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Arithmetic-related deficit affects psychological development

Between 3 and 6% of schoolchildren suffer from an arithmetic-related learning disability.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Psychology, Science, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Health

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Freshnews

60+ Healthcare Professionals Sign an Open Letter Urging the FDA to...

In the latest call for gender equity in the approval of treatments for sexual dysfunction, more than 60 doctors and leading medical experts from across the country have penned an open letter questioning the Food and Drug Administration's decision to approve 26 drugs marketed for the most common form of male sexual dysfunction compared with ZERO for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, University of Virginia

Sydney Morning Herald

Doctors want child detainee audit

Australia's largest medical bodies have demanded the Abbott government allow an independent group of doctors to investigate claims of mistreatment and abuse of children being held in immigration detention.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Medicine

PsychCentral

Why Do Therapists Summer in Cape Cod?

Cape Cod is a wonderful summer destination for hundreds of thousands of people each year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Psychology, Science

Daily Kos

Greed, Avarice, and the Inevitable Doctor's Bill

I spent yesterday in futile pursuit of a psychiatrist. After filling out an hour's worth of paperwork, I met with a rushed, rude doctor who acted like the only reason he was even talking to me is that his arm had been twisted into it.

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Bjp.rcpsych.org

Living with uncertainty: antidepressants and pregnancy [Invited commentary]

Ian Jones , MRCPsych, PhD, Vice-Chair, Section of Perinatal Psychiatry, Royal College of Psychiatrists, and National Centre for Mental Health, Cardiff University; Liz McDonald , MRCPsych, Chair, Section of Perinatal Psychiatry, Royal College of Psychiatrists, and East London NHS Foundation Trust, UK Correspondence : Professor Ian Jones, National ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Examiner.com

US report hypocritically alleges China violates religious freedom in Tibet

Tibetans have been in pain trying to cope with repressive Chinese policies in dealing with their religious freedoms and other basic human rights .

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Related Topix: Medicine

Psychology Today

Porn Comes of Age

A recent study from University of Cambridge reports that porn may trigger compulsion in the brain of a sex addict much the way drugs and related paraphenalia triggers a drug addict.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine

Silicon Alley Insider

Smartphone Addiction Now Has A Clinical Name

According to data from the Pew Research Center , 90% of Americans have a cell phone, while a full 58% of them own smartphones.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Cell Phones, Electronics, Medicine, Psychology, Science

Kevin, M.D.

It's time we stood up for the orphan of organs: the brain

It was with much distress that I read a New York Times front page article by Benedict Carey about the heart wrenching plight of the Serpico family in their journey to get proper psychiatric treatment for their two sons.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nephrology, Cardiology, Kidney Cancer, Health

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Women's doctor agrees to have license suspended

The state's Medical Quality Assurance Commission has indefinitely suspended the license of Dr. John C. Perry, an obstetrician and gynecologist who's practiced locally for years.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Pasadena Weekly

Psilocybin Celebration

Timothy Leary was a man who was loved by many, but feared by powerful elites, including former President Richard Nixon, who called him "the most dangerous man in America."

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Psychology, Science

PhysOrg Weblog

Dyscalculia: Burdened by blunders with numbers

Between 3 and 6% of schoolchildren suffer from an arithmetic-related learning disability.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Psychology, Science, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

Newswise

Loyola to Offer Help for Couples Dealing with Sexual Dysfunction

Sexual dysfunction among couples is common, yet it often goes untreated, according to specialists at Loyola University Health System's Sexual Wellness Clinic.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Loyola University Chicago, Human Sexuality, Urology

Tue Jul 29, 2014

InteliHealth

Full Commentary

All children and adolescents act out occasionally, but some consistently behave in very aggressive ways.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Medicine, Health, ADHD

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Behavioral health building planned

Navy veteran Barni Hodossy of Shirleysburg, who was a radio operator in the Mediterranean during the 1980s, has fought with depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive and bi-polar disorders and cocaine abuse.

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Related Topix: Medicine, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Shuster

The London Free Press

Provincial study examines links between number of psychiatrists and access

It's unclear what the wait list to see a psychiatrist is in the Lambton-Kent-Essex region, but the agency holding the purse strings says helping people gain access isn't just about attracting more.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Learning the smell of fear: Mothers teach babies their own fears via odor, research finds

Babies can learn what to fear in the first days of life just by smelling the odor of their distressed mothers, new research suggests.

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Related Topix: New York University, Medicine

Newswise

Learning the Smell of Fear: Mothers Teach Babies Their Own Fears via Odor

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Babies can learn what to fear in the first days of life just by smelling the odor of their distressed mothers, new research suggests.

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Related Topix: Ann Arbor, MI, New York University, Medicine

Sun Jul 27, 2014

PsychCentral

Subtle Signs You May Have Adult ADHD

ADHD may be hard to spot in adults, because everyone can exhibit many of the symptoms, said Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D, a clinical psychologist who specializes in treating ADHD.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, ADHD

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