Allentown, PA Becomes Latest Municipality to Protect Youth from “Conversion Therapy” - Human Rights Campaign (blog) - Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 20:12

Human Rights Campaign (blog)

Allentown, PA Becomes Latest Municipality to Protect Youth from “Conversion Therapy”
Human Rights Campaign (blog)
The dangerous practice is condemned by every major medical and mental health organization, including the American Psychiatric Association, American Psychological Association, and American Medical Association. In addition to cities in Pennsylvania, ...

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RI passes law banning youth gay conversion therapy - Turn to 10 - Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 20:00

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RI passes law banning youth gay conversion therapy
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The American Psychiatric Association says conversion therapy is not effective and possibly harmful. The association says there is no evidence changing childhood gender behaviors affects later sexual orientation. The Human Rights Campaign supported the ...
Rhode Island Governor Signs Bill Into Law Protecting LGBTQ Youth ...Human Rights Campaign (blog)
Raimondo signs bill banning conversion therapyThe Providence Journal

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Should Video Game Addiction Be Be Recognized as a Mental Illness? - Inverse - Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 19:48

Should Video Game Addiction Be Be Recognized as a Mental Illness?
Inverse
The fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders — the official resource that outlines criteria for diagnosing mental illnesses and referred more commonly to as DSM V — includes ...

One way to avoid getting hooked on prescription painkillers - WKMG Orlando - Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 19:04

One way to avoid getting hooked on prescription painkillers
WKMG Orlando
Symptoms of addiction, according to the American Psychiatric Association, include craving the drug between doses; taking more than is prescribed; continuing to take the drug even though it is adversely affecting your health, job, or personal life; and ...

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Quick Hits: New Breast Cancer Drugs Have Fewer Side Effects, Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy and Autism & More - MedShadow (registration) (blog) - Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 18:10

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Quick Hits: New Breast Cancer Drugs Have Fewer Side Effects, Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy and Autism & More
MedShadow (registration) (blog)
Children exposed to antidepressants during pregnancy may have a slightly higher risk of developing autism than children of mothers with mental illness who didn't receive the drugs. Researchers, however, stress that the absolute risk of autism was small ...

Rhode Island Passes Law Banning Youth Conversion Therapy - NBCNews.com - Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 16:59

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Rhode Island Passes Law Banning Youth Conversion Therapy
NBCNews.com
The American Psychiatric Association says conversion therapy is not effective and possibly harmful. The association says there is no evidence changing childhood gender behaviors affects later sexual orientation. The Human Rights Campaign supported the ...
Rhode Island Governor Signs Bill Into Law Protecting LGBTQ Youth From Harmful Conversion TherapyHuman Rights Campaign (blog)
Raimondo signs bill banning conversion therapyThe Providence Journal

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GS&P teams up with bike charity to 'Outride ADHD' - The Drum - Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 16:33

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GS&P teams up with bike charity to 'Outride ADHD'
The Drum
According to the American Psychiatric Association, 5% of children have ADHD. “This is a powerful film for a very important cause, and we wanted everything about it to be honest – real riders with ADHD and real words about it,” said Roger Baran ...

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Is your child's use of electronics an addiction or a bad habit? - Chicago Tribune - Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 16:32

Chicago Tribune

Is your child's use of electronics an addiction or a bad habit?
Chicago Tribune
At this point, electronics addiction isn't listed as an official diagnosis in the American Psychiatric Association's “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders,” which means it can be hard to get insurance coverage for treatment. Regardless ...

Amanda Seyfried reveals she took antidepressants while pregnant - Nicki Swift - Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 16:23

Nicki Swift

Amanda Seyfried reveals she took antidepressants while pregnant
Nicki Swift
"It would take me a really long time to put my clothes away in the drawers," the 31-year-old explained (via Page Six). "And it's all about organization and if it doesn't feel right you have to keep moving until it feels right, keep moving things around ...
'It's really for anti-anxiety for me' - Amanda Seyfried opens up antidepressants during pregnancyIndependent.ie

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Psychedelic drugs could tackle depression in a way that antidepressants can't - Business Insider - Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 16:08

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Psychedelic drugs could tackle depression in a way that antidepressants can't
Business Insider
When Clark Martin tripped on magic mushrooms for the first time, he was flanked by two researchers in a small room at New York University. An avid sailor, Martin said the first few hours of the experience reminded him of a time he'd been knocked off ...

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