13 hrs ago
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.
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22 hrs ago
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.
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.
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.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Inability to Cry
The inability to feel anything -- neither sadness nor anything else - is one of the danger signs in melancholic depression .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
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.
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)
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Journal and Courier
Dire shortage of psychiatrists in Greater Lafayette leaves patients waiting months for help
Pam Kiser, 57, of Lafayette, thought she was fine. The medication prescribed by Kiser's psychiatrist to combat bipolar disorder was working in 2004.
The Japan Times
'Big Pharma' manipulating the market? Now that's depressing
You're the entrepreneurial type, let's say, ambitious but a little unsure of yourself.
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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
NC Department of Health & Human Services
Editorial: Telepsychiatry is needed alternative in crisis situations
There is now hope that a joint state and Duke Endowment initiative will radically reduce waiting times and the suffering that thousands endure.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Four Addiction Medicine Fellowship Programs Accredited by The ABAM Foundation
The American Board of Addiction Medicine Foundation today announced the accreditation of four new addiction medicine fellowship programs, bringing the total number of accredited programs to 23. The fellowship programs, which are modeled on the Foundation's national guidelines, Program Requirements for Graduate Medical Education in Addiction ... (more)