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Tribunal rules that requirement for sickness benefit claimants to collect their own medical evidence disadvantages those with mental health problems learning disabilities or autism.
The local health care agency is concerned about Grand River Hospital's reductions in child and teen outpatient psychiatry care following the unexpected departure of most of its psychiatrists in recent months.
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Jody DeVere, CEO of AskPatty.com , is a mom with two adult children fighting Multiple Sclerosis.
A Beaverton man whose adult son has Asperger's syndrome has self-published a book he hopes will help other parents whose children are on the autism spectrum.
The release of a new medical text doesn't normally generate the kind of fever-pitch anticipation of say, a new Harry Potter book or iPhone model.
The DSM-5 has been updated for the first time in a generation. But what exactly is this psychiatrists' 'bible' and how are its changes likely to affect you? This had nothing to do with the effects of a full moon or any substances you imbibed the night before; but rather the weekend release of the latest edition of the psychiatrists' 'bible' - the ... (more)
A long-anticipated revision of an official diagnostic guide to mental illness, known as the DSM-5, was released this week.
"Mental health" - what does that even mean? Although most commonly used in conjunction with the word "issue," the reality is that everyone sits somewhere on the mental health continuum, just like the physical health continuum.
Mounting evidence shows striking similarities in the brains of people who are suicidal.
A mentally ill woman who is 23 weeks pregnant has the right to decide for herself if she wants an abortion, a judge ruled yesterday.
A blood test that can tell if a pregnant woman is at risk of post-natal depression is being developed.
The Achilles heel of the Occupy movement was that extreme and - some would say - unbalanced individuals hijacked the spotlight and the message.
I am a board certified psychiatrist in the practice of psychopharmacology. I strongly urge a "no" vote on SB 2187 to grant prescribing privileges to Illinois psychologists.
Positive Results Reported for Phase I Clinical Trial at UCLA for the Treatment of ADHD in Children Using External Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation Positive Results Reported for Phase I Clinical Trial at UCLA for the Treatment of ADHD in Children Using External Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation , M.D., M.S., principal investigator and Professor of Clinical ... (more)