Erie County Council OKs "Stepping Up" resolution - GoErie.com - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 01:30

Erie County Council OKs "Stepping Up" resolution
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The National Association of Counties, the Council of State Governments Justice Center and the American Psychiatric Association Foundation are all encouraging various public, private and nonprofit partners to support the initiative. County governments ...

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Transgender's Classification as 'Mental Disorder' Is Outdated, Study Finds - Philly.com - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 00:11

Transgender's Classification as 'Mental Disorder' Is Outdated, Study Finds
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The American Psychiatric Association removed gender identity disorder from the latest edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). For the new study, Mexican researchers interviewed 250 transgender people. The researchers ...

WHO Weighs Dropping Transgender Identity From List of Medical Disorders - New York Times - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 23:45

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WHO Weighs Dropping Transgender Identity From List of Medical Disorders
New York Times
... Manual of Mental Disorders, known as the D.S.M. In 1973, the book, published by the American Psychiatric Association, changed the diagnosis of “homosexuality” to “sexual orientation disturbance,” and later to “ego-dystonic homosexuality” before ...
The Lancet Psychiatry: First field trial supports removing transgender diagnosis from mental disorders chapter ...EurekAlert (press release)

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Transgender's Classification as 'Mental Disorder' Is Outdated, Study Finds - HealthDay - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 23:03

Transgender's Classification as 'Mental Disorder' Is Outdated, Study Finds
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The American Psychiatric Association removed gender identity disorder from the latest edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). For the new study, Mexican researchers interviewed 250 transgender people. The researchers ...

The Lancet Psychiatry: First field trial supports removing transgender diagnosis from mental disorders chapter ... - EurekAlert (press release) - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 22:35

The Lancet Psychiatry: First field trial supports removing transgender diagnosis from mental disorders chapter ...
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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 ...

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Charlotte Neurosurgeon Co-leads Cancer Research Featured in the Journal of the American Medical Association - PR Newswire (press release) - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 21:56

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Charlotte Neurosurgeon Co-leads Cancer Research Featured in the Journal of the American Medical Association
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- An international brain tumor research study co-authored by Charlotte neurosurgeon, Anthony Asher, MD, FACS, of Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates was selected for publication in the July 26, 2016 ...
Charlotte doctors find less radiation best for treating certain brain cancersCharlotte Observer
Some Brain Cancer Patients Have Radiation Options: StudyPhilly.com
Study finds less toxic way to treat brain tumorsWRAL Tech Wire

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VA employees rail against privatization push - Sioux Falls Argus Leader - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 21:17

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VA employees rail against privatization push
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Boosters have also pointed to an American Psychiatric Association report from 2014 saying the VA's mental health services outperformed the private sector care by 30 percent in every category. That scandal that gave rise to the Commission on Care also ...

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Study Defends Antidepressant Use In Pregnancy Despite Birth Defect Risks - Huffington Post - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 20:47

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Study Defends Antidepressant Use In Pregnancy Despite Birth Defect Risks
Huffington Post
The next year, doctors writing in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) associations countered that women who went off their antidepressants during pregnancy would “relapse” in their depressions. The authors, it turned out, had 60 ...

Council committee supports ban on gay conversion 'therapy' - seattlepi.com - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 20:45

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Council committee supports ban on gay conversion 'therapy'
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The American Psychiatric Association admitted homosexuality wasn't a disorder in 1973, and conversion therapy has since been discredited by all the major medical and psychological organizations. “The most important fact about these 'therapies' is that ...

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LGBT activist, Delawarean Gittings honored in Philly - The News Journal - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 20:08

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LGBT activist, Delawarean Gittings honored in Philly
The News Journal
Her most notable work included getting the American Psychiatric Association to drop homosexuality as a mental illness and increasing positive homosexual literature in libraries through her involvement with the American Library Association, said ...
Former Houston Mayor Annise Parker to Dedicate Historic Marker to 'Mother of the LGBT Civil Rights Movement'SouthFloridaGayNews.com

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

Recent Developments in Mental Health Benefit DenialsLexology (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.

Erie County Council OKs "Stepping Up" resolution - GoErie.com

Erie County Council OKs "Stepping Up" resolutionGoErie.comThe National Association of Counties, the Council of State Governments Justice Center and the American Psychiatric Association Foundation are all encouraging various public, private and nonprofit partners to support the initiative.

Transgender's Classification as 'Mental Disorder' Is Outdated, Study Finds - Philly.com

Transgender's Classification as 'Mental Disorder' Is Outdated, Study FindsPhilly.comThe American Psychiatric Association removed gender identity disorder from the latest edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).

Transgender's Classification as 'Mental Disorder' Is Outdated, Study Finds - HealthDay

Transgender's Classification as 'Mental Disorder' Is Outdated, Study FindsHealthDayThe American Psychiatric Association removed gender identity disorder from the latest edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).

The Lancet Psychiatry: First field trial supports removing transgender diagnosis from mental disorders chapter ... - EurekAlert (press release)

The Lancet Psychiatry: First field trial supports removing transgender diagnosis from mental disorders chapter ...EurekAlert (press release)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 DS

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