'Do Antidepressants Work?' is the Wrong Question - Mad In America - Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 10:07

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'Do Antidepressants Work?' is the Wrong Question
Mad In America
A recent study, published in BMC Psychiatry, explores the lived experience of individuals taking antidepressant medication. The qualitative study, conducted in New Zealand, shows the complexity and diversity of experiences for antidepressant users.

Psychiatrist says suicide defendant was 'intoxicated' by antidepressants - Boston Herald - Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 09:36

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Psychiatrist says suicide defendant was 'intoxicated' by antidepressants
Boston Herald
A controversial psychiatrist said Michelle Carter was “involuntarily intoxicated” by antidepressants when she sent text messages encouraging her high school boyfriend to kill himself, as prosecutors seeking an involuntary manslaughter conviction sought ...
Psychiatrist: Antidepressants altered Michelle Carter's brain in texting suicide casewwlp.com

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Psychiatrist: Antidepressants altered Michelle Carter's brain in texting suicide case - wwlp.com - Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 06:32

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Psychiatrist: Antidepressants altered Michelle Carter's brain in texting suicide case
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TAUNTON, Mass. (WPRI) — A psychiatrist hired by Michelle Carter's defense team testified Tuesday that the 20-year-old Plainville woman was “intoxicated” by antidepressants when she encouraged her friend to kill himself in 2014. A judge is trying to ...
Doc: Drugs spurred textsBoston Herald

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LETTER: Bill at Nevada Legislature to address reparative therapy raises issues - Las Vegas Review-Journal - Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 04:29

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LETTER: Bill at Nevada Legislature to address reparative therapy raises issues
Las Vegas Review-Journal
According to The American Psychiatric Association, however, post-traumatic stress disorder is a very difficult manifestation for a person to experience. As a psychotherapist, I have treated scores of LGBT persons who are in post-traumatic stress due to ...

NAMI On Campus Hosts an Art Therapy Session - The State Times - Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 23:43

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NAMI On Campus Hosts an Art Therapy Session
The State Times
NAMI On Campus, SUNY Oneonta's chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, hosted an Art Therapy session in Fitzelle 206 this past Thursday at 8:00 p.m. The Alliance provided coloring books, art supplies, and a relaxing atmosphere for students ...

Conversion therapy is “torture”: LGBT survivors are fighting to ban “pray the gay away” camps - Salon - Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 22:59

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Conversion therapy is “torture”: LGBT survivors are fighting to ban “pray the gay away” camps
Salon
In addition to opposition from the APA, this high rate of trauma among survivors is why organizations like the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Counseling Association, and American Psychiatric Association have denounced the practice for years.

Psychiatrist: Antidepressants altered Michelle Carter's brain in texting suicide case - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News - Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 22:46

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Psychiatrist: Antidepressants altered Michelle Carter's brain in texting suicide case
WPRI 12 Eyewitness News
TAUNTON, Mass. (WPRI) — A psychiatrist hired by Michelle Carter's defense team testified Tuesday that the 20-year-old Plainville woman was “intoxicated” by antidepressants when she encouraged her friend to kill himself in 2014. A judge is trying to ...

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How an obscure Obamacare provision is quietly saving lives, and money, in Missouri - STLtoday.com - Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 21:40

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How an obscure Obamacare provision is quietly saving lives, and money, in Missouri
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In 2015, Missouri's health home program won the American Psychiatric Association's Gold Achievement Award for community health services. The program is now considered a national model. If there is a downside to the health home initiative, it is that ...
Proposed Health Law Worries Mental Health And Addiction Treatment AdvocatesWFYI
American Health Care Act - Congressional Budget OfficeCongressional Budget Office

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American Psychiatric Association Says Ketamine Can Treat Depression, But Don't Expect the FDA to Approve It - Reason (blog) - Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 21:02

Reason (blog)

American Psychiatric Association Says Ketamine Can Treat Depression, But Don't Expect the FDA to Approve It
Reason (blog)
The anaesthetic ketamine has been a popular party drug for decades due to its ability to put users in a blissful mood. Earlier this month, the American Psychiatric Association released a consensus statement acknowledging that the drug might also be a ...
Ketamine For Severe Depression: 'How Do You Not Offer This Drug to People?'WUNC
Is it safe to take ketamine for severe depression?Atlanta Journal Constitution
Ketamine For Depression: Is It Safe?Science World Report

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Most Antidepressants are Ineffective for Children: Study - ScienceNewsHub - Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 19:44

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Most Antidepressants are Ineffective for Children: Study
ScienceNewsHub
FRANCE/UK – Most antidepressants are ineffective and sometimes dangerous for children and adolescents with major depression, according to a major study published last week in the British medical journal The Lancet. The international group of scientists ...

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Longtime Medical Association Executive to Retire as CEO of International Medical Specialty Association - Yahoo Finance

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New Vista Behavioral Health Welcomes Avalon Malibu to Their Family of Addiction and Mental Health Treatment Centers - PR Newswire (press release)

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