Study: antidepressants in early pregnancy doubles risk of birth defects - Montreal Gazette - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 22:52

Montreal Gazette

Study: antidepressants in early pregnancy doubles risk of birth defects
Montreal Gazette
Published last Thursday in the British Medical Journal, the study noted: “This is even more important given that the effectiveness of antidepressants during pregnancy for the treatment of the majority of cases of depression (mild to moderate depression ...

Take Two Pills and ... - Psychiatric Times - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 21:17

Psychiatric Times

Take Two Pills and ...
Psychiatric Times
That conference included such speakers as Daniel X. Freedman, who became Chair of Psychiatry at the University of Chicago a year later, and President of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in 1981. Arnold Ludwig, another speaker, later won the ...

It May Be 10 Years Before New Antidepressants Hit the Market, Scientists Say - TheFix.com - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 20:57

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It May Be 10 Years Before New Antidepressants Hit the Market, Scientists Say
TheFix.com
Pooley also pointed out that the vast majority of the research that was done to develop the antidepressant drugs we have today was done on male subjects only. “There is no reason to believe that any of these treatments work the same in women,” said ...

Doctors for Patient Freedom to Confer Ed Annis Award on Jane Orient, M.D. - Yahoo Finance - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 20:18

Doctors for Patient Freedom to Confer Ed Annis Award on Jane Orient, M.D.
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"Dr. Annis was elected as President of the American Medical Association in 1963," Dr. McKalip states. “He was one of the voices that warned America about Medicare during the first attempt to pass it in 1962. Based on his efforts, the first attempt at ...

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Pioneering psychiatrist, Dr. Phyllis Harrison-Ross, passes at 80 - Amsterdam News - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 18:32

Amsterdam News

Pioneering psychiatrist, Dr. Phyllis Harrison-Ross, passes at 80
Amsterdam News
... member of the Fieldston School. She began advocating for telemedicine in the late 1990s, well before in was popular. She was the recipient of countless awards and citations, including being inducted as a Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric ...

No Boost in Mental Health Treatment Post-ACA - Medscape - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 18:07

Medscape

No Boost in Mental Health Treatment Post-ACA
Medscape
However, Lori Raney, MD, vice chair of the American Psychiatric Association's Council on Healthcare Systems and Financing, who was not involved in the study, said the findings are no surprise. "It is exactly what we were anticipating would happen," Dr ...
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Fort Bragg doctors' study on genital HPV infection in men is a first - Fayetteville Observer - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 17:35

Fayetteville Observer

Fort Bragg doctors' study on genital HPV infection in men is a first
Fayetteville Observer
"Prevalence of Genital Human Papillomavirus Infection and Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Rates Among US Adult Men," was published today in JAMA Oncology, a medical journal of the American Medical Association. The study's lead author, Dr.

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Women with borderline personality disorder reveal what it's like to live with an incurable mental illness - Revelist (blog) - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 17:25

Revelist (blog)

Women with borderline personality disorder reveal what it's like to live with an incurable mental illness
Revelist (blog)
While BPD affects almost as many people as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder combined, researchers know much less about it. That's likely because the American Psychiatric Association only officially recognized the disorder in 1980 — nearly 30 years ...

Study confirms increased hip fracture risk for older patients taking antidepressants - The Pharmaceutical Journal - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 16:24

The Pharmaceutical Journal

Study confirms increased hip fracture risk for older patients taking antidepressants
The Pharmaceutical Journal
Antidepressants increase the risk of hip fracture in older people living in the community, including those with Alzheimer's disease (AD), according to research published in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry (online, 5 January 2017 ...

Not Just a Matter of Semantics - Psychiatric Times (blog) - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 16:23

Not Just a Matter of Semantics
Psychiatric Times (blog)
As both Drs. Ronald Pies and Cynthia Geppert have pointed out, there are 4 European countries that allow physicians to assist people who are not terminally ill in ending their lives (“Physician-Assisted Dying for Adolescents With Intractable Mental ...

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Bits and Bites: Vote for the best at NAMI Cupcake Wars - Berkshire Eagle (subscription)

Bits and Bites: Vote for the best at NAMI Cupcake WarsBerkshire Eagle (subscription)The National Alliance on Mental Illness Berkshire County will hold its 3rd Annual Cupcake Wars Fundraiser from 5:30 to 8 p.m.on Thursday, Feb. 2, at the ITAM Lodge on 93 Waubeek Road, Pittsfield.

Kaiser Permanente Study Finds Children Exposed to Complications Before or During Birth at Higher Risk of ... - Yahoo Finance

Kaiser Permanente Study Finds Children Exposed to Complications Before or During Birth at Higher Risk of ...Yahoo FinanceAutism spectrum disorders are a group of neurodevelopmental disorders characterized by impaired social interaction, communication deficits and a range of restricted and repeti

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Ethyl Glucuronide-Based Contingency Management for Outpatients With Co ... - Psychiatric News

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Ethyl Glucuronide-Based Contingency Management for Outpatients With Co ...Psychiatric NewsThe authors examined whether a contingency management intervention using the ethyl glucuronide (EtG) alcohol biomarker resulted in increased alcohol abstinence in outpatients with co-occurring serious mental i

Switch Rates During Acute Treatment for Bipolar II Depression With Lithium, Sertraline, or the Two Combined: A ... - Psychiatric News

Switch Rates During Acute Treatment for Bipolar II Depression With Lithium, Sertraline, or the Two Combined: A ...Psychiatric News... you will now be completing your CME courses on APAeducation.org. You will now have: Integrated completed course transcripts for CME activity into one easy-to-access personal transcript.

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