Judge: Reagan shooter can leave hospital to live in Virginia - The Daily Progress - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 07:13

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Judge: Reagan shooter can leave hospital to live in Virginia
The Daily Progress
Paul Appelbaum, a professor of psychiatry at Columbia University and a past president of the American Psychiatric Association, said a strong family support system is critical for people like Hinckley as they reintegrate back into society. "In some ...
Freedom for John HinckleyThe Atlantic
Would-be Reagan assassin John Hinckley Jr. to be freed after 35 yearsWashington Post

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Don't mention the war on drugs - OCRegister - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 07:03

Don't mention the war on drugs
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We know how difficult it is to reduce gun and traffic deaths, but in October of 2014, an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association reported, “States with medical cannabis laws had a 24.8 percent lower mean annual opioid overdose ...

Barack Obama is the most important political figure of our time, no matter who succeeds him - Vox - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 01:06

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Barack Obama is the most important political figure of our time, no matter who succeeds him
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His Progressive allies, despite support from the American Medical Association, failed to pass a bill in the 1910s. FDR declined to include health insurance in the Social Security Act, fearing it would sink the whole program, and the Wagner Act, his ...

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Historic marker dedicated to Delaware-born gay rights activist Gittings - Newsworks.org - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 21:24

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Historic marker dedicated to Delaware-born gay rights activist Gittings
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Her most notable work includes 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 ...

New model may help solve the mystery of how lithium stabilizes ... - Science Daily - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 20:38

New model may help solve the mystery of how lithium stabilizes ...
Science Daily
New model provides a fresh perspective that can sharpen research aimed at pinning down lithium's biochemical targets and guide design of new treatments of ...

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Judge: Reagan shooter can leave hospital to live in Virginia - Chicago Sun-Times - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 20:26

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Judge: Reagan shooter can leave hospital to live in Virginia
Chicago Sun-Times
Paul Appelbaum, a professor of psychiatry at Columbia University and a past president of the American Psychiatric Association, said a strong family support system is critical for people like Hinckley as they reintegrate back into society. “In some ...
Freedom for John HinckleyThe Atlantic
Would-be Reagan assassin John Hinckley Jr. to be freed after 35 yearsWashington Post
John Hinckley, Who Tried To Kill A President, Wins His FreedomNPR

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New model may help solve the mystery of how lithium stabilizes moods - Phys.Org - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 19:58

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New model may help solve the mystery of how lithium stabilizes moods
Phys.Org
Although not effective in all patients, lithium is the "first-line pharmacologic treatment" for acute bipolar disorder cases, as recommended by the American Psychiatric Association. But nearly five decades after the Food and Drug Administration ...

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Historic Day or a Missed Opportunity in Mental Health Care? - Medscape - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 19:57

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Historic Day or a Missed Opportunity in Mental Health Care?
Medscape
This legislation is called the Helping Familes in Mental Health Crisis Act, HR 2646. It was authored and sponsored by Republican Congressman Tim Murphy from Pennsylvania and Democratic Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson from Texas. HR 2646 ...

Judge: Reagan shooter John Hinckley Jr. can live in Virginia - Foster's Daily Democrat - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 16:48

Foster's Daily Democrat

Judge: Reagan shooter John Hinckley Jr. can live in Virginia
Foster's Daily Democrat
Paul Appelbaum, a professor of psychiatry at Columbia University and a past president of the American Psychiatric Association, said a strong family support system is critical for people like Hinckley as they reintegrate back into society. "In some ...

Transgender People Aren't Mentally Ill and Shouldn't Be Labelled as Such - Slate Magazine - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 16:41

Slate Magazine

Transgender People Aren't Mentally Ill and Shouldn't Be Labelled as Such
Slate Magazine
It's a bit embarrassing to remember that it was less than half a century ago that being gay was listed as a mental illness by the American Psychiatric Association. The organization declassified homosexuality as a mental illness in 1973, thanks in large ...
Health|WHO Weighs Dropping Transgender Identity From List of Mental DisordersNew York Times
Transgender identity 'should not be classified as a mental disorder'Medical News Today
Transgender's classification as 'mental disorder' is outdatedWTVM
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Older doctors under increasing regulatory scrutiny - CMAJ

Older doctors under increasing regulatory scrutinyCMAJIt appears Canada will not follow in the footsteps of the United States, where the American Medical Association (AMA) is developing competency guidelines aimed at ensuring older doctors are still able to treat patients safely.

New Model May Help Solve Mystery of How Lithium Stabilizes Moods - Drug Discovery & Development

New Model May Help Solve Mystery of How Lithium Stabilizes MoodsDrug Discovery & DevelopmentAlthough not effective in all patients, lithium is the “first-line pharmacologic treatment” for acute bipolar disorder cases, as recommended by the American Psychiatric Association.

A dubious decision - Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A dubious decisionGrand Junction Daily SentinelAccording to the American Psychiatric Association, studies show that defendants acquitted by reason of insanity are likely to spend as much or more time confined in psychiatric units as they would have if convicted and sentenced to prison for the same ...

New model may help solve the mystery of how lithium stabilizes ... - Science Daily

New model may help solve the mystery of how lithium stabilizes ...Science DailyNew model provides a fresh perspective that can sharpen research aimed at pinning down lithium's biochemical targets and guide design of new treatments of ...

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