Depression in the Black Community Looks Different Causing Mental Health Workers to Overlook Symptoms Such as ... - Atlanta Black Star - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 14:07

Depression in the Black Community Looks Different Causing Mental Health Workers to Overlook Symptoms Such as ...
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African-Americans have a distinct perception of depression, and it doesn't line up with the classic signs and symptoms promoted by the American Psychiatric Association, a new study suggests. Sirry Alang, an assistant professor of sociology and ...

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Anger, Agitation: Depression in the Black Community Looks Different Causing Mental Health Workers to Misdiagnose - Atlanta Black Star - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 13:52

Anger, Agitation: Depression in the Black Community Looks Different Causing Mental Health Workers to Misdiagnose
Atlanta Black Star
African-Americans have a distinct perception of depression, and it doesn't line up with the classic signs and symptoms promoted by the American Psychiatric Association, a new study suggests. Sirry Alang, an assistant professor of sociology and ...

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Op-ed: 'We are not convinced that the solution is more gun control laws' - WCPO - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 13:42

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Op-ed: 'We are not convinced that the solution is more gun control laws'
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To address these concerns, we believe that psychologist and Congressman Tim Murphy's bill, HR 2646, is a step in the right direction and should be brought to the floor of the House. Our True Enemy is ISIS. On the international front, the Islamic State ...

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She's 5, she's transgender, and this is her story - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 12:06

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She's 5, she's transgender, and this is her story
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“Would people really go against what all the experts are saying — the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, school psychologists?” he said. “Everyone agrees that you don't try and change someone's gender identity. It is ...

New plan outlines approach for addressing mental health and substance abuse - Tulsa World - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 04:49

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New plan outlines approach for addressing mental health and substance abuse
Tulsa World
Zealous-religiosity -- used to be classified, by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) as a type of mental illness. For example -- if one "actually" (didn't pretend) believed in Holy Ghosts, devils, angles, and that an ark -- built 2500-years ago ...

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AMA Defends Vital Sign Policy on Pain - Pain News Network - Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 22:20

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AMA Defends Vital Sign Policy on Pain
Pain News Network
A practicing psychiatrist based in Atlanta, Dr. Harris has served on the board of the American Psychiatric Association, as President of the Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association and as Director of Health Services for Fulton County, GA. Pain News ...

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“I Only Have Sex with My Own Fictional Characters” - Subversify - Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 21:08

“I Only Have Sex with My Own Fictional Characters”
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Literophilia is described as the “sexual affection or perversion for literary characters, esp. for characters invented by the sufferer.” Although Literophilia is not necessarily classified by the American Psychiatric Association, it is believed that ...

Chabot, Wenstrup: Gun ban will do more harm than good - Cincinnati.com - Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 17:31

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Chabot, Wenstrup: Gun ban will do more harm than good
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To address these concerns, we believe that psychologist and Congressman Tim Murphy's bill, HR 2646, is a step in the right direction and should be brought to the floor of the House. On the international front, the Islamic State has declared war on us ...

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Phony tragedies go viral - Napa Valley Register - Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 16:54

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Phony tragedies go viral
Napa Valley Register
Munchausen syndrome was identified and coined in the 1950s and is included in the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. The Internet-abetted version, not yet recognized in the DSM, is one that mental ...

Medical hoaxes target emotions to glean attention - Bend Bulletin - Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 07:05

Bend Bulletin

Medical hoaxes target emotions to glean attention
Bend Bulletin
Munchausen syndrome was identified and coined in the 1950s and is included in the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. The Internet-abetted version, not yet recognized in the DSM, is one that mental ...

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'Digital neurotherapeutic' developed at UC Davis Mind Institute - Daily Democrat

'Digital neurotherapeutic' developed at UC Davis Mind InstituteDaily DemocratTony Simon, professor in the UC Davis Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and a member of the MIND Institute faculty, has invented the “neurotherapeutic game” to help improve cognitive abilities in children with genetic disorders such as ...

'Digital neurotherapeutic' developed at UC Davis Mind Institute - Daily Democrat

'Digital neurotherapeutic' developed at UC Davis Mind InstituteDaily DemocratTony Simon, professor in the UC Davis Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and a member of the MIND Institute faculty, has invented the “neurotherapeutic game” to help improve cognitive abilities in chil

Rep. Griffith shares news from Washington for week of June 20 - Roanoke Times

Rep. Griffith shares news from Washington for week of June 20Roanoke TimesI am pleased to report that 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.

Atomoxetine, or Straterra, Viable Alternative to Stimulants, Study Finds - ADDitude (blog)

Atomoxetine, or Straterra, Viable Alternative to Stimulants, Study FindsADDitude (blog)The research, presented May 14 at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association in Atlanta, Georgia, analyzed 70 studies (comprising nearly 2,600 patients) comparing the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of atomoxetine vs.

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