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California Psychiatrist Accused of “Treating” Patients While on Drugs

California Psychiatrist Accused of “Treating” Patients While on Drugs | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Westerback ran a private practice in Thousand Oaks called Westerbrack Psychiatry. His practice focused on psychotherapy and medication management, according to his website. Authorities looked further into Westerback ...
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Attention: Another Way Healthcare Reform can be Beneficial for ...

Attention: Another Way Healthcare Reform can be Beneficial for ... | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
If you are a private practice therapist that accepts insurance, the odds seem to be in your favor when it comes to the Healthcare Reform Act. You see, I've already mentioned in a few other blogs that the new law will provide ...
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» FDA Investigating 2 Deaths After Zyprexa Injections for Schizophrenia - Psych Central News

» FDA Investigating 2 Deaths After Zyprexa Injections for Schizophrenia - Psych Central News | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Long-acting antipsychotic Zyprexa Relprevv (olanzapine pamoate) is under scrutiny after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) turned up two deaths
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Honoured in Britain, the US psychiatrist who took $1.2m from drug companies

Honoured in Britain, the US psychiatrist who took $1.2m from drug companies | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Britain’s premier institute for the study of mental illness has become embroiled in a damaging row over its decision to invite a disgraced US academic to give the inaugural lecture for a new research centre.
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Sexual problems may linger after rape

Sexual problems may linger after rape | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Rape victims treated with psychotherapy are still more than twice as likely to have sexual difficulties and pelvic pain than unvictimized women, ...
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American Psychiatric Association: Half of Americans ‘mentally ill’

American Psychiatric Association: Half of Americans ‘mentally ill’ | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
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E7 Top Freelancing Secrets to Help You Balance Your Freelancing Work and Your Life | FreelanceFolder

E7 Top Freelancing Secrets to Help You Balance Your Freelancing Work and Your Life | FreelanceFolder | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
We freelancers seem to crave work/life balance. In fact, the hope for a better work/life balance is one of the main reasons many of us become
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Recent studies suggest that laughter enhances the quality of romantic relationships

Recent studies suggest that laughter enhances the quality of romantic relationships | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Laughter is a bold declaration of happiness. We’re all familiar with its contagious effect, and attempts to stifle it often result in uncontrollable giggles. Professional comedians claim that there ...
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It's the reason ugly funny guys get to keep their mates longer. Laughter it's a great toll to relieve and reduce tension. I use it in therapy, smiling makes your brain feel better.

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In the news by Karen Franklin PhD: Military sexual assault scandal unearths "illegal" psychiatric diagnoses

In the news by Karen Franklin PhD: Military sexual assault scandal unearths "illegal" psychiatric diagnoses | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
"Women in every branch of the U.S. military are being disproportionately discharged with personality disorders" http://t.co/OIVfTfCpp6
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The Money Pivot: Your Drastic Financial Make-Over Begins Now - MainStreet

The Money Pivot: Your Drastic Financial Make-Over Begins Now - MainStreet | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
The Money Pivot: Your Drastic Financial Make-Over Begins Now
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Marc Lynn is a psychotherapist and organizational consultant with a private practice in Los Angeles. He says: ...
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Local psychologist stakes out 'Emotional Vampires at Work' - The Columbian

Local psychologist stakes out 'Emotional Vampires at Work' - The Columbian | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Local psychologist stakes out 'Emotional Vampires at Work'
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He turned to writing and offering consulting services as a way to share some of his insights drawn from private practice.
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Obamacare will share personal health info with federal, state agencies | WashingtonExaminer.com

Obamacare will share personal health info with federal, state agencies | WashingtonExaminer.com | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
A new rule issued late Friday requires state, federal and local agencies as well as health insurers to swap the protected personal health information of anybody seeking to join the new health care program that will be enforced by the Internal...

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Skip Stein's curator insight, June 17, 2013 9:56 AM

With all these agencies in the mix, how secret do you really think your medical records are?  Fail to get a job in the future, maybe someone 'leaked' or sold the info.  No way to tell, no way to track it, you might as well just post our medical records on FaceBook!

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The Verizon order, the NSA, and what call records might reveal about psychiatric patients | PHIprivacy.net

Over on PogoWasRight.org, I've covered some of last week's revelations about domestic surveillance activities by the NSA. The first revelation, that of a secret
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Study: Internet-based Therapy Leads To Long-Term Recovery - Business 2 Community

Study: Internet-based Therapy Leads To Long-Term Recovery - Business 2 Community | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
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Money Pros: How to get started on your business with little to no money

Money Pros: How to get started on your business with little to no money | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Scott Gerber, founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council, provides tips on how you can get your business up and running on a shoe string budget.
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The looming train wreck in psychology and scientific research - Chris Blattman

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The Conservative Case Against Mental Health

The Conservative Case Against Mental Health | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
President Obama gave a speech about bringing mental health "out of the shadows" on Monday, and because he is for it, that means somebody has to be against it.
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Outrage as NYU professor tweets that obese PhD students 'don't have the willpower for the academic program'

Outrage as NYU professor tweets that obese PhD students 'don't have the willpower for the academic program' | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Geoffrey Miller, who has tenure at the University of New Mexico, tweeted: 'Dear obese PhD applicants: If you don't have the willpower to stop eating carbs, you won't have the willpower to do a dissertation.
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Researchers create virtual therapist with webcam and game sensor

Researchers create virtual therapist with webcam and game sensor | PrivatePractice | Scoop.it
Researchers with the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies are working on a virtual therapist that appears lifelike and is aimed to help those who need some type of ...
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As long as it brings real cash this tool it's welcome.

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