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The Better India173 Million Sexagenarians by 2026: Is India Prepared to Care For Its Senior Citizens?The Better IndiaAs a result, elderly patients may seek medical care for non-specific somatic complaints such as headaches, insomnia, dizziness or any other vague physical symptom instead of seeking psychiatric care. Thus, the mental health need ... Anastasia answers ...
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CBC.caLawyers for Quebec City mosque shooter challenges constitutionality of consecutive sentencesCBC.caAfter three gruelling weeks of witness testimony last spring, Alexandre Bissonnette — who killed six men in a Quebec City mosque last year — will be back in court Monday for the final stretch of his sentencing hearing. In March, Bissonnette pleaded ...and more »
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The AtlanticWhen Children Say They're TransThe AtlanticHeather concluded that Claire met the clinical criteria for gender dysphoria in the DSM-5, the American Psychiatric Association's diagnostic manual. Among other indications, her daughter clearly didn't feel like a girl, clearly wanted a boy's body, and ...and more »
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette'We're addicted to seeking pleasure': Rehab pioneer reflects on opioid treatmentPittsburgh Post-Gazette“Our focus is what can we do to change things,” said Dr. Twerski, 87, a rabbi and a psychiatrist. “The one thing we .... A person will say, “I have to do this for myself, show my family that I'm interested in doing something in life other than getting ...
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The AgeJury out on fitness for trial of Bourke St accused James GaragasoulasThe AgeMr Tinney repeatedly attacked the work of Dr Walton, whose evidence he characterised as ''unsatisfactory'' and ''unacceptable'' because the psychiatrist had failed to consider all the material available or properly assess Mr Gargasoulas before writing ...and more »
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Connectcut PlusNew Canaan's Santopietro of Silver Hill Awarded National CommendationConnectcut PlusNEW CANAAN, CT - Silver Hill Hospital is pleased to announce that its President and Medical Director Dr. John Santopietro, MD, DFAPA has been awarded the Special Presidential Commendation from the American Psychiatric Association (APA). ... He has ...
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Irish Times'Why are young mothers taking their own lives?'Irish TimesMy mind was gone. All we wanted to do was get home.” Speaking at their home in Ballyfermot, where they are now raising Brody, they recall an always-smiling, vivacious, but “very soft” young woman. They had lived in the former Fatima Mansions flats in ...
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Irish Times'We can't understand. We seriously can't make out what happened'Irish Times“There is a new profile of women dying by suicide (early 20s to mid 30s),” an internal HSE memo to psychiatric teams in the Dublin South-Central community healthcare organisation (CHO) warned last month. The women generally have ... It's evidence for ...
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Manchester Evening News'Finding Natasha's body left me traumatised - like her I've now been failed by mental health services'Manchester Evening News... with friends. A psychiatrist told the hearing she felt the risk of Natasha committing suicide was 'low' after she was taken to Manchester Royal Infirmary by her stepsister just days previously. ... “She posted on Facebook...
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BBC NewsCannabis oil row: Boy has epilepsy medication returnedBBC NewsBut she said Billy's "little body has been completely broken and his little mind". "No other family should have to go through this sort of ordeal, travelling half way round the world to get medication which ... Dr Amir Englund, who studies cannabis at ...and more »

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