Bad News for Big Medicine

Why are we giving our primary school aged children anti-depressants? - Telegraph.co.uk - Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 05:01

Telegraph.co.uk

Why are we giving our primary school aged children anti-depressants?
Telegraph.co.uk
Dr Marc Bush, Chief Policy Advisor at mental health charity Young Minds is concerned about the potential for over medicalisation: “It is worrying that so many primary care professionals are reaching for the prescribing pad and that antidepressants are ...

What to do if your child comes out at LGBTQ - WTSP 10 News - Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 00:19

WTSP 10 News

What to do if your child comes out at LGBTQ
WTSP 10 News
Seek professional help if needed: PFLAG refers people to the American Psychological Association, the American Psychiatric Association and the National Association of Social Workers. Nealy says the World Professional Association for Transgender Health ...

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Mercy doctor is new American Medical Association president - Springfield News-Leader - Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 22:06

Mercy doctor is new American Medical Association president
Springfield News-Leader
It's been 90 years since a small-town doctor from Missouri has led the American Medical Association, but last week a Mercy physician from Mountain Grove took the oath of office. Dr. David Barbe grew up in the small town of 5,000 people. After medical ...

Op-ed: Time for Utah to have a voice in Congress - Salt Lake Tribune - Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 20:55

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Time for Utah to have a voice in Congress
Salt Lake Tribune
... the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Hospital Association, the Federation of American Hospitals, the American Psychiatric Association, the American College of Physicians, the National Nurses United, the National Physicians ...

Dr. Jerome H. Rogoff, psychiatrist who fought for wrongfully convicted, dies at 78 - The Boston Globe - Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 20:17

The Boston Globe

Dr. Jerome H. Rogoff, psychiatrist who fought for wrongfully convicted, dies at 78
The Boston Globe
Dr. Rogoff, who also was an American Psychiatric Association assembly member, devoted his life to the care of the mentally ill. He is credited with building up the psychiatric unit at Faulkner, which he helped turn into a highly regarded teaching hospital.

In Trump era, mental health experts are rethinking Goldwater Rule - La Crosse Tribune - Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 19:14

La Crosse Tribune

In Trump era, mental health experts are rethinking Goldwater Rule
La Crosse Tribune
Although the American Psychiatric Association had no direct involvement in the case, some viewed it as a blemish on psychiatry. So in 1973, the new rule was adopted by the group's ethics board. Members who break it could be kicked out of the ...

Community calendar, June 25 - Davis Enterprise - Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 17:36

Community calendar, June 25
Davis Enterprise
Thursday, June 29: NAMI-Yolo, the local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will hold the next Davis meeting of the Connection support group from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Community Room at César Chávez Plaza, 1220 Olive Drive in Davis.

The Refugee Funding America's Psychedelic Renaissance - VICE - Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 15:40

VICE

The Refugee Funding America's Psychedelic Renaissance
VICE
"Every new treatment in the history of psychiatry, going back thousands of years, does very well at the beginning, then doesn't do so well," explains Dr. Allen Frances, professor emeritus at Duke who chaired the DSM-IV task force that categorized ...

The online groups of men who avoid masturbation - BBC News - BBC News - Friday, June 23, 2017 - 23:39

BBC News

The online groups of men who avoid masturbation - BBC News
BBC News
Their motivations vary, but a growing number of men are gathering online in communities devoted to abstinence from masturbation.

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Gregory P. Brown, MD, is recognized by Continental Who's Who - PR Newswire (press release) - Friday, June 23, 2017 - 22:00

Gregory P. Brown, MD, is recognized by Continental Who's Who
PR Newswire (press release)
To further his professional development, Dr. Brown is a member of the following associations: American Psychiatric Association; American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law; American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training; American ...

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