Psychiatry

Seniors on the Go Health Fair at Hampton Community Center - Tribune-Review

Wed, 2017-09-20 22:50

Seniors on the Go Health Fair at Hampton Community Center
Tribune-Review
It will feature doctors and other health professionals discussing nutrition, physical fitness, mental and psychological well-being, and avoidance of common safety pitfalls. Seniors on the Go ... Dr. Melina Dodd, a psychiatrist who recently opened a ...

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Psychiatrist pleads guilty in fraud case at state psychiatric center - Rome Sentinel

Wed, 2017-09-20 14:08

Psychiatrist pleads guilty in fraud case at state psychiatric center
Rome Sentinel
He paid $5,486.86 in restitution, has been ordered to serve 25 hours of community service and has been forced to leave his state job with the Office of Mental Health. The Inspector General's Office has also referred the matter to the state Office of ...

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Brazil Judge's Ruling Sparks Conversion Therapy Controversy - Human Rights Watch

Wed, 2017-09-20 14:02

Human Rights Watch

Brazil Judge's Ruling Sparks Conversion Therapy Controversy
Human Rights Watch
The World Health Organization removed homosexuality from its list of mental disorders in 1990, a shift from seeing homosexuality as an illness to a natural variation of human sexuality. There ... In 2016, the World Psychiatric Association (WPA), an ...
Brazilian judge approves 'gay conversion therapy', sparking national outrageThe Guardian

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$35 Million Lawsuit: VA Mental Health Misdiagnosis Cost KC Airline Pilot His Job - AviationPros.com

Wed, 2017-09-20 08:31

$35 Million Lawsuit: VA Mental Health Misdiagnosis Cost KC Airline Pilot His Job
AviationPros.com
Sept. 19--A Kansas City man has filed suit alleging that he lost his job as an airline pilot after Veterans Affairs doctors misdiagnosed him with bipolar disorder. William Royster is seeking $35 million in the suit filed in U.S. District Court in ...

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CNY mental health aide charged with insurance fraud - Auburn Citizen (blog)

Tue, 2017-09-19 20:05

Auburn Citizen (blog)

CNY mental health aide charged with insurance fraud
Auburn Citizen (blog)
Hayes, a security hospital treatment assistant at the Central New York Psychiatric Center in Marcy, is accused of filing false documents to his personal supplemental insurance carrier claiming he was on workers' compensation and unable to work from Feb.

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Psychiatry: An Industry of Death Special Exhibition - LifePulseHealth

Tue, 2017-09-19 19:42

LifePulseHealth

Psychiatry: An Industry of Death Special Exhibition
LifePulseHealth
In his report, Dr. Puras, who heads the Centre for Child Psychiatry Social Pediatrics at Vilnius University in Lithuania, states: “We need little short of a revolution in mental health care to end decades of neglect, abuse and violence.” He openly ...

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$35 million lawsuit: VA mental health misdiagnosis cost KC airline pilot his job - Kansas City Star

Tue, 2017-09-19 08:21

Kansas City Star

$35 million lawsuit: VA mental health misdiagnosis cost KC airline pilot his job
Kansas City Star
A Kansas City man has filed suit alleging that he lost his job as an airline pilot after Veterans Affairs doctors misdiagnosed him with bipolar disorder. William Royster is seeking $35 million in the suit filed in U.S. District Court in Kansas City. It ...

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Killer granny found not guilty but kept jailed amid mental health ... - Herald Sun

Tue, 2017-09-19 00:07

Herald Sun

Killer granny found not guilty but kept jailed amid mental health ...
Herald Sun
A KILLER granny has joined a growing list of mental health patients languishing in prison because the states major psychiatric custody facility is full.
Killer grandmother still waiting for bed in mental-health facilityThe Age

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CNY Psychiatric Center employee arrested for worker's comp fraud - NewYorkUpstate.com

Mon, 2017-09-18 15:28

NewYorkUpstate.com

CNY Psychiatric Center employee arrested for worker's comp fraud
NewYorkUpstate.com
UTICA, N.Y. -- State police have arrested a Utica man who they say attempted to defraud the state worker's compensation system. Police charged Duane C. Hayes, 40, of Oneida Street, Utica, with falsifying business records and criminal possession of a ...

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France: Acid attack on 4 US students not seen as terror act - WHIO

Sun, 2017-09-17 07:56

France: Acid attack on 4 US students not seen as terror act
WHIO
Regional newspaper La Provence, quoting unidentified police officials, reported that the suspect had a history of mental health problems and noted that she remained at the site of the attack without trying to flee. A spokesman for the United States ...

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Milwaukee health systems withdraw proposal to replace Milwaukee County's psychiatric hospital - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Fri, 2017-09-15 16:24

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee health systems withdraw proposal to replace Milwaukee County's psychiatric hospital
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Three health systems in the Milwaukee area are dropping their bid to replace the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division's acute-care psychiatric hospital in Wauwatosa. Ascension Wisconsin, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and Rogers Behavioral ...

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Holistic approach needed to overcome often-hidden gambling addiction, says Neva Pryor - Press of Atlantic City

Fri, 2017-09-15 04:09

Holistic approach needed to overcome often-hidden gambling addiction, says Neva Pryor
Press of Atlantic City
The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey announced that September is National Recovery Month promoted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to increase awareness on mental health and substance use disorder.

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Akron federal Judge John Adams sues to fight order to undergo psychiatric evaluation - cleveland.com

Thu, 2017-09-14 22:13

cleveland.com

Akron federal Judge John Adams sues to fight order to undergo psychiatric evaluation
cleveland.com
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Akron federal Judge John Adams, who has refused to comply with orders to undergo a mental health examination, filed suit Thursday to challenge the orders and what he sees as an attempt by two disciplinary panels to remove him from ...

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Nursing home where 8 died in sweltering heat had poor record with Florida regulators - Tyler Morning Telegraph

Thu, 2017-09-14 13:36

Nursing home where 8 died in sweltering heat had poor record with Florida regulators
Tyler Morning Telegraph
The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills has a health inspection rating of “much below average” by the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration, which evaluates all long-term care facilities in the state for the U.S. government. Its “overall ...

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Nursing home where 8 died in sweltering heat had poor record with state regulators - Miami Herald

Wed, 2017-09-13 15:08

Miami Herald

Nursing home where 8 died in sweltering heat had poor record with state regulators
Miami Herald
In 2006, the U.S. Justice Department fined Larkin and its owners $15.4 million in a settlement of a civil fraud complaint. ... Both the nursing home and adjacent psychiatric hospital, Hollywood Pavilion, were owned by the family of former CEO Karen ...
Gov. Rick Scott: I am Demanding Answers on Fatalities in Browardflgov.com

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Spennymoor woman sold non-existent items on Gumtree - The Northern Echo (registration)

Tue, 2017-09-12 23:27

The Northern Echo (registration)

Spennymoor woman sold non-existent items on Gumtree
The Northern Echo (registration)
Mr Walker said uncertainty as to her fitness to plead led the defendant to elect to bring the case to the crown court, where, following medical advice, she admitted five counts of fraud, at a plea hearing, in July. Despite being ... Jane Waugh, for ...

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State halts admissions at Lowell psychiatric hospital - The Boston Globe

Tue, 2017-09-12 13:37

State halts admissions at Lowell psychiatric hospital
The Boston Globe
State mental health officials continue to discover serious lapses inside psychiatric hospitals owned by Arbour Health System. This time, they have suspended admissions to Lowell Treatment Center after finding “serious issues involving patient safety.''.

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Medical students' psychiatric health in spotlight after alleged dog ... - The Nation

Mon, 2017-09-11 12:14

The Nation

Medical students' psychiatric health in spotlight after alleged dog ...
The Nation
A MEDICAL student is facing an ethical probe for allegedly poisoning dogs in the hope of claiming compensation.

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Ask Amy: I just enjoy the free meal, but my co-worker may expect more - The Mercury News

Sun, 2017-09-10 07:00

The Mercury News

Ask Amy: I just enjoy the free meal, but my co-worker may expect more
The Mercury News
DEAR AMY: I get along with a male co-worker fairly well, and we go out to lunch at least twice a week. Reading this on your phone? Stay up to date with our free mobile app. Get it from the Apple app store or the Google Play store. Columnist Amy ...

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