Law to fix 'mental-health care' blasted as anti-liberty - WND.com - Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 05:05

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Law to fix 'mental-health care' blasted as anti-liberty
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The House Energy and Commerce Committee announced a full committee markup set for Wednesday for H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act introduced by Rep. Tim Murphy, a Pennsylvania Republican whose profession, outside of ...
Advocates Reject Revised "Murphy Bill" as Still Harmful to Individuals with Mental Health ConditionsPR Newswire (press release)

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Scientists found something strange when they looked at the brains of pot smokers - ScienceAlert - Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 01:11

Scientists found something strange when they looked at the brains of pot smokers
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... researchers at the Centre for BrainHealth at the University of Texas, Dallas, took a look at the brains of 53 daily long-term pot users (14 of whom met the American Psychiatric Association's criteria for addiction) and 68 people who'd never used ...

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Update: Conversion Camps Still Exist. This Girl's Out, But What Damage is Being Done to Others? - Yahoo News - Friday, June 10, 2016 - 22:38

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Update: Conversion Camps Still Exist. This Girl's Out, But What Damage is Being Done to Others?
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Many prominent professional mental health organizations, including the American Health Association, American Psychiatric Association, and American Academy of Pediatrics consider conversion therapy harmful to young people and feel it encourages ...
Texas family raising money to rescue teen from gay conversion therapyWTNH Connecticut News (press release)
Family Fights to Free Texas Teen from Gay Conversion TherapySan Antonio Current (blog)

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Health|Officials Preparing for Zika Virus to Spread in the US - New York Times - Friday, June 10, 2016 - 20:41

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Health|Officials Preparing for Zika Virus to Spread in the US
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Opinion. Today's Opinion · Op-Ed Columnists · Editorials · Contributing Writers · Op-Ed Contributors · Opinionator · Letters · Sunday Review · Taking Note · Room for Debate · Public Editor · Video: Opinion ...

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Lab Worker in Pittsburgh Is Accidentally Infected With Zika Virus - New York Times - Friday, June 10, 2016 - 20:36

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Lab Worker in Pittsburgh Is Accidentally Infected With Zika Virus
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Opinion. Today's Opinion · Op-Ed Columnists · Editorials · Contributing Writers · Op-Ed Contributors · Opinionator · Letters · Sunday Review · Taking Note · Room for Debate · Public Editor · Video: Opinion ...

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Major Review Finds Antidepressants Ineffective, Potentially Harmful for Children and Teens - Mad In America - Friday, June 10, 2016 - 20:17

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Major Review Finds Antidepressants Ineffective, Potentially Harmful for Children and Teens
Mad In America
In a large review study published this week in The Lancet, researchers assessed the effectiveness and potential harms of fourteen different antidepressants for their use in children and adolescents. The negative results, familiar to MIA readers, are ...

LGBT-who? Decoding the ever-changing acronym. - Washington Post - Friday, June 10, 2016 - 20:04

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LGBT-who? Decoding the ever-changing acronym.
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However, acknowledging meant it could be classified as a mental disorder. Once the American Psychiatric Association removed “homosexuality” from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders in 1974, gay became the favored umbrella term ...

18 Historic Moments in the Fight for LGBT Equality - TeenVogue.com - Friday, June 10, 2016 - 19:43

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18 Historic Moments in the Fight for LGBT Equality
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After years of studies, analysis, and changing cultural attitudes, the American Psychiatric Association's board of directors removed homosexuality from the official list of mental illnesses, known as the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental ...

Advocates Reject Revised "Murphy Bill" as Still Harmful to Individuals with Mental Health Conditions - PR Newswire (press release) - Friday, June 10, 2016 - 16:02

Advocates Reject Revised "Murphy Bill" as Still Harmful to Individuals with Mental Health Conditions
PR Newswire (press release)
WASHINGTON, June 10, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the House Energy and Commerce Committee announces that it will mark up the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (H.R. 2646) next week, mental health advocates are ramping up ...

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Are antidepressants the answer for depression? - Washington Post - Friday, June 10, 2016 - 15:39

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Are antidepressants the answer for depression?
Washington Post
Few areas of science have been as locked in bitter controversy as psychiatry and psychopharmacology, the study of how drugs affect the brain and the mind. Do antidepressants work well on depression? If not, what do they work on? These are not matters ...

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Sharfstein leaves Sheppard Pratt an expanded mental health system after 30 years. - Baltimore Sun (blog)

Sharfstein leaves Sheppard Pratt an expanded mental health system after 30 years.Baltimore Sun (blog)As president of the American Psychiatric Association, Sharfstein went on NBC's Today Show in 2005 to respond to Tom Cruise's widely publicized rant against the field of psychiatry and the actress Brooke Shields

Dr. Yag-Howard testifies before American Medical Association - Naples Daily News

Dr. Yag-Howard testifies before American Medical AssociationNaples Daily NewsSpeaking as a delegate from the American Academy of Dermatology, her amendment to a resolution before the American Medical Association's House of Delegates encouraged the AMA to work with the U.S.

House committee advances mental health, suicide prevention funding - Augusta Free Press

House committee advances mental health, suicide prevention fundingAugusta Free Pressafsp2 On Wednesday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee unanimously approved a revised version of the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (H.R. 2646). Introduced and championed by Rep.

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