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Global Mental Health

The world is in a critical phase in history. The challenges to psychiatry are enormous in these dramatic and confusing times. ©Ollyy/Shutterstock

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I hope readers look seriously at what the Presidential candidates have to say-- or if they say anything at all --about addressing the current and increasing disaster in the mental health system before casting their votes.

“Election addiction disorder, undifferentiated, DSM-5A—177.6x” is characterized by an overwhelming need to watch anything and everything related to the current race for the White House, no matter how microscopic. Clinical details and prognosis are examined here.

The supposed “epidemic” of mental illness turns out to be mostly a myth in the US adult population, 2000-2015.

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Suggestions for what psychiatry can do to alleviate, contain, and eventually prevent or avoid the demolition of culture and health.

The public has questioned the wisdom of a judge to release a psychiatric inpatient, but not just any patient. Enter our metaphoric haunted house at your own risk.

Former President of the American Psychiatric Association, Nada Stotland, MD, MS, speaks here about abortion—a subject that is especially important for psychiatrists in several ways.

This article aims to provide the general psychiatric community with an update on the major findings on the biology of ASDs as well as the advances in diagnostic and interventional strategies.


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