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different Types of mental health problems
May 9, 2019

different Types of mental health problems

Mental health treatment exists for everyone, from people experiencing distress in one or more areas of life to those who have been diagnosed with a mental illness. When someone lives with mental health problems, from mild to severe, he or she deserves to seek treatment in order to regain emotional health and wellbeing. Different types of mental health treatment…

Articles on mental health disorders
April 27, 2019

Articles on mental health disorders

Average (in science) A term for the arithmetic mean, which is the sum of a group of numbers that is then divided by the size of the group. behavior The way a person or other organism acts towards others, or conducts itself. coauthor One of a group (two or more people) who together had prepared a written work, such as a book, report or research paper. Not all…

severe mental health disorders
March 10, 2019

severe mental health disorders

While mental disorders are common in the United States, their burden of illness is particularly concentrated among those who experience disability due to serious mental illness (SMI). The data presented here are from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), which defines SMI as: A mental, behavioral, or emotional disorder (excluding developmental and…

problems with mental health
February 26, 2019

problems with mental health

Few tech topics are hotter right now than virtual reality (VR). Though it’s been around for decades, VR has at last entered the world of consumer electronics via devices like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive and, increasingly, headsets that can be used in conjunction with our mobile phones. But VR isn’t just a technological game-changer: it could transform the way…

Demi Lovato health issues
February 20, 2019

Demi Lovato health issues

Demi Lavato was barely 18 when she was forced to confront the reality of mental health problems. Under the strains facing a child star whose fame had soared rapidly, she suffered from depression, an eating order and even self-harm. In 2010, she was forced to pull out of the Jonas Brothers Live in Concert tour and enter a treatment facility. She wrote about some…

Names of mental health disorders
February 2, 2019

Names of mental health disorders

When meeting new people, I m often asked what I do for work. Depending on how I phrase my answer, I receive very different reactions. I m a doctor specializing in mental health elicits fascination. People s faces brighten and they say, Very cool! But If I instead say, I m a psychiatrist,the conversation falls quiet. They get uncomfortable and change the subject…

What can Cause mental health Problems?
October 17, 2018

What can Cause mental health Problems?

Illustration Works/Corbis Illustration Works/Corbis It s not easy for a child who has had mental health issues to make a successful transition into adulthood. But even children who have symptoms that are mild enough that they wouldn t be diagnosed are more likely to struggle with life as adults, a study finds. Children and teenagers with a psychiatric disorder…

effects of mental health problems
October 5, 2018

effects of mental health problems

The World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes the importance of psychological well-being, defining health as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”. In 2002, of the estimated 450 million people worldwide living with mental or behavioral disorders, 90 million were drug or alcohol dependent…

mental health problems list
September 17, 2018

mental health problems list

A lone gunman with a history of mental illness legally checked a 9mm semiautomatic handgun into his baggage on Friday, flew to Ft. Lauderdale airport, and killed five people. On Saturday, authorities and local politicians questioned the flawed system that allowed Esteban Santiago, who officials identified as the attacker, to get through security with the weapon…

Mental health Person
August 6, 2018

Mental health Person

Content creators in general, and streamers in particular, have long demonstrated a strong willingness to learn about, and foster discussion of, mental health issues. Successful creators build healthy, accepting communities, and a big part of that, especially on the internet, where those suffering from social anxiety or depression can come together in a comfortable…

I have mental health problems
June 19, 2018

I have mental health problems

Photo: David Gonzalez/EyeEm/Getty Images It can be scary to deal with mental health problems — for many who are afflicted, there’s a sense of a loss of control, of not feeling like oneself. And since anxiety and depression appear to be on a long-running upswing, more and more people are dealing with these feelings, at least in the United States. In fact, a growing…

psychological factors affecting mental health
May 15, 2018

psychological factors affecting mental health

If you are struggling with mental illness, or trying to help someone you love get his or her mental health back on track, it s easy to feel overwhelmed by the seemingly endless array of treatment options. Even more stressful can be figuring out how to cover the costs of trying multiple medications while attending therapy or perhaps even contemplating hospitalization…

list of mental health disorders and symptoms
March 28, 2018

list of mental health disorders and symptoms

Intermittent explosive disorder is said to affect around 7.3% of adults at some point throughout their lifetimes. This equates to around 11.5-16 million Americans. Of the individuals in the U.S. who were diagnosed with IED, 67.8% had engaged in direct aggression against another person(s), 20.9% had threatened aggression against another person(s), and 11.4% had…

most common mental health disorders
February 26, 2018

most common mental health disorders

Mixed anxiety & depression is the most common mental disorder in Britain, with 7.8% of people meeting criteria for diagnosis.1 4-10% of people in England will experience depression in their lifetime.2 Common mental health problems such as depression and anxiety are distributed according to a gradient of economic disadvantage across society. The poorer…

Health Word Arizona
February 14, 2018

Health Word Arizona

Photo In 1983, President Reagan, accompanied by Vice President George H. W. Bush, commented on the bombing of the United States Embassy in Beirut. Credit Paul Hosefros/The New York Times WASHINGTON — Even before Ronald Reagan became the oldest elected president, his mental state was a political issue. His adversaries often suggested his penchant for contradictory…

major mental health disorders
January 9, 2018

major mental health disorders

Overlap Blurs Diagnostic Categories – NIH-funded Study • Science Update Five major mental disorders share some of the same genetic risk factors, the largest genome-wide study of its kind has found. Evidence for such genetic overlap had previously been limited to pairs of disorders. National Institutes of Health-funded researchers discovered that people with disorders…

Childhood mental health disorders list
November 13, 2017

Childhood mental health disorders list

To help children with undiagnosed mental disorders, researchers today (Oct. 28) issued a list of 11 easy-to-recognize warning signs for use by parents and others in the community. Among the signs: feeling sad or withdrawn for two weeks or more may indicate depression, and intense fears or worries that get in the way of daily activities may indicate an anxiety…

childhood mental health disorders
August 13, 2017

childhood mental health disorders

According to the U.S. Surgeon General, about 20% of American children suffer from a diagnosable mental illness during a given year. Further, nearly 5 million American children and adolescents suffer from a serious mental illness (one that significantly interferes with their day-to-day life). Which Mental Illnesses Are Most Common in Children? Children can suffer…

best mental health system in the world
July 12, 2017

best mental health system in the world

The first step in helping the mentally ill is not to hurt them. Unfortunately, the US approach of exclusion and neglect often makes people get much sicker, rather than helping them get well. The specific forms of mistreatment have changed dramatically during the past 50 years, but their cumulative dehumanizing impact has been a constant. The severely ill used…

Plastic surgery health Risk
July 8, 2017

Plastic surgery health Risk

The decision to have plastic surgery is extremely personal and you will have to weigh the potential benefits in achieving your goals with the risks and potential complications of breast augmentation . Only you can make that decision for yourself. You will be asked to sign consent forms to ensure that you fully understand the procedure and any risks and potential…

What Causes mental health Problems?
December 2, 2016

What Causes mental health Problems?

On an ice-cold day in January, clinical psychologist Emily Holmes picked up a stack of empty diaries and went down to Stockholm’s central train station in search of refugees. She didn’t have to look hard. Crowds of lost-looking young people were milling around the concourse, in clothes too flimsy for the freezing air. “It struck me hard to see how thin some of…

top 5 mental health disorders
November 29, 2016

top 5 mental health disorders

Sufferers of many different types of ailments have found relief with the use of medical marijuana, but most particularly those afflicted with mental conditions. When paired with a good psychiatrist, with an accredited psychology degree, medical marijuana is a very effective and natural remedy. Below you will find the top five mental conditions which have proven…

different mental health disorders
July 14, 2016

different mental health disorders

This guideline covers care for people aged 18 and over with common mental health problems, with a focus on primary care. It aims to improve access to services for adults and how mental health problems are identified and assessed, and makes recommendations on local care pathways. Management of specific mental health problems is covered by NICE guidelines on depression…

Mental health disorders are not Really Disease
May 23, 2014

Mental health disorders are not Really Disease

Sometimes you might hear a person talking about mental disorders like depression or bipolar disorder without really understanding what they mean. What is depression? What is bipolar disorder? Why do we refer to these things as mental health issues or mental disorders rather than a medical disease? And does it matter what we call a thing? Depression is a Mental…

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