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Why the Public Doesn’t Trust Mental Health Advocates

  Featuring fresh takes and real-time analysis from HuffPost's signature lineup of contributors DJ Jaffe Executive Director, Mental Illness Policy Org Americans are united around the reasonable and limited proposition, that people with serious mental illnesses should not own guns. But one group takes umbrage: mental health advocates. In the wake of incidents such as […]

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  Outpatient involuntary treatment needs to be considered. Published on December 17, 2012 by Dr. Nassir Ghaemi in Mood Swings A mentally ill young male kills innocents. He had struggled with – fill in the blank mental illness (autism, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia) – and did not receive treatment, or did not agree to treatment, […]

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Monday, Mar. 19, 2012 By John Cloud   The mind, in our modern conception, is an array of circuits we can manipulate with chemicals to ease, if not cure, depression, anxiety and other disorders. Drugs like Prozac have transformed how we respond to mental illness. But while this revolution has reshaped treatments, it hasn't done […]

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Researchers discovered pensioners who ate the fruit regularly were 46% less likely to suffer the blues.   Eating tomatoes just two days a week can halve the risk of depression, a study has found. Researchers discovered pensioners who ate the fruit regularly were 46% less likely to suffer the blues. But other fruits and vegetables […]

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Hello Members!   LGJ and I are announcing the Moderator of the Month of March.   April came in like a like a Lion as well, even, yes..even in Florida!   We should be getting a thaw this coming week though.   She is consistently an extremely adorably dedicated and hard worker, especially after her […]

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  Why Your Brain Cares How You Cope   Alice G. Walton, Contributor   Image via Wikipedia Most people do what they have to do to get through the day. Though this may sound dire, let’s face it, it’s the human condition. Given the number of people who are depressed or anxious, it’s not surprising […]

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  How Retailers Light Up Our Brains Like Those Sparkly Holiday Luxe Displays by Melanie Greenberg, Ph.D.     Published on November 22, 2011 by Melanie A. Greenberg, Ph.D. in The Mindful Self-Express     Where would a young girl be without Juicy?   'Tis that time of year again.   The smell of pumpkin, […]

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  New evidence that men are more likely to cooperate in difficult circumstances By Emma Seppala  | Tuesday, November 6, 2012 |       When things go wrong, we band together.     Ever feel that stress makes you more cranky, hot-headed or irritable? For men in particular, we think of stress as generating testosterone-fueled […]

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    November 4, 2012 By BENEDICT CAREY The rate of suicide in the United States rose sharply during the first few years since the start of the recession, a new analysis has found. In the report, which appeared Sunday on the Web site of The Lancet, a medical journal, researchers found that the rate between […]

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    The Race to Good Health  A tour of minority mental health and behavioral pediatrics Seeking mental health services does not mean you're crazy. Category: Psychotherapy       Published on October 25, 2012 by Erlanger A. Turner, Ph.D. in The Race to Good Health   by Erlanger Turner, Ph.D. Mental health difficulties do […]

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