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Controversial study links cannabis use to accelerated brain aging - Salon

Psychiatry - Sat, 2018-10-20 11:09

Salon

Controversial study links cannabis use to accelerated brain aging
Salon
The effects of different conditions on the brain — such as substance use or mental disorders — can cause brains to age prematurely, resulting in lower cognitive function, declining memory, and an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease and dementia ...

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Whistleblower prison psychiatrist won't have to testify Monday, judge rules - Sacramento Bee

Psychiatry - Fri, 2018-10-19 16:26

Sacramento Bee

Whistleblower prison psychiatrist won't have to testify Monday, judge rules
Sacramento Bee
Edmund G. Brown case and in Dr. Golding's CDCR Mental Health Performance Report are matters of great public concern and implicate public safety and the proper administration of justice, thereby furthering a compelling public interest,” the document ...

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Donald Trump, Lumpen Capitalist - Jacobin magazine

Psychiatry - Fri, 2018-10-19 14:41

Jacobin magazine

Donald Trump, Lumpen Capitalist
Jacobin magazine
A group of twenty-seven American psychiatrists and mental health experts made a long list of personality disorders — narcissism, delusional disorder, paranoia, unbridled and extreme present hedonism, and more — shortly after he came into office ...

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'Boy Erased' author joins mother in panel on conversion therapy - Washington Blade

Psychiatry - Fri, 2018-10-19 13:25

Washington Blade

'Boy Erased' author joins mother in panel on conversion therapy
Washington Blade
... Francis said. All of the nation's mainline professional mental health organizations, including the American Psychiatric Association, have declared conversion therapy ineffective in changing a person's sexual orientation and have said the practice ...

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Muhammad Kaleem Arshad MD addresses the concepts and controversies regarding Attention Deficit Disorder - EIN News (press release)

Psychiatry - Fri, 2018-10-19 12:43

Muhammad Kaleem Arshad MD addresses the concepts and controversies regarding Attention Deficit Disorder
EIN News (press release)
Muhammad Kaleem Arshad MD, a board certified psychiatrist discusses the controversies surrounding ADD and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, UNITED STATES, October 19, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ ...

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Seniors' Better Living Expo free Oct. 25 in Mississauga - mississauga.com

Psychiatry - Fri, 2018-10-19 11:41

mississauga.com

Seniors' Better Living Expo free Oct. 25 in Mississauga
mississauga.com
... can visit up to 40 community organizations and local businesses all in one spot at the Oct. 25 Better Living Expo, where they can learn about such things as fraud and scams prevention, investment protection, trends in retirement living and mind ...

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Billions of tax dollars flow to private Medicaid plans. But is anyone minding the store? - Los Angeles Times

Psychiatry - Thu, 2018-10-18 15:25

Los Angeles Times

Billions of tax dollars flow to private Medicaid plans. But is anyone minding the store?
Los Angeles Times
They use the public money they receive to help clinics hire more psychiatrists and social workers so Medicaid patients receive better mental health treatment. They focus heavily on their sickest patients and visit them at home. They offer incentives to ...

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Bogus psychiatrist caught using forged documents - The Sydney Morning Herald

Psychiatry - Wed, 2018-10-17 07:01

The Sydney Morning Herald

Bogus psychiatrist caught using forged documents
The Sydney Morning Herald
Using this excuse, he was able to work as a psychiatrist at Toowoomba Hospital for two years. ... He had earlier tried to secure a position as a psychiatrist with the Hunter Mental Health Services. ... The tribunal noted that Zepinic continued to argue ...

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Drug prices in ads are coming — if HHS gets its way - Politico

Psychiatry - Mon, 2018-10-15 08:03

Drug prices in ads are coming — if HHS gets its way
Politico
Editor's Note: This edition of Free Morning Pulse is published weekdays at 10 a.m. POLITICO Pro Health Care subscribers hold exclusive early access to the newsletter each morning at 6 a.m. To learn more about POLITICO Pro's comprehensive policy ...

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SQ 801 would allow other uses for building funds - Tahlequah Daily Press

Psychiatry - Sun, 2018-10-14 01:53

SQ 801 would allow other uses for building funds
Tahlequah Daily Press
SB 1052: Removes requirement that court notices for mental health evaluations require at least one of the two mental health professionals be a psychiatrist who is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, a licensed clinical ...

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Emaciated, mutilated, dead: the mental health scandal that rocked South Africa - The Guardian

Psychiatry - Sun, 2018-10-14 00:00

The Guardian

Emaciated, mutilated, dead: the mental health scandal that rocked South Africa
The Guardian
Psychiatrists at Life Esidimeni raised alarm bells when the healthcare provider's 30-year-strong contract was terminated in September 2015. Advocate groups including Section 27, a public interest law centre, and the South African Depression and Anxiety ...

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Billy McFarland Mental Health Illness To Blame For Festival Mishap - The Hollywood Unlocked (blog)

Psychiatry - Fri, 2018-10-12 21:14

The Hollywood Unlocked (blog)

Billy McFarland Mental Health Illness To Blame For Festival Mishap
The Hollywood Unlocked (blog)
Fyre Festival founder Billy McFarland's undiagnosed mental health illness could have been the reasoning behind the festivals downfall. ... He states that his client had an undiagnosed mental illness citing two psychiatrists' reports. The reports claim ...
Fyre Festival organizer led scam ticket scheme while out on bail, prosecutors sayCNN

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Fyre Festival Founder's Lawyer Says He Had Undiagnosed Mental Health Conditions - Yahoo News

Psychiatry - Fri, 2018-10-12 11:39

Yahoo News

Fyre Festival Founder's Lawyer Says He Had Undiagnosed Mental Health Conditions
Yahoo News
According to BuzzFeed, the attorney cited two psychiatrists' reports that McFarland had a mood disorder, "bipolar related disorder," ADHD, and alcohol abuse, which affected his behavior and resulted in "delusional beliefs of having special and unique ...
Fyre Festival organizer led scam ticket scheme while out on bail, prosecutors sayCNN

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Ongoing Market Research Report Offers a Roadmap for Expansion of Telepsychiatry Market During 2016 - 2026 - Digital Journal

Psychiatry - Thu, 2018-10-11 15:41

Ongoing Market Research Report Offers a Roadmap for Expansion of Telepsychiatry Market During 2016 - 2026
Digital Journal
One of the key drivers of the telepsychiatry market, especially in the U.S. has been the severe shortage of psychiatric doctors, particularly those specialising in child & adolescent psychiatry. ... Hence, even if they possess serious mental health ...

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Judge Sends Fyre Fest Fraudster to Prison - Courthouse News Service

Psychiatry - Thu, 2018-10-11 12:42

Courthouse News Service

Judge Sends Fyre Fest Fraudster to Prison
Courthouse News Service
Though McFarland pleaded guilty in July to defrauding investors in what he billed as an ultra-luxurious music festival on the Bahamian island of Exuma, the 26-year-old drew an additional wire fraud count for his subsequent creation of a sham ticket ...

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Fyre Festival Fraudster Who Targeted Status Seekers Gets 6 Years - Bloomberg

Psychiatry - Thu, 2018-10-11 11:15

Fyre Festival Fraudster Who Targeted Status Seekers Gets 6 Years
Bloomberg
... McFarland personally profited from fraud schemes that caused "substantial harm to many victims." His defense team asked for substantially less prison time, without making a specific suggestion, largely blaming the scams on McFarland's mental health ...

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Patients died, families lived in fear of doctor charged as drug dealer - Courier Journal

Psychiatry - Thu, 2018-10-11 04:49

Courier Journal

Patients died, families lived in fear of doctor charged as drug dealer
Courier Journal
The 69-year-old U.S. Marine Corps veteran was one of at least 13 of Steiner's patients who died during a two-year period that federal investigators reviewed as part of the nation's largest crackdown on health care fraud, according to documents obtained ...

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US Attorney Says Fyre Fest Promoter Billy McFarland Isn't Really Sorry - Billboard

Psychiatry - Wed, 2018-10-10 17:49

Billboard

US Attorney Says Fyre Fest Promoter Billy McFarland Isn't Really Sorry
Billboard
The government doesn't think Billy McFarland is truly sorry for the $150,000 he stole operating a fake ticketing company while out on bail for the Fyre Fest debacle, and they are using McFarland's own psychiatric doctor to make their case. On Monday ...

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Psychiatry: An Industry of Death Exhibit Exposes Mental Health Abuse - EIN News (press release)

Psychiatry - Wed, 2018-10-10 03:46

Psychiatry: An Industry of Death Exhibit Exposes Mental Health Abuse
EIN News (press release)
Home to the largest health care fraud action in the history of the Department of Justice, South Florida will soon be known for a new first, the debut of the "Psychiatry: An Industry of Death Exhibit" which presents documentation of the history of abuse ...

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