Psychiatrists: Impacts of gambling are already present in Alaska

...state isn't free of the social impacts of gambling, say psychiatrists who study gamblers' behavior. Municipalities and nonprofit...less severe, but still have a big impact on their lives, psychiatrists say. "The percentage is higher in Alaska because of the...
Advocacy group says doctors over-prescribe psychiatric medication

...than two dozen Alaska child psychiatrists, agencies and companies...brain. "All they (the psychiatrists) do is prescribe drugs...Ronald Martino, a Fairbanks psychiatrist and neurologist who is among...children who see a child psychiatrist receive medication while...
NAMI to host basics classes for parents

...Chaney described her son as looking "hounded" and said he "isolated himself from us."Connor soon after started seeing a psychiatrist, who started him on a series of medications to treat depression. None of the meds worked despite trying multiple kinds...
Judge orders agency to prepare for possibly dangerous patient's release

...potentially dangerous by psychiatrists. Brian Dussault is...monitoring by a private psychiatrist. "API is not supportive of his release," psychiatrist Larry Maile, API clinical...would show progress. Psychiatrist Aron Wolf told Suddock...
Anchorage psychiatrist charged with fraud

ANCHORAGE - An Anchorage psychiatrist is accused of billing Medicaid more than $300,000 for services...Authorities said one of Ghosh's patients told investigators the psychiatrist asked to create false billings for her children. When the...
Juneau high school students learn new tactics in fight against suicide

...role of the peer leaders as "agents of change" within the school."We're not asking them to be junior counselors or psychiatrists, and we're not asking them to solve all the issues of their friends," LoMurray said in an interview. "The model is...
SEARHC hires Dr. Carmen Sugai as psychiatrist

...happy to announce the addition of child psychiatrist Carmen M. Sugai, M.D., to its...staff. She is SEARHC's only child psychiatrist. Over the past 15 months, Dr. Sugai...working at the clinic as a traveling psychiatrist. She and her husband, Edward, have...
My Turn: We need women in power to think like mothers

...women are generally right-brain thinkers. These different ways of thinking form "at least two ways of knowing," wrote psychiatrist M. Scott Peck in his groundbreaking and bestselling "Road Less Traveled" books. "We will know things better if we use...
The Boardroom offers new workspace in Anchorage

...single offices - the Midtown Executive Office Suite has been around for 20 years, with tenants that include engineers and psychiatrists.But with 5,300 square feet, The Boardroom, by contrast, will offer open desk seating - not to mention free coffee...
Psychiatrist who commuted to Ketchikan for 34 years retires

...where I need to cut back," said the now semi-retired psychiatrist, who's spent a few days a month for the past three decades...that's part of the burden of "prescriptive authority" that psychiatrists share with other medical doctors.Unsurprising for a man...


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