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Finally. After many contentious years, the American Psychiatric Assn. has unleashed DSM-5, the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. If you know one thing about the DSM, it’s probably that this book is...
Mental-health medicines This is in response to "Psychologists seek prescription power; Health professionals split over contentious bill now up to House" (News, May 12) and "Rx: Slow down; Psychologists and mental health medicines" (Editorial, May 13)....
AP Medical WriterCHICAGO (AP) — In the new psychiatric manual of mental disorders, grief soon after a loved one's death can be considered major depression. Extreme childhood temper tantrums get a fancy name. And certain "senior moments" are called "mild...
Week in and week out for the last five years, Marlin Hoover has boarded a plane for New Mexico, where he sees patients Monday through Wednesday. Then, the psychologist flies home Thursday to treat patients at his southwest suburban office in Tinley Park....
email@example.comAn Oct. 15 trial date has been set for a Jefferson County psychiatrist who was indicted by a county grand jury in April on felony sexual assault and abuse charges in a case involving a 15-year-old girl, Assistant Prosecutor Hassan Rasheed said Wednesday....
The Hartford CourantSelenia Velez remembers the near-daily phone calls from the pre-school, alerting her that her 2-year-old son had acted out aggressively and needed to be picked up immediately. The calls went on for months, as Velez, 27, of Hartford, and her husband...
READER SUBMITTED: Quinnipiac University To Host Symposium "Exploring The Legacies Of The Great Hunger" May 17HamdenQuinnipiac University will host the symposium, "Exploring the Legacies of the Great Hunger: The Cultural, Spiritual, Psychological and Political Consequences for Today's Ireland from Centuries of Colonization," from 1 to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 17, in...
It doesn't take stacks of research to demonstrate that medicating painful feelings with alcohol or drugs is a dangerous and ultimately futile strategy (although those studies do exist). But the relationship between emotional difficulties and alcohol...
When Garfield Park Hospital opened in February, the child psychiatric center promised to treat Chicago's toughest kids, including young gang members and sexually aggressive adolescents. But Illinois officials stopped sending juvenile state wards to...
The Hartford CourantThe family of a woman killed by her husband, who was later acquitted by reason of insanity, is seeking an emergency order to prohibit the state board that oversees the killer's psychiatric care from holding a May hearing at which he could be granted...
The Hartford CourantAnthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut agreed to pay $400,000 to psychiatrists and behavioral-health providers for services dating back to Jan. 1 and to reprocess thousands of claims, the state Insurance Department said Wednesday. At issue is...
Psychiatrists spent an estimated 1 million hours on the phone getting insurance authorizations to admit people to hospitals – time the lead author of a study on the matter says could be better spent helping patients. And perhaps time the...
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