anorexia nervosa affects approximately 2% of the North American population, and bulimia nervosa affects approximately 4%, of which 10% are males (American Psychiatric Association, 2000a).

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