Doctor out sick? A substitute physician is no worse for patients' health - STAT - Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 16:24

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Doctor out sick? A substitute physician is no worse for patients' health
STAT
Doctors who are employed under short-term contracts — called locum tenens (Latin for “to hold a place”) — provided a similar level of care as staff doctors, a study 2 published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association found ...

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Goldwater Rule 'gagging' psychiatrists no longer relevant, analysis finds - EurekAlert (press release) - Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 16:12

Goldwater Rule 'gagging' psychiatrists no longer relevant, analysis finds
EurekAlert (press release)
The Goldwater Rule, implemented in 1973 by the American Psychiatric Association (APA), gained new attention after Donald Trump entered the political arena. Some mental health professionals have expressed serious concerns about Trump's mental health ...

Antidepressants Drugs Market – Global Market Intelligence Report 2017 - Hi-tech Beacon - Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 15:51

Antidepressants Drugs Market – Global Market Intelligence Report 2017
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ReportsMonitor.com has added the report, “Global Antidepressants Drugs Market Professional Survey Report 2017.” The far reaching research study offers a 360-degree analysis of the market crosswise over different unequivocal elements, including market ...

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Maureen Walker Illustrates What It's Like to Experience Psychosis in 'Admission' - The Mighty - Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 14:43

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Maureen Walker Illustrates What It's Like to Experience Psychosis in 'Admission'
The Mighty
Psychosis occurs when you lose touch with reality and have a hard time distinguishing what is and isn't real. According to the American Psychiatric Association, approximately one in 13 people may experience an episode of psychosis during their life ...

NAMI meeting rescheduled for Dec. 11 - Watertown Public Opinion - Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 14:40

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NAMI meeting rescheduled for Dec. 11
Watertown Public Opinion
The monthly National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) meeting has been rescheduled to Monday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Immaculate Conception Parish Hall. A Christmas activity and treats will be enjoyed. NAMI holds monthly support groups for those who ...
NAMI Hays recognized as Affiliate of the Year at annual gatheringhays Post
Health notes for Dec. 5, 2017Duluth News Tribune

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NAMI Hays recognized as Affiliate of the Year at annual gathering - hays Post - Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 12:27

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NAMI Hays recognized as Affiliate of the Year at annual gathering
hays Post
TOPEKA – NAMI Hays received the Affiliate of the Year award at the annual conference in October of NAMI Kansas, the state organization of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The Affiliate of the Year recognition is awarded based on activity ...

The madness of King Donald - The Japan Times - Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 10:50

The Japan Times

The madness of King Donald
The Japan Times
The American Psychiatric Association has a rule that its members may not offer diagnoses of people they have not examined. But, given what some psychiatrists see as a national emergency, many have broken the rule and spoken or written publicly about ...

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Health notes for Dec. 5, 2017 - Duluth News Tribune - Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 10:01

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Health notes for Dec. 5, 2017
Duluth News Tribune
Mental health care plays second fiddle to care for physical health, claims the National Alliance on Mental Illness. To lend weight to that claim, the organization turned to Milliman Research and conducted its own survey, releasing both reports last ...

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Xi Jinping Thought doesn't mention China's health care crisis. It should - STAT - Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 09:38

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Xi Jinping Thought doesn't mention China's health care crisis. It should
STAT
I'm not talking about anything military or political. The newly constitutionalized Xi Jinping Thought 1, a set of principles meant to guide Chinese economic, political, and military expansion in the next two decades, has been silent on the issue of ...

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MEDICAL Q&A: What helps most with depression? It depends - Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 08:08

MEDICAL Q&A: What helps most with depression? It depends
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Antidepressant medications are thought to work by changing chemical signaling in our brains. They may be effective in some patients, but the neurochemistry of depression remains poorly understood, and we're still not entirely sure how these drugs ...

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Larry Yokell: Psychiatrists' 'drive-by' evaluations of Trump - Boulder Daily Camera

Larry Yokell: Psychiatrists' 'drive-by' evaluations of TrumpBoulder Daily CameraEvery day members of the psychiatric profession issue armchair evaluations that Donald Trump is mentally and emotionally unfit to serve as president.

'The Woebot will see you now' — the rise of chatbot therapy - The Keene Sentinel

'The Woebot will see you now' — the rise of chatbot therapyThe Keene SentinelTorous, who is chair of the American Psychiatric Association's smartphone app evaluation work group, also warns about privacy issues, since these chatbots are not covered by the Health Insurance and

Anticholinergic Meds Tied to Dementia Risk in Schizophrenia Patients - Medscape

Anticholinergic Meds Tied to Dementia Risk in Schizophrenia PatientsMedscapeCommenting on the findings for Medscape Medical News, Robert Roca, MD, chair, Council on Geriatric Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Association, and vice president and chief medical officer, Sheppard Pratt Health System, Baltimore, Maryland, said the ...

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