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VIDEO: Advancing discovery of objective diagnostic methods for PTSD

May 24, 2016

ATLANTA — In this video, Charles R. Marmar, MD, chairman of the department of psychiatry at New York University Langone Medical Center, emphasizes the shift from relying on subjective measures of symptoms such as patient reports to objective measures such as blood tests and brain imaging to diagnosis PTSD.

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VIDEO: How to integrate services for IPV survivors in a community setting

May 20, 2016
ATLANTA — Mayumi Okuda Benavides, MD, of Columbia University and New York-Presbyterian, explains how to integrate services for survivors of intimate partner…
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Public health, mental health efforts are mutually beneficial

May 18, 2016
ATLANTA — During the William C. Menninger memorial convocation lecture here, Thomas Frieden, MD, MPH, director of the CDC, reaffirmed the center’s…
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Study suggests therapeutic potential of hallucinogens for violent behavior, IPV

May 12, 2016
Hallucinogen use was associated with lower rates of intimate partner violence among inmates in a U.S. county jail, suggesting hallucinogens as a potential treatment for…
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Diagnostic Challenges of Combat-Related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Psychiatric Annals, August 2011, Volume 41 Issue 8
The experience of war by US military personnel has changed substantially with the recent conflicts in the Middle East…
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services October 2015 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Topics include problematic Internet experiences, disordered gambling in older adults, work addiction, and conducting…
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VIDEO: Former Mass. Secretary of HHS urges better mental health care to thwart gun violence

May 1, 2015
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Treatment-seeking veterans have mixed views on telemedicine mental health treatment

April 12, 2016
PHILADELPHIA — Attitudes regarding mental health treatment via telehealth were mixed among a sample of recent veterans receiving outpatient…

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Increased salivary cortisol reactivity indicates worse PTSD treatment response

April 11, 2016
PHILADELPHIA — Increased reactivity in hypothalamic-pituitary adrenal axis during psychotherapy indicated worse treatment response, according…

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Mindfulness therapy improves PTSD symptoms in male combat veterans

April 8, 2016
PHILADELPHIA — Mindfulness therapy may be a valuable therapeutic option for PTSD in combat veterans, according to data presented at the Anxiety…

Alpha-Stim technology improves PTSD symptoms in military

February 26, 2016
Recent findings indicated the Warrior Combat Stress Reset Program reduced PTSD symptoms among active-duty military personnel. The Reset Program is an…

Genetic mental health test now available for veterans, active military

February 25, 2016
The Genecept Assay, a genetic test for mental health treatment, was recently approved by the General Services Administration for use in veterans and…

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Child abuse increases negative outcomes in bipolar disorder

February 23, 2016
Childhood maltreatment increased risk for negative outcomes in bipolar disorder, according to recent findings.“These findings lend support to…

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Child abuse in youth organizations rare compared with other settings

February 9, 2016
Child abuse, including verbal, physical and sexual abuse, rarely occurred in youth-serving organizations when compared with abuse committed by family…

Top 10 psychiatry news stories in January

February 5, 2016
As the New Year begins to pick up speed, Healio.com/Psychiatry took a moment to reflect on the most popular psychiatry news stories published in…

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Prolonged grief, PTSD common after sudden cardiac death of young relative

February 2, 2016
Prolonged grief and posttraumatic stress symptoms were reported among approximately half of family members following sudden cardiac death of a…

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Child abuse exposure common among military personnel, increases suicide risk

January 27, 2016
Individuals exposed to child abuse may be more likely to enter the military and exposure may increase their risk for suicide-related outcomes…

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