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  1. It's time to support older people in giving up smokingRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Medical News Today

    New research published online in the British Journal of Psychiatry suggests that supporting older people with mental ill-health to give up smoking has positive health benefits and will not, as previously thought, worsen depression . Depressive disorders and smoking are leading contributors to the global disease burden among adults, and an association between smoking and poor mental health has long been widely documented.


  2. God uses broken things, broken p...Read the original story

    Saturday May 16 | The Inter-Mountain

    Sitting in church a few weeks ago, one of our associate pastors was preaching, and he said something I'll never forget.


  3. These startups hope to make psychiatric treatment less of a guessing gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Mashable

    When drug-company representatives visit Richard Friedman, a professor of clinical psychiatry and director of the psychopharmacology clinic of the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, and ask him how he picks the right antidepressant for his patients, "I would take a quarter out of my pocket, flip the coin and say I'd let chance decide because their drug was no better or worse than their competitors,'" he wrote in the New York Times ' Well blog. A common frustration among people with depression, ADHD, and other disorders is that their doctors must rely on a coin flip to choose a medication to start their treatment.


  4. Studies Show That Abuse of ADHD Medication is On The Rise Among College StudentsRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 |

    Charlotte, NC -- According to a study conducted by The Coalition to Prevent ADHD Medication Misuse, about 75 percent of students are lead to believe that their peers are illegally using ADHD prescription drugs. According to CPAMM, about 74 percent of college students who use stimulant prescription drugs obtain them from friends.


  5. Advice for young docs from psychiatrist David Spiegel: Find a mentor and pursue your passionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Stanford

    The takeaway from Stanford David Spiegel 's recent lunchtime discussion, part of the Psychiatry and Behavioral Science Grand Rounds, was simple: You can't make it on your own; accept, welcome and offer assistance. To succeed as an academic psychiatrist, it isn't necessary to come from a line of psychiatrists, as Spiegel, MD, does, he said.


  6. More U.S. Kids Getting Mental Health TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | HON

    ... hyperactivity disorder) and antipsychotic drugs, said lead researcher Dr. Mark Olfson, a professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University in New York City. According to Olfson, his findings suggest that kids with less serious symptoms account ...


  7. Bullied kids have higher risk of adult obesity and heart diseaseRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... health, whether you're a man or a woman," said Andrea Danese, who worked on the study at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King's College London. Louise Arseneault, who led the research, said its findings should remind ...


  8. The Jerusalem syndromeRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Jerusalem Post

    Psychologists and psychiatrists have defined the outburst of mystical ecstasy and identification with our ancient city as a known phenomenon that sometimes even requires hospitalization or sedation of the person affected. It has a distant echo in the sense of awe that occasionally envelops visitors to Florence, but no other place on earth arouses so much and such intense emotional, religious and historic attachment as Jerusalem.


  9. Mental health services fall short despite student fee increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Golden Gate Xpress

    SF State currently has no psychiatrist on staff to write prescriptions for students despite yearly increases to the student health fee to increase mental health staff and services. SF State students lobbied the administration in 2012 to raise the mandatory student health fee to increase mental health services on campus over the next five years, which included increasing the number of psychiatrists at Student Health Services from one to two.


  10. INSIGHT-Is nicotine all bad?Read the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Reuters

    ... say. "We need to de-demonise nicotine," said Ann McNeill, a professor of tobacco addiction and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King's College London, who has spent her career researching ways to help people quit smoking. ... 1 comment

  11. 6 Myths and Misconceptions Surrounding Mental IllnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 |

    Mental illness is ubiquitous. Four of the leading causes of disability in the US are mental health disorders -- Schizophrenia, Major Depressive Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Bipolar Affective Disorder. 1 comment

  12. David Tennant to play controversial doctor R.D. Laing in new biopicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Radio Times

    ... We Will Sing added: "In the late 1960s, and throughout the 1970s, R.D. Laing was seen as the 'high priest of anti-psychiatry' and the so-called 'Acid Marxist' lauded by his supporters for his daring and experimental work with disturbed people. "In ...


  13. Jeffrey Politsky, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), Honored by Castle Connolly as One ...Read the original story

    Sunday May 17 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... He is board certified in neurology and neurophysiology (electroencephalography) by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, and the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists. He holds ...


  14. Families of young adults with mental illness share concern about lack of coordinated careRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... treatment, but once they turn 18 you're turned away. It's very frustrating." Mrs. Ryder, who is a nurse, believes psychiatry is decades behind other medical specialties when it comes to coordinated care. "If a 19- or 20-year 5 comments

  15. Call to register with elderly care programme in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Times of Oman

    The programme has been developed for people aged more than 60 and is being implemented across the country, Mohamed Meshref, physiotherapist in the elderly programme at the MoH, Muscat Governorate, told the Times of Oman. Stay ahead of the rest and download our free WhatsNews app for Apple, Android or Blackberry The programme has been implemented in co-operation with the Ministry of Social Development, he said, adding that registration gives the elderly access to medical check-ups, equipment such as medical bed, wheelchair and hearing aids, in addition to physiotherapy and other medical assistance.


  16. Memory and the hippocampusRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Medical News Today

    ... Using a novel algorithmic technique to map the hippocampus, Dr. Chakravarty, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry at McGill University, is shedding new light on its shape. The algorithm developed by the team identifies individuals with ...


  17. Is ADHD Real? What the Medical Community SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WebMD

    ... psychiatrists don't use lab tests to diagnose people with ADHD," says Imad Alsakaf, MD, an assistant professor of psychiatry at Creighton University in Omaha, NE. Instead, a doctor or therapist considers your health history, the symptoms you tell ...


  18. 'It takes somebody with no sense to fly there'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Star Phoenix

    ... when she started going every two weeks as part of her residency requirements for the University of Saskatchewan's psychiatry program. Before her, there was no one; the province's northern psychiatrist position had been vacant for more than a year. ... 1 comment

  19. MIND Institute lecture focuses on anxiety, depressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Davis Enterprise

    Ned H. Kalin, Hedberg Professor and chair of the department of psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin, will discuss neurodevelopmental risk factors leading to anxiety and depression, during the June UC Davis MIND Institute Distinguished Lecturer Series address. The lecture will be on Wednesday, June 10, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the auditorium of the MIND Institute, 2825 50th St., Sacramento.


  20. Abortion and Mental Illness: A Phantom EpidemicRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | OpEdNews

    ... stress syndrome, it was catchy -- but bogus. The term was quickly refuted by psychiatrists and rejected by psychiatry coding manuals. At the request of President Reagan, Surgeon General C. Everett Koop reviewed the published evidence concerning ...