US Antidepressant Use Jumps 65 Percent in 15 Years - HealthDay - Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 16:07

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US Antidepressant Use Jumps 65 Percent in 15 Years
HealthDay
TUESDAY, Aug. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The number of Americans who say they've taken an antidepressant over the past month rose by 65 percent between 1999 and 2014, a new government survey finds. By 2014, about one in every eight Americans ...

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Why we all have a little hoarder in us - Mother Nature Network - Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 15:24

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Why we all have a little hoarder in us
Mother Nature Network
The American Psychiatric Association's DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual) estimates that 2 to 6 percent of Americans suffer from this compulsive need to acquire things. It outlines six criteria that characterize the disorder, including extreme ...

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If You're Taking Antidepressant Meds and They Aren't Working, Here's What You Should Know - Reader's Digest - Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 15:18

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If You're Taking Antidepressant Meds and They Aren't Working, Here's What You Should Know
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Chinnapong/ShutterstockOver the past two decades, scientific evidence has been mounting that there is an essential difficulty in demonstrating differences among various antidepressant treatments and placebos in controlled clinical trials. This had led ...

Ways to provide better care to middle-aged lesbians - Reuters - Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 15:01

Ways to provide better care to middle-aged lesbians
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... from the American Medical Association (bit.ly/2wY3QhW), the Health Professionals Advancing GBT Equality directory (bit.ly/2wYbd94), the Healthcare Equality Index 2017 (bit.ly/2wYl3YR), and the National LGBT Health Education Center (bit.ly/2wXOlXe).

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13% of Americans Take Antidepressants - TIME - Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 13:44

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13% of Americans Take Antidepressants
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Antidepressants are some of the most popular drugs in the United States, and their usage shows no signs of waning. A new report from the National Center for Health Statistics shows that from 2011 through 2014, the most recent data available, close to ...

Why Some Companies Want You to Take a Mental-Health Day - Fox Business - Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 10:06

Why Some Companies Want You to Take a Mental-Health Day
Fox Business
... empathetic response, what likely resonated with thousands of Twitter users was Ms. Parker's candid explanation of her need for rest, says Clare Miller, director of the Center for Workplace Mental Health at the American Psychiatric Association ...

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A 'disorder of deception': When a mom makes her child sick - Gant Daily - Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 09:31

A 'disorder of deception': When a mom makes her child sick
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The American Psychiatric Association's diagnostic manual does, however, include a diagnosis of “factitious disorder imposed on another.” There is little consensus on how to characterize it, with both mental health and pediatric doctors laying claim to ...

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A 'disorder of deception': When a mom makes her child sick - CNN - Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 09:20

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A 'disorder of deception': When a mom makes her child sick
CNN
The American Psychiatric Association's diagnostic manual does, however, include a diagnosis of "factitious disorder imposed on another." There is little consensus on how to characterize it, with both mental health and pediatric doctors laying claim to ...

A Depressing Psychological Profile: My Meeting With Donald Trump Shows His Obvious Impairment Has Only Gotten ... - AlterNet - Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 09:19

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A Depressing Psychological Profile: My Meeting With Donald Trump Shows His Obvious Impairment Has Only Gotten ...
AlterNet
Back in February, a principal author of the prior edition, Dr. Allen Frances, wrote a letter to the Times rebuking mental health professionals for “diagnosing public figures from a distance” and “amateur diagnosticians” for “mislabeling” Trump with ...

New President & Medical Director Taking The Reins At Silver Hill Hospital - New Canaan Daily Voice - Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 08:42

New Canaan Daily Voice

New President & Medical Director Taking The Reins At Silver Hill Hospital
New Canaan Daily Voice
He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He serves on multiple national boards, including the American Association of Community Psychiatrists, the ...

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