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  1. Mind the gap: If physical illness was treated like mental illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... it dealt with chimeras. "Neurologists used to say to me: 'You seem like a nice enough chap, why are you doing psychiatry? None of your patients get better.' That was rich coming from neurologists. But it was also not true. We have very good outcome ... 2 comments

  2. How the APA Enabled TortureRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Psychology Today

    An article published on Slate.com today suggests that the APA was not just negligent in allowing psychologists to design and participate in the Bush administration's torture program, but that it may have been actively enabling this involvement. The author of the piece, Steven Reisner, writes, "It appears that senior staff members of the American Psychological Association, the world's largest association of psychologists, colluded with national security psychologists from the CIA, the Pentagon, and the White House to adapt APA ethics policy to suit the needs of the psychologist-interrogators."

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  3. Be wary of binge eatingRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Fiji Times

    While eating more than normal is somewhat accepted this time of the year, especially when the Pacific and or Fijian cultures are focused around food, beware if the binge on food is more than just the one-off that happens in the festive season. Psychiatrists all over the world including those in our country state that binge eating is an eating disorder where a person feels compelled to overeat on a regular basis.

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  4. Leading expert in Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry takes key role at SidraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | AME Info

    Sidra Medical and Research Center , the groundbreaking hospital and research center for children and women, announced the appointment of Muhammad Waqar Azeem, MD, DFAACAP, DFAPA as its inaugural chair, department of Psychiatry. In this key leadership role, Dr. Azeem will be responsible for setting new standards for world-class patient and family care, outstanding medical education and innovative research in psychiatry.

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  5. A child psychiatrist: Whether I choose to be one or notRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Kevin, M.D.

    ... when Dr. Azar had been on the faculty of the Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, department of psychiatry and health behavior for a few years. He was teaching me, and a steady stream of medical students, interns and residents, all about ...

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  6. SNL Mocks 'Torture Psychiatrists' in SNL Cold OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Breitbart.com

    The cold opening of NBC's "Saturday Night Live" this weekend featured Taran Killam's Charlie Rose interviewing the so-called torture psychologists revealed in the Senate Intelligence Committee's CIA torture report, played by Bobby Moynihan and Kyle Mooney.

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  7. Laughing gas may help treat depressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | HeraldNet

    ... side effects - might have the same benefits. In a small pilot study published in the journal Biological Psychiatry, researchers compared the effects of an hour of inhaled nitrous oxide on 20 patients whose depression had failed to yield to standard ... 1 comment

  8. Texas sees resurgence in use of electroconvulsive therapyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Dallas Morning News

    ... in ECT, however, does not surprise Breggin. "I have no reason to suspect it's not gone up hugely," he said. "Psychiatry has always increased the use of abusive treatments unless stopped." Doctors who perform ECT attribute its growing use to its ...

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  9. CIA Truly Went Medieval In Their Torture TechniquesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Daily Kos

    ... underlings or something, but that's totally false," said Dr. J. Wesley Boyd, an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and faculty member at the school's Center for Bioethics. "We hydrate people normally by handing them ...

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  10. Sen. Coburn Sole Opponent to VA Suicide Bill, Holding It Up By HimselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Daily Kos

    They are pushing Congress to pass the Cpl. Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention Bill. It has passed the House, and is awaiting a vote in the Senate.

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  11. Clinical Psychologist , Neuropsychologist and Forensic PsychologistRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Monster.com

    ... as brief individual therapy. Clinical Psychologists are part of a multidisciplinary treatment team, including psychiatry, social work, rehabilitation therapy, nursing, and psychiatric technicians. Requirements for licensed and unlicensed applicants ...

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  12. For some souls, pastors preach psychiatryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Cape Cod Times

    EAGLE SPRINGS, N.C. The pastor's phone rang in the midnight darkness. A man's voice rasped: "My wife left me and I've got a shotgun in my mouth.

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  13. SunSprite-First Wearable Device That Measures Bright Light IntakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Health News Digest

    ... Kasey Russell, PhD, former research scientist from Harvard; Richard Schwartz, MD, associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School; Jacqueline Olds, MD, associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School; and ...

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  14. Tom Coburn puts hold on veterans suicide prevention billRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Washington Times

    ... help in his home state of Oklahoma. "There is a recruitment incentive that would help fill some of the gaps in psychiatry at the VA. Just to give you an example, in the state of Oklahoma alone, there are six current vacancies in psychiatry that they ...

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  15. Sen. Tom Coburn, Oklahoma Republican. (Associated Press) ** FILE **Read the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Washington Times

    ... help in his home state of Oklahoma. "There is a recruitment incentive that would help fill some of the gaps in psychiatry at the VA. Just to give you an example, in the state of Oklahoma alone, there are six current vacancies in psychiatry that they ...

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  16. Senate Exposed Torture in 2009 TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Daily Kos

    The Senate Armed Services Committee, chaired by Chairman Sen. Carl Levin , published an investigative report on torture by the military and CIA in 2009. As it happens, I wrote about it at the time.

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  17. Transgender people say discrimination by health professionals still existsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | GlobalNews

    Imagine hiding your true identity for years. Then, when you finally find the courage to reach out to a doctor or psychologist, they can't - or won't - help you.

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  18. Up and Away Part II: The Nitty Gritty of Jet Lag ManagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Psychology Today

    Welcome back our guest blogger, Dan Oren, psychiatrist and clockwatcher extraordinaire! Dan's clinical work and research on biological timing, at Yale and the National Institute of Mental Health , is a model of creativity , and a forceful challenge to status quo thinking. He is co-author of the classic paperback, How to Beat Jet Lag: A Practical Guide for Air Travelers , and a Board member of the Center for Environmental Therapeutics .

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  19. The Cabin Addiction Services Group to participate in the 2014 WPA Regional Congress in Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | PRWeb

    ... and innovative models of psychiatric care, in an effort to balance the "Yin and Yang" of Western and Eastern Psychiatry. Alastair will present aspects of The Cabin's pioneering and highly effective Recovery Zones addiction treatment model - which is ...

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  20. Early results indicate potential for focused ultrasound to treat OCDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Science Daily

    ... surgical approaches that are currently available." A recently published report in the Journal of Molecular Psychiatry supports the potential of focused ultrasound to treat certain patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). In a study of ... 1 comment