6 hrs ago
The Brattleboro Reformer
Our opinion: A positive, creative response to bullying
Bullying is a big problem in this country. All to often we hear stories of young people who succumb to the stress induced by the constant physical or emotional abuse inflicted by their peers.
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11 hrs ago
MIND Institute Neurodevelopmental Disorders Conference August 8th
The UC Davis MIND Institute holds the annual Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Research to Practice on Friday, Aug. 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the UC Davis Alumni Center.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
The Ararat Advertiser
10,000 referrals to mental health support in the region
The program provides counselling support to reach rural residents spread over a vast area from Beaufort through to the South Australian border, north to Hopetoun and across to Maryborough.
Asylum seeker attempts suicide after being returned to Christmas Island
A woman who is in hospital on Christmas Island after attempting suicide was returned to the offshore detention centre against the advice of mental health professionals after being transferred for treatment in Australia.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Los Angeles Times
VA whistle-blowers complain of 'retaliation' at troubled agency
James Tuchschmidt, a top official at the Veterans Health Administration, the VA's healthcare arm, makes an opening statement while testifying before a House Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing.
Rehabilitation helps prevent depression from age-related vision loss
Depression is a common risk for people who have lost their vision from age-related macular degeneration , but a new study shows that a type of rehabilitation therapy can cut this risk in half.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Officials: VA Leadership Harassed, Intimidated, Demoted Whistleblowers
Long wait times for veterans seeking medical care erupted into a scandal this year, which led to the resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki, calls from both parties to fire officials who covered it up, the termination of bonuses for senior officials, and reforming the entire department.
Scratching the Itch of Why, Why, Why?
What's the meaning of life? Isn't this the most fundamental question that has plagued humanity sincea well, forever? While not limited to philosophers, theologians, psychologists and other seekers, the quest to find the answer is the metaphorical holy grail of self-consciousness.
Ukiah Blog Live
Another Giant Nail in the Coffin of Psychiatry
The bible of the profession, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders , lists some 300 separate and distinct mental disorders.
Ailments are big business
Back when Prozac and Zoloft were new, I remember the mental acrobatics doctors made to justify giving these drugs to anxious patients.
Star of Mysore
MMC&RI signs MoU with Bangor University
Caption: Paul Sellers, Director, British Council of South India, is seen watering a sapling to inaugurate the programme.
Fighting thigh gap popularity
Anne Becker has been studying eating disorders for nearly three decades, but it was from her twin 13-year-old daughters that she learned the term 'thigh gap.'
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Hypersexuality in Women Linked to High Porn Use
Women who have sex so frequently that it may cause them problems - sometimes referred to as being "hypersexual" - seem to be characterized more by their high rates of masturbation and pornography use, rather than passive forms of sexual behavior, such as having fantasies, as previous studies had suggested, according to new research.
Oscar's team want to consult State psychiatrist
"She was part of the panel which [observed Pistorius]," Barry Roux , for Pistorius, told the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.
Disabled students face daily humiliation from 'friends': Child experts
While the state, under the Right to Education Act ensures that every child has a right to go to school, psychiatrists and child experts say that children with disabilities are mocked by their friends, and worse, teachers Inclusion in mainstream education for students with various forms of autism, learning or physical disabilities is a fairly new ... (more)
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Psychiatrist shortage looms as training posts are unfilled
AN acute shortage of psychiatrists is looming after a struggle to fill training jobs left dozens of posts empty for a second year in a row.
The Star Online
Don't get mad, it's unhealthy
In a recently released study, psychologists Rodlescia Sneed and Prof Sheldon Cohen of Carnegie Mellon University in the United States found that negative social interactions can increase the risk of hypertension in older adults.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Cape Cod Times
A different way to combat alcoholism
When their son had to take a medical leave from college, Jack and Wendy knew they -- and he -- needed help with his binge drinking.
Pine Rest launches psychiatry residency program with first class of doctors
Nine medical school graduates started Wednesday, July 1, in a new residency program that has been two years in the making.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Stress from interpersonal conflict may spur high blood pressure
In a recently released study, psychologists Rodlescia Sneed and Sheldon Cohen of Carnegie Mellon University found that negative social interactions can increase the risk of hypertension in older adults.