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1 in 4 Americans Knows Someone Hooked on Opioids: Poll - Bloomington Pantagraph - Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 05:25

Bloomington Pantagraph

1 in 4 Americans Knows Someone Hooked on Opioids: Poll
Bloomington Pantagraph
MONDAY, May 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- More than a quarter of Americans -- and 1 in 3 millennials -- say they know someone addicted to opioids or prescription painkillers, according to a new survey from the American Psychiatric Association (APA).

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When considering 'Googling' a patient, one must weigh professional boundaries - Healio - Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 03:59

When considering 'Googling' a patient, one must weigh professional boundaries
Healio
SAN DIEGO — During an American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting workshop chaired by Liliya Gershengoren, MD, MPH, experts discussed the risks that may exist when psychiatrists “Google” their patients. All the panelists preached caution to ...

Veterans honored at NAMI annual meeting and awards ceremony - The Morning Journal - Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 02:53

Veterans honored at NAMI annual meeting and awards ceremony
The Morning Journal
World War II Army veteran Arthur Goodman is presented with an award by Clare Cygan Young, executive director of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI), May 22, 2017. Goodman was recognized for his many years of dedication and commitment to ...

Shire outlines ADHD research at American Psychiatric Association meeting - Patient Daily - Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 02:06

Patient Daily

Shire outlines ADHD research at American Psychiatric Association meeting
Patient Daily
Biotechnology company Shire said it highlighted its research results on the unmet and changing needs of adults affected by attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) held earlier ...

1 in 4 Americans Knows Someone Hooked on Opioids: Poll - Philly.com - Monday, May 22, 2017 - 22:13

1 in 4 Americans Knows Someone Hooked on Opioids: Poll
Philly.com
MONDAY, May 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- More than a quarter of Americans -- and 1 in 3 millennials -- say they know someone addicted to opioids or prescription painkillers, according to a new survey from the American Psychiatric Association (APA).

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1 in 4 Americans Knows Someone Hooked on Opioids: Poll - U.S. News & World Report - Monday, May 22, 2017 - 20:36

1 in 4 Americans Knows Someone Hooked on Opioids: Poll
U.S. News & World Report
MONDAY, May 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- More than a quarter of Americans -- and 1 in 3 millennials -- say they know someone addicted to opioids or prescription painkillers, according to a new survey from the American Psychiatric Association (APA).

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Incoming American Medical Association President Talks Health Policy In Jacksonville - WJCT NEWS - Monday, May 22, 2017 - 20:25

WJCT NEWS

Incoming American Medical Association President Talks Health Policy In Jacksonville
WJCT NEWS
It's an informal tradition for incoming American Medical Association presidents to give one of their first speeches in the River City and Dr. David Barbe is continuing that custom. He said the annual invitation from the Duval Medical Society is an ...

More Psychiatrists Want to Revisit Goldwater Rule | Medpage Today - MedPage Today - Monday, May 22, 2017 - 19:32

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More Psychiatrists Want to Revisit Goldwater Rule | Medpage Today
MedPage Today
SAN DIEGO – Do psychiatrists who question the mental state of President Donald Trump have a professional or personal obligation to speak out if they fear his ...
Should Doctors Speculate On the President's Mental Health? | Time ...TIME

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Psychiatric Symptoms in Huntington Disease May Benefit From ECT - Psychiatry Advisor - Monday, May 22, 2017 - 19:25

Psychiatry Advisor

Psychiatric Symptoms in Huntington Disease May Benefit From ECT
Psychiatry Advisor
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) might be a reliable treatment for psychiatric symptoms in patients with Huntington disease (HD), according to data presented at the 2017 American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, held May 20-24 in San Diego, ...

Computer simulation useful to study anxiety in patients with panic disorder, agoraphobia - Healio - Monday, May 22, 2017 - 18:41

Computer simulation useful to study anxiety in patients with panic disorder, agoraphobia
Healio
SAN DIEGO — Computer simulation is a useful tool to research and treat anxiety in patients with panic disorder and agoraphobia because one has “total control” over the exposure, a researcher said here at the American Psychiatric Association Annual ...

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