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  1. Is the Link Between Depression and Serotonin a Myth?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 |

    ... thanks to clever marketing, despite a lack of scientific evidence. On Tuesday, David Healy, a professor of psychiatry at Bangor University in Wales and author of Let Them Eat Prozac , published an opinion piece in the journal The BMJ writing that ...


  2. Link between serotonin and depression is a myth, says top psychiatristRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | PhysOrg Weblog

    The widely held belief that depression is due to low levels of serotonin in the brain - and that effective treatments raise these levels - is a myth, argues a leading psychiatrist in The BMJ this week. David Healy, Professor of Psychiatry at the Hergest psychiatric unit in North Wales, points to a misconception that lowered serotonin levels in depression are an established fact, which he describes as "the marketing of a myth." 1 comment

  3. The Self 'Loathsome Gluttony' of Binge Eating DisorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Psychology Today

    ... in the edited volume Food for Thought, explored the longstanding and extraordinarily complex relationship that psychiatry has had with overeating. Occhiogrosso surveyed issues of the American Journal of Psychiatry since its inception in 1844 and ...


  4. Analyzing AnalystsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Psychology Today

    Review of Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry . By Jeffrey A. Lieberman, MD, with Ogi Ogas.


  5. Is health reform contributing to physician burnout?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Kevin, M.D.

    A recent Medscape survey asked doctors of all specialties whether they experienced feelings of cynicism, loss of enthusiasm and low personal accomplishment with their work. Unfortunately, the percentage of physicians with burnout has increased since the last survey in 2013, with 46 percent overall reporting these feelings.


  6. Elements Behavioral Health and The Right Step Sponsor...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | PRWeb

    Clinical experts from the Elements Behavioral Health family of programs will discuss building healthy LGBTQI families and relationships at the Contemporary Relationships Conference, to be held May 15-16 in Austin, Texas. Elements Behavioral Health and The Right Step family of programs are sponsoring the second annual Contemporary Relationships Conference on Saturday, May 16, in Austin, Texas.


  7. Letter: DHHS a " are real solutions forthcoming?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Times-Standard

    Last month, the mass resignations of psychiatrists at the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services Mental Health branch highlighted the abysmal safety and workload concerns at the County hospital and outpatient clinics. Apparently, DHHS administrators dropped the ball by ignoring the warning signs as evidenced by failing to replace one psychiatrist who gave notice over one year before departing.


  8. Loudoun suicide support group battles stigma against mental illnessRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Loudoun Times

    A local nonprofit and Leesburg resident have created Loudoun's only support group for those who've lost someone to suicide.


  9. Where Are The Big Ideas in Neuroscience?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Bad Astronomy Blog

    ... a skeptical look at his own field, and beyond. His blog offers a look at the latest developments in neuroscience, psychiatry and psychology through a critical lens.


  10. Recognizing anorexia and bulimiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Wave

    ... Irvine, and his residency at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center. He serves as the director of psychiatry at CHOC and is affiliated at UCI as an associate clinical professor of psychiatry. Dr. Nguyen is part of a team of physicians and ...


  11. Fiscal ill-health slur on RinpasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Telegraph

    Ranchi, April 18: Murmurs of alleged cash irregularities at Ranchi Institute of Neuro-Psychiatry & Allied Sciences , one of eastern India's well-known mental healthcare and research hubs, have reached the Prime Minister's Office . On April 6, the Union ministry of health and family welfare sent a letter to state health secretary K. Vidyasagar citing concerns from the PMO related to "misappropriation of funds by director, Rinpas, Ranchi, and other officials of the institute".


  12. Approval of attention deficit drug for binge-eating disorder prompts concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... doubt it is a unique disorder for treatment and drug approval purposes. Allen Frances, former chairman of the psychiatry department at Duke University, called binge-eating disorder "a makeshift diagnosis with very little research support that will ... 5 comments

  13. Perspective: Do smart people worry more?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | St. Petersburg Times

    Edvard Munch's masterpiece The Scream came to him in a panic attack when he perceived nature to be yelling in an endless scream. If you worry a lot, fear not - your anxiety just might be a sign of high intelligence.


  14. Best-Selling Author, Therapist and Founder of the PACT Institute Will ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | PRWeb

    Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT, will provide a keynote speech for the event April 24-26 alongside distinguished colleagues including Esther Perel, Harville Hendrix, and Ellyn Bader. "I look forward to sharing my research in secure-functioning relationships with esteemed colleagues and friends, and hope that these findings are helpful and invigorating for their work with couples," said Dr. Tatkin.


  15. This Viral Facebook Video About Mental Health Is Scientology PropagandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Gawker

    ... was co-founded as an independent mental health watchdog in 1969 by the Church of Scientology and Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus Dr. Thomas Szasz at a time when patients were being warehoused in institutions, abused, stripped of their ...


  16. Learn ways to cope with depression and anxiety on May 5 at Sage Eldercare in SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Jersey Journal

    ... Director of Community Relations at SAGE Eldercare. Dr. Barnas, FAPA, is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, board certified in both geriatric and adult psychiatry, and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at UMDNJ. ... 4 comments

  17. Meaningful activities may save your brain as you ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 |

    ... idea to try to stay away from psychiatrists. The Citizens Commission on Human Rights points out how destructive psychiatry is for every realm of human existence while exposing human rights violations by psychiatrists. The social stigmatization which ...


  18. Vatican Exorcism Course Draws 170 Students to Study Demonic ActivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 |

    ROME, Italy- The tenth annual course on exorcism has gotten off to a bang in Rome, with a full house of 170 students eager to learn how to recognize and fight demonic possession. Sponsored by the Vatican Congregation for the Clergy and organized by the Sacerdos Institute, the weeklong course titled "Exorcism and Prayer of Liberation" is taking place at the European University of Rome from April 13 to 18. The course consists in a series of meetings aimed at giving priests, doctors, psychologists, teachers, and pastoral workers the instruments they need to recognize and deal with cases of demonic possession and distinguish them from disturbances of a psychological or medical nature.


  19. Mad Science: The Treatment of Mental Illness Fails to Progress [Excerpt]Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Scientific American

    ... more materially abundant if not culturally richer and happier lives. Except if we are mad, that is. Modern psychiatry and its potions notwithstanding, one of the more sobering realities about serious mental illness in the twenty-first century is ...


  20. Brighter Vision (Websites for Therapists) Partners with Psych Central ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | PRWeb

    Brighter Vision , the leading all-in-one website and online marketing solution for mental health professionals, announced its affiliation with Psych Central today. This new relationship will allow Brighter Vision to extend their online marketing solutions to the Psych Central audience with the addition of exclusive benefits and promotional offers.