Jill Duggar's Husband, Derick Dillard, Causes Controversy By Sharing Advice For Dealing With Depression - The Inquisitr - Saturday, July 2, 2016 - 08:03

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Jill Duggar's Husband, Derick Dillard, Causes Controversy By Sharing Advice For Dealing With Depression
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Reading the Bible is not one of the recommendations listed in the American Psychiatric Association's guidelines for treating Major Depressive Disorder. Treatment options include drug therapy, psychotherapy, electroconvulsive therapy, and (ECT).

Transgender service members careers are on hold - Press Herald - Saturday, July 2, 2016 - 01:03

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Transgender service members careers are on hold
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The first anti-transgender U.S. military regulation was in 1983, three years after the American Psychiatric Association first recognized gender identity disorders or “transsexualism,” said Aaron Belkin, director of the Palm Center, a research institute.

Phony Tragedies Go Viral: A Modern Twist On A Mental Disorder - Hartford Courant - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 21:30

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Phony Tragedies Go Viral: A Modern Twist On A Mental Disorder
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Munchausen syndrome was identified and coined in the 1950s and is included in the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. The Internet-abetted version, not yet recognized in the DSM, is one that mental ...

Nami, APD partner to help break mental illness stigma - WFXL FOX 31 - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 21:29

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Nami, APD partner to help break mental illness stigma
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Albany, GA — If you see an elephant decal on some cars around the region, it may mean more than you think. On Friday, Nami Albany presented black and blue elephant decals to Albany police to spread more awareness about the elephant in the room ...
APD helps break down mental illness stigmaWALB-TV

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Yes, Benzos Are Bad For You - Huffington Post - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 19:38

Yes, Benzos Are Bad For You
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You would expect such a ubiquitous drug to have many clinical uses but you would be wrong — the psychiatric indications for benzos can be counted on the fingers of one hand. While benzos do wonders for patients with catatonia, this disorder is rarely ...

Sacramento diocese allows Catholic parish to show transgender activist film - Lifesite - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 19:37

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Sacramento diocese allows Catholic parish to show transgender activist film
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The psychological condition of gender confusion, or gender dysphoria, is classified in the American Psychiatric Association's list of mental disorders, and counseling against promotion of “gender identity” is especially crucial given that more than 41 ...

American Medical Association Warns of Health, Safety Problems from 'White' LED Streetlights - Government Technology - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 18:11

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American Medical Association Warns of Health, Safety Problems from 'White' LED Streetlights
Government Technology
The American Medical Association (AMA) has just adopted an official policy statement about street lighting: cool it and dim it. The statement, adopted unanimously at the AMA's annual meeting in Chicago on June 14, comes in response to the rise of new ...

What Neuroimaging Can Teach us About Depression - Psychiatry Advisor - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 17:04

What Neuroimaging Can Teach us About Depression
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At the May 2016 annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, outgoing president, Dr Renee Binder, emphasized the important of decreasing the stigma of depression and mental illness.3 Depression is more than “having a bad day” or “feeling ...

3 Treatments May Help Combat Binge-Eating Disorder - WebMD - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 16:26

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3 Treatments May Help Combat Binge-Eating Disorder
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But it wasn't until 2013 that the American Psychiatric Association judged binge-eating disorder a true illness and included it in its diagnostic manual, the DSM-5. Binge-eating disorder is different from bulimia, because the person who binges doesn't ...
CBT, Medication Helpful for Binge Eating DisorderMedscape

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LGBT Rights Milestones Fast Facts - WPRO - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 16:06

LGBT Rights Milestones Fast Facts
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April 1952 – The American Psychiatric Association's diagnostic manual lists homosexuality as a sociopathic personality disturbance. April 27, 1953 – President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs an executive order that bans homosexuals from working for the ...

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Is Donald Trump a textbook narcissist? - MyStatesman.com

Is Donald Trump a textbook narcissist?MyStatesman.comThe most recent edition of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders describes narcissistic personality disorder as being "characterized by the presence of both grandiosity and attention seeking" and

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