Psychiatry: Then and Now - Psychiatric Times - Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 16:48

Psychiatry: Then and Now
Psychiatric Times
Following a speech by United States Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, who spoke at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Dr Tasman reflects on the process of arriving at decisions under the law and how those decisions are made ...

SeaWolves, NAMI partner to host Guns vs. Hoses baseball game - YourErie - Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 16:43

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SeaWolves, NAMI partner to host Guns vs. Hoses baseball game
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The Erie SeaWolves and NAMI of Erie County announced the 2nd annual Guns & Hoses Softball Challenge to benefit the National Alliance of Mental Illness Association. More than $4,000 was raise at last year's game and are hoping to double that this year.

David Brooks calls Trump a narcissist, assesses candidate's 'mental stability' - Washington Examiner (blog) - Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 15:24

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't know about psychology is a lot," Frances wrote in the Huffington Post. "Everything he says about it ...

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David Brooks calls Trump a narcissist, assesses candidate's 'mental stability' - Washington Examiner (blog) - Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 15:23

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't know about psychology is a lot," Frances wrote in the Huffington Post. "Everything he says about it ...

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Funding for Zika, 'Cures' Remains Key Challenge for Congress in Fall - Bloomberg BNA - Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 14:26

Funding for Zika, 'Cures' Remains Key Challenge for Congress in Fall
Bloomberg BNA
The 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. Democrats, especially ...

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LA Times Chastises American Medical Association for Publishing Obama Op-Ed in Its Journal - PJ Media - Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 13:02

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LA Times Chastises American Medical Association for Publishing Obama Op-Ed in Its Journal
PJ Media
With all of the Gender Dysphoria going around (transsexualism), when have you last heard from the American Psychiatric Association or the American Psychological Association? They have both chosen Politics over Healing. JAMA is just another in a line of ...

House of Representatives Approves Mental Health System Reform Bill - Lexology (registration) - Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 08:29

House of Representatives Approves Mental Health System Reform Bill
Lexology (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. Key provisions of the legislation would: provide grants to ...

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FDA: Electroshock has risks but is useful - Santa Fe New Mexican - Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 02:11

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FDA: Electroshock has risks but is useful
Santa Fe New Mexican
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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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
PJ Media
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
Roanoke Times
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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House of Representatives Approves Mental Health System Reform Bill - JD Supra (press release)

House of Representatives Approves Mental Health System Reform BillJD Supra (press release)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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