We've got better things to worry about than Trump: American Psychiatric Association finds people are more anxious ... - Daily Mail - Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 22:21

Daily Mail

We've got better things to worry about than Trump: American Psychiatric Association finds people are more anxious ...
Daily Mail
Following the election of President Trump, politics doesn't get top billing of things that rattle Americans, a new pollfrom the American Psychiatric Association has found. Fifty-one percent of survey respondents said they were extremely or somewhat ...
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Trump's Pick for Mental Health 'Czar' Highlights Rift - New York Times - Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 21:00

New York Times

Trump's Pick for Mental Health 'Czar' Highlights Rift
New York Times
“The federal agencies most responsible for the welfare of people with severe mental illness and substance problems have all failed them miserably,” said Dr. Allen Frances, a professor emeritus of psychiatry at Duke. “We should turn prisoners into ...

Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division Medical Staff Elected to Wisconsin Psychiatric Association Executive ... - urbanmilwaukee (press release) - Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 18:19

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Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division Medical Staff Elected to Wisconsin Psychiatric Association Executive ...
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Following, he was then elected in 2003 as WPA's Assembly Representative to the American Psychiatric Association, and has continued to serve in that capacity to present. (Learn more about his role as Assembly rep here.) With the WPA, Chou also served on ...

'Trump trauma' on the way out? Political anxiety appears to be fading, says psychiatric survey - Washington Times - Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 15:15

Washington Times

'Trump trauma' on the way out? Political anxiety appears to be fading, says psychiatric survey
Washington Times
Democrats ramped up angry rhetoric. Safe spaces were all the rage. So what's the prognosis these days — over 17 weeks into Mr. Trump's presidency? None other than the American Psychiatric Association has polled the nation on the subject of toxic politics.

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Why are doctors prescribing antidepressants for things other than depression? - The Week Magazine - Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 14:44

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Why are doctors prescribing antidepressants for things other than depression?
The Week Magazine
The drugs we call antidepressants are fast becoming a misnomer. In fact, doctors regularly prescribe off-label uses for unrelated conditions they weren't designed or approved to treat, ranging from weight loss to incontinence. One study published last ...

Healio exclusive: A reflection on Oquendo's term as APA President - Healio - Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 23:18

Healio exclusive: A reflection on Oquendo's term as APA President
Healio
SAN DIEGO — As her term as APA President comes to a close, Healio/Psychiatry sat down with Maria A. Oquendo, MD, PhD, at the American Psychiatric Association annual meeting to discuss her greatest accomplishments and the challenges she ...

AROUND TOWN: NAMI breakfast brings mental illness out into the open - Colorado Springs Gazette - Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 23:02

AROUND TOWN: NAMI breakfast brings mental illness out into the open
Colorado Springs Gazette
Welcoming early risers at the overflowing May 4 NAMI-Colorado Springs "Embracing the Light" community breakfast and fundraiser, NAMI Executive Director Lori Jarvis-Steinwert recalled seven years ago when a much smaller group gathered in the same ...

Political Turmoil, Health Reform Up Americans' Anxiety Levels - Medscape - Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 18:03

Medscape

Political Turmoil, Health Reform Up Americans' Anxiety Levels
Medscape
SAN DIEGO, California – The political turmoil in the United States, as well as concerns about healthcare and health reform, are raising anxiety levels among Americans, new research shows. Poll results released here at the American Psychiatric ...

Ironshore Pharmaceuticals Presents Pivotal Trial Data at American Psychiatric Association Meeting - Cantech Letter - Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 17:29

Ironshore Pharmaceuticals Presents Pivotal Trial Data at American Psychiatric Association Meeting
Cantech Letter
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ironshore Pharmaceuticals & Development, Inc. (“Ironshore”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Highland Therapeutics Inc. and the global leader in the development of novel treatments for ...

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Novel Program Cuts Aggression in Psychiatric Inpatients - Medscape - Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 17:27

Novel Program Cuts Aggression in Psychiatric Inpatients
Medscape
SAN DIEGO, California – After nurses and other staff were trained in trauma-informed care, the number of aggressive events by inpatients in an acute care academic psychiatric hospital was dramatically reduced, researchers report. Reducing aggressive ...

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Court ruling imperils immunity for physicians in public service - American Medical Association (blog)

Court ruling imperils immunity for physicians in public serviceAmerican Medical Association (blog)Darshan R. Phatak, MD, a Texas medical examiner, followed the standard of care in compiling an autopsy report for a woman who had died from a gunshot wound.

NAMI 5K walk draws hundreds to support people living with mental illness - Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

NAMI 5K walk draws hundreds to support people living with mental illnessMilwaukee Neighborhood News ServiceNAMI Greater Milwaukee is part of the national nonprofit organization National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), which works to support, educate and improve the lives of those who live w

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