Incurable and debilitating ear condition drove Southampton man to suicide

Depression - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 03:21

People suffering from tinnitus hear buzzing, grinding of whistling noises which do not come from an external source, and can range from being a minor irritation to causing severe problems. As a result of the condition, the electrical engineer from Southampton had trouble sleeping, could no longer work, and was suffering from depression.

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#3: The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President

Mental Health - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 03:10

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Rhodiola rosea: Benefits, side effects, and dosage

Depression - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 23:28

Rhodiola rosea is a flowering herb that grows in cold, high-altitude regions of Europe and Asia. Other names for it include arctic root, golden root, king's crown, and rose root.

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Lawsuit claims Washington-based Catholic health system refused transgender services

Depression - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 19:32

Paxton Enstad is 17 years old and loves to swim. He has many passions - art, baking, gingerbread sculpting - but he always loved to swim.

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Arthur Janov, 'Primal scream' psychologist, was 93

Mental Health - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 19:21

Arthur Janov, the psychologist who created, practiced and preached primal therapy, a sensation of the 1970s in which patients were coached to let out sobs or screams as they relived childhood trauma in a quest to overcome neurosis, died Oct. 1 at his home in Malibu. He was 93. Through his treatment of celebrities - among them entertainers John Lennon, Yoko Ono and James Earl Jones - Dr. Janov became a celebrity in his own right beginning in the 1970s.

Students are not fragile flowers - we must care about their mental health

Depression - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 15:25

Michael Wilson is the chancellor of the University of Toronto and the chair of the Mental Health Commission of Canada. Santa Ono is the president and vice-chancellor of the University of B.C. One in five Canadians - regardless of age, ethnicity or income level - will experience a significant mental-health condition at some point in their lives.

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'Absolutely urgent' to tackle student mental health, university co-ordinator says

Mental Health - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 15:12

A research study at all 16 universities in the Atlantic region will assess what students need in the way of mental health services, says Elizabeth Cawley. With a shortage of counsellors, East Coast universities have to find a way to ensure anxious, stressed-out students get the mental health services they need, says the specialist appointed to co-ordinate services.

Is President Trump Mentally Healthy? The Pros Weigh In

Mental Health - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 13:05

Much has been written and discussed of late regarding the mental health status of President Trump . And controversy exists regarding whether or not mental health professionals should even comment on any speculated diagnoses for Mr. Trump citing the Goldwater Rule .

In Pics: 'Bigg Boss 11' contestant Sapna Choudhary's suicide note has gone viral

Depression - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 11:12

One of the commoners inside the Bigg Boss house in season 11 is the Haryanvi dancer Sapna Choudhary. Sapna had a dhamaakedaar entry in Bigg Boss 11 at the grand premiere of the show.

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Many battling mental illness

Depression - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 06:50

Mental Illness Awareness Week, Oct. 1-7, is a time for everyone to come together to educate, fight the stigma and show support for those dealing with mental illness. Mental illness includes depression, anxiety, ADHD, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and much more.

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Suicide Prevention Skincare Campaigns - Dr. Brandt's #SayILoveYou...

Depression - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 02:31

For World Suicide Prevention Month, which takes place in September, Dr. Brandt Skincare created the #SayILoveYou campaign. The purpose of the campaign is to raise awareness to how depression and suicide continues to affect people, and to provide funds to help those in need access resources.

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Predicting depression and PTSD before deployment could help soldiers cope

Depression - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 22:23

A set of validated, self-reported questions administered early in a soldier's career could predict mental health problems such as depression and post-traumatic stress disorder after return from deployment, according to a study published in the open access journal BMC Psychology . The questions assess 14 psychological attributes such as adaptability, coping ability and optimism.

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The Myth of Dissociation

Mental Health - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 21:54

Of all evasions of responsibility employed by psychiatric patients in the form of "symptoms," none is more blatant than patients who claim to "dissociate" and lose control or memory of their behavior, rendering them unaccountable for their actions. Sometimes this takes the form of the patient claiming to have "alters" or "multiple personalities."

Lack of on-call psychiatrists a 'recruiting challenge,' says P.E.I. health minister

Mental Health - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 19:43

P.E.I.'s Minister of Health and Wellness Robert Henderson says government is focusing on recruiting more psychiatrists. The P.E.I. government unveiled a plan on Tuesday to fix the problems surrounding psychiatric care in emergency rooms across the province.

Older adults more likely to disclose suicidal thoughts as they age

Depression - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 17:59

More than one in five older adults who commit suicide disclose their intention to kill themselves before taking their own lives, a U.S. study suggests. More than one in five older adults who commit suicide disclose their intention to kill themselves before taking their own lives, a U.S. study suggests.

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Depression symptoms and treatment

Depression - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 15:57

Most adults with depression might not be receiving treatment, a new study suggests. And many who do undergo treatment might not have the disorder.

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Mohamed Ramadan's Gonna Go Crazyyy

Mental Health - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 15:23

The actor is again under fire by his Instagram followers for showing-off a plane with the letters "MR" imbued-an acronym his followers took to mean "Mohammed Ramadan." Fans were angry: angry that he is rich, angry that he is successful, angry that he shows-off his wealth and success.

BoJack Horseman: the Smartest TV Show About Major Depression

Depression - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:26

BoJack Horseman presents the titular character as a washed-up sitcom star in the Netflix animated series that also includes anthropomorphic dogs with clothes and jobs. It's not a huge surprise that my sensitive and kind-hearted spouse could be left sobbing by an episode of a popular TV show.

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Starting school before 8.30am causes depression

Depression - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 09:19

Was Marilou Danley a bigamist?: Girlfriend of Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock 'was married to two men at once and had two Social Security numbers' Early start times are thought to put pressure on children to get plenty of shut eye, which hinders their ability to sleep and puts them at greater risk of mental health conditions, the researchers believe. Lead author Dr Jack Peltz from the University of Rochester Medical Center, said: 'Earlier school start times seem to put more pressure on the sleep process and increase mental health symptoms, while later school start times appear to be a strong protective factor for teens.

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Lourdes offering depression screenings Thursday

Depression - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 05:03

Lourdes' Behavioral Health Services will conduct free depression screenings on Thursday in honor of National Depression Screening Day and Mental Health Awareness Week.

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