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Laws encourage alternatives to prison for veterans with PTSD - U.S. News & World Report - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 14:20

U.S. News & World Report

Laws encourage alternatives to prison for veterans with PTSD
U.S. News & World Report
In this undated photo provided by Mark Eisenhauer, Joshua Eisenhauer poses for a photograph with his dogs. When Eisenhauer emptied 24 rounds from his 9mm handgun at police and firefighters responding to a fire in his Fayetteville, N.C., apartment, the ...

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Laws encourage alternatives to prison for veterans with PTSD - U.S. News & World Report - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 14:20

U.S. News & World Report

Laws encourage alternatives to prison for veterans with PTSD
U.S. News & World Report
But Frances, who chaired the committee that revised the American Psychiatric Association's recommendations on PTSD treatment, said a law associating veterans and PTSD with criminality would be a big mistake, partly because the condition is self ...

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Laws Encourage Alternatives to Prison for Veterans With PTSD - ABC News - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 14:20

Laws Encourage Alternatives to Prison for Veterans With PTSD
ABC News
Dr. Allen Frances, an Army veteran and expert on combat-related stress disorders who calls himself a "PTSD skeptic," told the trial judge that Eisenhauer "is an absolutely classic case of unmistakable and extremely severe PTSD." But Frances, who ...

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Laws encourage alternatives to prison for veterans with PTSD - WRAL.com - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 14:19

WRAL.com

Laws encourage alternatives to prison for veterans with PTSD
WRAL.com
Dr. Allen Frances, an Army veteran and expert on combat-related stress disorders who calls himself a "PTSD skeptic," told the trial judge that Eisenhauer "is an absolutely classic case of unmistakable and extremely severe PTSD." But Frances, who ...

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Anxiety and Panic Disorders - WebMD (blog) - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 14:16

Anxiety and Panic Disorders
WebMD (blog)
Jeffrey Lieberman, MD, is Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at Columbia University and Psychiatrist-in-Chief at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He is past President of the American Psychiatric Association and member of the National Academy of Medicine.

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Bipolar Disorder - WebMD (blog) - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 14:16

Bipolar Disorder
WebMD (blog)
Jeffrey Lieberman, MD, is Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at Columbia University and Psychiatrist-in-Chief at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He is past President of the American Psychiatric Association and member of the National Academy of Medicine.

Recent Navy grad's career stalled by transgender policy - NewsOK.com - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:26

Recent Navy grad's career stalled by transgender policy
NewsOK.com
The first anti-transgender U.S. military regulation was in 1983, three years after the American Psychiatric Association first recognized gender identity disorders or “transsexualism,” said Aaron Belkin, director of the Palm Center, a research institute.

Trump Toast - Santa Barbara Independent - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 07:13

Trump Toast
Santa Barbara Independent
Therein, the chief diagnostic tool of the American Psychiatric Association describes the nine, nine (count 'em ​— ​nine), clinical symptoms that define narcissistic personality disorder; from “an exaggerated sense of self-importance” and the ...

July 12: NAMI to Start Classes for Those Struggling with Mental Health Issues - SCVNEWS.com - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 19:07

July 12: NAMI to Start Classes for Those Struggling with Mental Health Issues
SCVNEWS.com
NAMI is offering a 10-week class for those who may be struggling with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or any other mental health issue with their peer to peer program. The class will be located at the Santa Clarita Valley Service ...

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NAMI Connection meets every Monday in Winona - Winona Daily News - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 16:52

NAMI Connection meets every Monday in Winona
Winona Daily News
... at 507-459-3475, Mary at 507-454-4047 or Beth at 507-429-1319. This group is co-sponsored by National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Winona Affiliate and Project COMPASS, a Winona Area Public School Community Education Disability Program.
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