Roby: Congress tackling opioid epidemic - Montgomery Advertiser - Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 14:28

Montgomery Advertiser

Roby: Congress tackling opioid epidemic
Montgomery Advertiser
H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, seeks to reform the broken mental healthcare system by refocusing outdated programs, improving the effectiveness of grants and removing federal barriers to care. It will take a lot of work to ...

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Conservatives Take Aim at Gay Rights With First Amendment Bill - Newsmax - Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 14:06

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Conservatives Take Aim at Gay Rights With First Amendment Bill
Newsmax
The American Psychiatric Association, altering a position it has held for nearly a century, decided today that homosexuality is not a mental disorder. The board of trustees of the 20,000 member organization approved a resolution that said in part, “by ...

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American Medical Association - Chief Marketer - Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 13:41

American Medical Association
Chief Marketer
The American Medical Association (AMA), the nation's largest professional association of physicians, has a dynamic opportunity for the right individual. For assigned products and services, develop and execute integrated marketing campaigns to achieve ...

Can This App Make Me Happier? - The Atlantic - Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 11:30

The Atlantic

Can This App Make Me Happier?
The Atlantic
The review called the concept “promising,” but “I think that we haven't fully realized that potential in a scientific, evidence-based, reproducible manner,” says John Torous, one of the study's authors and chair of the American Psychiatric Association ...

Why antidepressants are still the best treatment for depression - The Pharmaceutical Journal - Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 10:08

The Pharmaceutical Journal

Why antidepressants are still the best treatment for depression
The Pharmaceutical Journal
A recent meta-analysis by Andrea Cipriani and colleagues from the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford concluded that antidepressants do not have a clear advantage for childhood and adolescent depression . The research received much ...

Obamacare and mental health: An unfinished story - Politico - Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 09:34

Politico

Obamacare and mental health: An unfinished story
Politico
Low reimbursement, onerous preapproval processes, and too much paperwork are all reasons that psychiatrists, many of whom are in solo or small practices, decided not to take insurance, Maria Oquendo, president of the American Psychiatric Association, ...

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Mental health bill a major step forward - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle - Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 06:14

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Mental health bill a major step forward
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
In visiting Capitol Hill, we looked forward to meeting with Congressman Zinke, as he had already signed on as a cosponsor of the House bill — the “Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act,” H.R. 2646. In a later interview with Congressman Zinke, I ...
The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act: a good startThe Hill (blog)
Congress steps toward helping mentally ill peopleSacramento Bee
Words from Congressman John ShimkusNewton Press Mentor
Great Falls Tribune -LaSalle News Tribune -Newswise (press release)
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Patriots bill transgender forum as 'wake-up call' - HollandSentinel.com - Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 03:28

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Patriots bill transgender forum as 'wake-up call'
HollandSentinel.com
He pointed to the removal of homosexuality from the list of psychiatric disorders in 1973 by the American Psychiatric Association as a watershed moment, chalking the change up, in part, to a newly appointed, biased board. “Appeasing gay activists was ...

We Have Met the Alien and He Is Us - Antiwar.com - Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 03:00

We Have Met the Alien and He Is Us
Antiwar.com
A survey of 1,000 grammar and high-school students conducted by an American Psychiatric Association task force from 1978 to 1980 found “the imminent threat of nuclear annihilation has penetrated deeply into their consciousness.” Their answers to ...

RWJBarnabas Health President and CEO Barry H. Ostrowsky Named One of "The 25 Most Influential People in New ... - TAPinto.net - Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 01:22

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RWJBarnabas Health President and CEO Barry H. Ostrowsky Named One of "The 25 Most Influential People in New ...
TAPinto.net
... secured a major legislative victory on Wednesday when the U.S. House of Representatives passed landmark reforms to the country's mental health care system in an overwhelming vote of 422-2. The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (H.R. 2646 ...

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Karuna Pharmaceuticals Appoints Atul Pande, M.D., to Board of Directors - Business Wire (press release)

Karuna Pharmaceuticals Appoints Atul Pande, M.D., to Board of DirectorsBusiness Wire (press release)Dr. Pande is a psychiatrist and fellow of several scientific societies, including the American Psychiatric Association.

Pedophilia: Interventions That Work - Psychiatric Times

Pedophilia: Interventions That WorkPsychiatric TimesIn 2015, the Sexual Behaviours Clinic (SBC) at The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre received the Gold Award—the top award given by the American Psychiatric Association for “Best Academic Out-patient Clinical Research Program.” This was due in part .

NAMI Up-Beat: When the Body Attacks the Mind - The People’s Vanguard of Davis (subscription)

NAMI Up-Beat: When the Body Attacks the MindThe People’s Vanguard of Davis (subscription)by NAMI Yolo. Ground-breaking research is finding that autoimmune disorders can cause mental symptoms such as delusions. Our understanding of changes in the brain is evolving in unexpected ways.

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