Researchers Study Obesity, Depression - Valley News - Monday, August 14, 2017 - 04:13

Researchers Study Obesity, Depression
Valley News
They don't lend themselves to episodic treatment,” said Anita Everett, president of the American Psychiatric Association. “It's not like you take a course of treatment to (make it) go away.” Already, research suggests primary care physicians, who are ...

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Scientists Still Don't Fully Understand the Connection Between Obesity and Depression - Futurism - Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 22:32

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Scientists Still Don't Fully Understand the Connection Between Obesity and Depression
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They don't lend themselves to episodic treatment,” said Anita Everett, president of the American Psychiatric Association. “It's not like you take a course of treatment to [make it] go away.” Already, research suggests primary care physicians, who are ...

Nonprofit: NAMI Missoula offers course on mental illness - The Missoulian - Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 18:02

The Missoulian

Nonprofit: NAMI Missoula offers course on mental illness
The Missoulian
The National Alliance on Mental Illness Missoula will sponsor the Family-to-Family Education Program specifically for parents, siblings, spouses and significant others of a person with a serious mental illness. The free 12-week class begins in Missoula ...

NAMI-BI forms family support group - Block Island Times (press release) (subscription) (blog) - Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 11:39

Block Island Times (press release) (subscription) (blog)

NAMI-BI forms family support group
Block Island Times (press release) (subscription) (blog)
In the photo, left to right, are Beth Tengwall, Socha Cohen, Cindy Elder, Director of NAMI- RI, Steve Hollaway and Gloria Redlich. The four members of the National Alliance on Mental Health, Block Island chapter, have formed a family support network.

TRAVIS JOHNSTON: What do Americans think should be done about the opioid crisis? - News Chief - Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 10:54

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TRAVIS JOHNSTON: What do Americans think should be done about the opioid crisis?
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An American Psychiatric Association poll found people strongly favor expanding access to treatment, with 58 percent in favor. In surveys by STAT and the Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health, researchers similarly found that 84 percent of the public ...
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Local physician named president of Kentucky Medical Association - The Independent - Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 09:34

The Independent

Local physician named president of Kentucky Medical Association
The Independent
"We can get these issues out there and make a difference about what is being done at the state level and at the national because he will be the state's representative in the American Medical Association's House of Delegates. That is a powerful lobby ...

Sunday NRV letters - Roanoke Times - Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 09:05

Sunday NRV letters
Roanoke Times
But what doesn't change is NAMI's simple test for health reform: Will Americans have more mental health coverage and better care? To date, the answer has been no. Whether it's the revised Senate bill, repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or repeal ...

Hording help: Digging out of a dark secret - Statesman Journal - Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 22:19

Hording help: Digging out of a dark secret
Statesman Journal
Hoarding is recognized in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the bible of the American Psychiatric Association. It affects up to 6 percent of the population, or as many as 19 million Americans and 240,000 Oregonians. Producers ...

Study Finds 1 in 8 Americans Struggles with Alcohol Abuse - KDRV - Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 20:16

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Study Finds 1 in 8 Americans Struggles with Alcohol Abuse
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For the JAMA Psychiatry study, researchers used the DSM-IVdefinition laid out by the American Psychiatric Association in 1994. This definition combines factors of alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence like: Drinking interfering with home, family, or job ...
Alcoholism Is On The Rise — Especially Amongst WomenRefinery29
Prevalence of Alcohol Use, High-Risk Drinking, and DSM-IV Alcohol Use Disorder | Psychiatry | JAMA Psychiatry | The ...The JAMA Network
Alcohol Abuse Rising Among Women; DUIs, TooNPR
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Journal of the American Medical Association Psychology - Benzinga - Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 18:59

Journal of the American Medical Association Psychology
Benzinga
Getting drunk early and often is an equal opportunity affliction, according to a new study, which shows alcoholism rising sharply across every demo of drinkers. Whether they prefer moonshine or merlot, one out of every eight Americans has an alcohol ...

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Monitoring outcomes is key to improving mental health treatment in South Africa - Independent Online

Monitoring outcomes is key to improving mental health treatment in South AfricaIndependent OnlineThis enables doctors to make evidence based decisions about which patients with depression should be prescribed medication and which should receive other kinds of treatment.

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