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Mental health issues, addiction concerns of legal marijuana | ACP Internist

Physicians in states that have legalized marijuana should begin to educate and prepare themselves for discussing the perils of recreational use and related illnesses, some of which can be severely debilitating.

Mental health needs integration into the primary care setting : ACP Internist

I briefly scanned the Robert Wood Johnson synthesis report on mental and medical co-morbidity so I thought I'd summarize the highlights for...

A new day for mental health parity : ACP Internist

Last September, we wrote a story about how the House and Senate were each crafting bills to require that employers and insurers institute me...

QD: News Every Day--Baby boomers face care shortage for mental health, substance abuse issues : ACP Internist

Without a comprehensive overhaul, millions of baby boomers will likely face difficulties getting diagnoses and treatment for mental health c...

When health care workers strike : ACP Internist

In a relatively unusual development, mental health professionals who work for Kaiser Permanente in California went on strike. At issue is t...

Retrospethics [Updated.] : ACP Internist

A few weeks ago I wrote about dubious medical research from the 1950s involving prostate biopsies on skid row alcoholics. The research had ...

QD: News Every Day : ACP Internist

ACP Internist's daily digest of primary care in the news continues with legislative jockeying for health care reform, public rejection of f...

Stigma : ACP Internist

I tell myself: Speak in tones that aren't patronizing and sorrowful or as if you're irrevocably broken. Then coach yourself away from the fe...

Suicide, psychiatric care and inadequate resources : ACP Internist

An article released today in the JAMA sites evidence that the suicide rate in America has risen by 24% in the last 15 years associated with...

QD: News Every Day--Congress was close to passing health care reform : ACP Internist

ACP Internist's wrap-up of current events looks at how close health care reform came to passage. Meanwhile, two other "reforms" that passed...

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