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18 Feb
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ADHD–News Update

An article in CNN Health, of January 21st, 2013, suggests that ADHD is on the rise, with 5.6% of America’s white children being diagnosed in 2010 and a marked increase of some 69.6% of African-American children diagnosed with the so-called ...

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18 Feb
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Mental Health Meds DO Cause Suicide and Violence

School massacres have been happening for almost fifteen years now if one regards Columbine in 1999 as the first one of note.  Mass shootings and murder-suicides date back much earlier.  It certainly appears that massacres by young men have been ...

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15 Feb
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New Video: Elderly and Antipsychotics

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14 Feb
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Our Soldiers put at more risk

  Experiments trying out ecstasy effects on soldiers labeled with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) were promoted in an article in the military newspaper “Stars and Stripes” on Nov 20th.  Ecstasy (or MDMA) is a party drug popular in the ...

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14 Feb
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Early Symptoms of Autism and Psychiatric Drugs

There are early symptoms of autism that parents are told to watch for in a baby or toddler. Some of them are: Does not respond with a smile if you smile at him or her Will not respond to a ...

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14 Feb
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Schools Should Not Have Programs to Detect Mental Illness

Of course no one wants another school massacre like the one that just occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary a couple of months ago.  So how do we prevent such a tragedy from happening again?  Some think having armed guards at ...

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04 Feb
1

More Mental Health Programs Mean More Mass Shootings

Since twenty school children and six adults were killed just before Christmas last year in a mass shooting in Newtown, CT, discussions of gun control and more access to mental health services are in the news daily.  There is talk ...

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04 Feb
1

Side Effects of Ambien are Worrisome

The side effects of Ambien, a popular drug taken for insomnia, could lead to tragedy. While Ambien commercials present a mild and hopeful vision of a gentle sleep aid, (after all the woman looks so rested the next morning!) the ...

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04 Feb
1

What is PTSD? Today’s Latest Military Tragedy

Looking into what is PTSD is revealing. PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) is defined on the U.S. National Library of Medicine website as a potentially debilitating anxiety disorder triggered by exposure to a traumatic experience. War veterans often have it. Symptoms ...

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