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psychiatrists

Controversial update to 'bible' of psychiatry fuels debate over foundations of mental health

The Truman Show

kottke.org
The Truman Show delusion is how some psychiatrists are describing the condition of psychotic patients who believe they are filmed stars of reality TV programs. Another patient traveled to New York City and showed up at a federal building in downtown Manhattan seeking asylum so he could get off his...
The Truman Show

Facebook Changes Privacy Settings (FB)

www.businessinsider.com
Facebook has changed its privacy settings once again. And while it sounds like for the most part the changes are for the better, there's one tweak that's going to upset tens of millions of users. Let's tackle the annoying thing first. Facebook is stripping users of the ability to hide...
Facebook Changes Privacy Settings (FB)

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

www.nytimes.com
Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Web-based Counseling -- Telepsychiatry -- Is Taking off

www.pcworld.com
Telemedicine has been around since the 1990s, but psychiatrists say it's increasingly used to treat remote patients as technology and security improves....
Web-based Counseling -- Telepsychiatry -- Is Taking off
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Internet Addiction Might Actually Get Recognized By The Official Book Of Mental Disorders?

techdirt.com
Over the last decade or so, there's been something of an... well... addiction to calling any sort of overuse of a product an addiction. So we've seen email addiction, web addiction, online porn addiction, video game addiction, internet addiction, and mobile phones or other gadget addictions among other things. More...
Internet Addiction Might Actually Get Recognized By The Official Book Of Mental Disorders?
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Should Doctors Google Their Patients?

blogs.wsj.com
By now, it’s well known that almost anyone you meet — from a potential employer to a prospective date — might be searching for information about you online. But would you feel strange knowing that your doctor was Googling you? Getty Images A physician assistant wears a stethoscope during an...
Should Doctors Google Their Patients?

Web-based counseling -- Telepsychiatry -- is taking off

www.computerworld.com
Telemedicine has been around since the 1990s, but psychiatrists say it's increasingly used to treat remote patients as technology and security improves, and prices drop....
Web-based counseling -- Telepsychiatry -- is taking off

Good News: Psychiatrists Still Unconvinced That Anyone Can Be Addicted to the Internet

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(Photo: Joy of Tech) If you spent the entire weekend slumped on your couch deeply entrenched in the wilds of Reddit or mindlessly clicking the Stumbleupon button, here is some good news for your Monday morning: According to a psychiatric professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Internet addiction is supported...
Good News: Psychiatrists Still Unconvinced That Anyone Can Be Addicted to the Internet
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