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1 hr ago | Pasadena Weekly

Psilocybin Celebration

Timothy Leary was a man who was loved by many, but feared by powerful elites, including former President Richard Nixon, who called him "the most dangerous man in America."

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Psychology, Science

7 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Dyscalculia: Burdened by blunders with numbers

Between 3 and 6% of schoolchildren suffer from an arithmetic-related learning disability.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Psychology, Science, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

11 hrs ago | Newswise

Loyola to Offer Help for Couples Dealing with Sexual Dysfunction

Sexual dysfunction among couples is common, yet it often goes untreated, according to specialists at Loyola University Health System's Sexual Wellness Clinic.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Loyola University Chicago, Human Sexuality, Urology

Tue Jul 29, 2014

InteliHealth

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All children and adolescents act out occasionally, but some consistently behave in very aggressive ways.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Medicine, Health, ADHD

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Behavioral health building planned

Navy veteran Barni Hodossy of Shirleysburg, who was a radio operator in the Mediterranean during the 1980s, has fought with depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive and bi-polar disorders and cocaine abuse.

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Related Topix: Medicine, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Shuster

The London Free Press

Provincial study examines links between number of psychiatrists and access

It's unclear what the wait list to see a psychiatrist is in the Lambton-Kent-Essex region, but the agency holding the purse strings says helping people gain access isn't just about attracting more.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Learning the smell of fear: Mothers teach babies their own fears via odor, research finds

Babies can learn what to fear in the first days of life just by smelling the odor of their distressed mothers, new research suggests.

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Related Topix: New York University, Medicine

Newswise

Learning the Smell of Fear: Mothers Teach Babies Their Own Fears via Odor

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Babies can learn what to fear in the first days of life just by smelling the odor of their distressed mothers, new research suggests.

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Related Topix: Ann Arbor, MI, New York University, Medicine

Sun Jul 27, 2014

PsychCentral

Subtle Signs You May Have Adult ADHD

ADHD may be hard to spot in adults, because everyone can exhibit many of the symptoms, said Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D, a clinical psychologist who specializes in treating ADHD.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, ADHD

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Kevin, M.D.

Can medical students lean in to psychiatry?

I recently read an interesting article in Glamour about why Zosia Mamet, an actress on HBO's Girls , refuses to "lean in."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Girls, Entertainment, Television, Zosia Mamet

Fri Jul 25, 2014

InteliHealth

Full Commentary

All children and adolescents act out occasionally, but some consistently behave in very aggressive ways.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Medicine, Health, ADHD

WIS-TV Columbia

Biography of SC's pioneering doctor

Every day, thousands of people see the landmark building named after Dr. James Woods Babcock sitting at the center of the former South Carolina State Hospital for the Insane at Bull and Elmwood Streets.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Columbia, SC, Medicine

Examiner.com

Autism: special education eligibility criteria explained

This represents a ten-fold increase in prevalence in 40 years, based on data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.

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Related Topix: Autism, Pop/Rock, Cell, Medicine

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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

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