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Prevention over cure: mental health reform - The Daily Evergreen - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 12:10

Prevention over cure: mental health reform
The Daily Evergreen
A national poll released by the American Psychiatric Association in May found that 77 percent of Americans believe mental health reform is important in addressing gun violence. Senators Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., introduced ...

Binge-eating disorder patients respond well to major forms of treatment - Medical Xpress - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 11:13

Binge-eating disorder patients respond well to major forms of treatment
Medical Xpress
Binge-eating disorder (BED), the most common eating disorder in America, affects 3 percent of adults in their lifetime. Recently recognized as a distinct eating disorder by the American Psychiatric Association, BED is characterized by recurrent ...

SC refers plea seeking decriminalisation of gay sex to CJI - The Hindu - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 06:24

SC refers plea seeking decriminalisation of gay sex to CJI
The Hindu
Even the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM IV) of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), the globally accepted standards for classification of ...

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Antidepressant No Help to Heart Failure Patients: Study - Arizona Daily Star - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 05:30

Arizona Daily Star

Antidepressant No Help to Heart Failure Patients: Study
Arizona Daily Star
Heart failure is associated with biological changes that also cause depressive symptoms, she explained, "so it might be that an antidepressant is not the right drug to treat this depression." Heart failure occurs when the heart is weakened and cannot ...

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Antidepressant No Help to Heart Failure Patients: Study - Twin Falls Times-News - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 05:21

Twin Falls Times-News

Antidepressant No Help to Heart Failure Patients: Study
Twin Falls Times-News
Heart failure is associated with biological changes that also cause depressive symptoms, she explained, "so it might be that an antidepressant is not the right drug to treat this depression." Heart failure occurs when the heart is weakened and cannot ...

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Most Antidepressants Are Not Effective, Only Fluoxetine-Prozac Works? - University Herald - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 02:30

University Herald

Most Antidepressants Are Not Effective, Only Fluoxetine-Prozac Works?
University Herald
The result of the study shows only one drug among all antidepressants is statistically better than placebo, accoding to lead author of the study and an associate professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of Oxford in England, Andrea ...

Binge-eating disorder patients respond well to major forms of treatment - HealthCanal.com (press release) (blog) - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 22:26

Binge-eating disorder patients respond well to major forms of treatment
HealthCanal.com (press release) (blog)
Binge-eating disorder (BED), the most common eating disorder in America, affects 3 percent of adults in their lifetime. Recently recognized as a distinct eating disorder by the American Psychiatric Association, BED is characterized by recurrent ...

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Antidepressant No Help to Heart Failure Patients: Study - Philly.com - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 22:09

Antidepressant No Help to Heart Failure Patients: Study
Philly.com
"Depression in heart failure may not be the same depression patients without heart failure get and who respond well to antidepressants," said lead researcher Dr. Christiane Angermann, a professor of cardiology at University Hospital Wurzburg. Heart ...

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Antidepressant No Help to Heart Failure Patients: Study - U.S. News & World Report - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 20:42

Antidepressant No Help to Heart Failure Patients: Study
U.S. News & World Report
Heart failure is associated with biological changes that also cause depressive symptoms, she explained, "so it might be that an antidepressant is not the right drug to treat this depression." Heart failure occurs when the heart is weakened and cannot ...

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South Carolina school district bows to Obama policy, lets boy use girls bathroom - Lifesite - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 20:18

Lifesite

South Carolina school district bows to Obama policy, lets boy use girls bathroom
Lifesite
While gender confusion, known as gender dysphoria, is a disorder classified by the American Psychiatric Association, the transgender policy levied on U.S. schools does not require a medical diagnosis or treatment, and threatens loss of federal funds ...

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