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Full report: 'Every supposed reform has been harmful' to inmates - Charlotte Observer

Psychiatry - Thu, 2017-02-23 12:41

Full report: 'Every supposed reform has been harmful' to inmates
Charlotte Observer
The percentage of inmates “receiving Behavioral Health services” who are provided with prescriptions for psychiatric medications has increased from 61% (2,182 of 3, 549) in 2008 to 84% (4,389 of 5,221) as of September 6, 2016. At the same time, the ...

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New Report Discloses How Psychiatric Fraud Creates Harm--It Costs Both Financially and in Patients' Lives - Yahoo Finance

Psychiatry - Tue, 2017-02-21 07:20

New Report Discloses How Psychiatric Fraud Creates Harm--It Costs Both Financially and in Patients' Lives
Yahoo Finance
21, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A new report on mental healthcare fraud released by Citizens Commission on Human Rights International (CCHR) reveals a staggering $3.7 billion in criminal and civil settlements and fines among five companies over the ...

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Renowned Harvard Psychologist Says ADHD is Largely a Fraud - Mad In America

Psychiatry - Tue, 2017-02-21 05:10

Mad In America

Renowned Harvard Psychologist Says ADHD is Largely a Fraud
Mad In America
Renowned Harvard Psychologist Says ADHD is Largely a Fraud. February 21 ... Consider a donation to help us continue to produce content, provide up-to-date research news, offer continuing education courses, and continue building a community for ...

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Bill Against Conversion Therapy Passes Committee - Los Alamos Daily Post

Psychiatry - Sat, 2017-02-18 08:18

Bill Against Conversion Therapy Passes Committee
Los Alamos Daily Post
“This crucially important legislation will help protect LGBTQ youth in New Mexico from a pseudoscience denounced by every mainstream medical and mental health association. For the sake of some of the state's most vulnerable youth, the New Mexico House ...

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Why Congress Was Right To Strike Down Ban On Mentally Ill People Buying Guns - Task & Purpose

Psychiatry - Fri, 2017-02-17 14:16

Task & Purpose

Why Congress Was Right To Strike Down Ban On Mentally Ill People Buying Guns
Task & Purpose
But the new Social Security reporting rule lacked some of the VA system's safeguards, and it caught serious flak from more than just pro-gun conservatives. Mental health professionals and civil rights activists said it had no basis in science, unfairly ...

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Democrat from ultra-liberal Portland, Oregon says he's looking at the 25th amendment because he fears for Trump's ... - Daily Mail

Psychiatry - Fri, 2017-02-17 12:00

Daily Mail

Democrat from ultra-liberal Portland, Oregon says he's looking at the 25th amendment because he fears for Trump's ...
Daily Mail
Blumenauer is one of several Democrats suggesting that Trump's unsupported statements about large-scale voter fraud and other issues are a reflection of his mental state. Rep. Ted Lieu of California is working on legislation that would psychiatrist or ...

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NM Senate passes legislation to protect LGBTQ youth from practice of 'conversion therapy' - LGBT Weekly

Psychiatry - Fri, 2017-02-17 10:10

LGBT Weekly

NM Senate passes legislation to protect LGBTQ youth from practice of 'conversion therapy'
LGBT Weekly
The dangerous practice is condemned by every major medical and mental health organization, including the American Psychiatric Association, American Psychological Association, and American Medical Association. In February 2016, the Human Rights Campaign ...

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NM Senate Passes Legislation to Protect LGBTQ Youth From Abusive Practice of Conversion Therapy - Human Rights Campaign (blog)

Psychiatry - Thu, 2017-02-16 16:28

NM Senate Passes Legislation to Protect LGBTQ Youth From Abusive Practice of Conversion Therapy
Human Rights Campaign (blog)
“This crucially important legislation will help protect LGBTQ youth in New Mexico from a pseudoscience denounced by every mainstream medical and mental health association. For the sake of some of the state's most vulnerable ... In February 2016, the ...

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Liberal Journalist: Media Should Talk About Trump Being Mentally Unstable - The New American

Psychiatry - Tue, 2017-02-14 17:51

Liberal Journalist: Media Should Talk About Trump Being Mentally Unstable
The New American
It's reflected, too, in a recent comment by Andrew Sullivan, as the journalist advised the media to make hay out of President Trump's mental health. A person would have to be wacko to oppose the Establishment, right? ... A Democrat election ...

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Daily Digest: Franken questions Trump's mental health - Minnesota Public Radio News (blog)

Psychiatry - Tue, 2017-02-14 00:04

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Daily Digest: Franken questions Trump's mental health
Minnesota Public Radio News (blog)
Al Franken says members of the Senate are questioning President Donald Trump's mental health. Franken claims that “a ... Also, his continuing pronouncements of election fraud as the cause for his popular vote loss without a shred of evidence must be ...
Franken: GOP Colleagues Questioning Trump's Mental HealthBreitbart News

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Alleged airport shooter lied about charges on job form - NBC2 News

Psychiatry - Mon, 2017-02-13 20:56

Alleged airport shooter lied about charges on job form
NBC2 News
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The man accused of killing five people at a Florida airport lied about his criminal record on his application to be a security guard in Alaska, and was fired after only a few months on the job because of the state of his mental ...

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Man arrested for wanting to be like Dr.Dre | WTTG - FOX 5 DC - FOX 5 DC

Psychiatry - Mon, 2017-02-13 18:55

FOX 5 DC

Man arrested for wanting to be like Dr.Dre | WTTG - FOX 5 DC
FOX 5 DC
A man was sentenced to 13 years in federal prison for impersonating a psychiatrist and tried to use the excuse that he was just like other famous 'doctors' such ...

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Therapists are debating over Donald Trump's mental health ... - CNBC

Psychiatry - Mon, 2017-02-13 09:44

CNBC

Therapists are debating over Donald Trump's mental health ...
CNBC
A growing number of therapists think Donald Trump is mentally ill and should be removed from office.

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Inside the debate therapists like me are having over Donald Trump's mental health - Vox

Psychiatry - Mon, 2017-02-13 07:20

Vox

Inside the debate therapists like me are having over Donald Trump's mental health
Vox
... obsessing over how many people were at his inauguration, hanging onto a ridiculous voter fraud conspiracy theory, repeatedly lying, threatening foreign leaders, signing ill-thought out executive orders, using his POTUS Twitter account to carry out ...

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Al Franken says Trump's mental health should be questioned - Washington Times

Psychiatry - Sun, 2017-02-12 20:47

Washington Times

Al Franken says Trump's mental health should be questioned
Washington Times
The proof is on record every day, every time Democrats open their mouths, and a treasure trove the thousands of DNC emails, not just little white lies, but the massive organized criminal fraud that is the Democrat party, all the way up to Soros nation ...
Daily Digest: Franken questions Trump's mental healthMinnesota Public Radio News (blog)

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Are Milwaukee health systems failing a moral test? - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Psychiatry - Sat, 2017-02-11 11:00

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Are Milwaukee health systems failing a moral test?
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
One of them — Universal Health Services Inc., based in King of Prussia, Pa. — is being investigated by the federal government for fraud at 20 of its behavioral health hospitals in nine states, according to the company's filings with the Securities ...

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Unpublished Opinions for the Week of February 13, 2017 - New Jersey Law Journal

Psychiatry - Fri, 2017-02-10 14:03

Unpublished Opinions for the Week of February 13, 2017
New Jersey Law Journal
On appeal, appellant contended the trial court improperly focused on his mental health by ignoring credible expert evidence, that the state failed to meet its burden, and that the trial court improperly relied upon his prior application which contained ...

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Store ban for woman guilty of Argos card frauds - Carluke Gazette

Psychiatry - Fri, 2017-02-10 00:54

Store ban for woman guilty of Argos card frauds
Carluke Gazette
The court was told there was a background of mental health issues and she had an appointment this week with a psychiatrist. Sentence was deferred for reports, including a psychiatric one, and she was allowed bail on condition that she does not enter ...

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Indiana Man Sentenced to More Than 13 Years for Impersonating ... - eNews Park Forest

Psychiatry - Thu, 2017-02-09 13:21

Indiana Man Sentenced to More Than 13 Years for Impersonating ...
eNews Park Forest
CHICAGO —(ENEWSPF)–February 9, 2017. An Indiana man was sentenced yesterday to more than 13 years in federal prison for holding himself out as a ...

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CCHR Fighting to Restore Human Rights in Florida - Yahoo Finance

Psychiatry - Thu, 2017-02-09 11:14

CCHR Fighting to Restore Human Rights in Florida
Yahoo Finance
In order to help address violations of human and civil rights under the mental health law, CCHR operates a Psychiatric Abuse Hotline which is available 7 days a week from 10am until 10pm so that individuals who need help have someone they can call ...

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