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  1. How America's Overmedicating Low-Income and Foster KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Insurance News Net

    A few years ago, Brenzel was working as a consultant for a residential treatment facility for kids under state custody. During his time there, he became acutely aware that many of the children in the program were on prescriptions for psychotropic medications -- and lots of them.

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  2. Paula Radcliffe's Athens 'pit-stop' incident almost...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Mirror.co.uk

    The marathon great failed to complete the course at the 2004 Olympics, and was later ridiculed for having to answer the call of nature during the race Paula Radcliffe's husband has admitted her infamous blow-out at the Athens Olympics almost gave HIM a nervous breakdown. World record holder Radcliffe will bring the curtain down on one of Britain's most iconic careers in track and field when she makes her farewell appearance at next month's London Marathon.

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  3. Examination of prior authorization policies for antipsychotic prescribing to childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... A recent study published in the March 2015 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry finds that Family Based Interpersonal Psychotherapy (FB-IPT) is more effective in treating preado ... Briefly counseling ...

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  4. Early life stress may cause excess serotonin release resulting in a serotonin deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | EurekAlert!

    ... in the brain that is key to maintenance of mood. Researchers led by Jeremy D. Coplan, MD, professor of psychiatry at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, have published data suggesting an explanation for the longstanding puzzle as to why low serotonin ...

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  5. Why Are More Kids on Antipsychotics?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | PsychCentral

    ... "There are risks associated with using these medicines," said David Rettew, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry and pediatrics. "At the same time, I think they've saved lives." Research has shown increasing use of antipsychotic medications in ...

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  6. Hospital suicide: So many obstacles to preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | CBC News

    Dr. Jennifer Brasch, a psychiatrist and former medical director of psychiatric emergency services at Joseph's Healthcare in Hamilton says the furnishings at St. Joe's were chosen to minimize risk to patients who might be at risk of suicide. CBC Radio Metro Morning's Matt Galloway spoke with Dr. Jennifer Brasch, a psychiatrist and former medical director of psychiatric emergency services at Joseph's Healthcare in Hamilton, about the challenges health care providers face with patients who attempt or contemplate suicide.

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  7. Message to Parents and Teachers About the Psychiatric DrugsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | IndyMedia

    Too many families' lives have been ruined in some way by today's widespread psychiatric practice of drugging children with heavy, mind-altering drugs for supposed educational and behavioral problems. Psychiatrists' claims and drug makers' advertising that these drugs are "safe" when they are deadly have tragically misled parents. 3 comments

  8. Antipsychotics For Poor Kids Are Booming, It's Time To Look At Prescriber Decision-MakingRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Scientific Blogging

    ... and psychiatrists at the University of Vermont want to know why. David Rettew, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at University of Vermont, and colleagues conducted a study to find out "whether the right youth are being ...

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  9. With kids' antipsychotic treatment on the rise, study looks at prescriber decision-makingRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Science Daily

    ... psychiatrists at the University of Vermont want to know why. Led by David Rettew, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry and pediatrics, the researchers conducted a study to find out "whether the right youth are being prescribed the right ...

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  10. From the Editor's desk [From the Editor's desk]Read the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Bjp.rcpsych.org

    ... academics are a vital part of medicine and that academic career pathways also need to be strengthened. Teaching psychiatry to medical students is known to be essential to produce doctors that can communicate, empathise, listen and be alert to the ...

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  11. Storr's The Art of Psychotherapy (3rd edn) [Book reviews]Read the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Bjp.rcpsych.org

    ... you do not have a username and password. Pay for Admission - You may access all content in The British Journal of Psychiatry (and download the PDF version) for 1 Regain Access - You can regain access to a recent Pay per Article, Pay per Issue, or ...

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  12. How Youth Wind Up Taking Antipsychotic MedicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Psychology Today

    ... "best practice" guidelines. We used published recommendations from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and found that overall, best practice guidelines were followed only about half the time . To our knowledge, this is the first ...

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  13. Hidden gene gives hope for improving brain functionRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Medical News Today

    ... to garner better treatment approaches across the lifespan. Study results appeared online Feb. 10 in Biological Psychiatry. Paola A. Spadaro, Charlotte R. Flavell, Jocelyn Widagdo, Vikram S. Ratnu, Michael Troup and Chikako Ragan with the University ...

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  14. Mental health: People from poor and remote areas miss out on helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | ABC News

    ELEANOR HALL: The largest ever study into mental health services in Australia has found that people in poorer areas are missing out on comprehensive care, with many unable to see a psychiatrist or psychologist for help. Experts say the findings published today in the Medical Journal of Australia show that when it comes to mental health, what matters most is where you live, not how badly you need help. 2 comments

  15. 4 Reasons Why Facebook Should Not Be Your TherapistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Patch.com

    We live in the information age, and social media is present in our lives in so many ways. According to the Pew Center's 2014 Social Media Update, Facebook remains the dominant social media platform for users. 1 comment

  16. Landmark study highlights divide in access to mental health servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | ABC News

    The largest ever study into mental health services in Australia has found government programs are failing to give people in poor and remote areas equal access to help. The Monash University study looked at Medicare data relating to 25 million mental health items billed between 2007 and 2011.

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  17. Terminal cancer care should do more to treat depressionRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | Reuters

    Depression could be clouding the last 24 hours of life for a significant number of people with advanced cancer, pointing to a need for better - and earlier - psychological help, according to a large study in The Netherlands. Although it's challenging to tease apart depression symptoms from the pain, fatigue and cognitive problems associated with end-stage cancer, more can be done to alleviate depression and anxiety, researchers said.

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  18. Andy Murray opens up about 'embarrassing' thing he doesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Yahoo!

    Andy Murray has revealed what habit he finds most embarrassing about his tennis, and it may surprise many to discover that he actually cares about it. For most sports stars, reacting badly to incidents and decisions is only natural and a part of how they are - but, it seems, for Murray it is a source of regret.

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  19. Suicides are on the increase among older AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Examiner.com

    ... problems and other serious problems they cause people. As the Citizens Commission on Human Rights points out psychiatry is a tragically destructive discipline which causes far more harm than good. The psychiatrists are not actually providing people ...

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  20. Why Mindfulness May Or May Not Jump-Start Your Exercise RoutineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Forbes.com

    ... and Supervising Psychoanalyst at the William Alanson White Institute and a Clinical Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at New York Medical College. Mindfulness is at risk of being oversold. When research of at best questionable relevance gets ...

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