Scope of practice: How can we expand access to care? - Politico - Monday, June 20, 2016 - 23:23

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Scope of practice: How can we expand access to care?
Politico
... President and Chair of the Board, American Academy of PAs (AAPA). Joanne Kenen, Executive Editor, Health Care, POLITICO. Saul Levin, MD, MPA, CEO and Medical Director, American Psychiatric Association (APA). Diane Padden, PhD, CRNP, FAANP, ...

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AMA Approves New Ethical Guidance Policy and Encourages Telemedicine Training for Students and Residents - The National Law Review - Monday, June 20, 2016 - 21:55

AMA Approves New Ethical Guidance Policy and Encourages Telemedicine Training for Students and Residents
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On June 13, the American Medical Association (AMA) adopted a new ethical guidance policy governing the practice of telemedicine that will be published in the coming months. The policy is based on a report from the AMA Council on Ethical and Judicial ...

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Advocacy group wants Palm Beach County Commission to ban conversion therapy for gay, lesbian children - Sun Sentinel - Monday, June 20, 2016 - 21:51

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Advocacy group wants Palm Beach County Commission to ban conversion therapy for gay, lesbian children
Sun Sentinel
Several medical groups, including the American Psychiatric Association, have denounced conversion therapy, concluding that it can cause depression, suicidal thoughts and substance abuse. Conversion therapists have challenged such bans unsuccessfully ...

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Amended mental health reform act approved by committee, proceeds to House - Healio - Monday, June 20, 2016 - 20:36

Amended mental health reform act approved by committee, proceeds to House
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Recently the House Energy and Commerce Committee unanimously approved a revised version of the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (HR 2646). Featured. APA 2016. More Featured: ADAA 2016 · NATCON 2016 · Psych Congress 2015 · APA ...

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How I Went Off Antidepressants After a Decade of Medication - Huffington Post - Monday, June 20, 2016 - 20:30

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How I Went Off Antidepressants After a Decade of Medication
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How could I break through, to feel more present and engaged? At this point, I had been on antidepressants for a decade, and started to wonder: Was it safe to be on them for so long? What would my life be like without them? What would I be like without ...

AMA calls for ban on powdered alcohol - Healio - Monday, June 20, 2016 - 20:26

AMA calls for ban on powdered alcohol
Healio
According to the AMA, the product has been banned in more than 30 states due to concerns about its appeal and availability to youth. “Given the variety of flavors that could be enticing to youth and concerns that the final alcohol concentration could ...

What To Do If You Have A Dangerous Family Member, Because You Could Help Prevent A Tragedy - Romper - Monday, June 20, 2016 - 20:15

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What To Do If You Have A Dangerous Family Member, Because You Could Help Prevent A Tragedy
Romper
Paul Appelbaum, past president of the American Psychiatric Association, told the Daily News that talking with the person about seeking treatment is a good first step. The challenge of alerting police, of course, if that law enforcement can't do much to ...

AMA calls for equal health care access for eating disorders - Healio - Monday, June 20, 2016 - 19:55

AMA calls for equal health care access for eating disorders
Healio
"Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness, but too often a patient's care is determined by their insurance company instead of their health needs," Barbara L. McAneny, MD, former AMA Board Chair. "With only one in 10 ...

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AMA Looking to Profit From Orlando Shooting - Bearing Arms - Monday, June 20, 2016 - 18:24

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AMA Looking to Profit From Orlando Shooting
Bearing Arms
The American Medical Association is now planning to lobby Congress for federal research dollars after they voted to 'officially call gun violence a public health issue'. “It is something that should be rigorously done. It should be peer reviewed. It ...

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No Universal Coverage for Gender Reassignment Surgery: CMS - Medscape - Monday, June 20, 2016 - 17:48

No Universal Coverage for Gender Reassignment Surgery: CMS
Medscape
In an interview with Medscape Medical News, Jack Drescher, MD, member of the American Psychiatric Association's (APA's) DSM-5 Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders Work Group, said he does not find the decision surprising and noted that there is "not a ...

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Responsibility and Reality: A Gun Ban Will Do More Harm Than Good - Pike County News Watchman

Responsibility and Reality: A Gun Ban Will Do More Harm Than GoodPike County News WatchmanTo address these concerns, we believe that psychologist and Congressman Tim Murphy's bill, HR 2646, is a step in the right direction and should be brought to the floor of the House.

Antidepressants: A treatment for bad marriages? - Vanderbilt University News

Antidepressants: A treatment for bad marriages?Vanderbilt University NewsPsychiatrists nearly always responded with prescriptions for antidepressants when clients complained of bad marriages, according to a new study spanning 20 years at a Midwestern medical center.

NAMI Launches Stigmafree Company Partnership - PharmiWeb.com (press release)

NAMI Launches Stigmafree Company PartnershipPharmiWeb.com (press release)ARLINGTON, Va., July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) launched Stigmafree Company, a new initiative that will challenge, highlight and cultivate a company culture of caring and enhanc

NAMI Launches Stigmafree Company Partnership - Yahoo News

NAMI Launches Stigmafree Company PartnershipYahoo NewsARLINGTON, Va., July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) launched Stigmafree Company, a new initiative that will challenge, highlight and cultivate a company culture of caring and enhanced ...

NAMI Launches Stigmafree Company Partnership - PR Newswire (press release)

NAMI Launches Stigmafree Company PartnershipPR Newswire (press release)ARLINGTON, Va., July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) launched Stigmafree Company, a new initiative that will challenge, highlight and cultivate a compan

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