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5 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
Americans who want to see a psychiatrist have about a 50-50 shot at being able to use private insurance coverage to help pay for it, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Psychiatry.
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7 hrs ago | Fox News
Just over half of psychiatrists accept private insurance, while nearly 90 percent of other physicians do, according to a new study published Dec. 11 in JAMA Psychiatry.
A report on youth mental health and addictions services released Wednesday says there are serious barriers to care for youth who have experienced physical or sexual assault.
Psychiatrists can use a simple genetic test to determine which psychoactive medications will be most easily metabolized by their patients.
Freeman had left for his two-year LDS mission to St. Louis in January 2010, full of faith and hope.
State regulators have told a Simi Valley psychiatrist he can no longer practice medicine and that his request for a rehearing has been denied, an attorney said Monday.
Some papers say that meditation can have beneficial health effects, and that makes sense, but a new paper claiming evidence of specific molecular changes in the body following a period of mindfulness meditation is likely the first of its kind.
In The Book of Woe: the DSM and the Unmaking of Psychiatry , psychoanalyst and journalist Gary Greenberg examines the history of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders , revealing the "deeply flawed process by which mental disorders are invented and uninvented".
A judge has ruled in favour of an ACC claimant in a case expected to have "enormous" ramifications for the way mental health patients are treated.
British scientists have developed a ground-breaking camera test that can diagnose a range of serious mental health problems by analysing patients' eye movements.
Freeman had left for his two-year LDS mission to St. Louis in January 2010, full of faith and hope, but returned a few months later suffering severe depression, anxiety and migraine headaches.
Pat Robertson says instead of condemning LGBT people, Christians should pray for those who were recruited into the "gay lifestyle," because they were sexually abused as children.
I was recently intrigued by the claims made - and that went completely unchallenged - by Vikram Patel, a psychiatrist who was interviewed by Wired Science's Greg Miller.
A well known psychiatrist paid a visit to the Harrington Regional Medical Center's annual meeting speaking about his patients who inspired a famous book.