Michelin, NAMI seek to change conversation about mental illness - Greenville News - Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 16:57

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Michelin, NAMI seek to change conversation about mental illness
Greenville News
David Stafford recalls during his childhood when cancer was a word that people didn't say. When they did, they whispered it or referred to it as the "C" word." In many places, he said, that's where the conversation about "mental illness" is today ...
KCPD searching for new mental health leads following NAMI-KC closureKSHB
NAMI-Kansas City to close services helping people with mental illnessKansas City Star
NAMI to offer new Hispanic family support groupThe Morning Journal

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'Paper,' by Mark Kurlansky - New York Times - Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 14:28

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'Paper,' by Mark Kurlansky
New York Times
Paper holds the world together. It wipes our foreheads, cleans up our spills, bags our groceries and disposes of our waste products. It floods into our mailboxes at home and across our desks at work. And it's not going away anytime soon. From the late ...

NAMI-Kansas City to close services helping people with mental illness - Kansas City Star - Monday, May 16, 2016 - 21:42

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NAMI-Kansas City to close services helping people with mental illness
Kansas City Star
Key people on NAMI-KC's small staff have been coping with physical health problems, Blakely said. Those issues, combined with increasing strains on obtaining funding and the exhausting demand of mental health needs, prompted the decision to close.
Michelin, NAMI seek to change conversation about mental illnessGreenville News
KCPD searching for new mental health leads following NAMI-KC closureKSHB
NAMI to offer new Hispanic family support groupThe Morning Journal

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Takeda and Lundbeck Present Vortioxetine Data at the American Psychiatric Association (APA) 2016 Annual Meeting - PR Newswire (press release) - Monday, May 16, 2016 - 20:03

Takeda and Lundbeck Present Vortioxetine Data at the American Psychiatric Association (APA) 2016 Annual Meeting
PR Newswire (press release)
DEERFIELD, Ill., May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) and Lundbeck today announced that additional data from clinical studies evaluating the ...

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Health|Cancer Survivor Receives First Penis Transplant in the United States - New York Times - Monday, May 16, 2016 - 18:42

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Health|Cancer Survivor Receives First Penis Transplant in the United States
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Opinion. Today's Opinion · Op-Ed Columnists · Editorials · Contributing Writers · Op-Ed Contributors · Opinionator · Letters · Sunday Review · Taking Note · Room for Debate · Public Editor · Video: Opinion ...

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Behavioral Addictions: A Dangerous and Slippery Slope - Huffington Post - Monday, May 16, 2016 - 16:23

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Behavioral Addictions: A Dangerous and Slippery Slope
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If taken beyond its narrowest usage, 'behavioral addiction' would expand the definition of mental disorder to its breaking point and would threaten to erase the concept of normality. This blog originally appeared in Rehabs.com. Allen Frances is a ...

Otsuka to Present Scientific Data at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting - Business Wire (press release) - Monday, May 16, 2016 - 13:01

Otsuka to Present Scientific Data at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting
Business Wire (press release)
PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC) today announced the presentation of seven posters highlighting research and data around Otsuka's portfolio of CNS products, including: ...

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'LaRose,' by Louise Erdrich - New York Times - Monday, May 16, 2016 - 09:31

'LaRose,' by Louise Erdrich
New York Times
Believing that he has been betrayed by Landreaux when they were both boys, Romeo is determined to take his revenge by convincing Peter, the father of the dead child, that the death was not a simple accident. Like Iago and Malvolio, Romeo gets his power ...

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Depression Australia: Taking antidepressants for treatment not effective; Study suggests combination of ... - International Business Times AU - Monday, May 16, 2016 - 05:17

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Depression Australia: Taking antidepressants for treatment not effective; Study suggests combination of ...
International Business Times AU
A new study published in the Medical Journal of Australia, states that antidepressants are not as effective as they are thought to be. In fact, they prevent less than half of the burden caused by depression. The findings come at a time when Australia's ...
Antidepressants aren't as effective as we thought — and shouldn't be the only treatment for depressionBusiness Insider
Doctors Urged To Consider Other Depression Treatments Amid Declining Efficacy Of Antidepressant MedicationsTech Times
Doctors are being urged to consider other treatments for depression and anxiety besides antidepressant drugs.ABC Online
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Electroshock Of Children Recommended By American Psychiatric Association, Human Rights Group Protests - The Inquisitr - Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 22:23

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Electroshock Of Children Recommended By American Psychiatric Association, Human Rights Group Protests
The Inquisitr
An epic debate over the American Psychiatric Association recommending the electroshock of children due to “normal” childhood behaviors is at stake. According to a press release by PR Newswire, the Citizens Commission on Human Rights, a non-profit, ...

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Study: New blood test may be able to find best antidepressant match - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Study: New blood test may be able to find best antidepressant matchAtlanta Journal ConstitutionBritish scientists took a major step toward bringing personalized medicine to mental health Tuesday, announcing that they developed a blood test that can accurately predict whether you'll respond to the conve

Liz Meyer: On loving transgender people - Longmont Times-Call

Liz Meyer: On loving transgender peopleLongmont Times-CallThe author expresses disappointment in the American Psychiatric Association's redefinition of "gender identity disorder" to "gender dysphoria" — however, as an engineer, not a psychiatrist, this represents merely his opinion.

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