Normalising narcissism - The Economist - Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 14:53

Normalising narcissism
The Economist
THE website of the American Psychiatric Association warns members not to opine on the mental health of Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton or other challengers for the White House. The notice, first reported by the Washington Post, reminds psychiatrists that ...

Docs equate EHRs to 'shackles,' say they hurt morale - FierceHealthcare - Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 14:35

Docs equate EHRs to 'shackles,' say they hurt morale
FierceHealthcare
... but the systems are rife with shortcomings, particularly in the increasingly complex world of medicine, according to a new viewpoint article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The article, written by doctors from the ...

NAMI course on mental illness for family... - Leominster Champion - Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 13:00

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NAMI course on mental illness for family...
Leominster Champion
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of North Central Massachusetts will offer NAMI's 12-week Family-to-Family Education Program, a free course for family caregivers of individuals with severe mental illnesses, starting Friday, Sept. 9 in ...
NAMI offers counseling for families dealing with mental illnessRichland Source
Mental illness education course offered in BrunswickTimes Record (subscription)

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There's a simple fix for Obamacare's current woes: the public option - Vox - Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 12:40

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There's a simple fix for Obamacare's current woes: the public option
Vox
President Obama is also reaffirming his support for the public option. In an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the "doctor in chief" extolled the health law's achievements — which include a 43 percent reduction in the share ...
Why Is Aetna Leaving Most of Its Obamacare Exchanges?The Atlantic
Aetna pulls out of exchanges, highlighting a major challenge for Obamacare (+video)Christian Science Monitor
Aetna Leaving Health Insurance Exchanges Due to DOJ LawsuitHealthPayerIntelligence.com
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Distrustful of authority, a Holocaust survivor became a fierce critic of medical establishment - STAT - Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 10:10

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Distrustful of authority, a Holocaust survivor became a fierce critic of medical establishment
STAT
She organized a Mother's Day demonstration at a drug-launch event sponsored by the American Psychiatric Association. Sharav and a dozen other protesters crashed the meeting at a Times Square hotel, chanting “Clozapine is priced obscene,” and agreed ...

'Mr. Robot' Season 2, Episode 7: Escaping Reality - New York Times - Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 03:11

New York Times

'Mr. Robot' Season 2, Episode 7: Escaping Reality
New York Times
Exposing Ray's illegal activities earned Elliot early release from whatever sentence he'd incurred — as well as the gratitude of the man himself, who'd existed in a state of denial about his own website until a delusional hacker, of all people, helped ...
'Mr. Robot' Renewed For Season 3 By USADeadline
Mr. Robot creator explains season 2s big twist - HitFixHitFix

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Target to Spend $20 Million to Build Single-Stall Bathrooms - Newsmax - Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 03:06

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Target to Spend $20 Million to Build Single-Stall Bathrooms
Newsmax
Target announced Wednesday that it will spend millions of dollars to add single-stall bathrooms in its stores, months after it caught heat for its transgender bathroom use policy. According to USA Today, about 1,400 of the retail giant's 1,800 stores ...

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Dr. John MacIver of North Chatham, psychiatrist with a restless intellect, dies at 92 - The Boston Globe - Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 22:31

Dr. John MacIver of North Chatham, psychiatrist with a restless intellect, dies at 92
The Boston Globe
Those who knew John MacIver saw him as a Renaissance man: a skilled psychiatrist, a reflective philosopher, an adept pilot. He lived introspectively, following his heart as he gracefully handled life's challenges, his sons said. Dr. MacIver pursued his ...

What We Actually Know About Hillary Clinton's and Donald Trump's Health - Fortune - Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 20:51

Fortune

What We Actually Know About Hillary Clinton's and Donald Trump's Health
Fortune
So many mental health professionals, who don't know Trump personally, have speculated on Trump's mental health that the American Psychiatric Association felt compelled to issue a rebuke earlier this month.”The unique atmosphere of this year's election ...
What we know about the health of Donald Trump and Hillary ClintonPolitiFact
Video proves Clinton suffering seizures? Not so, I was there - Associated PressAssociated Press
Fake Clinton Medical RecordsFactCheck.org
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Is This Patient Suicidal? Tips for Effective Assessment - Psychiatry Advisor - Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 20:42

Psychiatry Advisor

Is This Patient Suicidal? Tips for Effective Assessment
Psychiatry Advisor
According to the American Psychiatric Association's 2010 Practice Guideline for Assessment and Treatment of Patients with Suicidal Behaviors, self-report scales may be helpful framework in structuring the assessment process.6 However, the guideline ...

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Anti-LGBT 'Study' Continues Long, Dark Legacy of Right-Wing Junk Science - The New Civil Rights Movement

Anti-LGBT 'Study' Continues Long, Dark Legacy of Right-Wing Junk ScienceThe New Civil Rights Movement... of homosexuality, her position prevailed and eventually became the accepted scientific view.

Paramedics shouldn't be kept on the sidelines - Stars and Stripes

Paramedics shouldn't be kept on the sidelinesStars and StripesAfter the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association attributed the miraculous survival rate — 261 of the 264 casualties — to the fact that EMS units were already on the scene when th

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