American Psychiatric Association

Type: Organization
Name: American Psychiatric Association
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Essex County hiring firm to find psychiatrist

ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County lawmakers unanimously approved a plan Tuesday to hire a headhunter to find a new psychiatrist for the County Mental Health Clinic.The clinic, operated by the Essex County Mental Health Department, has been without a staff ... [Published Press-Republican Online - 4 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Literatus: Winning over severe depression

MILD depression is normal. Your significant one left; your latest board exam failed for the second time; lost a 15-day salary in a taxi… anyone feels that once in a while. Feeling down for normal reasons, that’s definitely normal.However, feeling blue ... [Published Sun Star Network - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Suicide complicates the grieving process for those left behind

The American Psychiatric Association ranks the trauma of losing a loved one to suicide as “catastrophic” – on par with that of a concentration camp experience.Click to Continue » ... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Selfie-less

Photo: There was a link doing the rounds a few weeks ago with the headline “Scientists Link Selfies to Narcissism, Addiction and Mental Illness”. The article claimed that the growing trend of taking smartphone selfies is linked to mental health conditions ... [Published Budapest Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

An Antidote to the Pathology of the Corporate State

With ever increasing economic inequality, Israel Gaza massacres, the U.S. bombing of Iraq in the ISIS crisis and police brutality and racism in Ferguson, the world continues to descend into an abyss of darkness. Coincidentally in recent years, character ... [Published RINF.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

OUR VIEW: Get Old Main on heritage tour

CALL TO ACTION: Sign a petition to help encourage state officials to find a suitable use for Old Main by visiting uticalandmarks.org.The phenomenal turnout Monday night at Old Main in West Utica is yet another indication of the potential this National ... [Published Observer-Dispatch - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

“Would you criminalize fornication?” Desperate new argument against same-sex marriage laughed out of court

One of the most fascinating things about the same-sex marriage battle has been the evolution of the arguments against gay unions. Not long ago, gays and lesbians were not only considered unsuitable parents; they were an active danger to children, child ... [Published Salon - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

EDITORIAL: Colleges lack necessary mental health care

The recent suicide of beloved comedian and actor Robin Williams once again opened the conversation on the state of mental health care in the U.S. and the stigma surrounding mental illness.A recent survey conducted by the National Alliance of Mental Illness ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Factors that lead to suicide are complex, as is life itself

Actor and comedian Robin Williams (Photo:AFP/)The recent suicide of actor Robin Williams has generated considerable discussion around mental illness and substance abuse. Like fellow actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died of a heroin overdose earlier this ... [Published Indianapolis Star - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Father of “Affluenza” Teen Arrested for Impersonating a Police Officer

North Richmond Hills, Texas – The father, who last year used his vast wealth to spare his son of any serious consequences after the boy’s drunk driving incident left four people dead, has been arrested for impersonating a law enforcement officer. Frederick ... [Published ECanadaNow - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Eliminate stigma surrounding mental illness

Celebrity suicides are particularly shocking because they expose an irrational decision based on the private pain of someone perceived as “having it all.”This week’s death of actor and comedian Robin Williams was no different.The 63-year-old had a long ... [Published Burlington County Times - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 2 reports

Is Disease Preventing Us From Mental Health Services?

A new study in  General Hospital Psychiatry  confirms that Blacks with depressio n plus another chronic medical condition, such as Type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure, do not receive adequate mental health treatment .Those who do seek treatment for ... [Published Bet.com - Aug 05 2014]

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"Our findings suggest that ADHD treatment with stimulant medication is not associated with differences in adult height or significant changes in growth."
"Our message is not 'Don't gamble,' because 90 percent of adults in Maryland gamble" or have in some form, at some point in their lives, said Lori Rugle, director of the program that the state's casinos are required to pay for under state...
"More than just a bout of the blues, depression isn't a weakness, nor is it something that you can simply "snap out" of" noted the Mayo Clinic on its website

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Column: ABCs of Children’s Mental Health: Bully... [Published Jackson County Times-Journal - 2 hours ago]
Essex County hiring firm to find psychiatrist [Published Press-Republican Online - 4 hours ago]
It’s Past Time for WHO to Depathologize Homosex... [Published Care2 - 6 hours ago]
Literatus: Winning over severe depression [Published Sun Star Network - 12 hours ago]
How Do Mental Health Courts Work? [Published Psychiatric Services - 15 hours ago]
Predictors of PTSD Symptoms Following Childbirth [Published General Medicine eJournal - 20 hours ago]
Suicide complicates the grieving process for th... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Sep 02 2014]
ADHD drugs 'do not stunt children's growth,' sa... [Published Medical News Today - Sep 01 2014]
Linking Cultural Competence to Functional Life ... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 01 2014]
Problem gambling center mounts campaign urging ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 31 2014]
Former MUSC chair of psychiatry department dies [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Aug 31 2014]
Help is available for the millions of Americans... [Published Loveland Herald Reporter - Aug 31 2014]
Marijuana advocates await Lewiston, York votes [Published Portland Daily Sun - Aug 31 2014]
The Daily Agenda for Saturday, August 30 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Aug 30 2014]
The Introvert in an Extrovert World [Published Examiner.com - Aug 29 2014]
Selfie-less [Published Budapest Times - Aug 29 2014]
An Antidote to the Pathology of the Corporate S... [Published RINF.com - Aug 29 2014]
OUR VIEW: Get Old Main on heritage tour [Published Observer-Dispatch - Aug 29 2014]
Blacks rarely seek help for stress, mental heal... [Published Baltimore Times - Aug 29 2014]
Mandatory Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse [Published Psychiatric Times - Aug 28 2014]
The Role of Psychiatry in Sex Offender Management [Published Psychiatric Times - Aug 28 2014]
The RUC. "an Independent Group of Physicians?" ... [Published Health Care Renewal - Aug 28 2014]
The Hall of Shame -- Who Is Failing the Severel... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 28 2014]
“Would you criminalize fornication?” Desperate ... [Published Salon - Aug 28 2014]
Fight over 'special privileges' for transgender... [Published WorldNetDaily - Aug 28 2014]
Exploiting Robin Williams in the name of bigotry [Published News Works - Aug 27 2014]
Leading Anti-Marijuana Academics Are Paid by Pa... [Published Vice Magazine US - Aug 27 2014]
Narcissistic Personality Disorder [Published MedicineNet.com - Aug 27 2014]
The Daily Agenda for Wednesday, August 26 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Aug 27 2014]
For Those who believe in Mental Health Recovery [Published Daily Kos - Aug 27 2014]
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The Daily Agenda for Saturday, August 30 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Aug 30 2014]
TODAY’S AGENDA: Pride Celebrations This Weekend: Atlanta, GA (Black Pride); Calgary, AB ; Copenhagen, Denmark ; Duluth, MN ; Grimsby, UK ; Leicester, UK ; Limerick, Ireland ; Münster, Germany ; Québec City, QC ; Oakland, CA ; Reading, ...
The RUC. "an Independent Group of Physicians?" ... [Published Health Care Renewal - Aug 28 2014]
Introduction We just discussed how a major story in Politico has once again drawn attention to the opaque RUC (Resource Based Relative Value System Update Committee) and its important role in determining what physicians are paid for different ...
The Daily Agenda for Wednesday, August 26 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Aug 27 2014]
TODAY’S AGENDA: Pride Celebrations This Weekend: Atlanta, GA (Black Pride); Calgary, AB ; Copenhagen, Denmark ; Duluth, MN ; Grimsby, UK ; Leicester, UK ; Limerick, Ireland ; Münster, Germany ; Québec City, QC ; Oakland, CA ; Reading, ...
The Daily Agenda for Thursday, August 14 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Aug 14 2014]
TODAY’S AGENDA: Pride Celebrations This Weekend: Allentown, PA ; Cardiff, UK ; Charlotte, NC ; Doncaster, UK ; Fargo/Moorehead ND/MN ; Kelowna, BC ; Lübeck, Germany ; Madgeburg, Germany ; Montréal, QC ; New Westminster, BC ; New York, ...
Integrative Psychiatrists Richard P. Brown and ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Aug 13 2014]
Albany, CA, August 13, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Richard P. Brown, MD, and Patricia Gerbarg, MD, award-winning authors and leaders in integrative psychiatry, will teach their ground-breaking Breath~Body~Mind Workshop live online Saturday, August 16, from ...
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Intra-Cellular Therapies Presents New Data From... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 06 2014]
Lundbeck to present clinical and pre-clinical d... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - May 03 2014]
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