Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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C.O.P.E. Strives To Better Safeguard Children From Psychiatric Drugs

From The British Psychological Society: "C.O.P.E.  is a group of child mental health professionals... primary aim...

Kaiser Clinic Launches 4-Question ACE Survey Pilot for Adults

From ACEs Too High News: "In July, medical residents in family medicine at Kaiser Permanente...

Congratulations. Your Study Went Nowhere.

From The New York Times: "A modeling study published in BMJ Open in 2014 showed...

Seeking Comments on APA Guideline for Depression Treatment

From the American Psychological Association: "The American Psychological Association seeks comments from all interested individuals...

FL Parents Leery of Schools Requiring ‘Mental Health’ Disclosures

From NPR: "Children registering for school in Florida this year were asked to reveal some...

How the Economy Affects Our Mental Health

From YES! Magazine: "As I was reading the current series of YES! articles on the mental...

The Difference That Kind and Compassionate Care Makes

From BMJ Opinion: "Many patients will have stories of seemingly small acts of kindness that unfolded...

Transparency Hasn’t Stopped Drug Companies’ Corrupting Research

From The New York Times: "Disclosure is better than no disclosure, but it does not...

Medicine’s Financial Contamination

From The New York Times: "The fall from grace last week of Dr. José Baselga,...

One Is the Loneliest Number: The History of a Western Problem

From Aeon: "For centuries, writers have recognised the relationship between mental health and belonging to...

A Few Remarks on Freud and Women

From Verso Books: "I recently read an interview of Freud’s last living patient, Margarethe Walter,...

Torture by Another Name: Youth Solitary Confinement in NJ

From Children's Mental Health Network: "In 2011, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture deemed...

Opioid Legislation With Significant Trauma Provisions Clears Congress

From ACEs Too High News: "On October 3, the U.S. Senate voted 98-1 (only Sen....

The Uncomfortable Truth: Psych Wards and Sexual Assault

From The Independent: "Sexual assault and harassment is 'commonplace' on inpatient psychiatric wards, according to Dr...

Psychologist in Nassar Case Surrenders License

From The Detroit News: "An MSU psychologist with ties to the Larry Nassar scandal has permanently...

Watchdog Slams Safeguards for Foster Kids on Psych Drugs

From AP News: "Thousands of foster children may be getting powerful psychiatric drugs prescribed to...

What Fanon Still Teaches Us About Distress in Post-Colonial Society

From The Conversation: "Fanon ultimately viewed institutionalised care as a mode of disciplinary power in...

What a Society Designed for Well-Being Looks Like

From YES! Magazine: "To address the dramatic increase in mental and emotional distress in the...

Indigenous People Fighting to Live Through Community and Activism

From Ricochet: "'Personal individual solutions of therapists, of internalizing it, and that kind of stuff,...

Antidepressant Adviser to UK Gov’t Quits After Conflict of Interest Row

From The BMJ: " Baldwin was the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ representative on , which...

25% of Older Adults Prescribed Benzos Go On to Long-Term Use

From Scienmag: "On average, the patients were 78 years old when they received their first...

APA President on Why Women May Not Report Sexual Assault

From the American Psychological Association: "'Sexual assault is likely the most under-reported crime in the United...

Climate Change Will Increase Deaths by Suicide

From The Conversation: "Suicide is already among the leading causes of death worldwide. For people...

75% of Med Students on Antidepressants or Stimulants (or Both)

From Pamela Wible MD: "In 1990, even I was severely depressed as a first-year med student....

Officer May Have Driven Around Flooded Road Barriers, Killing Patients

From Buzzfeed News: "The law enforcement officer behind the wheel of the van overtaken by...

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