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Close Contact Casting vs Surgery for Unstable Ankle Fractures - JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association - Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 15:08

Close Contact Casting vs Surgery for Unstable Ankle Fractures
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Big Pharma's Manufactured Epidemic: The Misdiagnosis of ADHD - Scientific American - Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 14:16

Scientific American

Big Pharma's Manufactured Epidemic: The Misdiagnosis of ADHD
Scientific American
According to the American Psychiatric Association, about 5 percent of American children suffer from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), yet the diagnosis is given to some 15 percent of American children, many of whom are placed on powerful ...
ADHD: Causes, course, treatmentThe Herald Journal

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Early childhood mental health focus of NAMI meeting - Hutchinson News - Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 14:01

Early childhood mental health focus of NAMI meeting
Hutchinson News
What could be more important than early childhood mental health? That is the topic Morgan Penner will be presenting at this month's National Alliance on Mental Health meeting Thursday. Penner, a licensed master social worker and an early childhood ...

IBM Watson, Siemens Partner To Tap Population Health Industry - Forbes - Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 12:00

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IBM Watson, Siemens Partner To Tap Population Health Industry
Forbes
A RAND study last year backed by the American Medical Association said doctors generally lack capital, IT capabilities and administrative expertise to gather data on patient populations. Companies already in the field with population health management ...

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Creepy Clowns? Really? That's The Best You've Got? - kmmsam - Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 10:24

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Creepy Clowns? Really? That's The Best You've Got?
kmmsam
Although the term is not listed in World Health Organization or the American Psychiatric Association, — Coulrophobia is often used to define the fear of clowns. I was never afraid of clowns as a kid. I always wondered what they were hiding behind the ...

Comings and Goings: September/October 2016 - Associations Now - Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 10:10

Comings and Goings: September/October 2016
Associations Now
Daniel Gillison was promoted to executive director of the American Psychiatric Association Foundation. Previously he was its national director of county solutions and innovation. The National Federation of Independent Business hired David Addington as ...

“Still Crazy After All These Years: Psychiatric Lock-Down Returns To The US” - Mad In America - Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 10:10

Mad In America

“Still Crazy After All These Years: Psychiatric Lock-Down Returns To The US”
Mad In America
For Activist Post, Janet Phelan reports on the new psychiatric hospitals being built in droves across the US. She connects the increase in psychiatric hospitalizations to the mental health “Murphy Bill” which just passed the House of Representatives ...

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"No hay una píldora para cada problema de la vida" - Economía y Negocios online - Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 10:00

"No hay una píldora para cada problema de la vida"
Economía y Negocios online
En la práctica, es el libro de referencia de todo experto en salud mental y en él se indican las sugerencias farmacológicas con que cada síndrome se debe tratar. Allen Frances, psiquiatra que estuvo a cargo de la cuarta edición del DSM -en 2013 ya se ...

ADHD: Causes, course, treatment - The Herald Journal - Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 08:51

The Herald Journal

ADHD: Causes, course, treatment
The Herald Journal
... Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), and most recently Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Its primary symptoms are inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. The American Psychiatric Association says 5 percent of American children have ...

NAMI aims to 'stomp out' stigma - New Jersey Herald - Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 04:06

NAMI aims to 'stomp out' stigma
New Jersey Herald
To fight the stigma of mental illness, Yudof said, spread the words of recovery through presentations, take the stigma-free pledge at nami.org, join a walk, wear NAMI or other pro-recovery materials, use social media to spread the word, and even ...

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