Secret Poll: Your Preference for Our Next President? - Psychiatric Times (blog) - Friday, July 29, 2016 - 13:27

Psychiatric Times (blog)

Secret Poll: Your Preference for Our Next President?
Psychiatric Times (blog)
This ethical stance was adopted by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) after psychiatrists were chastised for speculating (very negatively) about the character of Presidential candidate Barry Goldwater in 1964. Currently, the APA considers it ...

Pedophilia: Interventions That Work - Psychiatric Times - Friday, July 29, 2016 - 13:14

Pedophilia: Interventions That Work
Psychiatric Times
In 2015, the Sexual Behaviours Clinic (SBC) at The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre received the Gold Award—the top award given by the American Psychiatric Association for “Best Academic Out-patient Clinical Research Program.” This was due in part ...

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J. Paul Fedoroff, MD - Psychiatric Times - Friday, July 29, 2016 - 13:14

J. Paul Fedoroff, MD
Psychiatric Times
He is Past-President of the International Academy of Sex Researchers. In 2015 the Sexual Behaviours Clinic, of which he is Director, was given the Gold Award, the highest honor of the American Psychiatric Association for an outpatient academic clinical ...

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The World Health Organization May Make a Major Announcement for Transgender Rights - Pacific Standard - Friday, July 29, 2016 - 13:00

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The World Health Organization May Make a Major Announcement for Transgender Rights
Pacific Standard
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NAMI Up-Beat: When the Body Attacks the Mind - The People’s Vanguard of Davis (subscription) - Friday, July 29, 2016 - 11:52

NAMI Up-Beat: When the Body Attacks the Mind
The People’s Vanguard of Davis (subscription)
by NAMI Yolo. Ground-breaking research is finding that autoimmune disorders can cause mental symptoms such as delusions. Our understanding of changes in the brain is evolving in unexpected ways. Recent studies suggest that some diseases have ...
When mental illness enters the family: Four messagesHometown Focus

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An insightful look at antidepressants - The Pharmaceutical Journal - Friday, July 29, 2016 - 10:11

An insightful look at antidepressants
The Pharmaceutical Journal
Its theme is a discussion about whether antidepressants work and what place they should occupy in therapy. American psychiatrist and author of other titles on the subject, such as Against depression and Listening to Prozac, Peter D Kramer is eminently ...

Recent Developments in Mental Health Benefit Denials - Lexology (registration) - Friday, July 29, 2016 - 09:40

Recent Developments in Mental Health Benefit Denials
Lexology (registration)
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 ...

Researchers identify reason why antidepressants take so long to work - News-Medical.net - Friday, July 29, 2016 - 09:36

Researchers identify reason why antidepressants take so long to work
News-Medical.net
Neuroscientist Mark Rasenick of the UIC College of Medicine and colleagues identified a previously unknown mechanism of action for selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs, the most commonly prescribed type of antidepressant. Long thought to ...

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When mental illness enters the family: Four messages - Hometown Focus - Friday, July 29, 2016 - 03:58

When mental illness enters the family: Four messages
Hometown Focus
He also has been medical director and executive vice president of McLean Hospital in Belmont, MA, a Harvard teaching hospital, and director of the Division of Clinical Services for the American Psychiatric Association. In 2013, Dr. Sederer was given ...

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 ...

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For Some Rural Teens, Psychiatric Help Is Now Just a TV Screen Away - TIME

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