Naval Academy grad's career stalled by DOD transgender policy - Stripes Okinawa - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 00:59

Stripes Okinawa

Naval Academy grad's career stalled by DOD transgender policy
Stripes Okinawa
The first anti-transgender U.S. military regulation was in 1983, three years after the American Psychiatric Association first recognized gender identity disorders or "transsexualism," said Aaron Belkin, director of the Palm Center, a research institute.

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Homosexuality, Marriage and Society - MercatorNet - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 00:37

Homosexuality, Marriage and Society
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He notes how same-sex attraction was de-pathologised when, in 1973, the American Psychiatric Association issued, without acknowledging the diverse causes of homosexuality, the ideological value judgment that homosexuality is a normal variant of human ...

Antidepressants Blamed for Stevens Johnson Syndrome - LawyersandSettlements.com - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 22:01

Antidepressants Blamed for Stevens Johnson Syndrome
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Detroit, MI The use of antidepressants has been blamed for a mother developing Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) and almost ending her life. The woman, who was prescribed antidepressants to treat depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, was ...

Mental health courts seek better outcomes - The Albany Herald - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 21:44

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Mental health courts seek better outcomes
The Albany Herald
The percentage of people in jails with mental illnesses is three to six times higher than that of the general public, according to the American Psychiatric Association. “The very first mental health court programs were in more metropolitan areas,” said ...

Rats feel empathy for other rats, unless they're on antidepressants - The Verge - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 21:24

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Rats feel empathy for other rats, unless they're on antidepressants
The Verge
Both studies were led in part by Peggy Mason, professor of neurobiology from the University of Chicago. In the most recent study, Mason discovered that rats given the antidepressant midazolam were less likely to free a fellow rat from a locked ...

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American Medical Association, Ethics & Gun Control (Part I) - AmmoLand Shooting Sports News - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 18:31

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American Medical Association, Ethics & Gun Control (Part I)
AmmoLand Shooting Sports News
USA – -(Ammoland.com)- The American Medical Association (AMA) is joining the gun prohibition movement in full force. Led by the long-time speaker of the AMA's House of Delegates, now president-elect, organized medicine has joined the gun control ...

Antidepressants Have a Role to Play in Schizophrenia - Medscape - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 17:45

Medscape

Antidepressants Have a Role to Play in Schizophrenia
Medscape
"The main clinical concern has always been that adjunctive antidepressants might exacerbate psychotic symptoms, so many would prescribe them exclusively during the postpsychotic phase," study investigator Bartosz Helfer, who is a doctoral candidate at ...

Most Antidepressants Aren't Effective For Children, New Study Finds - Wall Street Journal - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 17:05

Wall Street Journal

Most Antidepressants Aren't Effective For Children, New Study Finds
Wall Street Journal
Nearly all antidepressants are ineffective and in some cases unsafe in children and adolescents with moderate to severe depression, according to a new study that analyzed previous research on the topic. The study, published in the journal The Lancet ...

Adoption-Related Trauma and Moral Injury - Huffington Post - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 16:47

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Adoption-Related Trauma and Moral Injury
Huffington Post
The American Psychiatric Association (2013), Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th ed.) defines PTSD as: “a mental disorder that can develop after a person is exposed to a traumatic event, such as sexual assault, warfare, traffic ...

Lakeview Health Announces the Addition of Dr. Adrian Blotner to Its Medical Team - Benzinga - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 16:33

Lakeview Health Announces the Addition of Dr. Adrian Blotner to Its Medical Team
Benzinga
Dr. Blotner is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and has been a member of the American Academy of Pain Medicine, the American Medical Association and the American Pain Society." About Lakeview Health Lakeview Health, located in ...

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Homosexuality, Marriage and Society - Catholic Citizens of Illinois (press release)

Homosexuality, Marriage and SocietyCatholic Citizens of Illinois (press release)He notes how same-sex attraction was de-pathologised when, in 1973, the American Psychiatric Association issued, without acknowledging the diverse causes of homosexuality, the ideological value judgment that homosexuality is a n

Homosexuality, Marriage and Society - MercatorNet

Homosexuality, Marriage and SocietyMercatorNetHe notes how same-sex attraction was de-pathologised when, in 1973, the American Psychiatric Association issued, without acknowledging the diverse causes of homosexuality, the ideological value judgment that homosexuality is a normal variant of human ...

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