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Investigation into Psychiatric Billing Fraud Called for by Mental Health Watchdog - MENAFN.COM

Fri, 2017-12-08 21:11

Investigation into Psychiatric Billing Fraud Called for by Mental Health Watchdog
MENAFN.COM
About CCHR: Initially established by the Church of Scientology and renowned psychiatrist Dr. Thomas Szasz in 1969, CCHRs mission is to eradicate abuses committed under the guise of mental health and enact patient and consumer protections. It was L. Ron ...

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Investigation into Psychiatric Billing Fraud Called for by Mental Health Watchdog - MENAFN.COM

Fri, 2017-12-08 21:11

Investigation into Psychiatric Billing Fraud Called for by Mental Health Watchdog
MENAFN.COM
About CCHR: Initially established by the Church of Scientology and renowned psychiatrist Dr. Thomas Szasz in 1969, CCHRs mission is to eradicate abuses committed under the guise of mental health and enact patient and consumer protections. It was L. Ron ...

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I'm a brain specialist. I think Trump should be tested for a degenerative brain disease - STAT

Thu, 2017-12-07 14:57

STAT

I'm a brain specialist. I think Trump should be tested for a degenerative brain disease
STAT
The persistence of fixed beliefs about the crowd size at his inauguration, President Obama having a fraudulent birth certificate, or millions of undocumented people voting for Hillary Clinton suggest either a shocking willingness to lie, which falls ...

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Insanity Insanity - BernardGoldberg.com

Thu, 2017-12-07 12:10

Insanity Insanity
BernardGoldberg.com
“We must act soon,” she warned, because “things will get worse.” Lee actually declared that President Trump is “mentally falling apart” and warned that he will “likely become violent.” Evidently the esteemed Dr. Lee has never heard of the “Goldwater ...

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CCHR Florida Asks State Agencies to Investigate Psychiatric Billing Fraud - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Wed, 2017-12-06 23:05

CCHR Florida Asks State Agencies to Investigate Psychiatric Billing Fraud
GlobeNewswire (press release)
CLEARWATER, Fla., Dec. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Florida chapter of the Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), a non-profit mental health watchdog established by the Church of Scientology and dedicated to the eradication of abuses committed ...

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Mental Health Watchdog Calls for Investigation into Psychiatric Billing Fraud - The Daily Telescope

Mon, 2017-12-04 20:33

The Daily Telescope

Mental Health Watchdog Calls for Investigation into Psychiatric Billing Fraud
The Daily Telescope
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, December 4, 2017 — The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) of Florida, a non-profit mental health watchdog dedicated to the eradication of abuses committed under the guise of mental health, is asking state ...

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Drugmaker paid doctors with problem records to promote its pill - CNN

Mon, 2017-12-04 18:39

CNN

Drugmaker paid doctors with problem records to promote its pill
CNN
State prosecutors accused Florida psychiatrist Gregg Friedman of billing the Medicaid program more than $1 million, for example, saying that much of the money was for patient visits that never happened. In 2000, he was charged with felony grand theft ...

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Honduras: Protesters Denounce “Election Fraud” Amid Stalled Returns - Democracy Now!

Mon, 2017-12-04 09:47

Democracy Now!

Honduras: Protesters Denounce “Election Fraud” Amid Stalled Returns
Democracy Now!
In Honduras, thousands of protesters poured into the streets Sunday to denounce alleged election fraud and to support opposition presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla. Maria Martinez: “Here we have the people defending our sovereignty, defending our ...

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Psychiatrists, psychologists and counsellors: Who to see for your mental health issues - ABC Online

Sun, 2017-12-03 22:22

Psychiatrists, psychologists and counsellors: Who to see for your mental health issues
ABC Online
All GPs have mental health training, and for most of us they are the health professional we know best and the one we see most often. If you know you're going to see your GP about a mental health issue, it can help to plan ahead and book a double ...

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The Sanity Of the 'Teflon Don' - Lynchburg News and Advance

Sun, 2017-12-03 03:04

Lynchburg News and Advance

The Sanity Of the 'Teflon Don'
Lynchburg News and Advance
This isn't the first time a president's mental health has come under scrutiny. Richard Nixon was prescribed uppers and downers in an attempt to control his moodiness. Richard N. Goodwin, an aide to John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, wrote that he ...

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We Need to Start Talking About Mental Health - HuffPost

Fri, 2017-12-01 01:12

HuffPost

We Need to Start Talking About Mental Health
HuffPost
I remember waking up from a nap one January night, crying. Yes, a nap at 8:30pm and I was in actual tears. I said out loud, “I have to go to the gym.” At the time, free endorphins were an immediate fix; something that I knew would help me in that ...

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Selling $500 worth of laxatives a week to Claudia La Bella 'beyond words': psychiatrist - ABC Online

Fri, 2017-12-01 00:36

ABC Online

Selling $500 worth of laxatives a week to Claudia La Bella 'beyond words': psychiatrist
ABC Online
It was incomprehensible how staff at an Adelaide pharmacy "morally and ethically" sold $500 worth of laxatives to a skeletal woman on a weekly basis, a psychiatrist has told a coronial inquest. South Australian coroner Mark Johns is investigating the ...

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Marsha Mercer column: Teflon Don deflects questions - Richmond.com

Thu, 2017-11-30 21:38

Richmond.com

Marsha Mercer column: Teflon Don deflects questions
Richmond.com
“The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President,” a book of essays, was published in October. The authors concede no definitive diagnosis is possible, but they say Trump exhibits signs of being a ...

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Former Yale professor charged with theft while working at New York City med school - New Haven Register

Thu, 2017-11-30 14:09

Former Yale professor charged with theft while working at New York City med school
New Haven Register
Alexander Neumeister, 51, is charged with theft of government funds and wire fraud as well as civil claims under the False Claims Act, through which the government may recover damages and civil penalties arising from his alleged conduct, the release ...

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Trump's inner circle is worried about his mental state: reports - Salon

Thu, 2017-11-30 09:33

Salon

Trump's inner circle is worried about his mental state: reports
Salon
While that's certainly the first public indication that White House staffers have expressed concern over Trump's mental health, it's by no means a new topic. Take Joe Scarborough for instance, who has raised questions about Trump's mental stability for ...

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Donald Trump is a psychopath, suffers psychosis and is an 'enormous present danger', says psychiatrist - The Independent

Thu, 2017-11-30 08:47

The Independent

Donald Trump is a psychopath, suffers psychosis and is an 'enormous present danger', says psychiatrist
The Independent
Donald Trump is suffering from psychopathy and has a mental state that poses an “enormous present danger”, a clinical psychiatrist has said. The US President has psychosis and is “a very sick man”, said Dr Lance Dodes, a former assistant professor of ...

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Wayne County exec says mental health authority board's choice for CEO has conflict of interest - Michigan Radio

Wed, 2017-11-29 11:15

Michigan Radio

Wayne County exec says mental health authority board's choice for CEO has conflict of interest
Michigan Radio
I ask that the DWMHA suspend its decision to appoint a new CEO until those issues are favorably resolved," Evans said in a letter to Herbert Smitherman, the chairman of the mental health authority. In a letter in response, Smitherman wrote, "This type ...

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Grandfather Scammed Out of More Than $2K: Police - NBC Connecticut

Wed, 2017-11-29 10:21

NBC Connecticut

Grandfather Scammed Out of More Than $2K: Police
NBC Connecticut
Norwalk police are looking to identify a man who picked up a fraudulent wire transfer that left a grandfather out more than $2,000. The suspect picked up the fraudulent wire transfer at the Stop & Shop on Connecticut Avenue in Norwalk on Oct. 14 ...

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Feds Say Ex-NYU Scientist Entertained Dancer On Gov't Dime - Law360

Tue, 2017-11-28 19:42

Feds Say Ex-NYU Scientist Entertained Dancer On Gov't Dime
Law360
... misusing NYU funds as well as grants from the National Institute of Mental Health earmarked for studies on anorexia, depression, alcoholism and post traumatic stress disorder. Neumeister faces one count each of wire fraud and theft of government ...

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