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mental diagnosis
September 1, 2020

mental diagnosis

In a few weeks, the American Psychiatric Association will release its new edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). This volume will tweak several current diagnostic categories, from autism spectrum disorders to mood disorders. While many of these changes have been contentious, the final product involves mostly modest alterations…

types of mental diseases
August 8, 2020

types of mental diseases

What is Mental Illness: Mental Illness Facts Mental illnesses are medical conditions that disrupt a person s thinking, feeling, mood, ability to relate to others and daily functioning. Just as diabetes is a disorder of the pancreas, mental illnesses are medical conditions that often result in a diminished capacity for coping with the ordinary demands of life…

Mental and Psychological disorders
August 2, 2020

Mental and Psychological disorders

Personality refers to a distinctive set of traits, behavior styles, and patterns that make up our character or individuality. How we perceive the world, our attitudes, thoughts, and feelings are all part of our personality. People with healthy personalities are able to cope with normal stresses and have no trouble forming relationships with family, friends, and…

qualifications for mental disability
July 21, 2020

qualifications for mental disability

Applying for Social Security Disability benefits presents a daunting challenge at times. Not only must you prove that your disability precludes you from performing significant gainful work, and that your disability can reasonably be expected to last at least a year (or to end in your death). In most cases, you must make your case several times as your claim works…

definition of mental Disease
June 27, 2020

definition of mental Disease

A defense asserted by an accused in a criminal prosecution to avoid liability for the commission of a crime because, at the time of the crime, the person did not appreciate the nature or quality or wrongfulness of the acts. The insanity defense is used by criminal defendants. The most common variation is cognitive insanity. Under the test for cognitive insanity…

mental challenges
April 27, 2020

mental challenges

One of my closest friends is a two-time breast cancer survivor. Terry (as I’ll call her) has been cancer free for eight years—long enough to be considered cured (generally defined as being in remission at least five years). But in no way is she “free” of cancer. Every abnormal blood test, every callback for another mammogram terrifies her so badly she can’t sleep…

Mental Sickness
March 4, 2020

Mental Sickness

I’ve been talking with a lot of my friends recently — in private where they felt comfortable letting their guard down — about the dirty little secret no one is supposed to talk about. The shame people feel when they can’t find a job… …or pay their bills. …or go to the dentist. …or that they have to move back in with their parents. …or they can’t afford to have…

Mental Syndromes list
January 28, 2020

Mental Syndromes list

Health Mental disorders effect millions of people in the world and can lead to years of psychotherapy. In some cases, the psychological problem suffered is extremely rare or bizarre. This is a list of the ten most bizarre mental disorders. Stockholm syndrome is a psychological response sometimes seen in an abducted hostage, in which the hostage shows signs of…

Mental Change
January 10, 2020

Mental Change

Source: Twin Sails/Shutterstock Everyone wants to be happy. What most people mean when they say they want happiness is that they want to feel a positive sense of mental well-being. Mental wellness however, requires some effort, in the same way physical health does. If you want good physical health, you can’t sit on the couch drinking beer and eating donuts and…

Mental Effects
December 5, 2019

Mental Effects

Soon after use, heroin causes a rush or surge of pleasurable sensation. The intensity depends on how the drug is taken, how pure it is and how much tolerance to the drug a person has developed. Injecting heroin provides the biggest rush. When a person is a chronic user and does not have much money, he (or she) may just be able to get his hands on enough heroin…

What are Some mental Disabilities?
November 17, 2019

What are Some mental Disabilities?

Mental health conditions can affect any person regardless of gender, age, health status and income, and that includes people who have or want to have children of their own. Parenting is both greatly rewarding and a daunting task for anyone, but it poses some particular challenges for people with a mental health condition. Here, you will find information about…

List of mental disorders
September 30, 2019

List of mental disorders

A list of mental illnesses is a valuable tool. After all, the term mental illness is incredibly broad and encompasses a great many examples of mental illnesses and disorders. Having a list of mental illnesses to refer to when exploring what you or someone close to you might be experiencing can help you tame the jungle of information (How Do You Know If You Have…

mental ilnesses
September 18, 2019

mental ilnesses

From that initial National Depression Screening Day in 1990 , our programming and reach has expanded dramatically. In addition to National Depression Screening Day in October, we now also have National Alcohol Screening Day in April and the National Eating Disorders Program which is promoted annually during the National Eating Disorders Awareness Week—the last…

i think i have mental issues
July 26, 2019

i think i have mental issues

The general public vastly overestimates the number of post-9/11 veterans with mental health conditions, a misconception veterans advocates say threatens the overall well-being and employment prospects of former troops. A survey of more than 1, adults in the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom found that roughly 40 percent believed more than half the 2.8 million…

causes of mental depression
July 8, 2019

causes of mental depression

Depression is a real illness that impacts the brain. Anyone suffering from depression will tell you, it’s not imaginary or “all in your head.” Depression is more than just feeling “down.” It is a serious illness caused by changes in brain chemistry. Research tells us that other factors contribute to the onset of depression, including genetics, changes in hormone…

signs of mental issues
May 21, 2019

signs of mental issues

Source: Giideon/Shutterstock Most parents have an instantaneous desire to protect their children. We tend to our children’s needs: If an unexplained rash appears, we see the doctor. If a fever spikes, we see the doctor. If a bone seems injured, we see the doctor. Visible wounds are relatively easy to recognize. It s different when a child begins having problems…

symptoms of being mentally unstable
May 3, 2019

symptoms of being mentally unstable

In New York, a man with schizophrenia spent 13 years of a 15-year prison sentence in solitary confinement. In a Minnesota county jail, a man with schizophrenia stabbed out both of his eyes with a pencil in his cell. A study of 132 suicide attempts in a county jail in Washington found that 77 percent of them had a “chronic psychiatric problem, ” compared with…

Mental Psycho
April 3, 2019

Mental Psycho

Psychoeducation refers to the process of providing education and information to those seeking or receiving mental health services, such as people diagnosed with mental health conditions (or life-threatening/terminal illnesses) and their family members. Though the term has been in use for most of the 20th century, it did not gain traction until movements addressing…

mentally unwell
March 28, 2019

mentally unwell

Following the phone conversation, Mr Cohen wrote in a tweet: “After exchange [with] Trump transition team, changed my recommendation: stay away. They re angry, arrogant, screaming ‘you LOST!’ Will be ugly.” After meeting with members of Mr Trump s transition team, Professor Cohen warned that working for the billionaire businessman could mean “compromising one’s…

Mental Medical conditions
March 22, 2019

Mental Medical conditions

ADDRESSING THE MENTAL AND MEDICAL HEALTH NEEDS OF THE JAIL POPULATION IS A MAJOR CHALLENGE CONFRONTING COUNTY JAILS. Many of the challenges confronting county jails relate to addressing the mental health and medical needs of the jail population. A 2015 NACo survey of county jails found that addressing the mental health needs of inmates is the most common concern…

signs someone is mentally unstable
January 15, 2019

signs someone is mentally unstable

We all go into relationships with people under the assumption that the person we’re dating is well-adjusted. After all, no one wants to be in a relationship with someone who is so emotionally unstable they’ll explode at any moment. Thankfully, sometimes you can pick up on the crazy if you know the subtle warning signs out there. When I look back at the people…

Signs of mental
December 16, 2018

Signs of mental

Pelosi began by thanking the person who introduced her for his recanting of what happened at the time Democrats and activist groups rammed through Obamacare. She recalled telling her fellow Democrats that the Affordable Care Act was going to be a major achievement for government programs, and stand there with Social Security and Medicare and Medicare,apparently…

define mentally unstable
November 16, 2018

define mentally unstable

When thinking about our health, many times we believe ailments are either physical or mental. However, a third realm of our well-being exists. Emotional health, while it may sound less important, deserves just as much attention as any broken bone or state of depression. Mental health and emotional health might seem very similar, when in fact they are not the…

psychology mental
November 10, 2018

psychology mental

Whether you’re tempted to give in to your craving for a cupcake, or you’re about to give up on your goals, perseverance isn’t easy. But before you blame your lack of willpower or make an excuse for your less-than-stellar performance, consider this: It only takes a few minutes a day to build the mental muscle you need to reach your greatest potential. Building…

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