What it means to be transgender in a world that doesn't always understand - LancasterOnline - Sunday, June 12, 2016 - 11:38

LancasterOnline

What it means to be transgender in a world that doesn't always understand
LancasterOnline
... neurodevelopment of brain as the origin of a person's gender identity. These medical studies — and the recent change by the American Psychiatric Association to recognize gender dysphoria as a condition and not a mental disorder — reflect a ...

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Sunday's letters: Tail wagging the dog - BlueRidgeNow.com - Sunday, June 12, 2016 - 08:43

Sunday's letters: Tail wagging the dog
BlueRidgeNow.com
For nearly 40 years, the American Psychiatric Association classified the LGBT Community as mentally ill. With the recent lifting of that classification, we're supposed to welcome perversion as just another mainstream lifestyle? President Obama claims ...

… Creating the medical school of the future; - American Medical Association (blog) - Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 20:43

… Creating the medical school of the future;
American Medical Association (blog)
I'll provide a full update at the Interim meeting this November. At that time I'll also outline our approaches to help physicians adapt to the MACRA legislation—work that's already started but will be more refined once the final rule is established ...

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Judge to release records with claim Paterno told of abuse - WPXI Pittsburgh - Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 19:50

WPXI Pittsburgh

Judge to release records with claim Paterno told of abuse
WPXI Pittsburgh
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." ... The judge strongly ...

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Most antidepressant drugs ineffective for children and teens, according to study - Science Daily - Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 14:34

Mad In America

Most antidepressant drugs ineffective for children and teens, according to study
Science Daily
Most available antidepressants are ineffective, and some may be unsafe, for children and teenagers with major depression, according to the most comprehensive comparison of commonly prescribed antidepressant drugs so far, published in The Lancet.
Major Review Finds Antidepressants Ineffective, Potentially Harmful for Children and TeensMad In America
Majority Of Antidepressants Don't Work On Kids, Teens With Depression: StudyCounsel & Heal
Most antidepressants fail to treat children, teenagersThe Indian Express
Brisbane Times
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Texas family raising money to rescue teen from gay conversion therapy - KRQE News 13 - Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 13:15

KRQE News 13

Texas family raising money to rescue teen from gay conversion therapy
KRQE News 13
The American Medical Association, American Psychiatric Association and American College of Physicians oppose conversion therapy, stating evidence shows the practice is largely ineffective and often causes emotional or physical harm to patients.

Most antidepressants fail to treat children, teenagers - The Indian Express - Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 07:15

The Indian Express

Most antidepressants fail to treat children, teenagers
The Indian Express
According to a study, most of the commonly prescribed antidepressant drugs are ineffective and some may be unsafe for children and teenagers with major depression. “The balance of risks and benefits of antidepressants for the treatment of major ...
Major Review Finds Antidepressants Ineffective, Potentially Harmful for Children and TeensMad In America
Majority Of Antidepressants Don't Work On Kids, Teens With Depression: StudyCounsel & Heal

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Study: Most Antidepressants Don't Work for Young Patients - Sci-Tech Today - Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 07:00

Sci-Tech Today

Study: Most Antidepressants Don't Work for Young Patients
Sci-Tech Today
Federal health officials failed to force a recall of peanut butter and almond products for three months after advanced DNA testing confirmed salmonella contamination, government investigators reported Thursday. Despite new legal powers to compel ...

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Antidepressants Ineffective in Teens - Sci-Tech Today - Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 07:00

Sci-Tech Today

Antidepressants Ineffective in Teens
Sci-Tech Today
Scientists say most antidepressants don't work for children or teenagers with major depression, some may be unsafe, and the quality of evidence about these drugs is so bad the researchers cannot be sure if any are truly effective or safe. In the ...

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The Role of the Psychiatrist Working with Transgender Patients - Healio - Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 06:31

The Role of the Psychiatrist Working with Transgender Patients
Healio
Report of the American Psychiatric Association Task Force on Treatment of Gender Identity Disorder. Arch Sex Behav. 2012;41(4):759–796. doi:10.1007/s10508-012-9975-x [CrossRef]; Hansbury G, Pula J, Sakeopoulou A. Conceptual, technical and ...

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