“The 'Extreme' Side-Effects of Antidepressants” - Mad In America - Friday, October 21, 2016 - 01:18

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“The 'Extreme' Side-Effects of Antidepressants
Mad In America
"I was getting seizure-like symptoms, where my muscles were jolting around of their own accord," Claire Hanley tells the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme, explaining the effects she says antidepressants had on her body. "Within two weeks I'd tried ...

Lame Duck Congress Likely to Mull Health Bills - MedPage Today - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 21:25

Lame Duck Congress Likely to Mull Health Bills
MedPage Today
Mental health -- specifically H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, which passed the House overwhelmingly in July -- could be on the docket for the lame duck session, said Sperling, noting that the bill passed the House ...

Renowned Medical Acupuncture and Weight Loss Specialist Washington Bryan II, MD, will be Displayed in the ... - PR NewsChannel (press release) - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 20:59

Renowned Medical Acupuncture and Weight Loss Specialist Washington Bryan II, MD, will be Displayed in the ...
PR NewsChannel (press release)
Dr. Bryan stays at the forefront of his challenging field through his professional society memberships with American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, Obesity Medicine Association, the American Medical Association, and American Society of Nutrition.

Kenneth Appelbaum to receive National Commission on Correctional Health Care award - News from the University of Massachusetts - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 20:44

Kenneth Appelbaum to receive National Commission on Correctional Health Care award
News from the University of Massachusetts
Earlier this year, he called on the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and other mental health organizations to oppose solitary confinement in U.S. prisons in an editorial he wrote for the Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law.

Should I Take Antidepressants If I Have Cancer? - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (blog) - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 19:24

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (blog)

Should I Take Antidepressants If I Have Cancer?
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (blog)
Though various antidepressants and antianxiety medications have been shown to ease emotional symptoms, people can be hesitant to take them. That's understandable, says MSK psychiatrist Jeffrey Freedman. Many people don't think about taking ...

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More American men with early-stage prostate cancer could opt out of immediate treatment - Science Daily - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 18:10

More American men with early-stage prostate cancer could opt out of immediate treatment
Science Daily
Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Oncology online Oct. 20, the report shows that well over half of 32,518 men in Sweden diagnosed with prostate cancers least likely to spread chose monitoring during a recent, five-year ...

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Is this time the charm for rewriting the tax code? - Politico - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 18:01

Is this time the charm for rewriting the tax code?
Politico
With help from Taylor Gee, Kaitlyn Burton and Mary Lee. SEVENTEEN: The new Senate is likely to focus on issues that already have bipartisan consensus, namely international tax reform (which probably incoming leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has already ...

What's hidden in the Great Clown Panic of 2016 - Philly.com - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 17:05

What's hidden in the Great Clown Panic of 2016
Philly.com
While there is a name for fear of clowns - coulrophobia - it is not listed as a disorder by the World Health Organization or the American Psychiatric Association. It may soon be. Then it will have a charity to "raise awareness," followed by a ...

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Antidepressants Worsen Sexual Dysfunction and Depression? - Medscape - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 16:10

Medscape

Antidepressants Worsen Sexual Dysfunction and Depression?
Medscape
Currently available antidepressants may aggravate sexual dysfunction and make depression worse, a new survey of US adults with major depressive disorder (MDD) suggests. "This survey provides a new window into the lives of those trying to manage and ...

5 myths about binge eating disorder that can change your life - New York Daily News - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 15:32

New York Daily News

5 myths about binge eating disorder that can change your life
New York Daily News
Binge eating disorder is classified as a mental illness by the American Psychiatric Association's fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Trust me, nobody wants to have a mental illness, but the APA did the right ...

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Is Internet Gaming Disorder A Legitimate Diagnosis? - Vocativ

Is Internet Gaming Disorder A Legitimate Diagnosis?VocativInternet Gaming Disorder sounds a bit like a made-up psychological problem — but in 2013, it was recognized by the American Psychiatric Association, not as a formal condition, but as something warranting more clinical research.

World Medical Association president attends Indian court hearing in corruption case - Thomson Reuters Foundation

World Medical Association president attends Indian court hearing in corruption caseThomson Reuters FoundationBased in France, the WMA sets ethical standards for physicians worldwide and represents millions of doctors.

World Medical Association president attends Indian court hearing in corruption case - Thomson Reuters Foundation

World Medical Association president attends Indian court hearing in corruption caseThomson Reuters FoundationBased in France, the WMA sets ethical standards for physicians worldwide and represents millions of doctors.

World Medical Association president attends Indian court ... - Thomson Reuters Foundation

World Medical Association president attends Indian court ...Thomson Reuters FoundationBased in France, the WMA sets ethical standards for physicians worldwide and represents millions of doctors. Known for its pioneering work in ethics, its members include the American Medical Association and the British Medical Association.

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