A Review of Violence Risk Assessment for the General Clinician - Healio - Monday, September 11, 2017 - 18:19

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A Review of Violence Risk Assessment for the General Clinician
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The American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines for the Psychiatric Evaluation of Adults. Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Association; 2016. Conroy MA, Murrie DC. Forensic Assessment of Violence Risk: A Guide for Risk Assessment and Risk ...

New Diagnostic Codes Lessen Stigma for Transgender People - Medscape - Monday, September 11, 2017 - 17:03

New Diagnostic Codes Lessen Stigma for Transgender People
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Hi. I am Dr Jack Drescher, clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University in New York City and Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. I am here to talk a bit about my work on the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and ...

Football fans still loyal despite concerns about players' brains - CBS News - Monday, September 11, 2017 - 16:20

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Football fans still loyal despite concerns about players' brains
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Football remains America's favorite professional sport, even though a majority of fans admit they're concerned about brain injuries to players, according to a new survey. Among 1,000 Americans questioned, 77 percent of those who follow pro football ...

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A Suicide Leaves Grief and Tough Questions About an Antidepressant - New York Times - Monday, September 11, 2017 - 16:19

New York Times

A Suicide Leaves Grief and Tough Questions About an Antidepressant
New York Times
The case is a rare instance in which a lawsuit over a suicide involving antidepressants actually went to trial; many such cases are either dismissed or settled out of court, said Brent Wisner, of the law firm Baum Hedlund Aristei Goldman, which ...

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Scientists list 50 terms you may be confusing - Phys.Org - Monday, September 11, 2017 - 15:59

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Scientists list 50 terms you may be confusing
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According to the latest edition of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), obsessions are "recurrent and persistent thoughts urges or images that are experienced as intrusive or unwanted ...

Trans — From the Moment of Birth - Brain Blogger (blog) - Monday, September 11, 2017 - 15:32

Trans — From the Moment of Birth
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Until a recent change in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association, this condition was labeled “gender dysphoria disorder.” Although trans men and women experience dysphoria (anxiety, depression, and suicidal ...

Is It Time to Modernize Medical Organizations? - Medscape - Monday, September 11, 2017 - 14:43

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Is It Time to Modernize Medical Organizations?
Medscape
The American Medical Association (AMA) recently, for the first time, elected a president who's a small-town rural family doc. That's a step forward in terms of diversifying its membership. There have also been efforts by the AMA to say, "If you come to ...

How 'the Ellis Island of the South' is teaching Americans to care for immigrants - Deseret News - Monday, September 11, 2017 - 14:21

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How 'the Ellis Island of the South' is teaching Americans to care for immigrants
Deseret News
To address the challenges involving caring for immigrants and refugees, the American Medical Association recently adopted new policies calling for, among other things, the protection of immigrant health records and the expansion of health insurance to ...

Major industry groups, state officials push Congress for CSR payments - Healthcare Dive - Monday, September 11, 2017 - 13:21

Major industry groups, state officials push Congress for CSR payments
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Eight major healthcare organizations, including the American Hospital Association and American Medical Association, are asking Congress to fund cost-sharing reduction (CSR) payments through 2019 to stabilize the individual health insurance market.

Brainstorm Health: 9/11 Health Effects, Allergan Mohawk Deal, Last-Ditch Obamacare Repeal - Fortune - Monday, September 11, 2017 - 13:18

Brainstorm Health: 9/11 Health Effects, Allergan Mohawk Deal, Last-Ditch Obamacare Repeal
Fortune
But the diagnosis of PTSD didn't get its start with the warfare of terror; it came to light after the terror of war—being added to the third edition of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM ...

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Flexible NFL helmet aims to reduce head injuries - Gant Daily

Flexible NFL helmet aims to reduce head injuriesGant DailyA recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found CTE in 99% of the brains of deceased NFL players donated to scientific research. The NFL has invested in preventing, diagnosing and treating head injuries.

New study on the placebo effect and antidepressants in children and adolescents - Science Daily

New study on the placebo effect and antidepressants in children and adolescentsScience DailyAlthough the clinical efficacy of antidepressants in children and adolescents is proven, it is frequently accompanied by side effects. In addition, the influence of the placebo effect on the efficacy of antidepressants is unclear.

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