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American Medical Association urges defeat of House health care bill - Wisconsin Gazette - Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 15:02

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American Medical Association urges defeat of House health care bill
Wisconsin Gazette
Citing projections that millions of people would lose coverage if the American Health Care Act were to become law, the American Medical Association urged members of Congress to oppose the amended legislation. The AMA, in a press statement, said it ...
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Researchers propose new diagnostic model for psychiatric disorders - ND Newswire - Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 13:36

ND Newswire

Researchers propose new diagnostic model for psychiatric disorders
ND Newswire
“The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) — which is overseen and published by the American Psychiatric Association — currently is the dominant diagnostic model in North America; it also is highly influential around the world,” ...

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Recalling Narcissus — and the roles of Echo and the pond - MinnPost - Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 13:03

MinnPost

Recalling Narcissus — and the roles of Echo and the pond
MinnPost
The American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) describes narcissistic personality disorder as “a pervasive pattern of grandiosity (in fantasy or behavior), need for admiration, and lack of empathy, ...

Timeline: The History of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and How We Treat it - Newsweek - Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 12:02

Newsweek

Timeline: The History of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and How We Treat it
Newsweek
The American Psychiatric Association created the post-traumatic stress disorder diagnosis in 1980, sparking a proliferation of research. We've charted how our understanding of trauma has changed over the decades. By Matt Green On 3/23/17 at 12:00 PM ...

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Timeline: The History of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and How We Treat it - Newsweek - Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 12:00

Newsweek

Timeline: The History of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and How We Treat it
Newsweek
The American Psychiatric Association created the post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) diagnosis in 1980, which sparked a proliferation of research. Below, we've charted the history of trauma that leads to that point. For more on trauma and a new kind ...

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Off-Label Antidepressant Use Not Supported By Strong Evidence - Psychiatry Advisor - Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 12:00

Off-Label Antidepressant Use Not Supported By Strong Evidence
Psychiatry Advisor
Prescribing antidepressants for off-label indications in primary care is often not supported by strong evidence for the respective indication, according to data published in the BMJ. Jenna Wong, MSc, from the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics ...

From generation to generation - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 11:11

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

From generation to generation
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
It wasn't until the 1980s that the American Psychiatric Association included the term post-traumatic stress disorder in its diagnostic manual, almost solely in response to mental health problems among Vietnam War veterans. Before that, the symptoms had ...

What's behind phantom cellphone buzzes in your pocket? - Quartz - Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 11:01

What's behind phantom cellphone buzzes in your pocket?
Quartz
It wasn't included in the latest update to the DSM-5, the American Psychiatric Association's definitive guide for classifying and diagnosing mental disorders. But given the ongoing debate, we decided to see if phantom buzzes and rings could shed some ...

Movement in Springdale murder case - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:07

Movement in Springdale murder case
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
... associated with distress or disability causing symptoms or impairment in at least one important area of an individual's functioning and is defined in the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders of the American Psychiatric ...

Psychiatrist: Woman in Texting Suicide Case was 'Involuntarily Intoxicated' by Antidepressants - Heat Street - Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 09:49

Heat Street

Psychiatrist: Woman in Texting Suicide Case was 'Involuntarily Intoxicated' by Antidepressants
Heat Street
A psychiatrist has claimed that a Massachusetts teenager who allegedly encouraged her boyfriend to commit suicide was 'involuntarily intoxicated' by prescribed antidepressants she was taking at the time she acted. Michelle Carter, now aged 20, is set ...
Teen girl who 'texted boyfriend encouragement' as he killed himself was 'intoxicated' by her antidepressants ...The Sun

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