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He has published scientific papers in most of the leading psychiatric journals in the country and is a past president of the American Psychiatric Association.
About the American Psychiatric Association: The American Psychiatric Association is the nation's leading medical specialty society whose more than 38,000 physician members specialize in diagnosis, treatment, prevention and research of mental illnesses including substance use disorders.
As for sexual orientation, which the Supreme Court of Canada read into the Charter of Rights in 1995, it is described by the American Psychiatric Association as including the following: homosexuality, bisexuality, pedophilia, transgenderism, transexuality, transvestitism, transvestic fetishism, autogynephilia, voyeurism, exhibitionism, fetishism or sexual fetishism, zoophilia, sexual sadism, sexual masochism, necrophilia, klismaphilia, telephone scatalogia, urophilia, apotemnophilia, coprophilia, copraphagia, toucherism, partialism, gender identity disorder, frotteurism, and frattemism (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition).
The American Psychiatric Association defines it as a disease called "pedophilia.
And the visual material on wheels supposedly designed to break the resistance of patients and fiendish devices for restraint comes from the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine in London and the archives of the American Psychiatric Association in Wash ington.
Paper presented at the American Psychiatric Association Psychiatric Services Meeting, Washington, DC.
According to a recent news story, "road rage" is a psychiatric disorder that deserves to be recognized and added to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM, the sacred canon of the American Psychiatric Association.
Doctors should order Alzheimer's patients to give up their car keys because victims can cause car crashes even in the early stages of the mind-robbing disease, the American Psychiatric Association recommended Wednesday.
His awards and honors include Best Doctors in America, the Jack Weinberg Award in Geriatric Psychiatry from the American Psychiatric Association, and research awards from the International Psychogeriatrics Association and the local and national Alzheimer's Association.
The American Psychiatric Association and three Missouri psychiatric societies have written to every Missouri Senate member stating their opposition to the proposals.
That's the conclusion of a majority of representatives in the American Psychiatric Association, who voted during their annual meeting, held in Atlanta on May 22, to urge legal recognition of civil marriage for gay couples.
American Psychiatric Association, 2000) describes the criterion for the diagnosis of anorexia as the refusal to maintain a normal bodyweight as defined by weight of less than 85% of typical bodyweight for a given height as well as experiencing intense fear related to gaining weight.

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