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Denmark Changes Law to No Longer Consider Transgender Identity as Mental Disorder - ‎1 hour ago‎
Moeller Mortensen said Denmark has lost patience with the World Health Organization, which has come under pressure to stop classifying transgender identity as mental disorder in its clinical guidelines. He said Denmark will go it alone because it ...
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Mental Health Month Shows Disorder Impacting NWA

KNWA - ‎3 hours ago‎
The National Alliance on Mental Illness says 18.5% of Americans experience mental illness which is different than mental health. The World Health Organization says, "there is no health without mental health." Mental health is a part of our everyday ...

Patients with HIV, mental illness require integrated approach to care

Healio - ‎7 hours ago‎
The comorbidity of HIV and a serious mental illness such as bipolar disorder or schizophrenia presents multiple challenges for patients and clinicians.
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Mental Health Disorder is The Most Expensive Illness in America, Study Confirms [VIDEO]

University Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
This fact concludes that mental health is a serious illness far above heart-related diseases that cost an estimated $147 billion.
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US comic finds humor in abyss of mental illness

Daily Mail - ‎14 hours ago‎
And the link between creativity -- in comedians, writers, painters and other artists -- and mental disorders has been the subject of much study and forms part of our cultural lore.
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Mental Disorder Risk High Among Patients With Cancer During Treatment and Before Diagnosis

Cancer Therapy Advisor - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Patients with cancer run a higher risk of mental disorders not only as they undergo treatment but also as much as a year before diagnosis, a newly published cohort study involving a decade's worth of patient data from more than 3 million individuals ...
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#BreakTheStigma: 3 Mental Disorder Myths We Need to Stop Using

Huffington Post - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Depression and anxiety are too often the poster child for mental disorders. When thinking of mental health going astray, many think about someone falling under severe feelings of restlessness and sadness.

Shut-down KC mental illness alliance remembered as fighter for families

Kansas City Star - ‎16 hours ago‎
They're going to tell their stories of mental illness, the old fear and pain and unfair feelings of shame be damned. One reason is that they can't offer a proper requiem for NAMI-KC - the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Greater Kansas City ...
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Mental Disorders the Most Costly Illnesses

Medscape - ‎6 hours ago‎
Mental disorders cost more than $200 billion a year in the United States, topping the list of the most costly conditions, according to an estimate of annual health spending for a variety of common medical conditions.

Curbing The Rising Level Of Mental Disorder

Leadership Newspapers - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Mental health experts have raised the alarm over increased cases of mental disorder in Nigeria and are calling on government to provide adequate facilities and personnel to curb it.
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Crown agrees de Grood was suffering mental disorder at time of stabbings

CTV News - ‎May 24, 2016‎
CALGARY - The Crown agrees a young man was suffering from a mental disorder when he stabbed five people to death at a Calgary house party two years ago.

Letter: Mental illness rarely violent

The Coloradoan - ‎May 29, 2016‎
I agree with Steve Johnson (“Time to increase mental health options,” May 22) and likewise argue that the perspective on mental health needs to change. In addition to the treatment and care for mentally ill people needing improvement, we also need to ...
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Brains Of Schizophrenia Patients Aim For Self-Repair

Counsel & Heal - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Brains of patients with mental disorder schizophrenia attempts to repair themselves, a new study has found. According to a study conducted by a team of researchers from the United Kingdom and China, brains of schizophrenia patients may have the ability ...

How mental illness complicates medically assisted dying

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Mental illness can affect how a person thinks. Depression fuels negative self-thoughts, self-blame, hopelessness and struggling with one's place in the world.

B/A: 627 mental patients roam streets

GhanaWeb - ‎May 30, 2016‎
It is the duty of local government to give budgetary allocation to persons with mental conditions in their communities. The MP, Chief Executive and the Assembly members, it is their duty to support mental health in the Brong Ahafo region to treat these ...
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By 2025 mental disorder cases in India will go up by 23%

Daily News & Analysis - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The burden of mental illness is likely to increase by 23% in India by 2025, a study said. The study published in Lancet today said according to estimates 38.1 million healthy life years will be lost to mental illness in India by 2025 which is a 23 ...

Mental Illness Should Not Drive Policy That Disrupts Thousands Of Years Of Moral Order

Daily Caller - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Agnes Nelson lived just down the street from us in Deer River. She worked as a clerk in Butch Shafer's drug store. She wore men's shirts and pants.

Lynn calls transgenderism mental disorder on Facebook

Lebanon Democrat - ‎May 26, 2016‎
“Transgenderism is a mental disorder called gender identity disorder - no one should be forced to entertain another's mental disorder and it is not healthy for the individual with the disorder. Third, we can and we will legislatively protect children ...

Four Fine Plays About Mental Illness

Londonist - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Film deals frequently with mental illness - from Antony Perkins's personality disorder in Psycho via schizophrenia in Benny and Joon and A Beautiful Mind to the bipolarity in Silver Linings Playbook - but it's rarer in mainstream theatre.
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Crown agrees accused murderer had a mental disorder

Radio Canada International - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Under Section 16 (1) of Canada's Criminal Code, a person cannot be found criminally responsible “for an act committed or an omission made while suffering from a mental disorder that rendered the person incapable of appreciating the nature and quality ...