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2014-03-31 23:27:46

Robert J. Hilt, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Washington School Of Medicine, Seattle, presented on Stimulants, Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, Antipsychotic Agents, and Mood Stabilizers. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Psychiatry Volume 43, Issue 02: Psychiatric Medications for Children: An Overview of Your Options. The goal of this program is to improve medical management of various psychiatric...

2014-03-26 11:10:50

Findings point to potential biomarkers for early detection of at-risk youth Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered impaired neuronal activity in the parts of the brain associated with anticipatory functioning among occasional 18- to 24-year-old users of stimulant drugs, such as cocaine, amphetamines and prescription drugs such as Adderall. The brain differences, detected using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), are believed...

2014-03-25 23:36:09

A recent Danish research study has found a correlation between a mother’s acetaminophen (such as Tylenol) usage during pregnancy and an increased risk of developing ADHD in her child. Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP examines this study and possible alternatives for maternal pain control. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Because of possible side-effects, doctors do not recommend aspirin, naproxen, or ibuprofen during pregnancy or while nursing. Sturgeon Bay Chiropractor and...

2014-03-20 08:28:05

LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National progressive talk radio personality Thom Hartmann ranks #10 on the "2014 Heavy Hundred" list which is produced by leading Talk Radio industry publication, Talkers Magazine. Hartman engages listeners in political discussion and debate, focusing on current events and environmental issues on The Thom Hartmann Program. The show airs live 3-6 p.m. ET Monday-Friday on more than 100 radio stations in the U.S., Europe and Africa, Sirius...

2014-03-13 23:00:50

As the new drug 4-methyl-euphoria takes lives in Europe, Narconon International rushes information on this deadly substance to families before the drug makes its way to the US. (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Synthetic drugs like “bath salts” and Spice have been making headlines for the past few years as these and other new drugs result in hospitalizations and deaths. A new and deadly drug is being reported in Europe, and Narconon International believes it should provide updated information...

2014-03-12 11:39:12

Gender identity issues more likely among children with autism and related disorders or ADHD, study finds Children and teenagers with an autism spectrum disorder or those who have attention deficit and hyperactivity problems are much more likely to wish to be another gender. So says John Strang of the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC, USA, leader of the first study to compare the occurrence of such gender identity issues among children and adolescents with and without...

2014-03-12 08:29:49

Express Scripts Report Shows More Women than Men Take ADHD Drugs ST. LOUIS, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of Americans who use medication to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) rose 36 percent in 5 years, totaling more than 4.8 million privately insured individuals in 2012, according to the most current and comprehensive analysis of these medications released today by Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080827/EXPRESSSCRIPTSLOGO...

2014-03-04 23:30:27

The Saint Jude Retreats, a non-12 step substance use program, releases radio show interview on the topic of overmedication and overdiagnosis with Dr. Allen Frances. Amsterdam, NY (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 The Saint Jude Retreats is excited to announce that as of today Tuesday, March, 4, 2014 the Saint Jude Retreats Radio’s latest show is live and ready for download or streaming. The radio show host and Executive Director of Saint Jude Retreats, Michelle Dunbar, opens the segment with a...

2014-02-27 23:31:32

Dr. Darvin Hege announces new service allowing treatment of stable patients via live video sessions from anywhere with an Internet connection. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 The doctor is in, but you don’t have to be. Telemedicine, or in this case, Telepsychiatry is a convenient option for Dr. Darvin Hege’s patients through online video sessions that can be accomplished from anywhere with WiFi, cellular service or Internet connectivity. Patients access the live session on a...

Older Fathers Linked To Higher Risk Of Cognitive, Behavioral Issues In Their Offspring
2014-02-27 10:40:25

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A large new study conducted by a team of American and Swedish researchers has found a connection between paternal age and the risk of a child developing cognitive or behavioral problems. The finding is particularly alarming considering the recent trend of couples putting off raising a family to pursue their careers or other interests. "We were shocked by the findings," said study author Brian D'Onofrio, an associate professor of...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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