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All things related to psychiatric medications in the areas of depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, substance abuse
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Antipsychotic Drug Use: HHS Has Initiatives to Reduce Use among Older Adults in Nursing Homes, but Should Expand Efforts to Other Settings

Antipsychotic Drug Use: HHS Has Initiatives to Reduce Use among Older Adults in Nursing Homes, but Should Expand Efforts to Other Settings | Psychotherapeutics | Scoop.it
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Jackie Kennedy's Unseen Struggle With PTSD

Jackie Kennedy's Unseen Struggle With PTSD | Psychotherapeutics | Scoop.it
When Jackie Kennedy witnessed the shooting death of her husband, President John F. Kennedy, it was a moment that changed the world. It also profoundly changed Jackie herself.
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Should We All Take a Bit of Lithium?

Should We All Take a Bit of Lithium? | Psychotherapeutics | Scoop.it
Suicide seems to be less common where the lithium is more plentiful in drinking water.
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New Findings on Timing and Range of Maternal Mental Illness

New Findings on Timing and Range of Maternal Mental Illness | Psychotherapeutics | Scoop.it
Studies are revealing a more complex view of maternal mental illness, including that what is known as postpartum depression often begins during pregnancy.
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Alcoholism Through a Doctor's Eyes

Alcoholism Through a Doctor's Eyes | Psychotherapeutics | Scoop.it
Medical, nursing and other graduate students from New York University have been attending the play “Bill W. and Dr. Bob” as part of their studies, though the drama underscores how little has changed in our beliefs about alcoholism and what we can do about it.
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Watch - The Hungry Heart

Watch - The Hungry Heart | Psychotherapeutics | Scoop.it
Interviews about prescription drug abuse and special features from The Hungry Heart movie.
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What's Inside Your MDMA? It's Not What You Think

What's Inside Your MDMA? It's Not What You Think | Psychotherapeutics | Scoop.it
The capsules appear so enticing, filled with the promise of thrills, joy, human enlightenment. So what exactly is inside? The dark truth behind today's drug du jour, molly.
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‘How To Make Money Selling Drugs’: Eminem on His Addiction (Watch)

‘How To Make Money Selling Drugs’: Eminem on His Addiction (Watch) | Psychotherapeutics | Scoop.it
*In the new documentary “How To Make Money Selling Drugs,” rapper Eminem talks about his past drug addiction problems and near death experiences. Eminem

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PTSD Isn't Just A War Wound; Teens Suffer, Too : NPR

About 4 percent of teenage boys and 6 percent of teenage girls have PTSD. Many of them have physical symptoms related to their stress, including problems sleeping, weight gain and hair loss.
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Brooke Shields' Struggle With Postpartum Depression

Brooke Shields' Struggle With Postpartum Depression | Psychotherapeutics | Scoop.it
Brooke Shields seemingly has it all -- happy marriage, celebrated beauty, critical applause, world fame. Yet, after her child was born, she fought the
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Experimental treatment for PTSD: Ecstasy - CNN.com

Experimental treatment for PTSD: Ecstasy - CNN.com | Psychotherapeutics | Scoop.it
After years with post-traumatic stress disorder, Rachel Hope decided to see if the drug Ecstasy could end her torment.
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In 'The Evil Hours,' A Journalist Shares His Struggle With PTSD

In 'The Evil Hours,' A Journalist Shares His Struggle With PTSD | Psychotherapeutics | Scoop.it
While embedded with troops in Iraq, David Morris almost died when a Humvee he was riding in ran over a roadside bomb. His book explores the history and science of post-traumatic stress disorder.
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Why Doctors Need Stories

Why Doctors Need Stories | Psychotherapeutics | Scoop.it
In an era of systematic clinical research, medicine still requires the vignette.
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Depression Can Be Treated, but It Takes Competence

Depression Can Be Treated, but It Takes Competence | Psychotherapeutics | Scoop.it
Depression is a grave illness, but we can help people back to life.
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A Revolutionary Approach to Treating PTSD

A Revolutionary Approach to Treating PTSD | Psychotherapeutics | Scoop.it
Bessel van der Kolk wants to change the way we heal a traumatized mind — by starting with the body.
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The PTSD Crisis That’s Being Ignored: Americans Wounded in Their Own Neighborhoods

The PTSD Crisis That’s Being Ignored: Americans Wounded in Their Own Neighborhoods | Psychotherapeutics | Scoop.it
Americans in violent neighborhoods are developing PTSD at rates similar to combat veterans. Why aren’t hospitals screening them? It costs money.
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At Clinics, Tumultuous Lives and Turbulent Care

At Clinics, Tumultuous Lives and Turbulent Care | Psychotherapeutics | Scoop.it
In some areas, an unregulated clinic scene has sprung up for buprenorphine, a drug used to treat addiction, and it can pose a turbulent setting for patient care.
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Eminem Details Drug Addiction and Overdose in New Documentary - RollingStone.com

Eminem Details Drug Addiction and Overdose in New Documentary - RollingStone.com | Psychotherapeutics | Scoop.it
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"I don't know at what point exactly it started to be a problem.
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New York City Music Festival Canceled After Two Drug-Related Deaths

New York City Music Festival Canceled After Two Drug-Related Deaths | Psychotherapeutics | Scoop.it
Electric Zoo, a three-day electronic music festival in New York City, has been canceled after two attendees died and another four were hospitalized in intensive care after taking drugs at the festival.
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St. Louis Company May Have Answer To Ending Meth Labs

St. Louis Company May Have Answer To Ending Meth Labs | Psychotherapeutics | Scoop.it
Not many of us are chemists. Yet by removing one oxygen atom average people here in Missouri regularly are turning common decongestants like Sudafed and
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Choosing a Generic Antidepressant

Choosing a Generic Antidepressant | Psychotherapeutics | Scoop.it
With one generic bupropion formulation recently withdrawn, how can clinicians best select from among the remaining options?
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Concerns About A.D.H.D. Practices and Amphetamine Addiction

Concerns About A.D.H.D. Practices and Amphetamine Addiction | Psychotherapeutics | Scoop.it
The suicide of Richard Fee highlights issues in the treatment of A.D.H.D., as youths fake symptoms to feed their addictions to potentially dangerous stimulants.
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F.D.A. Panel Recommends Restrictions on Hydrocodone Products Like Vicodin

F.D.A. Panel Recommends Restrictions on Hydrocodone Products Like Vicodin | Psychotherapeutics | Scoop.it
An advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration voted 19 to 10 to recommend increased restrictions on hydrocodone products, the country’s most widely used narcotic painkillers.
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