An Individualized Risk Calculator for Research in Prodromal Psychosis - Psychiatric News - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 07:06

An Individualized Risk Calculator for Research in Prodromal Psychosis
Psychiatric News
Approximately 20%–35% of individuals 12–35 years old who meet criteria for a prodromal risk syndrome convert to psychosis within 2 years. However, this estimate ignores the fact that clinical high-risk cases vary considerably in risk. The authors ...

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Blunted Neural Response to Rewards as a Prospective Predictor of the Development of Depression in Adolescent Girls - Psychiatric News - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 07:06

Blunted Neural Response to Rewards as a Prospective Predictor of the Development of Depression in Adolescent Girls
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A blunted neural response to rewards has recently emerged as a potential mechanistic biomarker of adolescent depression. The reward positivity, an event-related potential elicited by feedback indicating monetary gain relative to loss, has been ...

Navy graduate stalled by transgender policy - Columbia Daily Herald - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 04:53

Navy graduate stalled by transgender policy
Columbia Daily Herald
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Alexandra Marberry should have gone to flight school in October, but the 2015 Naval Academy graduate never made it to Pensacola, Fla. Instead, the 23-year-old aspiring aviator works as an administrative assistant in a windowless ...

3 treatments seem to help combat binge-eating disorder - UPI.com - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 02:09

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3 treatments seem to help combat binge-eating disorder
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Binge-eating disorder affects about 3.5 percent of women and 2 percent of men in the United States, according to the U.S. National Institutes of Health. But it wasn't until 2013 that the American Psychiatric Association judged binge-eating disorder a ...
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Former Mingo circuit judge Thornsbury set to get out of prison early - Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription) - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 01:11

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Former Mingo circuit judge Thornsbury set to get out of prison early
Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)
To qualify for the drug abuse program, prisoners must have a documented and verifiable substance abuse disorder consistent with the American Psychiatric Association, among other requirements, according to information on the BOP's website. Thornsbury ...

In San Francisco And Beyond, Homeless Crisis Should Not Derail Progress On Mental Illness - Huffington Post - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 22:50

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In San Francisco And Beyond, Homeless Crisis Should Not Derail Progress On Mental Illness
Huffington Post
In May 2015, The Council of State Governments Justice Center, the National Association of Counties and the American Psychiatric Association Foundation, with support from the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance, and numerous other ...

'Ordinarily Well' by Peter D. Kramer investigates antidepressants - Chicago Tribune - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 21:16

Chicago Tribune

'Ordinarily Well' by Peter D. Kramer investigates antidepressants
Chicago Tribune
In books and essays, some journalists and psychologists have argued that antidepressants are no more effective than placebos while others have gone further and declared these medications intrinsically harmful. These dissenting perspectives came to ...

Expanded Naloxone Access Could Help Curb Opioid Deaths - Psychiatry Advisor - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 21:02

Psychiatry Advisor

Expanded Naloxone Access Could Help Curb Opioid Deaths
Psychiatry Advisor
Despite their demonstrated success and clear endorsement from agencies such as the World Health Organization, the American Medical Association, and the American Psychiatric Association, these programs generally operate on very limited funding. “These ...

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Laws encourage alternatives to prison for veterans with PTSD - Stars and Stripes - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 20:29

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Laws encourage alternatives to prison for veterans with PTSD
Stars and Stripes
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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CBT, Medication Helpful for Binge Eating Disorder - Medscape - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 19:26

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CBT, Medication Helpful for Binge Eating Disorder
Medscape
Since 2013, when the American Psychiatric Association officially recognized BED as a diagnosis, there has been a "ground swell" in attention and interest in BED "at all levels in terms of patient and practitioner awareness and demand for services, and ...

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Clermont County team attends Ohio Stepping Up summit - The Clermont Sun

Clermont County team attends Ohio Stepping Up summitThe Clermont SunThe Stepping Up Initiative was launched in May 2015 as a partnership of The Council of State Governments Justice Center, The National Association of Counties and The American Psychiatric Association Foundation.

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