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05 May
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GSK’s Epileptic Seizure Drug Potiga Won’t Cure Alcoholics

A Boston University School of Medicine researcher, Clifford Knapp, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry, got some press recently by claiming that Potiga, a GlaxoSmithKline drug used as an anti-convulsant to suppress partial epileptic seizures in patients, might be given to ...

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02 May
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Alternative Treatments for PTSD are Safer

No one will argue that being in the military, especially during deployment is extremely stressful.  During times of war, soldiers see and do things that they just can’t forget.  Many come home and are not the same as when they ...

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02 May
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History of Schizophrenia Shows Psychiatry is Not a Science

“Is Psychiatry Scientific? “A Letter to a 21st Century Psychiatry Resident” is the title of a lengthy article by Jose de Leon, MD from The University of Kentucky Mental Health Research Center at Eastern State Hospital in Lexington, KY published ...

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02 May
2

Elder Abuse and Exploitation

According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, Bureau of Justice Statistics, the number of elderly abuse cases in 2010 was almost 6 million, most of whom were women, with 77-78 being the median age of the abused. Even though ...

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02 May
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ELDER ABUSE – BE CAREFUL OF WHOM YOU TRUST

Unfortunately, as we get older, we begin to notice changes in our body and don’t have the same confidence as we did when we were younger.  So, sometimes we call upon others for help.  For me, that was a big ...

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21 Apr
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Jails and Psychiatric Hospitals – Both Bad for Mentally Ill

Jails and Psychiatric Hospitals – Both Bad for Mentally Ill Practically every paper around the country is reporting the story that more mentally ill people are now found in jails than in psychiatric hospitals and mental health facilities. A recent ...

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16 Apr
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Medical Marijuana – Bad News for Florida

Come the November election, Florida might drift down the hazy medical marijuana trail blazed by California, Washington, Colorado, the District of Columbia and 17 other states. The issue has been positioned as the Florida Right to Medical Marijuana Initiative, Amendment ...

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11 Apr
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Sandy Hook Shooting Demands Thorough Investigation

It’s been about sixteen months since the tragic Sandy Hook shooting.  Following the unnecessary deaths of twenty children, aged six and seven years old, plus six adults, one would think that something would have been done by now to prevent ...

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09 Apr
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Ft.Hood Shooting – Psychiatrists Can’t Hide Ambien Side Effects

Another shooting incident happened this week at the Army base in Ft. Hood, Texas. A US soldier named Ivan Lopez age34 shot and killed three fellow soldiers and wounded 16 others before killing himself. In early press reports officials revealed ...

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04 Apr
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Signs of Suicide – A Mental Health Quiz That Fails

The Signs of Suicide® Prevention Program, a supposed “nationally recognized program designed for middle and high school-age students” is being pushed nationally into many state governments. Ironically, it’s about to be introduced into Newtown High School in Newtown, Ct. the ...

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