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16 hrs ago | Army Times

Study uses EEGs to guide treatment for depression

Electroencephalograms, or EEGs, which measure electrical activity in the brain, show promise in improving treatment for depression - and consequently lowering post-traumatic stress symptoms and suicidal tendencies, a new military medical study has found.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Medicine, US Military, US Army, Fort Belvoir, Fort Belvoir, VA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Washington Times

Biden: US won't rest until VA problems fixed

Vice President Joe Biden told veterans gathered in St. Louis on Monday that the Obama administration won't rest until major problems at the Veterans Affairs Department get fixed.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Medicine

AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Do a Third of South Africans Really Suffer From Mental Illnesses?

A news report in South Africa has stated that a third of South Africans suffer from mental illnesses.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Medicine

Medical News

Psychology residency training program receives federal funding for 5th consecutive grant cycle

A psychology residency training program that's a joint effort of the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University and the Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center has received federal funding for the fifth consecutive grant cycle.

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Related Topix: Charlie Norwood, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia, Health

Sun Jul 20, 2014

RTE.ie

HSE report on CKST mental health services

An investigation by RTE's This Week has seen an unpublished HSE report into the Carlow Kilkenny South Tipperary Mental Health Service An investigation by RT's This Week has seen an unpublished HSE report into the Carlow Kilkenny South Tipperary Mental Health Service which calls for wide-ranging changes in response to concerns over patient deaths ... (more)

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Stornoway Today

Call to improve Isles' mental health service

Maps created following an audit undertaken by The Royal College of Psychiatrists highlights that there is no local specialist team in the Western Isles.

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Related Topix: Eilean Siar County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Medicine

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Examiner

Shock therapy sees mixed results

She was 23, severely depressed, and had been medicated with different drugs that all failed to help when her then psychiatrist suggested giving her electric shock.

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Related Topix: Medicine

New York Post

The Truman Show Delusion, and how culture determines a crazya

"Maybe I'm going out of my mind," said Truman Burbank, played by Jim Carrey in 1998's "The Truman Show," "but I get the feeling that the world revolves around me somehow."

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, The Truman Show, Celebrities, Jim Carrey, Medicine, Genetics, Health, Lung Cancer, Eastern, KY

Fri Jul 18, 2014

U.S. Department of Defense

'Final Rule' Offers Broader Mental Health Care Coverage

TRICARE military health plan beneficiaries will now have access to both TRICARE-certified mental health counselors and supervised mental health counselors, a Defense Health Agency official said here today.

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Related Topix: Medicine

EurekAlert!

MCG/VA psychology training program gets federal funding for fifth consecutive time

A psychology residency training program that's a joint effort of the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University and the Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center has received federal funding for the fifth consecutive grant cycle.

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Related Topix: Charlie Norwood, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Sunday Herald

Shortage of psychiatrists 'is timebomb'

A LEADING coalition of third and independent sector children's services providers has warned that an acute shortage of child and adolescent psychiatrists is a 'ticking time bomb'.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Scientific Blogging

Love Or Lust: The Eyes Give It Away

Is there a biomarker that can spot a player versus a potential soul mate? University of Chicago psychologists say that if it is so, the difference between love and lust might be in the eyes - specifically, where your date looks at you could indicate whether love or lust is in the cards.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Chicago, Psychology, Science

Psychology Today

Attachment Parenting: the New Standard?

An image of a women breastfeeding her 3-year old son, in a standing position, was one of the most talked about covers of TIME magazine in 2012.

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Related Topix: Parenting, Medicine

Southland Times

In the grip of gaming

BUTTON MASHER: It's called internet gaming disorder - and naming it seems to be as far as we've got.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Psychology, Science, Opinion

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Windsor Star

Access to psychiatrists improves dramatically

Dr. Tamison Doey, left, and Dr. Raj Basker hold successful psychiatric clinics located at Windsor Regional Hospital's Ouellette Ave. Campus Jeanne Mance building Wednesday july 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Canada,

Examiner.com

Dating after Going Through a Divorce

No one said it was easy to date after a divorce . Dating as a single, newly divorced dad can be even more difficult, especially for those worried about upsetting their kids or bringing new people by them.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Medicine

Psychology Today

Review: Saving Normal

In the early 1990s, American psychiatrist Allen Frances was chair of the taskforce that created the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-IV .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, ADHD

PsychCentral

9 Ways to Help a Friend or Family Member With Depression

All of a sudden your best friend stops calling. She no longer wants to join you for yoga on Saturday mornings.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Medicine

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Psychology Today

Is Marijuana Addictive (Part 2)?

Marijuana is the most commonly used drug after alcohol. It is fully legal in two states in the US and legal for medicinal purposes in a number of other states.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Anxiety, Health

The American Journal of Managed Care

APA 2014

The American Psychiatric Association will host their 167th Annual Meeting May 3-7 in New York, NY.

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Related Topix: Medicine, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Patrick Kennedy, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health

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