Nation's Largest Suicide Prevention Organization Thanks Congress for Passing Mental Health Legislation - Yahoo Sports - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 20:48

Nation's Largest Suicide Prevention Organization Thanks Congress for Passing Mental Health Legislation
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7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. House of Representatives last week passed the 21st Century Cures Act which contains provisions of the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2016, H.R. 2646. The U.S. Senate voted on December 7, ...

NAMI Celebrates Senate Passage of Mental Health Reform - PR Newswire (press release) - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 19:44

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NAMI Celebrates Senate Passage of Mental Health Reform
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ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) applauds and celebrates the U.S. Senate's passage of HR 34, the 21st Century Cures Act, legislation that sets a foundation for improving mental ...
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Local churches help NAMI-Yolo - Davis Enterprise - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 19:27

Local churches help NAMI-Yolo
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Two local church congregations are sustaining NAMI-Yolo, the local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, with donations this holiday season. NAMI-Yolo offers advocacy, support and recovery education to people living with mental illness.

The architect behind the CIA's torture program blames 'political correctness' for why the US doesn't torture anymore - Business Insider - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 18:26

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The architect behind the CIA's torture program blames 'political correctness' for why the US doesn't torture anymore
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Mitchell has been harshly criticized by human rights advocates and the American Psychiatric Association for the tactics he and other interrogators employed while attempting to elicit information from suspected terrorists. A 2014 Senate Intelligence ...

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ASD Epidemic - Salt Lake City Weekly - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 18:24

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ASD Epidemic
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After the American Psychiatric Association tightened up the criteria for ASDs in the fifth edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders published in 2013, experts figured that between 10 and 40 percent of existing diagnoses ...

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Danish RCT of cognitive behavior therapy for whatever ails your physician about you - PLoS Blogs (blog) - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 17:30

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Danish RCT of cognitive behavior therapy for whatever ails your physician about you
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See for instance the work of Allen Frances M.D., who had been the chair of the American Psychiatric Association 's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-IV) Task Force. He became a harsh critic of its shortcomings and the failures of APA to correct ...

Danish RCT of cognitive behavior therapy for whatever ails your physician about you - PLoS Blogs (blog) - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 17:30

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Danish RCT of cognitive behavior therapy for whatever ails your physician about you
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See for instance the work of Allen Frances M.D., who had been the chair of the American Psychiatric Association 's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-IV) Task Force. He became a harsh critic of its shortcomings and the failures of APA to correct ...

The Dangers of Energy Drinks: 5 Reasons You Should Quit Now - Daily Hornet (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog) - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 15:18

The Dangers of Energy Drinks: 5 Reasons You Should Quit Now
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Energy drinks are aggressively marketed as a quick and easy way for busy people to focus their concentration and power through the day, but the reality is that the beverages are far less effective than the average cup of coffee, and could potentially ...

Physicians Disagree with American Medical Association's Endorsement of Tom Price - Executive Insight - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 13:49

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Physicians Disagree with American Medical Association's Endorsement of Tom Price
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Thousands of physicians announced their disagreement with the American Medical Association's (AMA) support for Rep. Tom Price, MD, R-Ga., chairman of the House Budget Committee, as secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). Approximately ...
Trump's HHS Pick Divides Physicians, Organized MedicineMedscape
Docs, AMA divided over Tom Price appointmentFierceHealthcare
Doctors say HHS nominee Tom Price may be good for them but bad for patientsMarketWatch
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Malta becomes first European country to ban 'gay cure' therapy - The Guardian - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 11:22

Malta becomes first European country to ban 'gay cure' therapy
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In the US, where the practice is banned on minors in several states, the American Psychiatric Association has said it opposes any treatment “based on the assumption that homosexuality per se is a mental disorder or … that a patient should change his ...

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Glenview Resident Orr Honored For Grassroots Involvement With NAMI - Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

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A Comprehensive Guide to the Best Mental Health Resources - Yahoo Sports

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