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Making soldiers safe at home is essential for mental health - The Conversation

Making soldiers safe at home is essential for mental health The Conversation So of the 9,500 British soldiers who have been deployed to Afghanistan, almost 285 are likely to suffer from PTSD and up to 1,700 may suffer from another psychological...
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Sunday Dialogue: Treating Mental Illness - New York Times

Sunday Dialogue: Treating Mental Illness - New York Times | Therapy | Scoop.it
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Sunday Dialogue: Treating Mental Illness
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Talk therapy is a potent treatment for serious mental disorders and not simply for the “worried well,” as it is sometimes characterized.
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Website for Autism Treatment Decision-Making by Nicole Grant

Website for Autism Treatment Decision-Making by Nicole Grant | Therapy | Scoop.it
A website is being developed to help parents of children with autism make treatment choices. (I just pledged to help Nicole from Gateway Therapies - Brisbane-based Paediatric Occupational Therapy Practice to...
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Use These Apps to Help You Sleep Better [Android & iOS]

Use These Apps to Help You Sleep Better [Android & iOS] | Therapy | Scoop.it
After a hectic day, the best thing you can do is to get a beneficial amount of sleep. There are always new studies appearing that prove how important sleep really is to a person, improving everything from your energy and mood to your metabolism.
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Study "Substantiates" Benefits Of Cannabinoids For Post Traumatic Stress | NORML Blog, Marijuana Law Reform

Study "Substantiates" Benefits Of Cannabinoids For Post Traumatic Stress | NORML Blog, Marijuana Law Reform | Therapy | Scoop.it
Brian imaging research published this month in the journal Molecular Psychiatry provides physiological evidence as to why cannabis may mitigate certain symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
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‘Love Hormone’ Promises Safer Births After Pfizer Flop - Bloomberg

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‘Love Hormone’ Promises Safer Births After Pfizer Flop
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Calming Music To Fly To…songs that calm your nerves as proven by science

Calming Music To Fly To…songs that calm your nerves as proven by science | Therapy | Scoop.it
Streaming music service Spotify recently commissioned psychologist Dr. Rebecca Spelman to create a playlist to calm listener nerves while flying. Spotify notes that Dr. Spellman found that breathin...
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Ketamine shows significant therapeutic benefit in people with treatment-resistant depression

Patients with treatment-resistant major depression saw dramatic improvement in their illness after treatment with ketamine, an anesthetic, according to the largest ketamine clinical trial to date led by researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine...
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Mental health services need long-overdue cultural and structural revamp

Mental health services need long-overdue cultural and structural revamp | Therapy | Scoop.it
Opinion: Progress in implementing 2006 reform plan has been painfully slow (Mental health services need long-overdue cultural and structural revamp http://t.co/iy9SKqdcj4)...
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Why you should care about changes to the DSM mental-health bible - globalnews.ca

Why you should care about changes to the DSM mental-health bible - globalnews.ca | Therapy | Scoop.it
BDlive Why you should care about changes to the DSM mental-health bible globalnews.ca “Psychologists, psychiatrists, any medical doctors that deal with mental health – this is the book that we use.” Its identification and classification of mental...
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Infighting, boycotts, resignations: Psychiatry faces another crisis of confidence - Regina Leader-Post

Infighting, boycotts, resignations: Psychiatry faces another crisis of confidence - Regina Leader-Post | Therapy | Scoop.it
Infighting, boycotts, resignations: Psychiatry faces another crisis of confidence
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In the early 1970s, psychologist David Rosenhan set out to answer a simple question: Can psychiatrists tell the sane from the insane?
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New database links mental health records to federal system

New database links mental health records to federal system | Therapy | Scoop.it
Seung Hui Cho, who shot and killed 32 people at Virginia Tech, and Jared Loughner, who targeted former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, both obtained their guns legally under the existing background check system.
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Is Criticism Of DSM 5 'Antipsychiatry'?

Is Criticism Of DSM 5 'Antipsychiatry'? | Therapy | Scoop.it
No: It is trying to save psychiatry from DSM 5. (Is Criticism Of DSM 5 'Antipsychiatry'? | Psychology Today http://t.co/crUxDUIcds #DSM5)
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Anxiety Disorders

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Aerobic exercise significantly alleviates symptoms of anxiety. Clinical trials show that exercise is as effective as certain medications for treating anxiety and depression.
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SSRIs could treat PMS by offsetting hormone levels in the brain

SSRIs could treat PMS by offsetting hormone levels in the brain | Therapy | Scoop.it
Low-doses of common antidepressant medication could provide a safe and fast-acting means of treating menstrual cycle-linked symptoms.
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Male eating disorder 'diagnoses up'

Male eating disorder 'diagnoses up' | Therapy | Scoop.it
There has been a dramatic rise in the number of men diagnosed with eating disorders in the last decade, research suggests.
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From DSM-I to DSM-5 in the Legal System: Mental Illness Issues in the Courtroom

From DSM-I to DSM-5 in the Legal System: Mental Illness Issues in the Courtroom | Therapy | Scoop.it
Submitted by Charlton Stanley (Otteray Scribe), guest blogger The relationship between mental health and the legal system is a turbulent one at best. One major problem is they speak two different l...
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Hypnotherapy For Depression Adelaide: A Helping Hand For The Mentally Distressed | PRLog

Hypnotherapy For Depression Adelaide: A Helping Hand For The Mentally Distressed | PRLog | Therapy | Scoop.it
Hypnotherapy For Depression Adelaide: A Helping Hand For The Mentally Distressed.
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How Horses Help Treat Eating Disorders | The Fix

How Horses Help Treat Eating Disorders | The Fix | Therapy | Scoop.it
Daily website for alcohol and drug addiction recovery news and information. Your source for addiction recovery news, rehab reviews and sober living tips.
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Therapy: Why Even Healthy Couples Need It | YourTango

Therapy: Why Even Healthy Couples Need It | YourTango | Therapy | Scoop.it
Unfortunately, the idea of using a professional to help encourage communication and deal with issues between two individuals in a relationship is frightening to some. However, it can be a great tool that — regardless of ...
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Psychiatrists under fire in mental health battle

Psychiatrists under fire in mental health battle | Therapy | Scoop.it
It has the distinctly un-catchy, abbreviated title 'DSM-5,' and is known to no one outside the world of mental health. But, even before its publication on May 22, the ...
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The debate over DSM-5 - The British Psychological Society

Ottawa Citizen The debate over DSM-5 The British Psychological Society Earlier this week our Division of Clinical Psychology issued a position statement on the classification of behaviour and experience in relation to functional psychiatric...
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Bethenny Frankel opts for retail therapy as divorce proceedings with estranged ... - Daily Mail

Bethenny Frankel opts for retail therapy as divorce proceedings with estranged ... - Daily Mail | Therapy | Scoop.it
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Bethenny Frankel opted for retail therapy on Saturday with a trip to Barneys in New York City as her divorce proceedings continue.
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