Letting LGBTQ soldiers serve isn't just for equality. It also makes the military stronger. - Vox - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 16:00

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Letting LGBTQ soldiers serve isn't just for equality. It also makes the military stronger.
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In a combat situation, this is an extra layer of emotional stress that can be dangerous — and unnecessary, since gender dysphoria can be treated, according to the American Psychiatric Association and American Medical Association, by letting people ...

3 Treatments Combat Binge-Eating Disorder - Newsmax - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 15:59

3 Treatments 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 ...

US Military to Allow Soldiers to Crossdress - Breitbart News - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 13:49

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US Military to Allow Soldiers to Crossdress
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Such individuals suffer from gender dysphoria (GD), formerly listed as Gender Identity Disorder (GID), the doctors noted, “a recognized mental disorder in the most recent edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric ...
Morning Reads: Obama Ends Ban on Transgender TroopsBillMoyers.com

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Morning Reads: Obama Ends Ban on Transgender Troops - BillMoyers.com - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 13:30

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Morning Reads: Obama Ends Ban on Transgender Troops
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But most medical experts today, including the American Psychiatric Association and American Medical Association, agree that hormone therapy and other forms of trans-inclusive care can treat those suffering from gender dysphoria. And not all trans ...

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Laws encourage alternatives to prison for veterans with PTSD - In Homeland Security - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 13:25

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Laws encourage alternatives to prison for veterans with PTSD
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Dr. Allen Frances, an Army veteran and expert on combat-related stress disorders who calls himself a “PTSD skeptic,” told the trial judge that Eisenhauer “is an absolutely classic case of unmistakable and extremely severe PTSD.” But Frances, who ...

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How Clinicians Evaluate Mental Health Apps03:55 - WBUR - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 12:57

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How Clinicians Evaluate Mental Health Apps03:55
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As researchers test out apps that have the potential to monitor patients' mental health, developers are already flooding the market. Dr. John Torous, of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, chairs an American Psychiatric Association task force charged ...

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Patients With Depression Test App That Tracks Their Mood, Activity04:59 - WBUR - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 12:44

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Patients With Depression Test App That Tracks Their Mood, Activity04:59
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Torous leads a task force on smartphone app evaluation for the American Psychiatric Association. The task force looked into rating apps, but decided that was not feasible, Torous says, because there are just too many of them and many are updated ...

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As a psychiatrist, I diagnose mental illness. And, sometimes, demonic possession. - Washington Post - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 10:11

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As a psychiatrist, I diagnose mental illness. And, sometimes, demonic possession.
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While the American Psychiatric Association has no official opinion on these affairs, the field (like society at large) is full of unpersuadable skeptics and occasionally doctrinaire materialists who are often oddly vitriolic in their opposition to all ...

AOT and Long-Term Use of Antipsychotics - Psychiatric News - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 08:17

AOT and Long-Term Use of Antipsychotics
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Beyond the legal technicalities, however, is the vast body of positive outcome data about AOT that the American Psychiatric Association (APA) has found compelling and evidence based (3). In New York, where AOT is called “Kendra's Law” and is subject to ...

Response to Kellner and Farber: Addressing Crossover of High-Dose Right Unilateral ECT to Bitemporal ECT - Am J Psychiatry (subscription) - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 07:49

Response to Kellner and Farber: Addressing Crossover of High-Dose Right Unilateral ECT to Bitemporal ECT
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"Response to Kellner and Farber: Addressing Crossover of High-Dose Right Unilateral ECT to Bitemporal ECT." American Journal of Psychiatry, 173(7), pp. 731–732. We have redesigned the delivery of The American Journal of Psychiatry CME. Don't have a ...

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Trump doubles down on anti-Cruz JFK assassination slander - American Thinker (blog)

Trump doubles down on anti-Cruz JFK assassination slanderAmerican Thinker (blog)The American Psychiatric Association considers it normally unethical to make and express psychological evaluations from afar and without the person's consent.

Is Donald Trump a textbook narcissist? - Cortez Journal

Is Donald Trump a textbook narcissist?Cortez JournalThe 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 attentio

Bathrooms: The new political battlefields - Lebanon Daily News

Bathrooms: The new political battlefieldsLebanon Daily NewsBoth the American Psychological Association and the American Psychiatric Association in the mid-1970s determined that LGBT individuals did not suffer from psychological disorders or mental illness and had to be “cured.” About 6 percent of Americans (

5 Things We've Learned About PTSD Since 9/11 - Task & Purpose

5 Things We've Learned About PTSD Since 9/11Task & PurposeThese criteria are officially detailed in the American Psychiatric Association's “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.” It's now broken down PTSD into four major symptom clusters: re-experiencing, arousal, avoidance, and persistent ...

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