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Friday's Progress Notes - December 18,
Mental Health Information - Vol. 2 Issue 43
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1. Mental health courts
2. Caring for a dying child
3. Mental illness in the elderly
4. Marijuana facts for parents
5. Children and grief
6. Unethical managed care practices
7. Emotional eating
8. ADHD in girls
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- Assessing Suicide Risk in Children
- Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Non-Suicidal Self-Injury and Motivational Interviewing: Enhancing Readiness for Change
- Domestic Violence: Counseling Clients Involved with Violent Intimate Partners
- Adolescent Girls: Development and Treatment Issues
- Childhood Sexuality: Discerning Healthy from Abnormal Sexual Behaviors
- BDD: A Narrative Approach to Body Dysmorphic Disorder
- Ethics: Money and the Therapeutic Relationship
- Ethical and Legal Issues in Psychotherapy
- Ethical Issues with Fees, Billing, and Collections
- Supervision: Issues in Clinical Supervision
- HIPAA Made Friendly: How To Become Compliant
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John L. Miller, MD
1. BAZELON CENTER
The Role of Mental Health Courts in System Reform
This document examines the use of mental health courts in the United States as a response by communities to the increasingly common arrest and incarceration of people with serious mental illnesses.
2. PARTNERSHIP FOR CARING
When A Child Is Dying
The smallest patient offers the biggest lesson.
3. APA MONITOR
Mental Illness among Elderly Americans Expected To Become A Greater Concern
Fifteen million elderly people are expected to suffer from some kind of psychiatric illness by the year 2030.
Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know
Marijuana is the most often used illegal drug in this country.
5. ERIC DIGEST
Children and Grief
This Digest discusses psychological tasks that appear to be essential to children's adjustment, how children understand death and react to the death of a loved one, and how parents and teachers can help children cope with loss.
6. NATIONAL COALITION OF MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS AND CONSUMERS
Eleven Unethical Managed Care Practices Every Patient Should Know About
Americans want more than affordable health care--they also want ethical health care. Ethical standards are needed to protect patients, to assure honesty, to maintain minimum standards of quality, and to prevent the wasteful and fraudulent use of health care funds.
Emotional Eating and Binge Eating Disorder
Athealth.com is pleased to welcome Ellen Shuman, Director of the Acoria Eating Disorders Treatment Center in Cincinnati, and Dr. Sandy Matthews, a licensed psychologist at the Acoria Eating Disorders Treatment Center, who answer questions about emotional overeating and binge eating disorder.
Gender Issues in the Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD: An Interview with Kathleen Nadeau, PhD
Athealth.com is pleased to welcome Kathleen Nadeau, PhD, who shares her expertise on the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD.
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