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Leading Psychiatrist, Lauren Kaplan-Sagal, MD, is to be Recognized as a 2018 Top Doctor in Berkeley Heights, New ... - PR NewsChannel (press release) - Monday, April 23, 2018 - 19:42

Leading Psychiatrist, Lauren Kaplan-Sagal, MD, is to be Recognized as a 2018 Top Doctor in Berkeley Heights, New ...
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Dr. Kaplan-Sagal is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Among the many conditions that she treats are anxiety, major depressive disorders, bipolar disorder, phobias, and psychosis resulting from mental illness. She also ...

Antidepressants equally effective across severity levels of social anxiety, OCD, PTSD - Healio - Monday, April 23, 2018 - 19:06

Antidepressants equally effective across severity levels of social anxiety, OCD, PTSD
Healio
Results from an individual patient data metaanalysis demonstrated that antidepressants are equally effective for all severity levels of social anxiety disorder, OCD and PTSD, but for generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorder, the benefits are ...

Most Procedures for Pelvic Floor Disorders Fail - Healthline - Monday, April 23, 2018 - 17:52

Healthline

Most Procedures for Pelvic Floor Disorders Fail
Healthline
In the United States, one in three women experience pelvic floor disorders. It's a common ailment and so are surgical procedures to treat it. According to a recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), failure rates for two ...

CBT Cost-Effective for Adolescents Declining Antidepressants - Psychiatry Advisor - Monday, April 23, 2018 - 16:09

Psychiatry Advisor

CBT Cost-Effective for Adolescents Declining Antidepressants
Psychiatry Advisor
Brief cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in a primary care setting effectively reduces depression symptoms in adolescents age 12 to 18 who decline antidepressant therapy and significantly reduces costs by the second year, according to a study published ...

9 Narcissistic Personality Disorder Symptoms That Signal Someone's More Than Just Self-Centered - Prevention.com - Monday, April 23, 2018 - 15:56

Prevention.com

9 Narcissistic Personality Disorder Symptoms That Signal Someone's More Than Just Self-Centered
Prevention.com
What a narcissist. We've all tossed around the label to describe a self-absorbed person. Maybe it's an ex who was totally preoccupied with projecting the perfect image and constantly putting his needs above yours. Or maybe it's a coworker who ...

CT opioid prescriptions down – but related deaths up - Westfair Online - Monday, April 23, 2018 - 15:52

Westfair Online

CT opioid prescriptions down – but related deaths up
Westfair Online
New data shows that Connecticut has recorded one of the most significant reductions in opioid prescriptions over the past four years – although its number of drug-related overdose deaths continues to rise. The Connecticut State Medical Society and the ...

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First Amendment at the Tipping Point in California - Newsmax - Monday, April 23, 2018 - 15:29

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First Amendment at the Tipping Point in California
Newsmax
The state is poised to approve this legislation despite that the American Psychiatric Association considers transgenderism a mental disorder known as gender dysphoria, and as recently as ten years ago, former President Barack Obama disapproved of same ...

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AMA calls for greatly reduced MIPS reporting period - Healthcare Dive - Monday, April 23, 2018 - 15:20

AMA calls for greatly reduced MIPS reporting period
Healthcare Dive
Reducing the Merit-based Incentive Payment System reporting period to 90 consecutive days instead of one year would "reduce administrative burden and ensure physicians have sufficient time to report after receiving performance feedback from CMS," the ...

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CENTERS' PIECE: Mid-century parenting versus today (part two) - Odessa American - Monday, April 23, 2018 - 10:21

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CENTERS' PIECE: Mid-century parenting versus today (part two)
Odessa American
It was not until the late 1960s that the American Psychiatric Association (APA) formally recognized ADHD as a “mental disorder.” In the 1950s and 1960s, children with ADHD were sometimes referred to as being busy, cannot focus, wiggle-worms, and ...

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Are GMO Foods Safe? - New York Times - Monday, April 23, 2018 - 10:00

New York Times

Are GMO Foods Safe?
New York Times
Although about 90 percent of scientists believe G.M.O.s are safe — a view endorsed by the American Medical Association, the National Academy of Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the World Health Organization — only ...

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