Alternative form of mental health care gains foothold - Business Standard - Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 15:44

Alternative form of mental health care gains foothold
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"I would advise anyone to be carefully evaluated by a psychiatrist with expertise in treating psychotic disorders before embarking on any such alternative programs," said Ronald Pies, a professor of psychiatry at SUNY Upstate University, in Syracuse ...

Psychiatrists Reminded To Refrain From Armchair Analysis Of Public Figures - NPR - Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 10:01

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Psychiatrists Reminded To Refrain From Armchair Analysis Of Public Figures
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Earlier this week the American Psychiatric Association cautioned psychiatrists against taking part in a feverish new national hobby. Catching Pokémon wasn't mentioned. Psychoanalyzing Donald Trump was. On the organization's website APA president ...
What a Psychiatrist Won't Tell You About the CandidatesWhoWhatWhy / RealNewsProject (blog)
Amateurs analyze Trump's mind, but should the pros do it?North Delta Reporter

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New partnership aims to reduce opioid abuse in Rhode Island - FOX10 News - Friday, August 12, 2016 - 21:41

New partnership aims to reduce opioid abuse in Rhode Island
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island is partnering with the American Medical Association to reduce opioid abuse and heroin use. The American Medical Association, the Rhode Island Medical Society and state health officials announced Friday that they ...

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CIALIS COST - Viagra And Cialis Order - Tuscola Today (subscription) - Friday, August 12, 2016 - 21:35

CIALIS COST - Viagra And Cialis Order
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The GCDT says permafrost and thick rock ensure that, even in the case of a power cut, the seed samples will remain frozen. Once they are wet, place 1 seed in it, half inch deep. For a medical perspective on this topic, see the Commentary by Ronald Pies ...

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Cost, Not Choice, Is Top Concern of Health Insurance Customers - New York Times - Friday, August 12, 2016 - 19:07

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Cost, Not Choice, Is Top Concern of Health Insurance Customers
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The apprehension is not lost on regulators and lawmakers. On Thursday, the Obama administration said it was exploring ways to protect insurers from very expensive medical claims. And recently in The Journal of the American Medical Association ...
What will “bigness” do to healthcare?MedCity News

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NAMI class for family members starts soon - Chico Enterprise-Record - Friday, August 12, 2016 - 19:05

NAMI class for family members starts soon
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The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Butte County, referred to as NAMI of Butte County, is taking advance registrations for a new Family to Family class which will run from Aug. 17 through Nov. 2. The class is for family members and friends to ...

Schizophrenia symptoms may ease with exercise - CBS News - Friday, August 12, 2016 - 18:55

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Schizophrenia symptoms may ease with exercise
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Dr. Drew Ramsey, an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University, and chairman of the Communications Counsel for the American Psychiatric Association, told CBS News, "The theory is that lifestyle changes influence brain growth ...

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Marin Voice: Hope for Marin County's homeless and mentally ill - Marin Independent Journal - Friday, August 12, 2016 - 18:19

Marin Voice: Hope for Marin County's homeless and mentally ill
Marin Independent Journal
The House of Representatives recently passed HR 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2015. If enacted, the bill would provide support in three major ways; it would use more science driven treatment models, allow qualified ...

Ventricular Arrhythmia Risk Compared for Four Antidepressants - Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration) - Friday, August 12, 2016 - 17:28

Ventricular Arrhythmia Risk Compared for Four Antidepressants
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Starting citalopram treatment in older adults was associated with an increase in the 90-day risk of hospital encounter for ventricular arrhythmias, when compared to two referent antidepressants. Findings from the study are published in PLOS One. A team ...

Pastors Sue Illinois Over Gay Conversion Therapy Ban - NBCNews.com - Friday, August 12, 2016 - 16:01

Pastors Sue Illinois Over Gay Conversion Therapy Ban
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Cassidy's bill quoted language from the American Psychiatric Association warning in 2000 that "the potential risks of reparative therapy are great, including depression, anxiety and self-destructive behavior, since therapist alignment with societal ...

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UCLA Experts Are Available for Interviews About Marijuana-Related Topics - Newswise (press release)

UCLA Experts Are Available for Interviews About Marijuana-Related TopicsNewswise (press release)He is a fellow of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

AMA, others push for right to continue billing panel appeals - ModernHealthcare.com

AMA, others push for right to continue billing panel appealsModernHealthcare.comThe American Medical Association and other groups are now urging CMS to not only keep the panel around, but also allow it to operate the way it did before the 2011 tweaks.

Slow Medicine: Assessing the ACA in the Political Fog - MedPage Today (blog)

Slow Medicine: Assessing the ACA in the Political FogMedPage Today (blog)On the other hand, President Obama's recent defense of the ACA in the Journal of the American Medical Association papered over its flaws -- notably the fact that 29 million remain uninsured, a figure that the Congressional Budget Office predicts will ...

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