American Psychiatric Association

Type: Organization
Name: American Psychiatric Association
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Better Mental Health Under the Affordable Care Act

| Couch in Crisis By Linked ArticlesPSYCHIATRIC VIEWS ON THE NEWSThe news today is good for our mental health. In the first research report on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the number of uninsured Americans fell by 8% in the first ... [Published Psychiatric Times - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

A stress-free career is possible

If you had to describe your life with just one word, you’d likely be tempted to say, “Stressful.” A July 2014 survey from NPR, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health found that more than 60 percent of Americans feel stressed ... [Published Bay Area Citizen - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Premenstrual women wrongly labelled as mentally ill

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is wrong to define premenstrual symptoms as a psychiatric disorder, an Australian National University (ANU) researcher said, labelling the decision as unethical and oppressive against women.The latest edition ... [Published Health Canal - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

City and County of Denver Proclaims September 15-21, 2014 as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Week

EMDR is designated as an effective and efficacious treatment by the American Psychiatric Association, the World Health Organization, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and many other international health agencies.DENVER, CO, September 15, ... [Published KSFY - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Canadian Psychiatrists Welcome New Association President Dr. Padraic Carr

TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Last night, the Canadian Psychiatric Association, the united voice for Canada's 4,700 psychiatrists and 600 psychiatry residents, inducted Dr. Padraic Carr as their new president.Dr. Padraic Carr is a clinical professor ... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Sun-exposure tracking device to help users see the light

A MassChallenge finalist says it’s developed the first solar-powered, wearable sun-exposure tracker to improve energy, mood and focus, regulate sleep cycle, and monitor ultraviolet light exposure.Founded by two Harvard Medical School psychiatry professors, ... [Published Boston Herald - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Racism Hurts Native Americans Too

NICHOLAS KAMM via"Monday Night Football" is the one place racially divided America comes together, if TV ratings are any indication. As long as we're overcoming our differences, why can't we come together on abolishing the racist name of the Washington ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 4 reports

COURT UPHOLDS BAN ON GAY “CURE TREATMENT” FOR MINORS

A US federal appeals court has upheld the state of New Jersey’s ban on so-called reparative or conversion therapy aiming to change the sexual orientation of gay and lesbian children.In August last year, New Jersey became the second US state after California ... [Published Mambaonline - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

'Sexist' labelling of premenstrual distress criticised

A Canberra researcher has criticised a "sexist" move by the American Psychiatric Association to classify a severe form of premenstrual syndrome as a psychiatric disorder.Dr Tamara Kayali Browne, a bioethicist from ANU's Research School of Biology, said ... [Published Canberra Times - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

PMS ‘not a mental disorder’

Source: Supplied NEW Australian research debunks the American Psychiatric Association’s controversial new definition of premenstrual syndrome as a psychiatric disorder. Dr Tamara Kayali Browne, from the ANU Research School of Biology has published a new ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Project Manager/ Business Analyst | American Psychiatric Association

BRIEF DESCRIPTION:Reporting to the Senior Director of Information Services and Strategies, the Project Manager (PM) / Business Analyst (BA) leads cross functional matrix teams of technical staff and business stakeholder to ensure the successful development, ... [Published Associations Now Magazine - Sep 11 2014]
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]

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"Some individuals with bipolar disorder believe that yoga has had a significant positive impact on their life.” according to the study by Dr Lisa A Uebelacker of Butler Hospital and Brown University, Providence, R I , and colleagues. But they note their survey shows that yoga is "not without risks"—including potential worsening of symptoms related to bipolar disorder."
"Complex diseases, such as schizophrenia, may be influenced by hundreds or thousands of genetic variants that interact with one another in complex ways" the study authors wrote in their introduction
"I look forward to honouring the traditions of serving patients and the profession which have epitomized the Canadian Psychiatric Association" said Carr upon accepting his new office
"Having an offensive slur for the Washington team name teaches young people to celebrate the denigration of people for being who they are" according to Wade Henderson, CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

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Yoga May Help People with Bipolar Disorder, Rep... [Published Newswise - 17 hours ago]
Navy Continues To Persecute Nurse Who Refused T... [Published Public Record - Sep 17 2014]
Better Mental Health Under the Affordable Care Act [Published Psychiatric Times - Sep 16 2014]
Study: Schizophrenia is 8 diseases [Published WDSU New Orleans - Sep 16 2014]
How to recognize and treat depression [Published Philippine Star - Sep 15 2014]
A Predictive Microsimulation Model to Estimate ... [Published Sexual Development - Sep 15 2014]
A stress-free career is possible [Published Bay Area Citizen - Sep 15 2014]
Premenstrual women wrongly labelled as mentally... [Published Health Canal - Sep 15 2014]
City and County of Denver Proclaims September 1... [Published KSFY - Sep 15 2014]
Canadian Psychiatrists Welcome New Association ... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 14 2014]
Pam Maxson: Workplace stress has consequences [Published Genesee County Express - Sep 14 2014]
Sun-exposure tracking device to help users see ... [Published Boston Herald - Sep 14 2014]
Students aren’t the only cyberbullying victims [Published Yahoo! Canada - Sep 13 2014]
Grief: Loss of a Loved One [Published MedicineNet.com - Sep 13 2014]
Ranch offers animal therapy to children in need [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Sep 12 2014]
Racism Hurts Native Americans Too [Published Huffington Post - Sep 12 2014]
New Jersey's Gay-Conversion Therapy Ban Upheld ... [Published Courthouse News Service - Sep 12 2014]
COURT UPHOLDS BAN ON GAY “CURE TREATMENT” FOR M... [Published Mambaonline - Sep 12 2014]
'Sexist' labelling of premenstrual distress cri... [Published Canberra Times - Sep 12 2014]
Children in same-sex homes fare as well and oth... [Published Chattanooga Times Free Press - Sep 12 2014]
3rd Circuit upholds New Jersey ‘ex-gay’ therapy... [Published Washington Blade - Sep 11 2014]
New Study Supports Puberty Blockers for Transge... [Published Human Rights Campaign - Sep 11 2014]
N.J. ban on 'gay conversion therapy' upheld [Published Bayou Buzz - Sep 11 2014]
President Uses Executive Actions to Advance Mil... [Published Psychiatric News - Sep 11 2014]
Project Manager/ Business Analyst | American Ps... [Published Associations Now Magazine - Sep 11 2014]
Federal Appeals Court Upholds New Jersey's Ban ... [Published BuzzFeed - Sep 11 2014]
New Jersey ban on 'gay conversion therapy' is u... [Published Town Hall - Sep 11 2014]
PMS ‘not a mental disorder’ [Published NEWS.com.au - Sep 11 2014]
Blockbuster Existential Angst [Published Epoch Times - Sep 11 2014]
Monroeville Public Library becomes target of he... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Sep 11 2014]
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Watch A Toronto School Board Member Squirm When... [Published Think Progress - Sep 09 2014]
Toronto School Board Trust Tee Sam Sotiropoulos CREDIT: Global News Sam Sotiropoulos is a member of the Toronto School Board who has particularly negative views on LGBT people, which he expresses openly on Twitter. When asked to address those comments ...
How To Avoid Online Burnout: My Interview With ... [Published Think Progress - Sep 08 2014]
CREDIT: Grist/iStockphoto The most alarming hiatus in the climate change arena is finally over. No, not the faux pause in warming — we all know that was bogus: Climate change has continued unabated in recent years, and many trends have accelerated ...
The Daily Agenda for Monday, September 8 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Sep 08 2014]
Judges Stephen Reinhardt, Ronald M. Gould, and Marsha S. Berzon TODAY’S AGENDA: Ninth Circuit to Hear Three Marriage Cases: San Francisco, CA. The Ninth Circuit Court of appeals will hear oral arguments to day in three marriage cases: Idaho, Nevada, ...
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 ...
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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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