At its December meeting, the National Register Board of Directors elected June W. J. Ching, PhD, ABPP, and re-elected Molly S. Clark, PhD, ABPP, and Sarah F. Shelton, PsyD, MPH, MSCP.
In an article released online in JAMA, Dr. David Kindig takes a look at health equity factors that are used for health policy development and summarizes a concept that could reduce health disparities and improve access to care.
The National Council for Behavioral Health is urging advocates to make several important phone calls on Tuesday, January 17, to protect Medicaid expansion.
According to a new study, the high stress levels associated with childhood poverty may put individuals at risk for psychological ill health or behavioral challenges later in life.
The New York Times has published a series of stories and statistics on the lives impacted by opioid use across the United States.
Health Affairs Blog discusses “repeal and delay,” a plan which involves initial immediate action by Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) followed by a delay before certain aspects of the repeal become effective—possibly as late as 2020. Replacement of the law would also come in stages, through a series of bills. Authors Joseph Antos and James Capretta, policy experts with the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), do not support this approach.
The Huffington Post has compiled a list of resolutions for the new year that have a holistic approach to happiness and physical well-being.
The National Register signed the Mental Health Liaison Group letter urging the 115th Congress to preserve crucial mental health programs and services.
The Washington Post has published food for thought on the potential benefits and pitfalls of maintaining the Santa Claus persona for children.
JAMA Psychiatry — Acute and Chronic Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms in the Emergence of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Network Analysis
A new study has found that some symptoms of PTSD are more central than others and that the associations between symptoms may increase over time.
Congressman Tim Murphy (R-Penn.) gave an interview on the PBS NewsHour this Tuesday in which he discussed the mental health components of the 21st Century Cures Act.
A recent study at the University of Kyoto found that people had greater difficulty matching nouns to verbs when they were maintaining simulated eye contact versus when they were looking at a face whose eyes were not directed at them.