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Psychiatrists Admit Popular Sedatives are Dangerous for the Elderly

The Mental Illness and Criminality Connection

Convicted felons are diagnosed as mentally ill at a rate 2-4 times that of the non-criminal population. It would be easy to make the supposition that anyone who commits a crime is in some degree mentally ill. And not many would argue. But criminal behavior does not...

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Psychiatrists Admit Popular Sedatives are Dangerous for the Elderly

Mental Health and Diet

One’s diet and one’s mental health could be very directly related. So much so, that instead of reaching for a prescription drug to “cure” depression, ADD, Bi-Polar Disorder and other mental manifestations, one might do well to take a closer look at what passes for...

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Psychiatrists Admit Popular Sedatives are Dangerous for the Elderly

One life-long thing that can dramatically impact learning

I plan for 8-9 hours. My husband aims for less – maybe closer to 6 hours. My best pal tallies around 7 hours. What am I talking about? No, it’s not study or homework time. It is the time allotted for SLEEP. Yes, jokes aside, I have been told by some pals that I have...

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Psychiatrists Admit Popular Sedatives are Dangerous for the Elderly

Can Medical Conditions Cause Severe Psychiatric Symptoms?

Yes, they can. Many people end up receiving psychiatric medications and other treatments when undiagnosed and untreated medical conditions are the true cause of their so-called mental illnesses. Dr. Ronald J Diamond is a Professor in the Dept. of Psychiatry at the...

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Psychiatrists Admit Popular Sedatives are Dangerous for the Elderly

Mental Health and Diet

One’s diet and one’s mental health could be very directly related. So much so, that instead of reaching for a prescription drug to “cure” depression, ADD, Bi-Polar Disorder and other mental manifestations, one might do well to take a closer look at what passes for...

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Psychiatrists Admit Popular Sedatives are Dangerous for the Elderly

Are Mass Shootings on the Rise?

Recently, there has been some debate about whether mass shootings are on the rise or not.  Studies have been done using different kinds of criteria thus resulting in different answers.  One study includes gang killings and shootings in the home due to domestic...

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Psychiatrists Admit Popular Sedatives are Dangerous for the Elderly

Comment? Opinion? Decision? Oh my. (Heather Lascano, CEO)

Nope. That won’t work – my mom tried that with me when I was his age. No, my friend told me that they didn’t help at all with her son and it was a waste of time. No - A couple other families told me that their daughters didn’t get any benefit from that at all. Do any...

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Psychiatrists Admit Popular Sedatives are Dangerous for the Elderly

What Might Florida Be Like if Medical Marijuana Wins?

As November approaches, sheriffs and medical doctors all over the state have been coming out strongly against Florida Constitutional Amendment 2 that would establish medical marijuana in Florida. Dr. Alan B. Pillersdorf, president of The Florida Medical Association...

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Psychiatrists Admit Popular Sedatives are Dangerous for the Elderly

Mental Health Services in our Public Schools

While the U.S. Supreme Court examines the constitutionality of Obama Care (Affordable Care Act) the current administration plunges ahead with their “School-Based Health Centers.” Taxpayers are funding the building and renovating of health clinic inside schools. But...

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Psychiatrists Admit Popular Sedatives are Dangerous for the Elderly

Mental Health Care not the Solution to Workplace Violence

The knee-jerk proclamation of journalists stating violent behavior is the result of “insufficient mental health care” is based on junk science, with absolutely no evidence to back it up. Even Psychology Today admits the evidence for psychiatric medications being the...

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