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Danger Ahead if HR 2646 (the “Murphy Bill”) Passes! - Mad In America - Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 12:31

Mad In America

Danger Ahead if HR 2646 (the “Murphy Bill”) Passes!
Mad In America
On Oct. 23, 19 members of Congress signed a letter to the chair and the ranking member of the Energy and Commerce Committee to explain the many things that are wrong with HR 2646. The letter makes for compelling reading. Whether it persuaded the ...
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Danger Ahead if HR 2646 (the “Murphy Bill”) Passes! - Mad In America - Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 12:31

Mad In America

Danger Ahead if HR 2646 (the “Murphy Bill”) Passes!
Mad In America
HR 2646 promotes forced treatment by promoting involuntary outpatient commitment (euphemistically known as assisted outpatient treatment, or AOT). Under an “AOT” order, someone with a psychiatric diagnosis who is living in the community would be ...
Stop ignoring the needs of the seriously mentally illAmerican Enterprise Institute
Congress Battles Over 'Murphy's Law,' Legislation Reforming Treatment Of Mental DisordersMedical Daily
Like It or Not, Mental Health Is Everyone's Issue | The Huffington PostHuffington Post
AL.com -Congress.gov
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What Drives Our Dumb and Disorganized Mental Health Policies? - Huffington Post - Monday, October 5, 2015 - 22:08

Huffington Post

What Drives Our Dumb and Disorganized Mental Health Policies?
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Pharma by massive misleading marketing. Insurance companies by requiring premature diagnosis as a requirement of reimbursement. Mental health professionals by cherry picking the easy patients. Primary care docs by careless and excessive prescription ...

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ArtsBeat - New York Times (blog) - Monday, October 5, 2015 - 15:37

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ArtsBeat
New York Times (blog)
Coming home to his shabby trailer outside Alison's house, he saw someone moving about inside and thought she'd come home. But it was just her fellow Lobster Roll waitress, Jane, who had come to gather some clothes and send them to Cold Spring.

Russia Carries Out Airstrikes in Syria for 2nd Day - New York Times - Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 12:48

New York Times

Russia Carries Out Airstrikes in Syria for 2nd Day
New York Times
Peter Cook, the Pentagon press secretary, said the talk was “cordial and professional,” but it seems no promises were made: Officials from the two countries exchanged proposals and “both sides agreed to consider the proposals and provide feedback.”.

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A Non-Psychiatric Assessment of Donald Trump - Huffington Post - Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 21:46

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A Non-Psychiatric Assessment of Donald Trump
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... into childish reality TV. Andy Warhol and Marshall McLuhan would not be surprised. Rome pandered with bread and circus. We have Trump. —. Allen Frances is a professor emeritus at Duke University and was the chairman of the DSM-IV task force.

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A Non-Psychiatric Assessment of Donald Trump - Huffington Post - Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 21:46

Huffington Post

A Non-Psychiatric Assessment of Donald Trump
Huffington Post
... into childish reality TV. Andy Warhol and Marshall McLuhan would not be surprised. Rome pandered with bread and circus. We have Trump. —. Allen Frances is a professor emeritus at Duke University and was the chairman of the DSM-IV task force.

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Allen Frances Professor Emeritus, Duke University - Huffington Post - Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 15:52

Allen Frances Professor Emeritus, Duke University
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Allen Frances was the chairperson of the DSM-IV Task Force, a former chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at Duke University School of Medicine, and is the author of two new books: Saving Normal and Essentials of Psychiatric ...

Things to Do in Connecticut, Sept. 6 to 13, 2015 - New York Times - Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 21:38

New York Times

Things to Do in Connecticut, Sept. 6 to 13, 2015
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BRIDGEPORT The Bijou Theater “Kramer vs. Kramer” (1979) .... LITCHFIELD Oliver Wolcott Library “Litchfield's Experience in the Civil War,” lecture by Peter Vermilyea. Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. Free. ... HARTFORD Real Art Ways “Getting School'd,” J. C. Lenochan.

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Things to Do in Connecticut, Aug. 30 to Sept. 6, 2015 - New York Times - Friday, August 28, 2015 - 19:48

New York Times

Things to Do in Connecticut, Aug. 30 to Sept. 6, 2015
New York Times
BRIDGEPORT The Bijou Theater “Kramer vs. Kramer” (1979), directed by Robert Benton. Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. $10 and $12. The Bijou Theater, 275 Fairfield Avenue. 203-332-3228; thebijoutheatre.com. HARTFORD Cinestudio “The Kindergarten Teacher,” ...

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