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There's been a significant rise in the number of under-13s being prescribed antidepressants - Metro - Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 15:43

Metro

There's been a significant rise in the number of under-13s being prescribed antidepressants
Metro
While the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence recommends that antidepressants should be given to teenagers and children in conjunction with talking therapies, there's currently no data on how many children given medication go on to ...

Dangers of using expired viagra - Effects of expired viagra - The Santa Clara - Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 15:17

Dangers of using expired viagra - Effects of expired viagra
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Alt-Right: Are Racists Mentally Ill? Some Psychiatrists Say Yes - Newsweek - Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 11:55

Newsweek

Alt-Right: Are Racists Mentally Ill? Some Psychiatrists Say Yes
Newsweek
When he was in his early 30s, and a prominent psychiatrist at Tufts Medical School, Poussaint and several other black psychiatrists approached the American Psychiatric Association (APA) with the idea that extreme racism wasn't just a social problem or ...

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Claims saying antidepressants don't work refuted in new study - Deccan Chronicle - Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 11:34

Deccan Chronicle

Claims saying antidepressants don't work refuted in new study
Deccan Chronicle
According to the challenged hypothesis, the fact that many people medicating with antidepressants regard themselves as improved may be attributed to a placebo effect, i.e. that someone who expects to be improved by a medication often also feels ...
Antidepressant drugs may helpful for depressed people, reveals studyNews Nation

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Travis Johnston: Farther from crisis, Americans are unsure of opioid funding - Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription) - Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 11:27

Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

Travis Johnston: Farther from crisis, Americans are unsure of opioid funding
Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)
In a poll by the American Psychiatric Association (APA), researchers found that 39 percent of respondents believe that it is easy to obtain prescription opioids in their communities, while 69 percent “understand how someone accidentally gets addicted.”.

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James Damore Apologized For Saying Women Have More 'Neuroticism.' Except, He Really Didn't. - Money Magazine - Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 10:03

Money Magazine

James Damore Apologized For Saying Women Have More 'Neuroticism.' Except, He Really Didn't.
Money Magazine
The diagnosis of hysteria as applied to women was declassified as a mental disorder by the American Psychiatric Association in 1952, but that has not erased the damning stereotype. Donald Trump has even accused women of behaving hysterically. During ...

Living With The Epidemic: State official talks about hoarding - Martinsville Bulletin - Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 06:31

Martinsville Bulletin

Living With The Epidemic: State official talks about hoarding
Martinsville Bulletin
The American Psychiatric Association recently added hoarding to its list of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-5 disabilities. That designation came “after 19 years of research and studying disorders,” Dryden-Mason said. Hoarding also is linked to other ...

One In Eight Americans Using Antidepressants, According To New Data - Medical Daily - Friday, August 18, 2017 - 21:40

Medical Daily

One In Eight Americans Using Antidepressants, According To New Data
Medical Daily
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control shows that antidepressant drug use has gone up from 2009 to 2014. The government study found that within the past month, 12.7 percent of people (about one in eight) over the age of 12 have taken these ...

Is it safe to remove the glasses? Solar eclipse eye safety 101. - Chicago Tribune - Friday, August 18, 2017 - 20:24

Chicago Tribune

Is it safe to remove the glasses? Solar eclipse eye safety 101.
Chicago Tribune
However, an article posted online Friday in the Journal of the American Medical Association advises against removing any viewing tools because “as the moon continues to move, bright sunlight suddenly might be focused on the unprotected macula.” In ...

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That infamous ex-Google employee has found himself in yet another firestorm. - Upworthy - Friday, August 18, 2017 - 19:48

Upworthy

That infamous ex-Google employee has found himself in yet another firestorm.
Upworthy
In 1950 — long before gay marriage or same-sex adoption laws were even up for debate — homosexuality was still considered a sociopathic personality disturbance by the American Psychiatric Association. In 1953, President Dwight Eisenhower signed an ...

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