Posted on February 19, 2016 by Webtypo
This February 18, 2016 HealthDay article found on the Philly.com website talks about research on 101 Canadians who had been diagnosed with Schizophrenia in which it was found that there was an increased risk of suicide attempts within the group than seen elsewhere.
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Posted on February 23, 2015 by Webtypo
This December 29, 2014 NBC News article raises the question of whether or not words can hurt.
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Posted on November 9, 2014 by Webtypo
This page on the TED talks website contains 9 videos about mental illness, and includes ideas about how music can help people, ECT, what it’s like to hear voices, and other related topics.
TED (conference) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Filed under: Anti-stigma, Art and Music, Depression, Inpatient, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Outpatient, Personal Medicine, Schizophrenia, Treatment and Support, Whole health | Tagged: Anti-stigma, depression, Electroconvulsive Therapy, hearing voices, Major depressive disorder, mental disorder, Mental Health, Mental Illness, schizophrenia, Stigma, TED Talks | Comments Off on “All Kinds of Minds”
Posted on November 6, 2014 by Webtypo
This article from The Inquirer found on the Philly.com website talks about current, ongoing, research being done into Schizophrenia, its causes, and wether or not there are early signs of it that have been overlooked. The research is also looking at the effect that fish oil has on Schizophrenia
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Posted on November 2, 2014 by Webtypo
This November 2, 2014 Herald-Standard article talks about breaking the common perceptions of mental health issues and includes a video about a couple of people and their history, accomplishments, and goals.
Filed under: Advocacy and Awareness, Anti-stigma, Depression, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Pennsylvania, Personal Medicine, Physical Health, PTSD, Schizophrenia, Treatment and Support, Whole health | Tagged: depression, independant living, mental health recovery, Mental Illness, mentally ill in recovery, peer support, PTSD, Recovery, recovery from mental illness, schizophrenia, Self-injury, support | Comments Off on “Stigma: Breaking the cycle of mental health perception”
Posted on October 26, 2014 by Webtypo
This October 24, 2014 NewsWorks article talks about an approach to treating people who hear voices that goes against the traditional thinking of not discussing the voices with the person. The program is being used in Philadelphia.
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Posted on September 18, 2014 by Webtypo
This September 16, 2014 article found on the Pittsburgh Action News 4 website, talks about ongoing genetic research that seems to show that Schizophrenia may actually be 8 different diseases caused by different genetic defects.
An overview of the structure of DNA. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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