A very happy Thanksgiving to all our members and friends! We wish you the best for a happy and healthy holiday. Being surrounded by a lot of family and friends during Thanksgiving can be overwhelming at times, especially for those with social anxiety, but there are steps that can be taken to ease anxiety.
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From The Blog
The National Register signed the Mental Health Liaison Group’s letter in opposition of specific provisions within the House and Senate versions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
From the Executive Officer’s Desk—On the Ethics of Clinical Data Collection: Are Data Informative or Transformative?
All psychologists who do third party billing, and particularly those who work with electronic health records, provide, whether they know it or not, a steady stream of patient related data to an unseen army of analysts. Every coded encounter gets swept up and tossed into an analytic mill, where insurors, actuaries, and others chart healthcare engagement, costs, outcomes, and a myriad of other factors. Psychologists who work in most healthcare delivery settings, and even independent practitioners, are increasingly bound to the Promethean rock by two adamantine chains: electronic health records and outcomes data.
According to a new study, American adolescents do not understand the connection between abusing Adderall and the resulting overuse of amphetamines. This lack of understanding is mainly because these adolescents do not know that Adderall, a prescribed drug for ADHD, is an amphetamine.
The National Register signed the Mental Health Liaison Group’s letter of thanks to Senators Blunt and Stabenow and Representatives Lance and Matsui for their leadership in authoring the Excellence in Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Expansion Act (S. 1950/H.R.3931).
According to a new study art therapy was shown to be effective for individuals with moderate and severe depression.