Long-term antidepressant use: patient perspectives of benefits and adverse effects - Dove Medical Press - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 23:12

Long-term antidepressant use: patient perspectives of benefits and adverse effects
Dove Medical Press
Abstract: Long-term antidepressant treatment has increased and there is evidence of adverse effects; however, little is known about patients' experiences and views of this form of treatment. This study used mixed methods to examine patients' views and ...

Goodman named chair of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Baylor College of Medicine - Baylor College of Medicine News (press release) - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 20:07

Baylor College of Medicine News (press release)

Goodman named chair of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine News (press release)
Goodman has published more than 300 articles, is a member of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology and a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He served as chair of the Food and Drug Administration's ...

First field trial supports removing transgender diagnosis from mental disorders chapter within WHO classification - Science Daily - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 19:30

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First field trial supports removing transgender diagnosis from mental disorders chapter within WHO classification
Science Daily
Transgender identity is currently classified as a mental disorder in both of the world's main diagnostic manuals, the WHO's ICD-10 and the American Psychiatric Association's DSM-5. A major component of the definition of mental disorders is that they ...
Transgender People Aren't Mentally Ill and Shouldn't Be Labeled as SuchSlate Magazine
Transgender's Classification as 'Mental Disorder' Is Outdated, Study FindsHanford Sentinel
Health|WHO Weighs Dropping Transgender Identity From List of Mental DisordersNew York Times
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News & Politics - Esquire.com - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 18:33

Esquire.com

News & Politics
Esquire.com
The American Psychological Association, the American Medical Association, the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics have condemned such practices. President Obama supported a national ban, and some states have ...

LETTER: 'Culture war' exposes liberal bigots - Richmond County Daily Journal - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 18:07

LETTER: 'Culture war' exposes liberal bigots
Richmond County Daily Journal
... and female minds in male bodies and homosexual minds in heterosexual bodies are obviously disorders (a commonsense position taken by the American Psychiatric Association for years until it became infected with ever-so-trendy “political correctness.”).

Why do antidepressants take so long to work? - Phys.Org - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 15:57

Phys.Org

Why do antidepressants take so long to work?
Phys.Org
"It's been a puzzle for quite a long time why SSRI antidepressants can take up to two months to start reducing symptoms, especially because we know that they bind to their targets within minutes," said Rasenick, distinguished professor of physiology ...

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Adjunctive Antidepressant Therapy in Schizophrenia: Is It Beneficial? - Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration) - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 15:17

Adjunctive Antidepressant Therapy in Schizophrenia: Is It Beneficial?
Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration)
Although the American Psychology Association recommends using antidepressants to treat both the depressive and negative symptoms associated with schizophrenia, other major guidelines and organizations do not offer this recommendation due to a lack ...

Recent Developments in Mental Health Benefit Denials - The National Law Review - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 15:08

Recent Developments in Mental Health Benefit Denials
The National Law Review
In American Psychiatric Association v. Anthem Health Plans, the 2nd Circuit ruled that individual physicians and physician associations lacked standing to sue health plans under the Parity Act and ERISA. Ultimately, this ruling could affect the future ...

Why do antidepressants take so long to work? University of Illinois at Chicago - EurekAlert (press release) - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 15:06

Why do antidepressants take so long to work? University of Illinois at Chicago
EurekAlert (press release)
"It's been a puzzle for quite a long time why SSRI antidepressants can take up to two months to start reducing symptoms, especially because we know that they bind to their targets within minutes," said Rasenick, distinguished professor of physiology ...

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Antidepressants For Pregnant Women: How Safe Are They? - Parent Herald - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 13:11

Parent Herald

Antidepressants For Pregnant Women: How Safe Are They?
Parent Herald
The use of antidepressants for pregnant women is approved by most medical practitioners because of the above mentioned reasons. Nonetheless, there must be valid reasons before pregnant women are given the permission to take anti-depressants.

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Long-term antidepressant use: patient perspectives of benefits and adverse effects - Dove Medical Press

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