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Business Insider NordicMost rehabs don't offer a science-backed treatment for drug addiction. A new initiative aims to change that.Business Insider Nordic... time, 'well, aren't they just substituting one drug for another?' The answer is no. These are evidence-based treatments and they work," Patrice A. Harris, the chair of the American Medical Association's opioid task...
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Toronto StarLegalized cannabis an experiment with more questions than answersToronto Star... cause anxiety and panic attacks. One thing I found on the Royal College of Psychiatrists website, which is not given as advice on the Canadian government websites, is that you may feel high for only up to four hours but studies have shown the ...and more »
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Australian Journal of Pharmacy (blog)Maintaining education and competency: it's easier than you thinkAustralian Journal of Pharmacy (blog)Evidence Based Medicine Podcast; Health Report with Norman Swan; Medical Journal of Australia; JAMA Clinical Reviews; New England Journal of Medicine; Med Conversations; SAGE Psychology and Psychiatry; TED Talks Daily; All in the mind-ABC ...
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MedPage TodayClinical Challenges: Delivering CBT to the SleeplessMedPage TodayJason Ong, PhD, associate professor of neurology (sleep medicine), medical social sciences, and psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Northwestern University in Chicago, told MedPage Today that only a small fraction of people with chronic insomnia ...
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Medical XpressHow a wooden bench in Zimbabwe is starting a revolution in mental healthMedical XpressIn low-income countries such as Zimbabwe, over 90 per cent of people don't have access to evidence-based talking therapies or modern antidepressants. Estimates ... Over a decade later, Erica's life and death sits at the front of Chibanda's mind. ... In ...and more »
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As a therapist, how should I grieve after a patient's suicide?Medical XpressBeth (Some names have been changed) is a social worker based in the USA. As I interview her over Skype, she rifles through paperwork looking for an envelope with the name Toby* on it, which contains a photograph, a funeral card and some drawings.
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Irish Medical TimesAcid test – Are hallucinogenics finally shaking off their taboo?Irish Medical TimesDr William Ralph probes psychedelics in psychotherapy — their apparent vast capacity for ill and wondrous good (great promise for the treatment, when carefully used in a clinical setting, of society's more difficult mental health problems such as PTSD ...
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CNNHow a wooden bench is starting a revolution in mental healthCNNAt the time, in 2004, Chibanda was one of only two psychiatrists working in public healthcare in the whole of Zimbabwe, a country of over 12.5 million people. Both were based in Harare, the capital city. Erica, on the other hand, lived in a remote ...
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BBC NewsHow one bench and a team of grandmothers can beat depressionBBC NewsChibanda, who is director of the African Mental Health Research Initiative and an associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Zimbabwe and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, is one of just 12 psychiatrists practising in ...
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Genomind Strengthens its Leadership Team with Hiring of Experienced CEO, President and Internal PromotionsBioSpace (press release) (blog)Mindful DNA Professional provides evidence-based, personalized, actionable information that helps patients adjust their lifestyle, diet, habits and activities to improve their overall quality of life. ... The Assay is used to guide treatment for a ...

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