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1 hr ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette

Filling the void

Friday was the last day on the job for Dr. Anne Miller, Door County's only psychiatrist, who worked since 2005 with Door County's Department of Health and Human Services.


Related Topix: Medicine, Door County, WI, Egg Harbor, WI, Sturgeon Bay, WI, Nursing

5 hrs ago | AME Info

DHA psychiatrists discuss ways to tackle anxiety, panic attacks and phobias during twitter clinic

Prepare monthly financial reports and maintain full set of accounts and perform reconciliation of receivables, payables and bank balances and ensure monthly closing by stipulated deadlines.


Related Topix: Anxiety, Medicine, Health, Psychology, Science

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Revisiting a debate: Does psychiatry overmedicate?

So it has been something of a vindication that people like William Dubin, chair of psychiatry at the Temple University School of Medicine, have started inviting him to speak to their peers and students.


Related Topix: Medicine, Temple University, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Deseret News

Why daydreaming may be the next childhood psychiatric target

Parents who dodged the bullet on hyperactivity may want to duck as the psychiatric profession comes around for another pass, this time targeting kids who are daydreamy with what they are calling "Slow Cognitive Tempo" disorder.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, ADHD, Health, Psychology, Science, University of South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina

The Capitol Fax Blog

Protect Patient Safety - Don't Let Psychologists Prescribe

In any discussion about treating mental illness, patients and their families must come first.


Related Topix: Medicine

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Veteran Explains How MDMA Helped Heal His Postwar Trauma

MDMA, the illegal raver stimulant commonly known by its street names molly and ecstasy, may be poised to attract a new demographic beyond young people looking to party: Individuals suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.


Related Topix: Drugs, Reddit, Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Drug Enforcement Administration

Live Science

Real-Life Werewolves: Psychiatry Re-Examines Rare Delusion

They grunt, claw, and feel their body is covered with hair and their nails are elongated - some people strongly believe they are in the process of metamorphosis into a wolf.


Related Topix: Medicine, Netherlands, World News,

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Baby boomers lagging behind in mental health awareness

MARK COLVIN: The peak body representing psychiatrists is concerned that baby boomers are lagging behind younger generations in their understanding of mental health.

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Related Topix: Medicine

The Mercury

Boomers prefer GPs to psychiatrists

Dr Milford McArthur says baby boomers are less likely to see a psychiatrist because of the stigma around mental illness.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medicare, Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Psychology Today

The Inability to Cry

The inability to feel anything -- neither sadness nor anything else - is one of the danger signs in melancholic depression .

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Medicine

Psychology Today

Replacing Psychiatrists and Psychotherapists

During World War II 60,000,000 people died, 2.5% of the world's population. The Soviet Union alone lost between 18,000,000 and 24,000,000 lives.


Related Topix: Medicine, Psychology, Science

The Commerce City Sentinel

Little help for those with mental illness, developmental disabilities

Alex Meredith, 29, left, draws as his mother, Carol, observes at the family home in Littleton, Colo., on Feb. 17, 2014.


Related Topix: Littleton, CO, Autism, Health, Medicine, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Lakewood, CO

Psychology Today

WonderCon: Batman vs. Jason! Kirk vs. Vader! Who vs. Holmes

WonderCon returns to Anaheim, California, this upcoming weekend . From Comic-Con International , the organization best known for San Diego Comic-Con International, WonderCon offers a sampling of the kinds of events and programming convention goers might enjoy at San Diego in July but on a scale possibly less intimidating to newcomers.


Related Topix: Anaheim, CA, Psychology, Science, Medicine

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Research on African Children Reveals Emotional Tendencies

Research on children orphaned by HIV/AIDS in South Africa may provide insight on how to identify and help children with emotional behavior issues in other areas of the world, which may have limited access to healthcare and further research that could lead to successful interventions.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Family, Kids, Psychology, Science, University of Houston, Medicine

NC Department of Health & Human Services

ICYMI: Drescher: More NC residents seeing psychiatrists through real-time video

You can't find a psychiatrist in much of North Carolina. There isn't one in 28 of our 100 counties.

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Related Topix: Medicine, North Carolina, Albemarle, NC, Elizabeth City, NC, Jacksonville, NC

New Haven Independent


Not only did Neil Finn use a grand piano onstage at the Shubert Theater as a vehicle to deliver his catchy, layered, melodic pop songs.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Finn, Theater, Arts, Neil Finn, Crowded House, Medicine, Yale University

Ham and High

Suicide of Camden schoolgirl prompts further training of psychiatrists in internet safety

The suicide of a teenage girl from West Hampstead has prompted the Health Secretary to ask for psychiatrists be given more training in the role online social media can play in the mental health of young people.


Related Topix: Medicine

ABC News

Psychs on Bikes set to roar across the nation

Mental health workers from across the country are preparing to undertake an epic journey with the aim of raising awareness of psychological health issues.


Related Topix: Medicine

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Give therapists right tools and OCD can be treated

Children with obsessive compulsive disorder aren't getting the treatment they need, either through misdiagnosis or a lack of trained therapists, says an expert who led a recent conference in Vancouver.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Saint Louis University, Family, Kids, ADHD


The Many Problems with the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act

We haven't yet spoken up about the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2013 , sponsored by Rep. Tim Murphy because we were hoping Congress would see through this less-than-subtle attempt to gut SAMHSA, coerce states to pass new forced-treatment laws , and create yet another huge federal bureaucracy in the Department of Health and Human ... (more)


Related Topix: US News, Medicine, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Burgess