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25 Nov
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Psychiatrists Still Love Their Electroconvulsive Therapy

At the most recent annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association two leading practitioners and promoters of electroconvulsive therapy (the modern name for applying electric shocks to a person’s brain using 225 to 450 volts) held a session to educate ...

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25 Nov
0

Female Viagra – More Drug Danger in Sheep’s Clothing

Flibanserin, touted as the “female Viagra” is, in actuality, another failed anti-depressant. Echoing a familiar refrain, researchers insist this drug “restores chemical imbalances in the brain.” Medical News Today reported: “While the exact mechanisms by which flibanserin works is unclear, ...

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11 Nov
2

The Baker Act and Your Rights as Parents

The Baker Act (Translation) John Eddy Sarmiento, Reporter: Since 1971 in the State of Florida there is a law that considers the possibility that any person could be mentally ill. Rosa Prieto, Spokesperson for the Citizens Commission on Human Rights ...

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Involuntary Commitment
04 Nov
1

Mental health worker gave patient Ecstasy in exchange for sex, police say

Wayne K. Roustan – Sun Sentinel Nov 2, 2015 A mental health worker at a state psychiatric facility in Pembroke Pines is accused of plying a recovering drug addict with Ecstasy so he would repeatedly have sex with her. Alicia ...

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Old Phone
04 Nov
0

Diagnosing Depression by Phone?

What will those psychologists and psychiatrists dream up next? According to a study done at Northwestern University, their latest is a “procedure” to diagnose patients for depression by looking at their smart phone history. This idea was invented by scientists ...

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