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Prisons Breed TB
By Kerry Cullinan, 13 June 2012 South Africa's overcrowded, poorly ventilated prisons are "melting pots" for tuberculosis infection, according to Professor Robin Wood from the Desmond Tutu HIV Centre. Speaking shortly before the start of the national ...

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Wall Street Journal (blog)

ACLU: Releasing Old Prisoners Is Low Risk, Financially Prudent
Wall Street Journal (blog)
By Steve Eder Another organization is weighing in on the debate over whether aging prisoners should be released to cut costs. According to a report Wednesday by the American Civil Liberties Union, $16 billion is spent each year to incarcerate hundreds ...

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Alabama prison chief faces budget cuts, challenges over Tutwiler abuse reports (blog)
(The Huntsville Times/ Michael Mercier) MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- The Alabama prison system has more than 25000 inmates in its custody. That growing population already puts its 29 facilities about 193 percent over capacity. Through converting gymnasium ...

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Russia Profile

No War, No Peace
Russia Profile
For the fifth year running, Russia has been trailing many other nations “where people live in peace and harmony,” said the report, citing the low-key warfare in the North Caucasus and the Kremlin's efforts to face down the ongoing middle-class protests ...

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An Addict's Guilt: When It Helps And When It Hurts In Recovery (blog)
By David Sack, MD The concept of an addict's guilt may seem foreign and contradictory to a loved one. During active addiction, people lie, lose their jobs and bankrupt themselves or their families seemingly without a second thought (though they often ...

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via addiction - Google Blog Search by admin on 6/11/12
“This means they feel an urge to use their computer on a particular occasion, or always at the same time,” said Mr. Woelfling, adding there was no clear-cut line between addiction and non-addiction. A further sign of addiction ...

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6 Ways to Kick Your Facebook Addiction
If your answer is yes, then it's time to put a stop to your addiction. Facebook is great for a lot of things. It can help you stay connected and share details of your life with family and friends. You can use it to promote your business (or yourself, ...

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Vaccine To Curb Cocaine Addiction
(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, there were approximately 1.4 million people known to be addicted to cocaine across the United States in 2008. A new vaccine is currently being researched to help cocaine addicted ...
Cocaine vaccine gets a boost with molecular imagingMedical Xpress

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Industry must stop 'food addiction' attacks
Nation's Restaurant News
The new theory suggests that a restaurant is little better than a meth dealer, hooking customers on addictive foods — “bet you can't eat just one” — cooked up by an evil genius in a laboratory. Is your company adding sugar to cereals?

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via addiction - Google News on 6/12/12

Vaccine to curb cocaine addiction
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, there were approximately 1.4 million people known to be addicted to cocaine across the United States in 2008. A new vaccine is currently being researched to help cocaine addicted patients quit and to ...

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via Psychology Today Blogs by Barry W. McCarthy, Ph.D. on 6/13/12
Magazines and blogs often promise that you can revitalize passion and regain irresistible sexual attraction in your relationship. In reality, these claims set you and your partner up for sexual failure. The romantic love/passionate sex/idealized couple phase of a relationship typically lasts between 6 months and 2 years.
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via Psychology Today Blogs by Elana Premack Sandler, L.C.S.W., M.P.H on 6/13/12
I’m still moved by Vice President Joe Biden’s speech from just before Memorial Day weekend, during which he shared with all of us just how close he had come to taking his own life.
In commentary a few days later, Washington Post opinion writer Michael Gerson praised Biden’s display of empathy, the ability to identify others’ emotions.
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via psychiatry - Google Blog Search by Chechar on 6/12/12
Or: The ten books that made an impact in my life before I became racially conscious 3.- Laing and Anti-Psychiatry (read in 1983) Sometimes it is not an entire book what causes a deep impression in one's values and ...

Research on the attitudes of health care providers towards people with mental illness has repeatedly shown that they may be stigmatizing. Many scales used to measure attitudes towards people with mental illness that exist today are not adequate because they do not have items that relate specifica...

Long-term forms of depression represent a significant mental health problem for which there is a lack of effective evidence-based treatment. This study aims to produce findings about the effectiveness of psychoanalytic psychotherapy in patients with treatment-resistant/treatment-refractory depres...

via psychiatry research - Google Blog Search by D Bunker on 6/12/12
Funding: MAT was supported by a PhRMA Foundation Sabbatical Fellowship grant, National Institutes of Health Grant Number P20 RR016454 from the INBRE Program of the National Center for Research Resources, and ...

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Oppositional Defiant Disorder Linked to Symptoms of Schizophrenia Spectrum ...
Clinical Psychiatry News Digital Network
... in Stony Brook, NY, and Dr. Deborah AG Drabick of Temple University, Philadelphia, looked at 1160 children between the ages of 6 and 18 years who were consecutive referrals to a university hospital child psychiatry outpatient service.

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A new study of 665 young people in the third, sixth, and ninth grades finds patterns of nonsuicidal self-injury that vary by age and gender. Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) is the term for intentional, non-fatal, self-inflicted damage caused by cutting, hitting, burning, or excessive rubbing. Reported rates range between 7 percent and 24 percent of adolescents; however, little was known about rates among younger children.

Now the new study finds that even third graders engage in NSSI, with boys and girls doing so at about the same rate (7 percent to 8 percent). By sixth grade, boys (6 percent) are far more likely than girls (2 percent) to harm themselves. However, by ninth grade, those proportions are sharply reversed, with 19 percent of girls and just 5 percent of boys engaging in NSSI, wrote Andrea Barrocas, M.A., of the University of Denver, and colleagues in the July Pediatrics. The researchers urged both pediatricians and hospital emergency room personnel to fully evaluate cases of NSSI to help prevent negative physical and mental health outcomes.

To read a comprehensive review of how psychotherapy can successfully treat psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents, see the new book from American Psychiatric Publishing, Cognitive-BehaviorTherapy for Children and Adolescents.
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