Creepy Clowns? Really? That's The Best You've Got? - kmmsam - Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 10:24

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Creepy Clowns? Really? That's The Best You've Got?
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Although the term is not listed in World Health Organization or the American Psychiatric Association, — Coulrophobia is often used to define the fear of clowns. I was never afraid of clowns as a kid. I always wondered what they were hiding behind the ...

Comings and Goings: September/October 2016 - Associations Now - Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 10:10

Comings and Goings: September/October 2016
Associations Now
Daniel Gillison was promoted to executive director of the American Psychiatric Association Foundation. Previously he was its national director of county solutions and innovation. The National Federation of Independent Business hired David Addington as ...

“Still Crazy After All These Years: Psychiatric Lock-Down Returns To The US” - Mad In America - Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 10:10

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“Still Crazy After All These Years: Psychiatric Lock-Down Returns To The US”
Mad In America
For Activist Post, Janet Phelan reports on the new psychiatric hospitals being built in droves across the US. She connects the increase in psychiatric hospitalizations to the mental health “Murphy Bill” which just passed the House of Representatives ...

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"No hay una píldora para cada problema de la vida" - Economía y Negocios online - Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 10:00

"No hay una píldora para cada problema de la vida"
Economía y Negocios online
En la práctica, es el libro de referencia de todo experto en salud mental y en él se indican las sugerencias farmacológicas con que cada síndrome se debe tratar. Allen Frances, psiquiatra que estuvo a cargo de la cuarta edición del DSM -en 2013 ya se ...

ADHD: Causes, course, treatment - The Herald Journal - Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 08:51

The Herald Journal

ADHD: Causes, course, treatment
The Herald Journal
... Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), and most recently Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Its primary symptoms are inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. The American Psychiatric Association says 5 percent of American children have ...

NAMI aims to 'stomp out' stigma - New Jersey Herald - Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 04:06

NAMI aims to 'stomp out' stigma
New Jersey Herald
To fight the stigma of mental illness, Yudof said, spread the words of recovery through presentations, take the stigma-free pledge at nami.org, join a walk, wear NAMI or other pro-recovery materials, use social media to spread the word, and even ...

Behavioral health groups set discussion on suicide prevention - Winston-Salem Journal - Monday, October 10, 2016 - 21:01

Behavioral health groups set discussion on suicide prevention
Winston-Salem Journal
A coalition of public health groups will host an event Thursday focused on suicide prevention among youth and young adults. The free event will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Gray Auditorium at the Old Salem Visitor's Center, 900 Old Salem Road.

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Why Australia Treats Medical Cannabis With Extreme Care - Leafly - Monday, October 10, 2016 - 19:51

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Why Australia Treats Medical Cannabis With Extreme Care
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That's all well and good, but last year, across the Atlantic, the Journal of the American Medical Association conducted a systematic review of benefits and adverse effects of cannabis used medicinally, and found moderate-level evidence to support the ...

Doctors Can Predict If Antidepressants Will Work For You - TIME - Monday, October 10, 2016 - 19:06

Doctors Can Predict If Antidepressants Will Work For You
TIME
Antidepressants can be very effective in treating depression, but the drugs are often a hit or miss; of the 10% of Americans diagnosed with depression, the medications generally work in about half of cases. Even then, finding the right antidepressant ...

Doctors Can Predict If Antidepressants Will Work For You - Yahoo Finance - Monday, October 10, 2016 - 19:06

Yahoo Finance

Doctors Can Predict If Antidepressants Will Work For You
Yahoo Finance
Antidepressants can be very effective in treating depression, but the drugs are often a hit or miss; of the 10% of Americans diagnosed with depression, the medications generally work in about half of cases. Even then, finding the right antidepressant ...

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NAMI Santa Cruz Expresses Deep Sadness at Horrible Death of Sean Arlt - Bay Area Indymedia

NAMI Santa Cruz Expresses Deep Sadness at Horrible Death of Sean ArltBay Area IndymediaNAMI members who rely on law enforcement are especially shaken. Those who are living with mental illness deserve non-lethal interventions to help in a psychiatric crisis.

Digital health a 'first responder' for behavioral health conditions - TechTarget (blog)

Digital health a 'first responder' for behavioral health conditionsTechTarget (blog)Torous also works with the American Psychiatric Association, whose Smartphone App Evaluation Task Force is working to develop guidelines and standards for how to find a good app.

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