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Penn Clears Two Faculty Psychiatrists of Research Misconduct Charges

Jocelyn Keiser Science Insider The University of Pennsylvania has found no merit to an allegation that two of its psychiatry faculty committed research misconduct when they co-authored a 2001 paper written with help from writers hired by a drug company. … Continue reading

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Modern wars influence psychiatric thought

Gregg Zoroya USA Today Psychiatrists studying the feelings of guilt or shame associated with close combat say the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are influencing changes in the “bible” of psychiatry in the USA. The section of the American Psychiatric … Continue reading

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Shyness, grieving soon to be classified as mental illness

FOX News Millions of healthy people – including shy or defiant children, grieving relatives and people with fetishes – may be wrongly labeled mentally ill by a new international diagnostic manual, specialists said on Thursday. In a damning analysis of … Continue reading

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New mental health manual is “dangerous” say experts

Kate Kelland Reuters Millions of healthy people – including shy or defiant children, grieving relatives and people with fetishes – may be wrongly labeled mentally ill by a new international diagnostic manual, specialists said on Thursday. In a damning analysis … Continue reading

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Distressed families flood psychiatrists over children dangerously addicted to computer games and the internet

Source: Daily Telegraph DISTRESSED families are flooding psychiatrists with pleas for help for children dangerously hooked on computer games and the internet. The condition known as “pathological internet misuse” is growing so rapidly among adolescents and young adults that it … Continue reading

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The New Face of Psychiatry

Source: The New American To ensure that psychiatry “permeate every educational activity of national life” and “infiltrate the professional and social activities of [all] people” was a global goal that originated with British Brigadier General Dr. John Rawlings Rees in … Continue reading

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