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Is Enough Being Done to Address Mental Illness?

Treatment for mental disorders come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and the treatment recommended will depend on the specific mental illness and symptoms that need to be addressed. In the USA mental institutions were common until a few … Continue reading

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Are Mental Illness and Workplace Violence Related?

Is there a link between mental illness and workplace violence? Mentally ill individuals are no more likely to become violent than someone in the general population, whether this is domestic violence, workplace violence, or other violent acts. People who suffer … Continue reading

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Recent Study Shows Connection Between Stress Hormone Cortisol and Obesity in Many With Mental Illness

A recent study by researchers at the Umeå University in Sweden has found a connection between the stress hormone cortisol and obesity in patients with mental illness including bipolar disorder and depression. Low cortisol levels have been linked with obesity, … Continue reading

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Self Stigma a Big Obstacle to Treatment for Mental Illness, Even With Online Options

Researchers at Iowa State University have found that self stigma is an obstacle to help for mental illness , even when the help was offered online in an anonymous setting. The study shows that people who have a greater sense … Continue reading

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Is a Schizophrenia Cure Possible? New Research Shows Hope for This Mental Illness!

In the USA alone around 3.5 million people could benefit from a schizophrenia cure because they struggle with this form of mental illness. In the past schizophrenia was considered to be incurable, leaving suffers with little hope. People who have … Continue reading

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