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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 Among the signs: feeling sad or withdrawn for two weeks or more may indicate depression, and intense fears or worries that get in the way of daily activities may indicate an anxiety…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…

What is mental health disorders?
January 13, 2017

What is mental health disorders?

Higher Prevalence of Mental Disorders Among Patients With Drug Use Disorders Data in graph reprinted from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (Conway et al., 2006).Higher Prevalence Smoking Among Patients With Mental Disorders Data in graph from the 1989 U.S. National Health Interview Survey (Lasser et al., 2). Because mood disorders…

people with mental health problems
March 5, 2017

people with mental health problems

In a given year, almost one in five U.S. adults lives with a diagnosable mental, behavioral, or emotional disorder, not including developmental disorders or substance abuse. Nearly half of U.S. adults with mental health disorders who receive treatment do so in the primary care setting. In an effort to improve access to mental health services, many federal and…

personality and mental health
October 18, 2016

personality and mental health

Photo: Sahebe Alam / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm One of the cruel things about mental illness is how randomly it can strike. There’s often no rhyme or reason to it: Some people endure almost unfathomable trauma but are subsequently quite “normal” in their day-to-day functioning, while other people develop crippling mental-health issues despite a lack of known risk…

Research Topics in health psychology
December 11, 2016

Research Topics in health psychology

Are you looking for a research topic centered on health psychology for a paper, experiment, or other class project? Health psychology is a rapidly growing subfield focused on the psychological factors that influence health and wellness. Health Psychology Research Topic Ideas The following are just a few different topics that you might want to explore: Explore…

What are Some mental health disorders?
April 19, 2017

What are Some mental health disorders?

“No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness, ” said Aristotle.​ Imagine a bell curve that accurately represents the creativity of American adults. It would show a “normal distribution, ” meaning it would be shaped like an upside down ‘U.’ The raised hump in the middle symbolizes those of an average level of creativity, where most of the population…