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  1. Ukraine Psych Wards Prepare For PTSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | TheDailyBeast.com

    The men who come back smoke differently. They cover the lit end of their cigarettes with their spare hands, conscious of the fact that a glowing red light might alert the enemy to their presence.

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  2. The 7th Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference happens this week in DearbornRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Michigan Radio

    This week will bring a gathering of doctors, psychologists, social workers and religious leaders to Dearborn for the 7th Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference. Dr. Farha Abbasi is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Michigan State University and a practicing Muslim. 6 comments

  3. 10-Year-Old Is Convinced He's The Reincarnation Of An Old Hollywood ActorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Cinema Blend News

    ... recent reexamination of Ryan's much-publicized reincarnation claims by NBC News , Dr. Jim Tucker, a professor of psychiatry and neurobehavioral sciences who has written extensively about Ryan's case and that of other children with similar ...

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  4. Smaller plates don't always lead to smaller portionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... overeat - particularly when the food is presented on a large dinner plate or in a large container," says psychiatry professor Lance Bauer. "For this reason and others, it is frequently recommended that these consumers use smaller plates to defeat ...

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  5. Director quits over company's use of ketamine to treat depressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | ABC News

    The medical director of a company treating depressed patients with the drug ketamine has resigned amid concern from patients and psychiatrists about the clinics. University of Melbourne Professor Graham Barrett told the ABC he felt there was a conflict of interest between his research work and Aura Medical's push for profits.

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  6. Concern over patient safety in commercial ketamine injection clinicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | ABC News

    The medical director of a company treating depressed patients with the drug ketamine has resigned amidst concerns from patients and psychiatrists about the clinics. University of Melbourne Professor Graham Barrett told the ABC he felt there was a conflict of interest between his research work and Aura Medical's push for profits.

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  7. Arizona Diamondbacks, L.A. Dodgers renew rivalry, revisit beanball pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | ArizonaSports.com

    Arizona Diamondbacks first-year manager Chip Hale and pitcher Allen Webster both were ejected in the bottom of the fifth inning of Monday's Cactus League game at Camelback Ranch. Their exits followed Webster hitting L.A. Dodgers first baseman Justin Turner, who had been plunked earlier in the game by starter Daniel Hudson.

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  8. Depression Stalks Younger Korean WomenRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Chosun Ilbo

    More and more Korean women in their 30s are suffering from depression, contrary to common belief that depression usually only strikes women in their 40s and 50s going through menopause. Yonsei University Severance Hospital says that some 330 women in their 20s and 30s consulted with psychiatrists last year, on a similar level as the number of women patients in their 40s and 50s .

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  9. PsychotherapyRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | Mental Help Net

    Psychotherapy is a set of techniques intended to improve mental health, emotional or behavioral issues in individuals, who are often called "clients". These issues often make it hard for people to manage their lives and achieve their goals.

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  10. Depression Distorts People's Perception of Time, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | PsyBlog

    What a new study finds, though, is that depressed people have a general feeling that time is passing more slowly, or even that it has stopped. "Psychiatrists and psychologists in hospitals and private practices repeatedly report that depressed patients feel that time only creeps forward slowly or is passing in slow motion.

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  11. How good is our memory of everyday visual stimuli?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... mHealth - technology. A recent study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry reports that following military parents' return from combat deployment, their children show increased visits for mental health ...

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  12. Veterans with PTSD Caught Between a Rock and a Hard PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Examiner.com

    Two recently published studies show that once again veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder are getting the short end of the stick. According to the Rand Corporation report, most mental health providers working in community settings are neither trained nor well prepared to deliver culturally competent, high-quality care to service members, veterans, and their families.

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  13. Human Rights, Disclosing the Truth, and Psychiatric DiagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | OpEdNews

    There is far too much covering-up of human suffering and of what the so-called helping professions do and do not have to offer. When I turned on NPR recently and heard the tail-end of an interview with a psychiatrist and former American Psychiatric Association president about his new book -- Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry -- my first thought was a hopeful one: "At last, someone high up in that power structure is telling the truth!" As I listened, though, I heard the author, Jeffery Lieberman, state that psychiatry is a medical discipline just like other medical disciplines.

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  14. Diagnosis can be difficult for kids with anxiety disordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | NorthJersey.com

    Parents watch their children and know something is wrong, but many North Jersey families find it can take a long time and many doctors' appointments to be told the issue is anxiety. Even though anxiety disorders are the most prevalent psychiatric illness among children and adolescents - affecting as many as one in four - diagnosing it can be difficult. 4 comments

  15. How the Modern Church helped create a God that people hateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Examiner.com

    ... talking about one's problems has a - well - therapeutic effect. As the 1900's rolled around, psychiatrists and psychiatry began to make a rapid rise in popular culture as something of a phenomenal trend. All of the various mysteries of human ...

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  16. ADHD StigmaRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | Sacramento Today

    A National Institutes of Health website states that Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is "one of the most common childhood disorders." Symptoms can include impulsiveness, difficulty focusing on one thing, struggling to follow directions, talking nonstop and being in constant motion, being very impatient, blurting out inappropriate comments, and interrupting conversations. 3 comments

  17. Psychologists Use Magic To Understand What Factors Into Daily Decision-MakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Medical Daily

    Pick a card, any carda and reveal the psychology of decision-making? Possibly, according to recent research published in the journal Consciousness and Cognition . "We began with a principle of magic that we didn't fully understand: how magicians influence audiences to choose a particular card without their awareness," Jay Olson, lead study author and graduate student in psychiatry in McGill University's Raz Lab, said in a press release .

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  18. Mental health budgets 'cut by 8%'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Newsday

    Mental health trusts in England have seen their budgets fall by more than 8% in real terms over the course of this parliament, figures suggest. At the same time, referrals to community mental health teams, which help people avoid being admitted to hospital, have risen nearly 20%.

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  19. Health professionals urge board to consider later school start timesRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Thirty-five local and regional health professionals sent a letter to the Palo Alto school board and superintendent Wednesday, urging the district to align itself with the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation that high schools start their days no earlier than 8:30 a.m. Calling it a "necessary public health measure," these pediatricians, psychiatrists, therapists and professors from private practices, the Stanford School of Medicine, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, University of California at San Francisco and elsewhere wrote that they endorse this recommendation, described by the AAP as "an effective countermeasure to chronic sleep loss" that "has a wide range of potential benefits to students with regard to physical and mental health, safety, and academic achievement." 2 comments

  20. Are doctors following best practice when prescribing antipsychotic meds to kids?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... prescribed to the right patients at the right time. For instance, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry has a list of 19 " best practice " recommendations. These include using just one medication at a time, avoiding the medications ... 6 comments