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2013-12-19 23:21:37

The Generation Next Competition recognizes California college students studying film and television, journalism and social media for their presentations of fictional and real stories related to mental health issues among underserved people. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 As student submissions grow, the Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC) is pleased to announce that it has extended its deadline for the Generation Next Competition and allow additional film and...

2013-12-18 09:48:26

Many children with intellectual disability or lower functioning autism spectrum disorders, particularly those in low and middle income countries, do not receive psychosocial treatment interventions for their condition. If non-specialists were able to deliver such care, more children may be able to receive treatment. In this week's PLOS Medicine, Brian Reichow (Yale Child Study Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, US) and colleagues from the World Health Organization conducted a...

2013-12-12 23:24:57

There are concerns as to whether the present mental health care system, both public and private organizations, can handle the anticipated increase of patients who can now receive treatment. Both public and private organizations have been exposed to liability when a mentally ill person—connected to the organization as a patient—committed a violent crime that resulted in a lawsuit. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Historically millions of Americans with disorders related to...

Fewer Psychiatrist Accepting Insurance
2013-12-12 12:33:56

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research published in JAMA Psychiatry shows that only individuals with deep pockets are able to afford a psychiatrist these days. Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College found psychiatrists are increasingly refusing to accept Medicare, Medicaid and even private insurance as payment. The team found the percentage of psychiatrists who accepted private insurance dropped by 17 percent and those who took Medicare declined by...


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