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2013-07-22 23:24:06

In a newly published blog post, Harlingen attorney Ric Barrera provides information about non-disclosure agreements and how they do not prevent individuals from reporting suspected fraud as whistleblowers Harlingen, Tx (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 South Texas attorney Ric Barrera published today an article about the effect of non-disclosure agreements on individuals who may suspect fraud or abuse of government funds and wish to become a whistleblower. Barrera cited the example of the recent...

Revision Of Psychiatric Encyclopedia Being Criticized By Past Authors
2013-05-13 15:08:54

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Later this month, the American Psychiatric Association (PSYCH) will release the fifth revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, referred to as DSM-5, and the impending release has been stirring a vigorous debate within the psychological community. Considered to be a diagnostic encyclopedia, DSM-5 marks the first revision of the manual in nearly 20 years. Its widespread use and influence can be seen in...

2010-09-09 12:06:00

Leading Authority on Metaphysics to Respond to Hawking's Creation Theory IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's on! The Larry King stage is set for what may shape up to be one of the most provocative discussions on the need for a Creator in physics. Stephen Hawking's latest controversial work The Grand Design -- "no God required" -- has drawn vigorous retort from the religious community. One prominent philosopher and metaphysical expert, Robert Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D....

2008-12-29 11:48:48

Revisions to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders should be made openly instead of hidden from the public, a critic of the process says. Psychiatrists working on the update to the manual must sign a confidentiality agreement, the Los Angeles Times reported. Critics say, however, the American Psychiatric Association should allow outside observers to review the scientific debate behind new, revised diagnoses. Among those speaking against the process the manual's third...


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