On Time and a Half, Learning Disabilities, Secondary Gain, and the Business of Mental Health - Brooklyn Rail - Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 18:24

Brooklyn Rail

On Time and a Half, Learning Disabilities, Secondary Gain, and the Business of Mental Health
Brooklyn Rail
Allen Frances is a psychiatrist and author of Saving Normal, a book subtitled “An Insider's Revolt Against Out-of-Control Psychiatric Diagnosis, DSM-5, Big Pharma, and the Medicalization of Ordinary Life.” Frances was the Chair of the Task Force that ...

4 New Leaders: Research, GSM, Bio Sci, Education - UC Davis - Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 18:07

4 New Leaders: Research, GSM, Bio Sci, Education
UC Davis
He was elected to the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology in 2004, and also holds membership in the American Psychiatric Association, Society for Biological Psychiatry, Society for Cognitive Neuroscience and the Society for Neuroscience.

4 New Leaders: Research, GSM, Bio Sci, Education - UC Davis - Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 18:07

4 New Leaders: Research, GSM, Bio Sci, Education
UC Davis
He was elected to the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology in 2004, and also holds membership in the American Psychiatric Association, Society for Biological Psychiatry, Society for Cognitive Neuroscience and the Society for Neuroscience.

What Donald Trump got right about PTSD — and what he left out - Washington Post - Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 17:20

Washington Post

What Donald Trump got right about PTSD — and what he left out
Washington Post
The American Psychiatric Association's decision to continue calling PTSD a disorder triggered vehement debate several years ago, with many in the military arguing against that. They wanted it labeled a syndrome. “I think 'D' should be dropped ...
Yes, Donald Trump Just Insulted Soldiers with PTSDThe Daily Banter
Trump Suggests That Soldiers With PTSD Aren't “Strong”BuzzFeed News
Trump appears to suggest veterans with PTSD are not 'strong'Politico

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More states are considering laws granting the terminally ill the right to die - The Economist - Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 16:51

The Economist

More states are considering laws granting the terminally ill the right to die
The Economist
At a meeting in June the American Medical Association (AMA) said it planned to re-examine the issue; it has formally opposed legalisation since 1993. Though a proposal to drop its opposition straight away was defeated, the decision matters. The stance ...

Alcohol Mirrors Antidepressants in People With Depression - Newsmax - Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 16:34

Newsmax

Alcohol Mirrors Antidepressants in People With Depression
Newsmax
Having a few drinks may be as effective as taking an antidepressant for people who are depressed, researchers say. At least when it comes to feeling better. In a study published in the Nature Communications journal, researchers found that alcohol ...
Alcohol and rapid antidepressants have same effects on the brainMedical News Today
Alcohol and rapid antidepressants share the same brain pathway ...ZME Science
A Few Drinks Do Make You Feel Better: Researchers Found Alcohol Acts Like Rapid AntidepressantsTech Times
Science World Report -Big News Network.com
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Local psychiatrists' book looks at Trump and narcissism - Asheville Citizen-Times - Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 16:29

Asheville Citizen-Times

Local psychiatrists' book looks at Trump and narcissism
Asheville Citizen-Times
Not according to the ethical guidelines of the American Psychiatric Association. But surely authors and editors of "A Clear and Present Danger: Narcissism in the Era of Donald Trump" are making some sort of statement about Trump even though they deny ...

NAMI walk Saturday - Newton Daily News - Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 16:10

NAMI walk Saturday
Newton Daily News
The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill Jasper County is hosting an awareness walk at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Berg Middle School track. The event is open to the public. The event is presented by NAMI Jasper County, Capstone Behavioral Healthcare, ...

Why IS American healthcare the most expensive (and least efficient) in the world? - Daily Mail - Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 16:07

Daily Mail

Why IS American healthcare the most expensive (and least efficient) in the world?
Daily Mail
As I explain in my book, 'Ensuring America's Health: The Public Creation of the Corporate Health Care System,' from the 1930s through the 1960s, the American Medical Association, the foremost professional organization for physicians, played a leading ...
Dems turn on ObamaCare amid premium hikes, Bill Clinton laments 'crazy system'Fox News
The ACA may have to undergo transformations to remain viable — 7 things to knowBecker's ASC Review
Obama: Affordable Care Act Has 'Real Problems'Morning Consult
NJ.com -New York Times
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People in Medicine - News Chief - Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 15:42

News Chief

People in Medicine
News Chief
A member of the American Medical Association, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Polk County Medical Association, she received her medical degree from the University of Kentucky School of Medicine in Lexington. Sparks ...

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Dr. Uma Eyyunni, M.D., is recognized by Continental Who's Who - PR Newswire (press release)

Dr. Uma Eyyunni, M.D., is recognized by Continental Who's WhoPR Newswire (press release)A member of the Indo-American Medical Association, Patron member of American Association of Physicians from India, (AAPI) National Alliance on Mental Illness, (NAMI) Health Consortium of St.

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