Family fights for mental health parity - WWMT-TV - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 22:12

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Family fights for mental health parity
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Newschannel 3 reached out to multiple members of congress representing West Michigan to see if any such corrective measures were in the works, a spokesperson from Rep. Bill Huizenga's office emphasized Huizenga's support of H.R. 2646, which seeks to ...
Candidates gives views on guns and mental healthRedding Record Searchlight

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Paperback Row - New York Times - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 16:36

Paperback Row
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CORRUPTION IN AMERICA: From Benjamin Franklin's Snuff Box to Citizens United, by Zephyr Teachout. (Harvard University, $18.95.) The founding fathers were deeply concerned with the threat corruption posed to their emergent government. Teachout, a ...

Book Review|'The Mirror Thief,' by Martin Seay - New York Times - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 15:33

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Book Review|'The Mirror Thief,' by Martin Seay
New York Times
This was the only book I needed; the book I was raving about to my friends before I'd even finished it. The novel whose bookmark was simply a pencil, because of the volume of notes I was making in its margins. “The Mirror Thief” is Martin Seay's debut ...

Book Review|'Capture: Unraveling the Mystery of Mental Suffering,' by David A. Kessler - New York Times - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 15:32

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Book Review|'Capture: Unraveling the Mystery of Mental Suffering,' by David A. Kessler
New York Times
For all his extraordinary talent and success, he could not pry himself away from the cast of mind that wound up convincing him that he'd be better off dead. “Jumping out of a burning building,” his mother tells David A. Kessler in his new book “Capture ...

'Secondhand Time,' by Svetlana Alexievich - New York Times - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 15:32

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'Secondhand Time,' by Svetlana Alexievich
New York Times
A Moscow street vendor selling watermelons for more than 25 rubles a kilo in the summer of 1992; they were previously two rubles a kilo. Credit David Brauchli/Associated Press. SECONDHAND TIME The Last of the Soviets By Svetlana Alexievich Translated ...

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NAMI Family to Family program helps with the stress of mental illness - KSDK.com - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 15:27

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NAMI Family to Family program helps with the stress of mental illness
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Johnston works at the St. Charles office of NAMI St. Louis, the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Johnston said that feeling of helplessness and hopelessness is the reason the Family to Family program was created. "Families need people who care ...
NAMI and Mental Health Advocates Present Petitions Signed by 200000 Americans to Senate Leaders, Calling for Vote ...PR Newswire (press release)
Why America Should Take Mental Disorders Seriously NowParent Herald

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Sebastian Junger's 'Tribe' - New York Times - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 15:25

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Sebastian Junger's 'Tribe'
New York Times
Sebastian Junger co-directed two documentary films, “Restrepo” and “Korengal,” about a platoon of American soldiers deployed to a tiny, utterly primitive and exceedingly dangerous outpost in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley. Both films were riveting ...

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Book Review|'From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime,' by Elizabeth Hinton - New York Times - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 15:12

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Book Review|'From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime,' by Elizabeth Hinton
New York Times
A visit to the South Bronx: President Jimmy Carter in 1977. Credit Dan Farrell/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images. FROM THE WAR ON POVERTY TO THE WAR ON CRIME The Making of Mass Incarceration in America By Elizabeth Hinton Illustrated.

In Defense of Antidepressants - Wall Street Journal - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 14:56

Wall Street Journal

In Defense of Antidepressants
Wall Street Journal
Do antidepressants work? The notion that they don't—that Prozac, Lexapro and other drugs are little more than placebos with side effects—has become mainstream. “Antidepressant Lift May Be All in Your Head,” a typical headline reads, atop an article ...
8 Surprising Reasons People Are Taking AntidepressantsHuffington Post
Nearly Half of Antidepressants Not Prescribed for Depression, Study FindsABC News
Antidepressants aren't just for depression anymore, study findsLos Angeles Times
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In Defense of Antidepressants - Wall Street Journal - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 14:56

Wall Street Journal

In Defense of Antidepressants
Wall Street Journal
As I read the formal findings, they jibe with what my clinical work as a psychiatrist had led me to expect. Antidepressants are harmful in a subset of depressed patients but helpful for most. Little of the benefit comes from the classic placebo effect ...

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Mental Health: How the Pardes Prize Is Making a Difference - Newswise (press release)

Mental Health: How the Pardes Prize Is Making a DifferenceNewswise (press release)Dr. Pardes is the former director of the National Institutes of Mental Health, Past President of the American Psychiatric Association, Former Chairman of Psychiatry and Dean at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons.

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