Many don't get treatment for depression - Nueces County Record Star - Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 19:25

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Many don't get treatment for depression
Nueces County Record Star
(Patients with serious psychological distress have more-severe symptoms of depression than do those with mild depression, and the condition typically requires treatment beyond antidepressants.) Those with either less serious or no depression were more ...

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Is sufficient sleep the key to successful antidepressant response? - Science Daily - Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 19:22

Is sufficient sleep the key to successful antidepressant response?
Science Daily
"These findings tell us that, even if the six-hour condition had yielded better results in terms of treatment response, patients would be unlikely to follow a clinical recommendation to spend only six hours in bed during the initial two weeks of ...

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Changes to ICD-10 Mental Health Codes on the Way - Medscape - Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 19:11

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Changes to ICD-10 Mental Health Codes on the Way
Medscape
In response, the fiscal year 2017 version of ICD-10, which takes effect October 1, will include most of DSM-5's terminology," the American Psychiatric Association (APA) notes in a release. The APA adds that in some cases, new codes have been added to ...

Northwestern Medicine Launches Landmark Study into Effects of Common Antidepressants on Pregnant Women - Yahoo News - Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 18:58

Northwestern Medicine Launches Landmark Study into Effects of Common Antidepressants on Pregnant Women
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Called Optimizing Medication Management for Mothers With Depression, or OPTI-MOM, the Northwestern Medicine study is enrolling up to 200 women to systemically look at genetic and clinical profiles of those who take antidepressants during pregnancy.

Northwestern Medicine Launches Landmark Study into Effects of Common Antidepressants on Pregnant - PR Newswire (press release) - Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 18:57

Northwestern Medicine Launches Landmark Study into Effects of Common Antidepressants on Pregnant
PR Newswire (press release)
Called Optimizing Medication Management for Mothers With Depression, or OPTI-MOM, the Northwestern Medicine study is enrolling up to 200 women to systemically look at genetic and clinical profiles of those who take antidepressants during pregnancy.

Need more proof that Obamacare is swirling down the drain? Check out what's about to happen in Nebraska - BizPac Review - Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 18:25

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Need more proof that Obamacare is swirling down the drain? Check out what's about to happen in Nebraska
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Again in June in an article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Obama called for Congress to revisit the “public option” in response to areas having limited providers, CNN reported. “Some parts of the country have struggled ...
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'Longstanding scandal': Huge insulin price hikes worse than EpiPen's, experts say - RT - Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 18:04

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'Longstanding scandal': Huge insulin price hikes worse than EpiPen's, experts say
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In April, the Journal of the American Medical Association released a study that found that “the mean price of insulin increased from $4.34/mL in 2002 to $12.92/mL in 2013—a 200% increase.” "This is price gouging, plain and simple,” US Senator Jon ...

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Beta-blockers can help treat bone loss caused by antidepressants in mice - News-Medical.net - Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 17:51

Beta-blockers can help treat bone loss caused by antidepressants in mice
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The antidepressant fluoxetine causes bone loss by instructing the brain to send out signals that increase bone breakdown, but a beta-blocker can intercept the signals, a new study in mice has found. The study was published Sept. 5 in Nature Medicine.

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Hours spent record-keeping may fuel physician burnout - Reuters - Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 17:06

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Hours spent record-keeping may fuel physician burnout
Reuters
... of patient care, the findings suggest that in reality, EHRs are taking time away from physicians' interactions with patients and families, said study leader Dr. Christine Sinsky, vice president of professional satisfaction at the American Medical ...
For Every Hour With Patients, Doctors Spend Two Record-KeepingForbes
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Live your fest life - C-VILLE Weekly - Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 16:46

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Live your fest life
C-VILLE Weekly
“The only avenue that one could pursue, which I did, was going to therapy,” she says, adding that “the American Psychiatric Association only removed homosexuality from its official Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) in 1973.”.

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Tri-Valley school board accepts director, treasurer resignation - Republican & Herald

Tri-Valley school board accepts director, treasurer resignationRepublican & HeraldAccording to the IU website, “This program provides education to the school community and was developed by the American Psychiatric Association to help teachers, paraprofessionals, parents and other school staff

Photos: Dunk tank raises $1500 for local chapter of NAMI - Ukiah Daily Journal

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