LA Times Chastises American Medical Association for Publishing Obama Op-Ed in Its Journal - PJ Media - Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 00:23

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LA Times Chastises American Medical Association for Publishing Obama Op-Ed in Its Journal
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The Journal of the American Medical Assn. recently published a very unusual article: a scientific study authored by a sitting president of the United States. That's never happened before. In a sense, it's cool that President Obama cares enough about ...

Rep. Griffith releases e-newsletter for week of July 18 - Roanoke Times - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 22:08

Rep. Griffith releases e-newsletter for week of July 18
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Following a multi-year effort, my colleagues and I on the Energy and Commerce Committee unanimously passed on a bipartisan basis the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (H.R. 2646) on June 15. This is an important step forward in strengthening ...

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Making the Case for Antidepressants - The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 20:37

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Making the Case for Antidepressants
The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
Around 20 milligrams of Prozac, two-to-four weeks worth of time and a little patience. Psychiatrist Peter D. Kramer sees nothing wrong with this prescription. Nor should anyone else fighting depression, he says. Mr. Kramer discussed his new book ...

11 Myths About Eating Disorders That You Should Disregard, According To An Expert - Bustle - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 19:36

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11 Myths About Eating Disorders That You Should Disregard, According To An Expert
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In fact, eating disorders are even classified as a mental illness in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), the standard classification manual created by the American Psychiatric Association used by mental health professionals ...

NAMI plans gathering - Iron Mountain Daily News - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 16:07

NAMI plans gathering
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NAMI plans gathering. July 18, 2016. Daily News. Save |. MARQUETTE - The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette meets Thursday, July 21 at 7 p.m. (Eastern time) in the Nonprofit Commons Conference Room, 129 West Baraga Ave., ...

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FDA: Electroshock has risks but is useful to combat severe depression - Washington Post - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 16:06

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FDA: Electroshock has risks but is useful to combat severe depression
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Renée Binder, immediate past president of the American Psychiatric Association and a professor of psychiatry at the University of California at San Francisco, said she was in favor of the change. “What ECT is indicated for is the most severe type of ...

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Brief: NAMI-Idaho president to visit LAMI - Moscow-Pullman Daily News - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 15:15

Brief: NAMI-Idaho president to visit LAMI
Moscow-Pullman Daily News
Mike Sandvig, president of National Alliance on Mental Illness-Idaho, will visit Moscow to gather information on how locals want to continue to improve mental health recovery in Latah County at a meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Latah Recovery Center ...

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NAMI group takes a July hiatus - Davis Enterprise - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 14:17

NAMI group takes a July hiatus
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NAMI-Yolo, the local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will suspend Davis Connection Support Group meetings for the rest of July, while the meeting room is being refurbished. The next Davis Connection meeting will be on Thursday, Aug.

Park bench dedicated to founder of NAMI of Marion and Crawford - WBCO - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 11:19

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Park bench dedicated to founder of NAMI of Marion and Crawford
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Passers by the city parking lot at Prospect and Center Streets in Marion may notice a new addition—a park bench underneath the tree in the ADAMH Board memorial garden. The bench was placed by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Marion ...

The Narcissist Next Door - New York Times (blog) - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 09:45

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The Narcissist Next Door
New York Times (blog)
... shades and degrees of severity along a continuum,” Dr. Burgo said, and for well-known people he cites as extreme narcissists, he resists making an ad hoc diagnosis of narcissistic personality disorder, as defined by the American Psychiatric ...

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Beyond Bathrooms -- Meeting The Health Needs Of Transgender People - Huffington Post

Beyond Bathrooms -- Meeting The Health Needs Of Transgender PeopleHuffington PostDoctors, particularly psychiatrists, have been asked repeatedly to weigh in on the mental health of transgender people and on bathroom use and other controversies.

David Brooks calls Trump a narcissist, assesses candidate's 'mental stability' - Washington Examiner (blog)

David Brooks calls Trump a narcissist, assesses candidate's 'mental stability'Washington Examiner (blog)In 2012, an actual psychologist, Duke University Professor Allen Frances, called on Brooks to "stop being an amateur psychologist."

David Brooks calls Trump a narcissist, assesses candidate's 'mental stability' - Washington Examiner (blog)

David Brooks calls Trump a narcissist, assesses candidate's 'mental stability'Washington Examiner (blog)In 2012, an actual psychologist, Duke University Professor Allen Frances, called on Brooks to "stop being an amateur psychologist." "What Brooks doesn'

Funding for Zika, 'Cures' Remains Key Challenge for Congress in Fall - Bloomberg BNA

Funding for Zika, 'Cures' Remains Key Challenge for Congress in FallBloomberg BNAThe House overcame years of delays and overwhelmingly passed its own version (H.R. 2646) earlier this month. However, the Senate bill is being held up over gun language, and the disagreements could drag well beyond September.

House of Representatives Approves Mental Health System Reform Bill - Lexology (registration)

House of Representatives Approves Mental Health System Reform BillLexology (registration)The House of Representative has overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan bill (H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act) to reform the nation's mental health care system.

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