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Mental Illness Test Inherently Flawed

Mental Illness Test Inherently Flawed

The psychiatrist’s test for mental illness is ever more inclusive. Normal behavior such as grieving for a deceased loved one, temper tantrums, and even hoarding disorder ("persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions, regardless of their actual...

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Mental Illness Test Inherently Flawed

Florida Slides toward Legal Pot and Psychiatric Commitments

Florida medical marijuana just got a boost last week when the Florida House and Senate passed its own medical marijuana bill ahead of the November 2014 ballot initiative vote in which the citizens of Florida will decide if they want medical marijuana to be legal in...

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Mental Illness Test Inherently Flawed

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 left.  Injuries, trauma and brain...

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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 last September. He...

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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 seniors are particularly susceptible to...

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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 mistake when I asked my niece to take me to the hospital. You...

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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,...

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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 another similar incident. ...

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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,...

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Depressed Kids Are Not What You May Think

There is plenty of talk today about children being bullied, not fitting in socially, being assessed at school regularly and having trouble with other life problems.  This is so common that children are routinely treated for stress, anxiety and depression.  More and...

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