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  1. Telemedicine collaborative care for posttraumatic stress disorder in US veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Military veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder who live in rural areas successfully engaged in evidence-based psychotherapy through a telemedicine-based collaborative care model thereby improving their clinical outcomes, according to a report published online by JAMA Psychiatry . A disabling disorder, PTSD develops in some people exposed to traumatic events.

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  2. DOD study could help reduce military suicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Newberry Observer

    ... develop an algorithm to determine who may be at highest risk. According to the study published Nov. 12 in JAMA Psychiatry, more than half the suicides among soldiers that occurred after hospitalization from 2004 to 2009 happened among 5 percent of ...

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  3. Telemedicine collaborative care for posttraumatic stress disorder in US veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | EurekAlert!

    Military veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder who live in rural areas successfully engaged in evidence-based psychotherapy through a telemedicine-based collaborative care model thereby improving their clinical outcomes, according to a report published online by JAMA Psychiatry . A disabling disorder, PTSD develops in some people exposed to traumatic events.

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  4. Global surge in ADHD diagnosis has more to do with marketing than medicine, expert suggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Science Daily

    A new article attributes ADHD's global growth to five trends: expanded, overseas lobbying efforts by drug companies; the growth of biological psychiatry; the adaptation of the American-based Diagnostic and Statistical Manual standards, which are broader and have a lower threshold for diagnosing ADHD; promotion of pharmaceutical treatments by ADHD advocacy groups that work closely with drug companies; and the easy availability of ADHD information and self-diagnosis via the Internet. You can't catch attention deficit hyperactivity disorder .

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  5. American Psychiatric Publishing Re-launches PsychiatryOnline with AtyponRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Atypon , a leading provider of software to the scientific and scholarly publishing industry, and American Psychiatric Publishing , a division of American Psychiatric Association, have re-launched PsychiatryOnline on Atypon's Literatum platform. PsychiatryOnline features -5 - the most widely used psychiatric reference in the world - and The American Journal of Psychiatry as the cornerstones of a wealth of content that includes journals, textbooks, Psychiatric News , and a growing suite of DSM-5 products.

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  6. Did you know they still perform electroshock lobotomies?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Examiner.com

    The profession of psychiatry has long been known for barbaric treatment of patients as well as gross violations of human rights. So much of what psychiatrists practice is the acts of sociopaths justifying their sick behavior on the basis of junk science.

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  7. ADHD Surge Is More Marketing Than MedicineRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Scientific Blogging

    ... an indictment of a psychology industry that has a need to over-pathologize and label all behavior. And biological psychiatry - treating psychological problems with drugs - is all the rage. Most worrisome is that some European and South American ...

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  8. Things That Make You Go "Um"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | The Atlantic

    In the era of Big Data, language researchers can produce insights like these in a flash. Ten years ago, when I was writing a book about the cultural and linguistic significance of uh , um , and other pause fillers, I'd have been thrilled to have such statistics at my disposal.

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  9. Hip-Hop Music Offers Mental Illness Sufferers Relief Through Therapy: The Power Of TupacRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Medical Daily

    In a line I never thought I'd write, the day in which hip-hop and psychiatry combine forces is here. Researchers from Cambridge University have created Hip Hop Psych, a movement that will use the motivational lyrics in hip hop music to both help patients address their mental illness and break down the public's stigma.

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  10. County Mental Health Center WoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Ask MetaFilter

    I suffer from severe anxiety and PTSD, and I have been on benzos for 10 years now . My insurance limits me to going to the county mental health center, and my psychiatrist there sent down a mandate that I have to stop the clonazepam.

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  11. Why is it So Hard to See a Psychiatrist?Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 16 | Psychology Today

    ... This is even more true for child and adolescent psychiatrists. First, few medical students choose to enter psychiatry. This is partly because many medical students implicitly or explicitly get the message from classmates, teachers and the general ...

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  12. Sunshine and SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Psychology Today

    ... Will a bright sunny day make it more or less likely for someone to end his or her life? A recent study in JAMA Psychiatry tries to shed some light on that exact question. First off, some of you may be shaking your heads at the idea of sunshine as an ...

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  13. Anti-psychotics over-prescribed to Australian children, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | ABC News

    ... Psychiatrists said there were legitimate reasons to prescribe the medications to children. Child and adolescent psychiatry chair Dr Nick Kowalenko said the medication helped with psychosis, which could be a symptom in a range of mental health ... 3 comments

  14. How Your Facebook Updates Reveal Your PersonalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Discover

    ... 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.

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  15. Lack of mental health resources for homeless in Las CrucesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | KVIA-TV El Paso

    There's a growing need for mental health resources across the country. Access to help is that much more difficult for the homeless.

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  16. Could Depression Actually Be a Form of Infectious Disease?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Science Daily

    Major depressive disorder should be re-conceptualized as an infectious disease, according to a professor. A new article suggests that major depression may result from parasitic, bacterial, or viral infection.

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  17. 'Every life is touched by suicide': Laura Roberts discusses importance of suicide preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Stanford

    Much remains unknown about suicide, yet recent research has begun to offer clues into the psychological triggers, Laura Roberts said. It's always a good time to talk about suicide prevention, said Laura Roberts , MD, professor and chair of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine .

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  18. Letters: Abstinence education isn't simply 'no'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Newsday

    If the changes that won unanimous Board of Regents approval Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, win final approval from the Regents in January as scheduled, they would first take effect with teenagers who entered ninth grade in 2011 and are due to graduate in June 2015. Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan As a nurse who has worked with abstinence education programs in public middle and high schools throughout Long Island, I was appalled by Opinion writer Noah Smith's broad absolute statements ["A better way to discourage teenage sex," Nov. 8].

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  19. Dr. Angelos Halaris Elected Chair of Immunology and Psychiatry SectionRead the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | Newswise

    Loyola University Medical Center psychiatrist Angelos Halaris, MD, PhD, has been elected chair of the Immunology and Psychiatry Section of the World Psychiatric Association. During a three-year, renewable term, Dr. Halaris will oversee the organization and implementation of worldwide programs to increase awareness immunology and psychiatry among psychiatrists and other mental health professionals immunology and psychiatry.

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  20. How The VA Healthcare System Can Help Pregnant and Postpartum Veterans pt.2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Postpartum Progress

    ... yesterday, once they decided to continue to treat me, the closest they could get to an "expert" on reproductive psychiatry was a psychiatrist on staff with a background in pharmacology. While she was an improvement, I still had to point her to books ...

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