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Urinary tract infections linked to acute psychosis relapse - medwireNews

Latest Psychiatry News - 11. February 2014 - 18:51

Urinary tract infections linked to acute psychosis relapse
medwireNews
If the associations hold in future studies it “would suggest that antibiotic prophylaxis for UTI might decrease relapse risk in some patients”, the team writes in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. The 340 study participants were admitted to hospital ...

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Rhythmicity of activity linked to bipolar mania - medwireNews

Latest Psychiatry News - 11. February 2014 - 18:51

Rhythmicity of activity linked to bipolar mania
medwireNews
12 February 2014. J Clin Psychiatry 2014; Advance online publication. medwireNews: Circadian rhythm disturbances are associated with bipolar disorder, and particularly with mania, indicate study findings. “The results suggest that a greater severity of ...

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Minimum unit alcohol prices decreased consumption, premature death among ... - Healio

Latest Psychiatry News - 11. February 2014 - 10:21

Minimum unit alcohol prices decreased consumption, premature death among ...
Healio
Recent data show implementing a minimum price of £0.45 (73 cents US) per 10 ml of alcohol reduced consumption and the number of premature deaths among harmful drinkers while minimally affecting moderate drinkers' consumption and spending.

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Today's Heroin Problem Linked to Prescription Painkillers - The Epoch Times

Maryland Psychiatry - 11. February 2014 - 7:27

Today's Heroin Problem Linked to Prescription Painkillers
The Epoch Times
Typically, the prescription opiates have been the gateway to increased non-prescription use,” said Bankole A. Johnson, D.Sc., M.D., chairman of the Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and a leading expert in ...

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Air-conditioning our brains? - Times Herald-Record

Maryland Psychiatry - 11. February 2014 - 5:20

Air-conditioning our brains?
Times Herald-Record
... air-condition our brains. In a paper published in the Journal of Medical Hypotheses, scientists Gary Hack of the University of Maryland and Andrew Gallup of Princeton University wrote that, during yawning, the sinuses act like bellows to cool off ...

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More Evidence Varenicline Helps Mentally Ill Quit Smoking - Medscape

Maryland Psychiatry - 10. February 2014 - 10:42

More Evidence Varenicline Helps Mentally Ill Quit Smoking
Medscape
At the time, principal investigator Jill M. Williams, MD, director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey–Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, in New Brunswick, told Medscape Medical News that ...

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Goering still active at 96 - Newton Kansan

Maryland Psychiatry - 10. February 2014 - 3:03

Goering still active at 96
Newton Kansan
In 1950, he accepted a position of psychologist/clinical assistant at Brook Lane Farm, an active psychiatric treatment center established by the MCC in Maryland. He spent seven years there, receiving "virtually a private tutoring in psychiatry." While ...

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Treating pediatric bipolar disorder means leaning on adult data - Family Practice News Digital Network

Latest Psychiatry News - 10. February 2014 - 1:01

Treating pediatric bipolar disorder means leaning on adult data
Family Practice News Digital Network
... investigate them. A few pediatric trials are in progress for some of the newer, second-generation antipsychotics, but most efficacy data are still from adult studies, said Dr. Carlson, professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at Stony Brook ...

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Summer launch expected for pediatric psychiatry fellowship in Clark County - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Latest Psychiatry News - 8. February 2014 - 23:10

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Summer launch expected for pediatric psychiatry fellowship in Clark County
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship program will start with two child and adolescent fellows. Those involved in establishing the training program hope that the fellows will stay in Southern Nevada, which has a shortage of such professionals ...

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Striking a Nerve: TBI Survivors 'Need an Advocate' - MedPage Today

Maryland Psychiatry - 8. February 2014 - 16:01

Striking a Nerve: TBI Survivors 'Need an Advocate'
MedPage Today
The following is a guest blog written by Martin "Tony" Zink III, MD, PhD, a cardiologist at St. Luke's Health System in Overland Park, Kan., who suffered a severe brain injury in a car accident in 1993 shortly after finishing medical school. Here he ...

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Mental Health: Parity Yes, Providers No - MedPage Today

Maryland Psychiatry - 7. February 2014 - 12:47

Mental Health: Parity Yes, Providers No
MedPage Today
Since there are currently 1,360 psychiatric residency spots in the U.S., increasing psychiatric residency spots is not the answer to this problem, explained Richard Summers, MD, co-director of the psychiatric residency program at the University of ...

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Mental Health: Parity Yes, Providers No - MedPage Today

Latest Psychiatry News - 7. February 2014 - 12:47

Mental Health: Parity Yes, Providers No
MedPage Today
Biden's announcement was welcome news since the American Psychiatric Association estimates that in 2015 the nation will face a shortage of 22,000 child psychiatrists and 2,900 geriatric psychiatrists, and many of them are aging out of the profession ...

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STAWAR: Psychiatry's new bible, good grief! - Newsandtribune

Latest Psychiatry News - 7. February 2014 - 6:47

STAWAR: Psychiatry's new bible, good grief!
Newsandtribune
Last May, the American Psychiatric Association, APA, published the latest version of its diagnostic and statistical manual, the DSM-5. While some mental health professionals are already using it, many are holding off until Oct. 1, when the United ...

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More than creepy crawlies inspire fear: how phobias work - ABC2 News

Maryland Psychiatry - 6. February 2014 - 21:14

ABC2 News

More than creepy crawlies inspire fear: how phobias work
ABC2 News
“You're always navigating your day to minimize your risk of encountering that fear,” said Dr. Elias K. Shaya, chief of psychiatry at Medstar Good Samaritan Hospital past president of the Maryland Psychiatric Society. Even the hint of a spider or other ...

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Another Do-Nothing Congress In '14 - Daily Beast

Maryland Psychiatry - 6. February 2014 - 14:47

Another Do-Nothing Congress In '14
Daily Beast
Dr. John Halpern, MD, is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Director of the Laboratory for Integrative Psychiatry, Psychiatrist-in-Charge of Division Coverage—Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse. In other words, he's a Harvard ...

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DC community calendar, Feb. 6 to Feb. 13, 2014 - Washington Post

Maryland Psychiatry - 6. February 2014 - 1:05

DC community calendar, Feb. 6 to Feb. 13, 2014
Washington Post
10:30 a.m. Thursdays, through next Thursday, U.S. Botanic Garden, 100 Maryland Ave. SW. Free. ......Psychiatry and Brazilian Republicanism, 1889-1930,” a lecture by scholar Manuella Meyer, David B. Larson Fellow in Health and Spirituality. Noon ...

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Questions on Heroin Epidemic? Univ. Of Maryland Addiction Expert Dr. Bankole ... - Newswise (press release)

Maryland Psychiatry - 5. February 2014 - 17:45

Questions on Heroin Epidemic? Univ. Of Maryland Addiction Expert Dr. Bankole ...
Newswise (press release)
Bankole Johnson, DSc, MD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is available to speak with news media about this issue. His recent studies have included published research on the first ...

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Questions on Heroin Epidemic? Univ. Of Maryland Addiction Expert Dr. Bankole ... - Newswise (press release)

Maryland Psychiatry - 5. February 2014 - 17:08

Questions on Heroin Epidemic? Univ. Of Maryland Addiction Expert Dr. Bankole ...
Newswise (press release)
Bankole Johnson, DSc, MD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is available to speak with news media about this issue. His recent studies have included published research on the first ...

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Louisanachildren.org announces Child Well-Being Summit - KATC Lafayette News

Maryland Psychiatry - 5. February 2014 - 12:51

Louisanachildren.org announces Child Well-Being Summit
KATC Lafayette News
Brenda Jones Harden, Ph.D. - Associate Professor at the Institute for Child Study under the Department of Human Development at University of Maryland College Park. • Michael Jellinek, MD. - Professor of Psychiatry and of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical ...

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Louisanachildren.org announces child will-being summit - KATC Lafayette News

Maryland Psychiatry - 5. February 2014 - 12:02

Louisanachildren.org announces child will-being summit
KATC Lafayette News
Brenda Jones Harden, Ph.D. - Associate Professor at the Institute for Child Study under the Department of Human Development at University of Maryland College Park. • Michael Jellinek, MD. - Professor of Psychiatry and of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical ...

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