Book Review|Who Gets to Tell Other People's Stories? - New York Times - Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 15:06

New York Times

Book Review|Who Gets to Tell Other People's Stories?
New York Times
In Bookends, two writers take on questions about the world of books. This week, Anna Holmes and James Parker debate the line between empathy and exploitation. By Anna Holmes. Empathy is about deepening connections. Exploitation, about filling one's ...

HHS guidance deals with patient access - Politico - Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 14:02

HHS guidance deals with patient access
Politico
Tim Murphy's mental health reform bill (H.R. 2646) next month, Pro Health Care's Brianna Ehley reports. The effort had been stalled for nearly six months. ROBBING PETER TO PAY PAUL: The House-passed Zika funding bill would take money HHS had ...

Committee plans mental health markup - Politico - Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 14:02

Committee plans mental health markup
Politico
Tim Murphy's bill (H.R. 2646) after a grueling 10-hour markup, during which lawmakers sparred over patient privacy rights and court-ordered outpatient treatment programs. Cost was also a major issue. Aides said Chairman Fred Upton, Murphy and others ...

Conclusive Proof ADHD Is Overdiagnosed - Huffington Post - Monday, May 23, 2016 - 17:28

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Conclusive Proof ADHD Is Overdiagnosed
Huffington Post
Allen Frances Professor Emeritus, Duke University. maroke via Getty Images. There are 3 possible explanations for the explosion of the ADHD diagnosis during the past 20 years — with rates that have skyrocketed from only 3-5 percent of kids to 15 percent.

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The Evidence-Based Mind of Psychiatry on Display - Mad In America - Monday, May 23, 2016 - 13:18

Mad In America

The Evidence-Based Mind of Psychiatry on Display
Mad In America
Earlier this year, Ronald Pies and Allen Frances wrote a series of blogs that collectively might be titled: “Why Robert Whitaker is Wrong about Antipsychotics.” In regard to reviewing the “evidence” on that question, Pies did most of the heavy lifting ...

The Evidence-Based Mind of Psychiatry on Display - Mad In America - Monday, May 23, 2016 - 13:18

Mad In America

The Evidence-Based Mind of Psychiatry on Display
Mad In America
Earlier this year, Ronald Pies and Allen Frances wrote a series of blogs that collectively might be titled: “Why Robert Whitaker is Wrong about Antipsychotics.” In regard to reviewing the “evidence” on that question, Pies did most of the heavy lifting ...

Older Men Are Still Being Overtested for Prostate Cancer - New York Times - Monday, May 23, 2016 - 11:00

New York Times

Older Men Are Still Being Overtested for Prostate Cancer
New York Times
In a 2014 study in the journal Cancer, the great majority of patients older than 75 who'd had a PSA test told researchers that their doctors had recommended it. More than half remembered their doctors explaining the test's advantages, but only about a ...

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Book Review|'East West Street,' by Philippe Sands - New York Times - Monday, May 23, 2016 - 09:30

New York Times

Book Review|'East West Street,' by Philippe Sands
New York Times
“A man's home is his castle,” Joseph Goebbels told the League of Nations in 1933, so “we will deal as we see fit” with our various “opponents” and, in particular, “our Jews.” At the time, Goebbels's view was almost universally shared. However shocking ...

From 'gluttony' to the medical mainstream: Is binge eating a disorder or simply an unhealthy habit? - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 04:00

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

From 'gluttony' to the medical mainstream: Is binge eating a disorder or simply an unhealthy habit?
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Allen Frances, the former chairman of psychiatry at Duke University, called binge-eating disorder a "fake diagnosis." Frances was chairman of the task force that, in 1994, produced the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental ...

NAMI walk at Furman - Greenville News - Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 20:25

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NAMI walk at Furman
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NAMI walk at Furman. Runners and walkers arrive before the 5K walk for the National Alliance on Mental Illness walk at Furman University:on 5.21.2016. Loading… Post to Facebook. NAMI walk at Furman Runners and walkers arrive before the 5K walk for ...
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Republican Main Street Partnership News Conference Builds Support for the Helping Families In Mental Health Crisis Act - PR Newswire (press release)

Republican Main Street Partnership News Conference Builds Support for the Helping Families In Mental Health Crisis ActPR Newswire (press release)Also in attendance were representatives of the Mental Health

Republican Main Street Partnership News Conference Builds Support for the Helping Families In Mental Health Crisis Act - PR Newswire (press release)

Republican Main Street Partnership News Conference Builds Support for the Helping Families In Mental Health Crisis ActPR Newswire (press release)WASHINGTON, June 14, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Republican

Shooter's possible ties to Orlando gay scene raise questions - La Crosse Tribune

Shooter's possible ties to Orlando gay scene raise questionsLa Crosse TribuneFILE -- This undated file image shows Omar Mateen, who authorities say killed dozens of people inside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday, June 12, 2016. U.S.

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