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What You Need To Know About The Genetics of Mental Disorders

Huffington Post - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
The biological reductionists act like the secret of psychiatric disorders is written in the genetic code. They are “mindless”- dismissing the crucial role of environment in how our brain develops and of psychology and social context in how it functions.
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WATCH: Alabama chief justice: 'Trans people have mental illness'

PinkNews - ‎22 hours ago‎
The chief justice of Alabama, Roy Moore, has attacked an ethics probe that is to be launched against him as politically motivated by “mentally ill” trans people. Talking in a press conference this week, Mr Moore said that “atheists, homosexuals and ...
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Alabama Chief Justice: Trans People Have a 'Mental Disorder' - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
In a press conference held Wednesday, Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore claimed that the ethics charges being brought against him for violating an order on federal same-sex marriage is a targeted political agenda on behalf of “atheists, homosexuals, and ...
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Kanye's “Mentor” Malik Yusef Says Yeezy Has A Diagnosed Mental Disorder

The Source - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Five time Grammy Award winner and Kanye's mentor Malik Yusef recently sat down to discuss his new book, “Infrared Poetry” and working with Kanye West.

Mental disorder primary factor in Regina homicide: forensic psychiatrist

Regina Leader-Post - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
A man's major mental disorder was behind his attack on three men in 2013, rendering him incapable of making a voluntary choice to commit the offences, a forensic psychiatrist told a Regina court Wednesday.
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Peterson: Recovery from mental illness is worth the struggle

Northwest Herald - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and I have mental illnesses, as do one out of five Americans at any given time.
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For Police, a Playbook for Conflicts Involving Mental Illness

New York Times - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
At a time when police behavior is under intense scrutiny - a series of fatal shootings by police officers have focused national attention on issues of race and mental illness - Portland's approach has served as a model for other law enforcement ...
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No records of temple desecrator having mental disorder

Free Malaysia Today - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
PETALING JAYA: There is no record showing the suspect who desecrated a temple in Ipoh recently suffered from any mental disorder. Health Ministry deputy director-general Dr S Jeyaindran said his ministry was not aware the 29-year-old, who was an intern ...

Mental health groups combining efforts in Lafayette | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The Advocate - ‎9 hours ago‎
Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK -- Denver Nobles, a mental health advocate who is diagnosed with bi-polar disorder, talks about his life and advocacy efforts Friday, April 29, 2016, at his home in Lafayette, La.

Recent cancer diagnosis associated with increased risk of mental health disorders

Science Daily - ‎9 hours ago‎
A recent cancer diagnosis was associated with increased risk for some mental health disorders and increased use of psychiatric medications, according to a new study published online by JAMA Oncology that used data from Swedish population and health ...
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Mental health groups combining efforts in Lafayette

The Advocate - ‎9 hours ago‎
As is the case in much of the country, government-funded psychiatric care has fallen over the decades in Lafayette, often leaving the mentally ill and their families on their own except for community-based groups that try to fill the gaps. But many of ...
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Politics|A Brother's Mental Illness Influenced John Kasich's Views

New York Times - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
John Kasich often speaks about mental health in his campaign for president. He has defended his decision to expand Medicaid in Ohio by highlighting its benefits for mentally ill residents. He is probably the only Republican candidate this year to ask a ...
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Cancer diagnosis increases risk for mental disorders, psychiatric medication use

Healio - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Patients diagnosed with cancer faced an increased risk for common mental disorders - such as depression, anxiety and stress reaction/adjustment disorder - for up to 10 years, according to the results of a matched cohort study conducted in Sweden.

Shelburne's mental health walk inspired by efforts of Evelyn Goodwin - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Hundreds of people are expected to participate in a walk for mental health in Shelburne, N.S. Saturday morning in an event that is largely due to the efforts of a former nurse who is trying to end the stigma around mental illness. Evelyn Goodwin ...

Právo: Mental disorders killing more and more Czechs

Prague Daily Monitor - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
"The trend is following: the incidence of mental disorders has been increasing and they appear at a lower age, most frequently at the age of 14," Jiri Raboch, head doctor of the first psychiatric clinic at the General Teaching Hospital in Prague, told ...
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Teen depression on the rise: Here's how to tackle the mental disorder

Daily News & Analysis - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Teenagers nowadays are the real victims of mental health related issues. Every 1 in 8 teens suffers from teen depression. Of all the teenagers struggling with emotional and behavioural problems, a mere 30% receive any sort of intervention or treatment.

New mental illness project to reduce descrimination

Waikato Times - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Te Korowai Hauora o Hauraki is looking for Piako people interested in a new project aimed reducing discrimination for those with mental illness. Co-ordinator Aaron Woolley said the new project focussed on reducing stigma and discrimination in ...

Patients with mental illness fare worse after hip surgery

Fox News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
This added risk is something doctors and patients should discuss in advance, the study team writes in The Journal of Arthroplasty.

Animal Hoarding-A Mental Disorder In Need Of A Cure

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
A bill introduced in the New Jersey legislature (A3638) attempts to address concerns about the mental disorder known as animal hoarding.

Mental illness: Neglected time bomb?

National Mirror - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Consultant psychiatrist and former Chief Medical Director of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital( LASUTH), Dr. Femi Olugbile disclosed that at least 20 per cent of Nigerians are prone to mental disorder. Olugbile, also a former Chief Medical ...