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December 18, 2018
Private insurance claim lines for amphetamine use, abuse and dependence soared 3,157% from 2007 to 2017, according to a study released Tuesday by FAIR Health.
H. Steven Moffic
August 09, 2018
Psychiatrists, and other mental health disciplines, have an ethical principle to address social issues which adversely affect public health and mental health. 
April 23, 2018
When it comes to objective measurements on whether providers are delivering what patients want, experts say assessment surveys might ask about whether patients believe they are in a better place.
H. Steven Moffic
February 20, 2018
February is Black History month. The history of American psychiatry and Black Americans should give us renewed inspiration to reduce disparities in behavioral healthcare.
January 09, 2018
Discard the messaging about mental illness. We don’t really know what we are talking about if the assumption about illness is that we know biological causes. We should go in another direction.…
H. Steven Moffic
January 08, 2018
There has been a lot of speculation about the mental health of President Donald Trump. That discussion has intensified once again with the publication of “Fire and Fury.”
October 19, 2017
The power of digital tools in emotional health should motivate and energize clinical/business leaders to validate this exciting opportunity for health improvement and business innovation.
August 23, 2017
The final day of the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) featured a presentation on a free screening tool that reflects the multiple problems affecting most patients.
June 30, 2017
A Blue Cross Blue Shield Association study of members in its commercial plans found high-dosage opioid prescriptions were linked with higher rates of opioid use disorder diagnoses.
H. Steven Moffic
May 30, 2017
Healthy anger is proportional and responsive to a real and persistent need. It can be a powerful component of human survival and adaptation.
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