Bad News for Big Medicine

New term for area health official - Pauls Valley Daily Democrat - Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 13:28

Pauls Valley Daily Democrat

New term for area health official
Pauls Valley Daily Democrat
... Sciences Center Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science; past president of the Oklahoma County Medical Society; past president of the Oklahoma Psychiatric Association; and a distinguished life fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

Taking Antidepressants May Reduce Risk of Revision Surgery Following THR or TKR - Physical Therapy Products - Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 23:05

Taking Antidepressants May Reduce Risk of Revision Surgery Following THR or TKR
Physical Therapy Products
Total hip replacement (THR) or total knee replacement (TKR) patients who ingest selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), commonly prescribed for anxiety and depression, may experience a reduced risk of revision surgery, according to a new study.

CBO Report: NAMI Calls Health Care Bill "Life-Threatening" for Mental Health - PR Newswire (press release) - Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 19:28

CBO Report: NAMI Calls Health Care Bill "Life-Threatening" for Mental Health
PR Newswire (press release)
"The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report released this week on the health care legislation now working its way through the U.S. House of Representatives is a warning light--indeed a red light—which Congress should heed. The bill does ...

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American Medical Association Launches Campaign to Put Patients Before Politics - Sierra Sun Times - Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 15:56

American Medical Association Launches Campaign to Put Patients Before Politics
Sierra Sun Times
March 16, 2017 - CHICAGO – The American Medical Association (AMA) has launched a new website aimed at encouraging physicians and patients to join the AMA's fight to increase access to affordable, meaningful coverage for everyone in our ama patients ...

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Psychiatric Nurses' Views on Caring: Patients and Canine Companions - Healio - Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 15:33

Psychiatric Nurses' Views on Caring: Patients and Canine Companions
Healio
Restlessness (e.g., wringing hands), diaphoresis, irritability, or hypervigilance (e.g., darting eyes scanning the environment) may all be visual signs that can indicate a state of anxiety (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). In observing these ...

Mental health warning over US-Australia refugee deal - NEWS.com.au - Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 06:46

NEWS.com.au

Mental health warning over US-Australia refugee deal
NEWS.com.au
AMNESTY International says uncertainty over the US-Australia refugee deal is causing “frightening” psychological damage to detainees in limbo, while a doctor says one in five asylum seekers are on antidepressants. Details of the agreement — labelled ...

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Is Donald Trump mad? (Asks Britain's leading psychology writer) - The New European - Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 04:52

The New European

Is Donald Trump mad? (Asks Britain's leading psychology writer)
The New European
Allen Frances, an emeritus psychiatrist at Duke University School of Medicine does not believe that Trump qualified for this psychiatric label. As he wrote in Psychology Today, “Trump's consensus diagnosis among amateur, at-a-distance diagnosticians is ...

Attack the fat epidemic - Toledo Blade - Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 04:02

Toledo Blade

Attack the fat epidemic
Toledo Blade
A study on obesity in America was detailed in a recent article in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Not surprisingly, Americans are heavier than ever. Alarmingly, fewer of them care. Click here to read more Blade editorials · Obesity-Health.

NAMI support session scheduled - Marquette Mining Journal - Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 03:00

NAMI support session scheduled
Marquette Mining Journal
... Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette. For more information call 906-360-7107, or visit www.namiam.org. In case of bad weather, if Northern Michigan University cancels evening classes, the NAMI meeting will also be canceled.

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MPD, NAMI present mental health training - Moultrie Observer - Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 00:55

MPD, NAMI present mental health training
Moultrie Observer
MOULTRIE, Ga. — NAMI Moultrie recently partnered with the Moultrie Police Department to offer “Introduction to Behavioral Health and Addictive Diseases,” an eight-hour training for local citizens. Instruction was provided by Lt. Daniel Lindsay ...

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