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10 hrs ago | Switched
Freeman had left for his two-year LDS mission to St. Louis in January 2010, full of faith and hope.
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14 hrs ago | Ventura County Star
State regulators have told a Simi Valley psychiatrist he can no longer practice medicine and that his request for a rehearing has been denied, an attorney said Monday.
18 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging
Some papers say that meditation can have beneficial health effects, and that makes sense, but a new paper claiming evidence of specific molecular changes in the body following a period of mindfulness meditation is likely the first of its kind.
22 hrs ago | Psychology Today
In The Book of Woe: the DSM and the Unmaking of Psychiatry , psychoanalyst and journalist Gary Greenberg examines the history of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders , revealing the "deeply flawed process by which mental disorders are invented and uninvented".
A judge has ruled in favour of an ACC claimant in a case expected to have "enormous" ramifications for the way mental health patients are treated.
British scientists have developed a ground-breaking camera test that can diagnose a range of serious mental health problems by analysing patients' eye movements.
Freeman had left for his two-year LDS mission to St. Louis in January 2010, full of faith and hope, but returned a few months later suffering severe depression, anxiety and migraine headaches.
Pat Robertson says instead of condemning LGBT people, Christians should pray for those who were recruited into the "gay lifestyle," because they were sexually abused as children.
I was recently intrigued by the claims made - and that went completely unchallenged - by Vikram Patel, a psychiatrist who was interviewed by Wired Science's Greg Miller.
A well known psychiatrist paid a visit to the Harrington Regional Medical Center's annual meeting speaking about his patients who inspired a famous book.
Veterans who suffer from anxiety may not get appropriate treatment for want of a specific diagnosis, finds a new study in General Hospital Psychiatry .
Dementia is a devastating illness that changes the lives of everyone it touches.
In response to a viewer who asked if her gay nephew needed to pray for himself to be helped, Robertson recalled that homosexuality was considered to be a personality disorder by the American Psychiatric Association until 1973.
Psychiatric fellows and residents at the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville use videoconferencing to serve children and adult patients with mental illness who live in rural parts of the State.
Televangelist Pat Robertson answered a viewer today on whether she should pray for her gay nephew, Right Wing Watch reports : Said Robertson: "A few years ago psychiatrists and psychologists used to say that homosexuality was a mental illness, now the Supreme Court has said that it is a protected right.