APA Convention – Budget woes occupy Council deliberations

Toronto – Tight budget considerations prompted by recession-related reductions in investment income prompted the APA’s Council of Representatives to spend much of its time in August sessions addressing dollar-and-cents issues. According to an article in ModernHealthcare.com posted May 4, 2009, after piloting the RAC program in several states, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) […]

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  • Binge eating disorder can be deadly

    Research suggests that eating disorders are the deadliest of all mental health disorders. Currently, Binge Eating Disorder (BED) or compulsive overeating is not officially a diagnostic category listed in the DSM-IV-TR. Therefore, patients struggling with binge eating disorder or “BED” may typically be classified under Eating Disorder NOS, which is the most commonly diagnosed eating […]

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  • Will Gamblers Get Out Alive?

    George lost his job and can’t afford a vacation, but says, “I have $40 so I may as well gamble – I might win thousands and be able to go on vacation.” These economic times are challenging all of us to make different financial decisions. During the Great Depression, gambling was up and last year […]

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