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New directions in mental health care for older adults – update from Harvard Review of Psychiatry

The aging of the population, shifting diagnostic criteria, and new health care policy initiatives are some of the factors driving changes in mental health treatment for older Americans, according to… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

UCL and Max Planck Society invest €5m to open world’s first computational psychiatry centre

The world’s first centre for computational psychiatry opens today (Tuesday 1st April), following a €5m investment from the Max Planck Society and UCL to be spent over the next 5 years. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Schools trying to fill gaps in child psychiatry – Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Schools trying to fill gaps in child psychiatryWaterloo Cedar Falls Courier“Schools are becoming more and more responsible to make sure kids have access to education.” Cedar Valley Promise, a nonprofit organization focused on children, awarded the district a grant to hire a mental health counselor for the junior high and high …and more » behavioral health education […]

DSM-5 and a New Take on Autism Spectrum Disorders

DSM-5 and a New Take on Autism Spectrum Disorders

DSM-5 and a New Take on Autism Spectrum Disorders                 The American Psychiatric Association (APA) adopted the 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) in May 2013.  The DSM is the tool that is used to develop consistent diagnoses of disorders and conditions by mental health clinicians.  One area of […]

Should pediatrics and child psychiatry marry for the sake of the children? – Boston.com

Should pediatrics and child psychiatry marry for the sake of the children?Boston.comPrior to my own education in this new field, that came in part from my studies as a scholar with the Berkshire Psychoanalytic Institute and in part from a superb post-graduate training in infant parent mental health at U Mass Boston, I would not […]

Wolves in Sheep Clothing? By Tiffany Marshall

Wolves in Sheep Clothing? By Tiffany Marshall

The DSM IV – TR states that people with Borderline Personality have a pattern of unstable and intense relationships. And they may idealize potential caregivers or lovers at the first or second meeting, demand to spend a lot of time together, and share the most intimate details early in a relationship. I came across an […]

Computer Games May Help Forensic Psychiatry Patients

Brain-training computer games may help restore memory and competency to forensic psychiatry patients in state mental hospitals, researchers say. Computer software designed to improve memory and thinking may be used with psychotherapy, medication and other approaches to help these patients, considered among the most severely mentally ill, said Dr. Anthony O… Mental Health News From […]

Kaweah Delta accredited for psychiatry residency program – The Business Journal – Fresno Business Journal

Kaweah Delta accredited for psychiatry residency program – The Business Journal – Fresno Business Journal

Details Published on 04/23/2013 – 12:17 pm Written by Business Journal staff Kaweah Delta is expected to receive hundreds of applicants for its first class of four psychiatry residents in July 2014.Kaweah Delta Health Care District has been accredited to offer a psychiatry residency program. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education gave accreditation to […]

Kaweah Delta receives accreditation for psychiatry residency program – KSEE

Kaweah Delta receives accreditation for psychiatry residency program – KSEE

By KSEE Sales Kaweah Delta receives accreditation for psychiatry residency program April 23, 2013 Updated Apr 23, 2013 at 8:02 AM PDT Following a site visit last year, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) awarded Kaweah Delta accreditation last week to offer a psychiatry residency program. In fall, Kaweah Delta will begin accepting […]

Navigating the new insurance exchanges – Clinical Psychiatry News Digital Network

Navigating the new insurance exchanges – Clinical Psychiatry News Digital Network

Starting Oct. 1, individuals and small businesses will have the chance to shop for and purchase private insurance through the new health insurance exchanges, but they are likely to have plenty of questions about the products and the process for enrollment. With that in mind, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) also mandates that the exchanges […]

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