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Global Mental Health

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Now is the time to be vigilant and active in the advocacy efforts to fund all the terrific new opportunities the 21st Century Cures Act offers. Here are 9 aspects of the law that focus on psychiatric practice and treatment of those with serious mental illnesses.

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Will the new Administration disrupt mental health coverage in this country?

Editors' picks for recent stories in mental health, including Executive orders and "Islamophobia,” effect of parental obesity on childhood development, personality, and global mental health.

Given that “specific phobias” are a diagnostic category in DSM-5, is "Islamophobia" a diagnosable disorder?

In some segments of the evolving health care system, primary health care teams with psychiatry at their core are becoming a reality. Here are 6 ways psychiatrists add value to primary care health teams.

How would you handle information about a patient obtained from an Internet search? Take the quiz.

President Barack Obama’s last bill signed into law; Carrie Fisher’s legacy gives voice to mental illness; psychological outcomes of women who had abortions against those denied abortion; and other psychiatry news.

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