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major illnesses list
October 29, 2018

major illnesses list

Sources: The Centers for Disease Control (CDC); The World Health Organization (WHO). The following is a list of the most common infectious diseases throughout the world today. Accurate caseload numbers are difficult to determine, especially because so many of these diseases are endemic to developing countries, where many people do not have access to modern medical…

psychiatric Illness Symptoms
October 23, 2018

psychiatric Illness Symptoms

Depression and mania—the companion moods of bipolar disorder—are “ancient illnesses” and common among the general population, and successfully treating them is perhaps the best way to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness, said Kay Redfield Jamison, a foremost academic authority on manic-depressive illness whose best-selling memoir An Unquiet Mind chronicled…

Mental health Problems and Illness
October 11, 2018

Mental health Problems and Illness

A new study into the effects of chronic physical illness in children on their life-long mental health has found that such experiences appear to increase the chances of them having depression and anxiety in adulthood. Researchers at the University of Sussex and University College London systematically reviewed evidence from a large number of medical studies, looking…

mental Illness Disorders
August 30, 2018

mental Illness Disorders

There is often a prevailing image society has of someone with mental illness. The stereotype is of a person who is out of control, with a “crazy” look in their eyes, and is highly dangerous. That characterization is not only incorrect, but also insulting. Mental health disorders come in many sizes and shapes and there is not a one-size-fits-all method of addressing…

Psychiatric Illness list
July 7, 2018

Psychiatric Illness list

I see mental illness as a collective as well as individual, social as well as medical, problem, hence the inclusion of some films here that may raise eyebrows. Does “mental illness” even exist? Which one of us has perfect mental health? Individuals need protection from society as well as vice-versa. Oh, the things many of us will do in the name of nationalism…

mental health illnesses
July 1, 2018

mental health illnesses

Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress. It can help you cope with a hard situation. For example, anxiety helps one deal with a deadline at the office or can push you to study for a test. But when anxiety becomes an extreme, irrational dread of everyday situations, it can be disabling. Anxiety disorders include: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)…

What is mental health and mental Illness?
June 25, 2018

What is mental health and mental Illness?

The terms ‘mental health’ and ‘mental illness’ are often though of and used interchangeably. Unless you are a psychotherapist or some other practitioner in the field, you probably don’t think much about the difference between the two or aren’t even aware that there is a difference. But when it comes to how well we work with others, our productivity, and our happiness…

mind illnesses
June 14, 2018

mind illnesses

You are What you Think: 75-98% of Mental and Physical Illnesses Come from our Thought Life! This is a staggering and eye-opening statistic because it also means that only 2-25% of human mental and physical illnesses come from the environment and genes! Scientists are discovering the precise pathways by which changes in human consciousness (thinking) produce changes…

ill mental health
June 8, 2018

ill mental health

Among all the sad realities about mental health care, here’s one that’s hard to shake: Money matters. Even comfortably middle-class suburban residents find it challenging to pay for mental health care, so the cost of treatment can be discouraging for many who need help, experts say. Federal and state mental health parity acts require insurance to cover mental…

psychiatric Illness Definition
April 3, 2018

psychiatric Illness Definition

[men´tal] 1. pertaining to the mind. 2. pertaining to the chin. mental disorder any clinically significant behavioral or psychological syndrome characterized by distressing symptoms, significant impairment of functioning, or significantly increased risk of death, pain, or other disability. Mental disorders are assumed to result from some behavioral, psychological…

List of Minor Illness
March 22, 2018

List of Minor Illness

Our practitioners can evaluate and diagnose your symptoms, and write prescriptions when medically appropriate. You ll leave with the treatment plan you need to get on your way to feeling better. Come to us for: Allergy symptoms Bronchitis & coughs Earaches & infections Flu-like symptoms Gout Indigestion & Heartburn Mononucleosis (mono)…

mental Illness Disorders list
February 20, 2018

mental Illness Disorders list

A mental illness is any disorder in the brain that affects mood, thinking or behavior, believed to be caused by genetic, biological and environmental factors. In the United States, about 1 in 4 adults and 1 in 5 children have a mental illness in any given year. The most common mental illnesses include anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)…

what is mental health Illness
January 27, 2018

what is mental health Illness

For far too long, mental health illness has been buried beneath stigmatization. Though positive strides have been made to decrease the many misunderstandings surrounding this important issue, we still have far to go to meet the needs of those living with mental disorders. Over 40 million Americans (about one in five people) struggle with mental health and substance…

psychic Illness
January 21, 2018

psychic Illness

I am reprinting this from an email I received from Malidoma Some, a west African Shaman whom I’ve had the privilege to meet, drive around Boulder, and work for for two days. Since I am going through what I believe to be a spiritual emergence, I am reading a lot on the topic. I want to continue to educate others. That what we sometimes call depression, bi-polar…

Different mental Illness and Disorders
October 8, 2017

Different mental Illness and Disorders

Factitious disorder is a mental disorder in which a person acts as if he or she has a physical or mental illness. People with factitious disorder deliberately create or exaggerate symptoms of an illness. They have an inner need to be seen as ill or injured. Factitious disorder is considered a mental illness because it is associated with severe emotional difficulties…

define mental Illness Psychology
September 6, 2017

define mental Illness Psychology

Many people think there is an obvious difference between mental illness and psychological health but very often the differences are misunderstood. Mental Illness refers to alterations in thinking, emotions or behaviors that create distress and impaired functioning for the individual. Mental illness is often a result of biological changes in the brain. Psychological…

Mental Illness Disorders Symptoms
September 2, 2017

Mental Illness Disorders Symptoms

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness marked by extreme shifts in mood, from high to low. This condition is also called bipolar disease or manic depression. People with bipolar disorder may have trouble managing everyday life tasks, at school or work, or maintaining relationships. There is no cure, but there are many treatments that can help you manage the symptoms…

Pathological Illness
August 29, 2017

Pathological Illness

Disease pathology encompasses the causes, processes and changes in body organs and tissues that occur with human illness. Doctors and biological scientists study pathological disease processes knowing that a clear understanding of what goes wrong and how it occurs opens the door to new avenues of medical intervention and healing. Many of the most common pathological…

brain illnesses and Symptoms
August 25, 2017

brain illnesses and Symptoms

What are the risk factors for brain tumors? When you re told that you have a brain tumor, it s natural to wonder what may have caused your disease. But no one knows the exact causes of brain tumors. Doctors seldom know why one person develops a brain tumor and another doesn t. Researchers are studying whether people with certain risk factors are more likely than…

Brain Illness list
August 1, 2017

Brain Illness list

Here is a list of recommended readings for those directly or indirectly dealing with mental illness. Check back from time to time for updates. Fiction One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey Ordinary People by Judith Guest She’s Come Undone by Wally Lamb I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lamb The Almost Moon by Alice Sebold The Double Bind by Chris Bohjalian…

define mental ill health
April 13, 2017

define mental ill health

It is the start of the end of the low levels of access to effective care and treatments for so many people who live their lives in distress and despair. It is an indication of a society, and healthcare system that now recognises that a great deal of mental ill health can be prevented. That access to care at the early stage of illness offers real opportunities…

What is Meant by mental ill health?
April 28, 2017

What is Meant by mental ill health?

We work to raise awareness of mental health and mental illness, and to create a better understanding of what mental health means. Mental illness is much more common than most of us think. As many as one in four people in the United Kingdom will experience some kind of mental health problem each year. In Rhondda Cynon Taf, one in six people are experiencing mental…

Mental Illness vs personality Disorder
November 11, 2016

Mental Illness vs personality Disorder

A mental illness is about extremity. A personality disorder, on the other hand, is sometimes a precursor to a mental illness. The traits that are characteristic for a certain personality disorder may develop at some point to their extreme; and if they do, a personality disorder becomes a mental illness. For example, people with schizopathic personality disorder…

psychological mental Illness
September 6, 2016

psychological mental Illness

When it comes to psychotherapy techniques, there are winners and losers – contrary to what the dodo told Alice. Illustration: John Tenniel/The Bodleian Library The claim that all forms of psychotherapy for mental illness are winners, known as the Dodo Bird Verdict, has been dealt a blowEverybody has won and all must have prizes,declared the dodo in Alice in Wonderland…

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