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What it feels like to... live with a personality disorder - Independent.ie

Psychiatry - Tue, 2017-10-17 19:30

Independent.ie

What it feels like to... live with a personality disorder
Independent.ie
I was always the child getting into trouble, not fitting in, feeling like a fraud. ... According to the DSM-IV-TR (American Psychiatric Association, 2000), borderline personality disorder is diagnosed when there is a persistent pattern of unstable ...

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Facebook reveals true identities of prostitutes and porn stars - The Australian

Psychiatry - Tue, 2017-10-17 07:00

The Australian

Facebook reveals true identities of prostitutes and porn stars
The Australian
Others have complained that abusive relatives from whom they are estranged have featured, and in one instance a psychiatrist said her clients were recommended to each other, outing their mental health issues. Facebook denies that location services are ...

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Judge orders civil commitment proceedings - Aspen Times

Psychiatry - Mon, 2017-10-16 22:35

Aspen Times

Judge orders civil commitment proceedings
Aspen Times
William Hallisey, 61, has been held at the Pitkin County Jail and in state psychiatric hospitals for about two years since he was arrested in October 2015 for allegedly breaking in or trying to break into two houses in Old Snowmass while shirtless and ...

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Is Your Church Healthy for People with Mental Illness? - ChristianityToday.com

Psychiatry - Mon, 2017-10-16 15:06

ChristianityToday.com

Is Your Church Healthy for People with Mental Illness?
ChristianityToday.com
He felt like a fraud as he taught others about the Bible, while battling deep hopelessness and depression in his private life. He took the risk of sharing his story with his pastor who referred him for psychiatric evaluation, while spiritually ...

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Discipline of top Esidimeni officials put on hold - Citizen

Psychiatry - Sun, 2017-10-15 02:50

Citizen

Discipline of top Esidimeni officials put on hold
Citizen
“Ramokgopa says that Dr Barney Selebano (head of department) and Dr Makgabo Manamela (director: mental health) have been charged with seven and eight charges respectively, including fraud, misleading the provincial legislature and the public, gross ...

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President Trump is Unstable, Dangerous and Could Start Nuclear War, Doctors Warn - Newsweek

Psychiatry - Sat, 2017-10-14 11:13

Newsweek

President Trump is Unstable, Dangerous and Could Start Nuclear War, Doctors Warn
Newsweek
The Duty to Warn PAC, an organization of psychologists who believe Trump has a personality disorder called malignant narcissism, will host marches across the nation Saturday to warn people about a perceived increase in his volatility and ...

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Letter to the editor: We must denounce Trump's behavior - Glens Falls Post-Star

Psychiatry - Fri, 2017-10-13 22:06

Letter to the editor: We must denounce Trump's behavior
Glens Falls Post-Star
That danger is echoed in “The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump,” a just-published book written by 27 psychiatrists and mental health experts assessing Trump's unfit mental state and their “duty to warn” about his narcissism, paranoid personality disorder ...

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Protest organiser explains why Scientology is a dangerous cult that destroys peoples lives - InTallaght (blog)

Psychiatry - Fri, 2017-10-13 12:55

InTallaght (blog)

Protest organiser explains why Scientology is a dangerous cult that destroys peoples lives
InTallaght (blog)
“They believe that psychiatry is violating the human rights of children with mental health issues and conditions like autism but giving unproven and unregulated products to autistic children is not seen as a violation of human rights in their eyes ...

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Father's History Could Offer Insight Into Mind of Las Vegas Gunman - New York Times

Psychiatry - Fri, 2017-10-13 12:07

New York Times

Father's History Could Offer Insight Into Mind of Las Vegas Gunman
New York Times
Benjamin Paddock, the father of the Las Vegas gunman, in a 1960s wanted poster, at left, and in 1977. Among the many unanswered questions is what influence, if any, Mr. Paddock's absence and infamy had on the life of his son, Stephen Paddock.

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How the VA Fueled the National Opioid Crisis and Is Killing Thousands of Veterans - Newsweek

Psychiatry - Thu, 2017-10-12 01:30

Newsweek

How the VA Fueled the National Opioid Crisis and Is Killing Thousands of Veterans
Newsweek
One reason, as an exhaustive Newsweek investigation—based on this reporter's book, Mental Health, Inc.—found, is that for over a decade, the VA recklessly overprescribed opiates and psychiatric medications. Since mid-2012, though, ... It's an ...

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Portland psychiatrist with history of penalties is suspended over prescription practices - Press Herald

Psychiatry - Wed, 2017-10-11 20:46

Press Herald

Portland psychiatrist with history of penalties is suspended over prescription practices
Press Herald
... was related to the review of patient records. De los Heros had been sanctioned by the Massachusetts licensing board in the 1990s and 2000s for Medicaid fraud, and for fraudulently trying to regain his medical license. ... In 2009, de los Heros ...

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Williams responds to Cecil Bothwell's 'fraud' comments - WLOS

Psychiatry - Wed, 2017-10-11 16:52

Williams responds to Cecil Bothwell's 'fraud' comments
WLOS
Bothwell also called Williams a fraud who lied about him during the campaign. "The people who beat me are all people I could support in council, except for Dee Williams," he said. "And she has run a bitter and nasty campaign, and has lied about me and ...

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County's Behavioral Health Division has only one option for replacing its Wauwatosa hospital - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Psychiatry - Tue, 2017-10-10 14:53

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

County's Behavioral Health Division has only one option for replacing its Wauwatosa hospital
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The Behavioral Health Division's search for an operator of its psychiatric hospital is down to Universal Health Services, a for-profit company with behavioral health hospitals throughout the country. And the company may only want to provide inpatient ...

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Ultimate betrayal that destroyed me: Frank Bruno reveals two devastating blows that almost pushed him over the edge - Mirror.co.uk

Psychiatry - Sat, 2017-10-07 15:07

Mirror.co.uk

Ultimate betrayal that destroyed me: Frank Bruno reveals two devastating blows that almost pushed him over the edge
Mirror.co.uk
In a shocking crime that the former world heavyweight champion calls “the ultimate betrayal”, someone close to him stole more than £300,000 of his savings while he was locked in a secure psychiatric hospital. Then he was nearly blinded in ... Overnight ...

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State rests case in former Sarasota deputy's attempted murder trial - The Ledger

Psychiatry - Wed, 2017-10-04 20:36

The Ledger

State rests case in former Sarasota deputy's attempted murder trial
The Ledger
Dr. Vien Dinh, a psychiatrist at Bayside Behavioral Health, said he did not find any cognitive disabilities when he examined the alleged victim after the incident. He said the woman was kept in the hospital until Jan. 18, when she was released upon her ...

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Neighbor of woman in Bybee case describes rocky friendship ... - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Psychiatry - Wed, 2017-10-04 19:30

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Neighbor of woman in Bybee case describes rocky friendship ...
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
SARASOTA — A friend of the 80-year-old woman who is accusing a former Sarasota County Sheriff's deputy of attempted murder and exploitation said her ...

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Man 'downed a litre of rum before stabbing his flatmate 25 times and hacking his penis off' - The Sun

Psychiatry - Tue, 2017-10-03 12:50

The Sun

Man 'downed a litre of rum before stabbing his flatmate 25 times and hacking his penis off'
The Sun
Barry, who suffers from schizophrenia, pleaded not guilty to one count of murder, but entered a guilty plea to manslaughter, on the grounds of diminished responsibility based on his mental health. Barry had long harboured a hatred for Ahmad, and had ...

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Why Trump Was Wrong to 'Guess' the Las Vegas Shooter Was a 'Sick' Man - Newsweek

Psychiatry - Tue, 2017-10-03 11:02

Newsweek

Why Trump Was Wrong to 'Guess' the Las Vegas Shooter Was a 'Sick' Man
Newsweek
The implication of comments like this, that people with mental disorders are responsible for mass shootings, has become a “meme” in the wake of such events, Columbia University psychiatrist Paul Appelbaum tells Newsweek. And as mass shootings in the U ...

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Four students with such promising lives ahead... So why wasn't more done to save them? With campus suicides on the ... - Daily Mail

Psychiatry - Mon, 2017-10-02 15:31

Daily Mail

Four students with such promising lives ahead... So why wasn't more done to save them? With campus suicides on the ...
Daily Mail
... cent over the past ten years, to 144 in 2016. Universities are reporting a 50 per cent rise in demand for their mental health services, while the number of students who abandon degrees due to mental illness has more than doubled to almost 1,200 in ...

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Leading Bristol consultant psychiatrist gave woman patient champagne and cocaine in hotel room - Bristol Post

Psychiatry - Mon, 2017-10-02 04:01

Bristol Post

Leading Bristol consultant psychiatrist gave woman patient champagne and cocaine in hotel room
Bristol Post
Consultant psychiatrist Ovais Badat leaves Bristol Crown Court after being convicted of supplying cocaine, making articles for use in frauds, fraud and possessing Class B drug Ketamine. (Image: Geoff Bennett). Kerry Barker, prosecuting, told the jury ...

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