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  • HIV/AIDS - The Great Magnifier of Maladies - is Entirely Preventable
    indiaempire.com
    Mary Ann Adler Cohen, MD: Many persons throughout the world do not believe that there is still a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) pandemic and that the epidemics of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and HIV stigma still exist. As we will see,...
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  • Applied Creativity in Mental Health
    indiaempire.com
    Prof. Uriel Halbreich: Creativity and innovation. It is almost conventional to trumpet their importance, their utmost necessity for progress. However, applying creativity in the actual world necessitates creativity.
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  • The Long View of Life and Mental Health
    indiaempire.com
    Paul Summergrad, M.D, It is always hard in the midst of events to maintain perspective and take a longer view. Given all our daily activities, an accurate perspective on our field—how people think about mental health or mental illness—can be hard to achieve. At a time of substantive developments in neuroscience, genetics, and changes in health care, doing so is important...
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  • The Integrative nature of Psychiatry
    indiaempire.com
    Prof. Mario Maj, It has been often stated that we human beings live “in two worlds”: a world of biology and physical causes, to which our brain also belongs, and a world of meanings, symbols and interpersonal relationships. Each of these worlds has its own processes and laws, which can be studied separately and have indeed been studied separately for several centuries...
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  • Working with NGOs for Mental Health – Indian Experience
    indiaempire.com
    Prof Roy Abraham Kallivayalil, Psychiatrists in India are very busy. With only 6,000 in number for 1.3 billion populations (one psychiatrist for 2.2 lakhs) they are indeed scarce., .
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  • THE INCREASED PREVALENCE OF MENTAL HEALTH DISORDERS
           Issues of Quality in Psychiatric Education

    indiaempire.com
    MR EDGARD BELFORT, The WPA seeks to improve the mental health of people living in the world including Latin American region, by promoting the strengthening and dissemination of an integrated, .
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  • Involving Patients, Carers & Families in the Treatment Programmes for the Mentally ill
    indiaempire.com
    Dr afzal Javed, Despite the general acknowledgement of the popular slogan that "there is no health without mental health", mental health disorders continue to increase and cause considerable suffering all over the world.
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  • World Psychiatry Association international conference kicks off in Tbilisi
    AZERBAIJAN STATE NEWS AGENCY
    The international conference of the World Psychiatry Association (WPA) entitled "Mental health, directions and challenges" has today started in Tbilisi.
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  • World Psychiatric Association opposes 'reparative therapy' for LGBT people
    Jakarta Post
    In this Thursday, March 17, 2016 photo, a man walks past an anti-LGBT banner in Jakarta, Indonesia. The banner, erected by an ultra-conservative Islamic group, is the latest manifestation of a virulent campaign of denigration against gays, lesbians and ...
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  • Government to probe psychiatrist for false LGBT claim
    Jakarta Post
    The government will summon psychiatrist Fidiansjah for his recent controversial ... is against the stance of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA). ... The American Psychiatric Association (APA) responded to PDSKJI's ...
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  • World Psychiatric Association denounces ex-gay therapy
    Wisconsin Gazette
    The world's largest organization of mental health professionals called for an end to the discredited practice of "conversion therapy," also known as ex-gay therapy. In a statement issued on March 23, the World Psychiatric Association said, "WPA ...
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  • The World Psychiatric Association Stands Up to LGBT 'Cure Therapy'
    Care2.com
    In a long-awaited statement, the World Psychiatric Association has formally declared that attempts to cure gay people of their sexuality run counter to mental health care best practices the efforts are ineffective and harmful. The WPA has long...
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  • World Psychiatric Association Condemns Conversion Therapy; Denounces Anti-LGBT Laws
    Human Rights Campaign (blog)
    Today, the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) condemned the dangerous and discredited practices of so-called conversion therapy, urging countries around the globe to adopt pro-LGBT legislation. Conversion therapy, sometimes referred to as sexual ...
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  • World Psychiatric Association: 'Stop trying to cure gay people and legalize their sex lives'
    Gay Star News
    The WPA represents more than 200,000 psychiatrists from 118 countries and its membership includes 138 national psychiatric societies around the world. The WPA says it was prompted to issue a statement on the issue due to recent controversies around ...
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  • March 23, 2016 |World's Largest Psychiatric Association Condemns Conversion Therapy
    Rainbow Times
    SAN FRANCISCO Today, the world's largest organization of mental health professionals representing more than 200,000 people in 118 countries called for an end to the discredited practice of conversion therapy, which is linked to serious harms,...
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  • World's largest psychiatric association condemns conversion therapy
    Windy City Times
    In a statement issued today, the World Psychiatric Association ( WPA ) says: "WPA believes strongly in evidence-based treatment. There is no sound scientific evidence that innate sexual orientation can be changed.
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  • Conversion Therapy Is Ineffective and Harmful, According to Literally Everyone Who Matters
    Pacific Standard
    On Wednesday, the World Psychiatric Association came out against the practice of "conversion therapy," the oft-maligned process in which a therapist or counselor tries to change a patient's sexual orientation.
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  • Grand Initiative by Dr. Avdesh Sharma

  • Just Imagine: Why are some people more equal than others? Dr. Dinesh Bhugra

  • Mental Disorders can be 'Nipped in the Bud': Intervening early for best results, Helen Herrman

  • Hidden in plain sight: mental health in India

  • Sneha turns thirty - The Hindu (India)

  • Are you living with low level sadness? - Daily Telegraph's Stella Magazine (UK)

  • Five tips to help dads unwind and de stress - The Good Men Project (UK)

  • Experts bust anxiety MYTHS and reveal how to IMPROVE your sex life - Express.co.uk (UK)


 

 



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