The American Neuropsychiatric Association (ANPA), established in 1988, is an organization of professionals in neuropsychiatry, behavioral neurology and the clinical neurosciences.
To improve the lives of people with disorders at the interface of psychiatry and neurology.
ANPA will transform recognition, understanding and treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders.
Training and discipline recognition:
* Create a paradigm shift by enhancing the integration of clinical neurosciences into education and training with the
goal of improving clinical care
* Attract more trainees of all relevant disciplines into the field
* Promote an integrated understanding of the complexity of neuropsychiatric disorders
* Foster outreach with related professional organizations
Standards of practice and clinical expertise:
* Promote improvements in the classification of neuropsychiatric conditions
* Promote ANPA as a resource for neuropsychiatric expertise at the national level
* Expand the evidence base to foster more effective treatments of these disorders
* Promote interdisciplinary innovation and best practices in clinical care and research to improve the lives of individuals
with these disorders
Effects on patient outcomes:
* Promote compassion and better understanding for persons with neuropsychiatric conditions
* Demonstrate cost-effective models of care
* Demonstrate and communicate the value we bring to patients
* Advocate for policy that improves patient care, education and research related to brain-based disorders