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AMA task force emphasizes importance of prescription drug monitoring programs

August 28, 2015

The American Medical Association Task Force to Reduce Opioid Abuse recently announced the first of several recommendations to address the growing opioid epidemic: prescription drug monitoring programs.

The task force comprises of 27 physician organizations, including the American Medical Association (AMA), American Osteopathic Association, American Dental Association, and 17 specialty and seven state medical societies.

New York State Office of Mental Health expanding program to help youth with psychosis

August 28, 2015
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced that the New York State Office of Mental Health is expanding the OnTrackNY program, which provides mental health services…
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Obstructive sleep apnea worsens symptoms, QOL in patients with PTSD

August 28, 2015
Patients with combat-related PTSD who also had obstructive sleep apnea demonstrated worsened sleep-related symptoms and quality of life compared with patients without…
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Joint model better predicts survival in patients with alcoholic hepatitis

August 28, 2015
Researchers combined results from static and dynamic scoring systems to create a joint-effect model that accurately predicted survival of patients with alcoholic…
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Aggression After Traumatic Brain Injury: A Review of the Current Literature

Psychiatric Annals, August 2015, Volume 45 Issue 8
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) results in an increase in aggression in nearly one-third of patients. Aggressive behaviors…
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Psychiatric Annals August 2015

Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine: August 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

At the intersection between psychiatricand medical disorders, clinicians facecomplexity and uncertainty. Although…
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VIDEO: Mental health needs more attention in management of diabetes

VIDEO: Mental health needs more attention in management of diabetes

June 10, 2015
BOSTON — In this video exclusive, David G. Marrero, PhD, the 2015 President for Health and Education of the…
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