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SalonA neuroscientist reviews Michael Pollan's “How to Change Your Mind”SalonInstead, he recognized the value of this mind-altering drug to the bourgeoning field of psychiatry, and shipped out as many free samples as possible to any researcher who asked. As Pollan traced the resultant scientific shockwaves around the world, ...
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The indy100Abortions don't lead to an increased risk of suicidal thoughts, study findsThe indy100Now a five-year study by the American Journal of Psychiatry has conducted an investigation into the claim and found that it doesn't hold up to scientific fact. The team, which was comprised of researchers with Advancing New Standards in Reproductive ...
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Researchers challenge genetic tests for guiding psychiatric treatmentScience DailyThe paper, "On the Marketing and Use of Pharmacogenetic Tests for Psychiatric Treatment," comes at a time when a growing industry is vigorously marketing Pgen tests by claiming their results can improve the outcomes of patients with psychiatric ...
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Vancouver SunDouglas Todd: My father's shock therapy contains cautions for todayVancouver SunThere is no record my father, Harold Todd, his parents or his wife ever gave what is now called “informed consent” to this sudden series of shock treatments at B.C.'s large psychiatric facility in Coquitlam. ... He earned a bachelor of commerce degree ...
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New study debunks claim that abortions lead to increased risk of suicidal thoughtsThinkProgressA new, landmark study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry undermines the anti-abortion argument that people who get the procedure agonize over it and so contemplate self harm. ... So with that in mind, researchers with ANSIRH tracked the ...
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VatorNewsThe death of psychotherapy as we know itVatorNewsWhen Haris and I started our startup journey a few years ago, we had both recently struggled with our Mental Health. I was recovering from a depressive burnout after overworking myself, and he was having panic attacks out of the blue. Both of us ...and more »
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AdweekA Teen Wrote and Co-Directed This Powerful PSA About the Rapid Spiral of Opioid AddictionAdweekThe goal of her piece, she says, is to get teenagers and adults talking more openly about opioid use and addiction “and to show you don't have to be afraid to come forward, you don't have to be afraid to get help. This could be ... A second PSA ...
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AdweekA Teen Wrote and Co-Directed This Powerful PSA About the Rapid Spiral of Opioid AddictionAdweekThe goal of her piece, she says, is to get teenagers and adults talking more openly about opioid use and addiction “and to show you don't have to be afraid to come forward, you don't have to be afraid to get help. This could be ... A second PSA ...
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I On PoliticsWestern Queens GazetteThe Opioid Workforce Act of 2018 provides for 1,000 additional residency positions to hospitals with addiction medicine, addiction psychiatry, or pain management programs. Crowley introduced this legislation with Rep. Ryan Costello (RPA) and Sens. Bill ...
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I On PoliticsWestern Queens GazetteThe Opioid Workforce Act of 2018 provides for 1,000 additional residency positions to hospitals with addiction medicine, addiction psychiatry, or pain management programs. Crowley introduced this legislation with Rep. Ryan Costello (RPA) and Sens. Bill ...

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