Forsyth County launching initiative to reduce people jailed with mental illness - Greensboro News & Record - Monday, January 30, 2017 - 12:32

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Forsyth County launching initiative to reduce people jailed with mental illness
Greensboro News & Record
The national initiative is led by the National Association of Counties, the Council of State Governments Justice Center and the American Psychiatric Association Foundation. Hundreds of counties across the country, including 25 in North Carolina, have ...

Guest columnist: We can't lose mental health progress with ACA repeal - Asheville Citizen-Times - Monday, January 30, 2017 - 12:31

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Guest columnist: We can't lose mental health progress with ACA repeal
Asheville Citizen-Times
We are working hard to do this, and our work has already been highlighted by many national organizations including the American Psychiatric Association, Mental Health America, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. But we, a small group of ...
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American Medical Association (AMA) Approves First Online Video Educational Program for Practitioners on CBD and ... - PR Newswire (press release) - Monday, January 30, 2017 - 12:06

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American Medical Association (AMA) Approves First Online Video Educational Program for Practitioners on CBD and ...
PR Newswire (press release)
The course is accredited through the University of Louisville in accordance with the American Medical Association (AMA) and the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) educational requirements, and provides a comprehensive overview of the ...

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'Crazy like a fox': Mental health experts try to get inside Trump's mind - STAT - Monday, January 30, 2017 - 10:03

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'Crazy like a fox': Mental health experts try to get inside Trump's mind
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According to decades-old criteria established by the American Psychiatric Association, a diagnosis of mental illness requires that someone's behavior, emotions, or beliefs have two key attributes: They cause the individual to suffer clinically ...

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'Crazy like a fox': Mental health experts try to get inside Trump's mind - STAT - Monday, January 30, 2017 - 10:03

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'Crazy like a fox': Mental health experts try to get inside Trump's mind
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“Trump doesn't meet DSM criteria” for any mental disorder, said Dr. Allen Frances, a professor emeritus of psychiatry at Duke University who oversaw the creation of a previous edition of the APA's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, ...

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Brain scan may predict patients response to antidepressants - Bel Marra Health - Monday, January 30, 2017 - 10:00

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Brain scan may predict patients response to antidepressants
Bel Marra Health
Brain-Scan-May-Predict-Response-to-Antidepressants A new study published in Brain suggests that undergoing a functional MRI (or fMRI) prior to beginning an antidepressant regimen may help predict the effectiveness of the treatment. The study observed ...

Examining the Science of Torture: The Price of Coercive Interrogation - AlterNet - Monday, January 30, 2017 - 08:15

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Examining the Science of Torture: The Price of Coercive Interrogation
AlterNet
This enabled the government to argue that the sessions, because mental health professionals were monitoring them, were safe and therefore technically not torture. By contrast, the American Psychiatric Association, the American Medical Association, and ...

Forsyth County launching initiative to reduce number of people jailed who have mental illness - Winston-Salem Journal - Monday, January 30, 2017 - 02:39

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Forsyth County launching initiative to reduce number of people jailed who have mental illness
Winston-Salem Journal
The national initiative is led by the National Association of Counties, the Council of State Governments Justice Center and the American Psychiatric Association Foundation. Hundreds of counties across the country, including 25 in North Carolina, have ...

For years doctors wrongly diagnosed these strange episodes as panic attacks - Washington Post - Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 15:07

Washington Post

For years doctors wrongly diagnosed these strange episodes as panic attacks
Washington Post
The American Psychiatric Association considers SPD a sub-symptom or co-disorder with autism spectrum disorder, labeling it as oversensitivity in DSM-V, the most recent Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Schneider had always been an ...

McDaniel: “Nothing about them without them” is best way to legislate - Wyoming Tribune - Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 13:04

McDaniel: “Nothing about them without them” is best way to legislate
Wyoming Tribune
When I was director of the Wyoming Department of Family Services, we developed a mantra: “Nothing about them without them.” It meant that when policymakers develop plans or programs targeting certain individuals, those people have a right to be at the ...

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​Bill to Protect LGBTQ Youth from “Conversion Therapy” Moves Through New Mexico Senate Committee - Human Rights Campaign (blog)

​Bill to Protect LGBTQ Youth from “Conversion Therapy” Moves Through New Mexico Senate CommitteeHuman Rights Campaign (blog)Use of these dangerous practices lead to depression, decreased self-esteem, substance abuse, homelessness, and even suicidal behavior and is condemned by the American Psychiatric

An Eminent Psychiatrist Demurs on Trump's Mental State - New York Times

An Eminent Psychiatrist Demurs on Trump's Mental StateNew York TimesFevered media speculation about Donald Trump's psychological motivations and psychiatric diagnosis has recently encouraged mental health professionals to disregard the usual ethical constraints against diagnosing public figures at a

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