Trump Watch 2-22-17 - ABQ Free Press (satire) (registration) (blog) - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 17:33

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Trump Watch 2-22-17
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“He may be a world-class narcissist, but this doesn't make him mentally ill, because he does not suffer from the distress and impairment required to diagnose mental disorder,” Dr. Allen Frances wrote in a letter to the New York Times. His letter ...

Antidepressant Death Found Most Often With Amitriptyline - Psychiatry Advisor - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 16:31

Psychiatry Advisor

Antidepressant Death Found Most Often With Amitriptyline
Psychiatry Advisor
Fatal cases overall increased by 32%, and amitriptyline accounted for approximately 2 of 5 deaths from antidepressants, the results showed. "Unfortunately, the same medications that are given to patients to treat depression can become the vehicle for a ...

Slim Evidence for Off-Label Antidepressant Prescribing - Medscape - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 16:04

Medscape

Slim Evidence for Off-Label Antidepressant Prescribing
Medscape
Off-label prescribing of antidepressants is common among primary care physicians, and most of this prescribing is not backed by strong scientific evidence, new research shows. Investigators led by Jenna Wong, a PhD candidate in the Department of ...
Off-label indications for antidepressants in primary care | American ...Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com
Most off-label antidepressant prescriptions lack evidenceThe Marshalltown

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Commentary: Medical marijuana will help Pa. fight opioid crisis - Philly.com - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 16:02

Philly.com

Commentary: Medical marijuana will help Pa. fight opioid crisis
Philly.com
A study by the American Medical Association in 2014 found that states with medical marijuana laws saw a 25 percent drop in deaths from opioid overdoses compared with states without them. Additionally, the study found, individuals who used medical ...

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Top Papers That Can Change Your Practice - Psychiatric Times - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 15:17

Top Papers That Can Change Your Practice
Psychiatric Times
The study used network meta-analysis of 34 randomized controlled trials, which included 5260 participants, to compare the efficacy of 14 different antidepressants for acute MDD in children younger than 18 years. SSRIs, SNRIs, TCAs, and other ...

Commentary: NAMI to show film on mental health system - Morehead News - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 14:16

Commentary: NAMI to show film on mental health system
Morehead News
Seeking to broaden public awareness of our nation's grossly inadequate system of care for people living with serious mental illness, NAMI Morehead is offering the film, “Shattered Families: The Collapse of America's Mental Health System.” Through the ...

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Off-label indications for antidepressants in primary care | American ... - Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 14:12

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Off-label indications for antidepressants in primary care | American ...
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Researchers used an indication-based electronic prescribing system to track how often physicians recommended antidepressants for reasons beyond their ...
Slim Evidence for Off-Label Antidepressant PrescribingMedscape
Most off-label antidepressant prescriptions lack evidenceThe Marshalltown

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Off-label indications for antidepressants in primary care - Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 14:12

The Marshalltown

Off-label indications for antidepressants in primary care
Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com
Researchers used an indication-based electronic prescribing system to track how often physicians recommended antidepressants for reasons beyond their approved purpose. The research focused on activity at primary care practices in targeted communities ...
Most off-label antidepressant prescriptions lack evidenceThe Marshalltown

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AMA's Relative Value Scale Update Committee (RUC) - This Cash Cow Is Not A Scientific Enterprise - American Council on Science and Health - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 12:49

American Council on Science and Health

AMA's Relative Value Scale Update Committee (RUC) - This Cash Cow Is Not A Scientific Enterprise
American Council on Science and Health
To standardize doctor's fees and their costs, Medicare commissioned a study by Harvard who got assistance from the American Medical Association (AMA.) They came up with the resource-based relative value scale (RSRVS) which defined the work effort and ...

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Psychiatrists fight over the ethics of diagnosing Trump - fox8.com - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 10:19

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Psychiatrists fight over the ethics of diagnosing Trump
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The United States' major mental health associations — including the American Psychiatric Association, which claims to be the largest psychiatric association in the world — are warning members not to wade into the debate, but some prominent doctors ...

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