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  1. Jet to South Africa for affordable five-star treatment at a fraction of UK costRead the original story

    9 hrs ago |

    Nestled in an ancient garden on the outskirts of the town of White River, the gateway to the Kruger National Park , White River Manor offers a comprehensive treatment programme tailored to meet the individual needs of clients who want to get away from it all. Regarded as one of the best addiction treatment centres in South Africa, it offers five-star accommodation and world-class treatment in a tranquil setting with an emphasis on fitness and good health.


  2. 10 Things Every Pediatrician Should Know About BFRBsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    The following guest post was authored by Fred Penzel, Ph.D, a licensed psychologist who specializes in the treatment of BFRBs and OCD . Body-focused Repetitive Behaviors , a group of disorders that includes hair pulling disorder, excoriation disorder , and nail-biting , represent a group of problems not well recognized or understood by health professionals.


  3. Mental health patients 'missing out on critical services'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    ... Tregenza said in the "ideal" situation, a temporary locum would have been appointed to fill the gap in permanent psychiatry services. "This was one of the areas of concern, that this service wasn't being provided and it seemed unclear as to how long ...


  4. 10 Things Every Doctor Who Sees Kids Should Know About BFRBsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Psychology Today

    Body-focused Repetitive Behaviors , a group of disorders that includes hair pulling disorder, excoriation disorder , and nail-biting , represent a group of problems not well recognized or understood by health professionals. Even psychologists, psychiatrists, and dermatologists may not always get it right, and so it should come as no surprise that pediatricians are not as well educated about them as they could be.


  5. New physicians, services available at St. John's Physician PracticesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Planet Jackson Hole

    ... Health & Urgent Care practice. In addition, the medical group has opened a new practice, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, which is staffed by psychiatrist Kathleen Logan, MD. "The expertise of these well-qualified physicians helps address important ...


  6. Delay in approving licenses keeps psychologists sidelinedRead the original story

    Sunday |

    When Ethan L. Seidman hired a psychologist to join his practice last spring, he expected her to start Sept 1. But by late fall, she was still weeks away from working, because of delays in processing her license application. The newly minted psychologist, who asked Seidman not to identify her, moved to the Boston area but still can't earn a living or start helping the patients waiting for her services, he said.


  7. A former Marine finds a way to serve on a different kind of battlefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | The Oregonian

    Most people who sign up to do hospital volunteer work request gigs far from the gritty side. They lead tours, provide directions at the front desk and ring up purchases in the gift shop.


  8. Critical Contrast: Advanzeon SolutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 |

    Advanzeon Solutions and Anthem are both medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation. Anthem has a consensus price target of $293.40, indicating a potential upside of 2.21%.


  9. Parenting coaches? Frazzled families pay for adviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Star Tribune

    ... "Most of the parent coaching out there has never, ever been studied," said Alan Kazdin, a professor of child psychiatry at Yale University. "Go to someone, talk, enjoy yourself, get advice - it might even help. But don't substitute that for ...


  10. Is sex addiction real? This study says it may beRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | MSN Healthy Living

    Is sex addiction real? Researchers say it may be, or at least something close to it, and might be more common than anyone thought. Ten percent of men and 7 percent of women say they have significant levels of stress and dysfunction because of their sexual thoughts or behaviors, the researchers reported Friday.


  11. Breaking through barriers to mental healthcare in the Last FrontierRead the original story

    Friday Nov 9 | The Skagway News

    All these triggers can play into the most common mental health issues, according to Dahl Memorial Clinic Behavioral Health Clinician John Hischer. Across the United States, the most common health issues are anxiety, depression and substance abuse - the same three which are also common in Skagway, as well.


  12. Many troubled by their sexual feelings, urgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Reuters

    ... up, for example, using 'impulsive' and 'compulsive' interchangeably," said Hudak, an associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pennsylvania and medical director of the Obsessive Compulsive Disorders ...


  13. Rising from the madhouse, Jeffs finds lifeline in poetryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | The Courier

    EXTRAODINARY: Sandy Jeffs thought her life was over when she was diagnosed with schizophrenia at 23. Now the poet will be featured in an exhibition. Picture: Supplied After what she described as an unravelling during her Bachelor of Arts degree, Jeffs hit crisis point when she started hearing voices at 23. "Back in those days, schizophrenia and recovery weren't even in the same sentence, it was an absolute death sentence," Jeffs said.


  14. Sex addiction more common than previously thought: 1 in 10 men and 1 in 12 women are hookedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Daily Mail

    ... 'epidemic,' while the scientific community debates whether such a problem even exists,' she said. 'Although psychiatry has a long history of attempting to characterize hypersexuality, researchers and clinicians have disparate views regarding whether ...


  15. After brother's suicide, UCF medical student aims to teach youth about mental healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... high-school students, where they would learn about mental health. She reached out to Dr. Anuja Mehta, director of psychiatry clerkship and an assistant professor at UCF College of Medicine, for guidance. Mehta was a perfect mentor for the project ...


  16. 'I'd probably be dead if I stayed': Eating disorder...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | ABC News

    A woman who at one stage "weighed less than the family dog" due to severe anorexia nervosa, says the fact she could not get effective treatment in her home state of Tasmania, but did in the United States, makes her both furious and sad. She recalls spending much of her twenties in and out of emergency wards and seeing psychologists, dieticians and doctors across Tasmania, Victoria and Queensland.


  17. Psychedelics Have Returned to the Research MainstreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Health News Digest

    ... to best use, will we be able to truly realize the benefits of 'changing our minds.'" is double board-certified in psychiatry and


  18. Deep-Brain Recordings May Show Where Unhappiness LivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Scientific American

    ... at the University of Michigan who was not involved with the study. "There's a major open question in psychiatry: How do you construct emotion or mood? People have a very vague idea of what it means to perceive or have an emotion in the brain," he ...


  19. Experiences of Dutch general practitioners and district nurses with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | BioMed Central

    Generals practitioners and district nurses play a leading role in providing palliative care at home. Many services and facilities are available to support them in providing this complex care.


  20. Podcast: How Can You Stop Emotional Overeating?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | PsychCentral

    Emotional overeating is an extremely common problem for many people, particularly among those who live with depression . Many of us have a tendency to "eat our feelings," resorting to food to make us feel better and as an escape from the things that bother us.