Daily Archives: September 13, 2016

Letting Go of a Depression Cure Can Set You Free

I keep going back to this quote by Vivian Greene when it comes to learning how to live with my chronic illness: “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass… It’s about learning to dance in the rain.” In … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton’s Comprehensive Agenda on Mental Health

Today, Hillary Clinton announced her comprehensive plan to support Americans living with mental health problems and illnesses—by integrating our healthcare systems and finally putting the treatment of mental health on par with that of physical health. Nearly a fifth of all … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton Mental health

We have to address the mental health crisis in America and end the stigma and shame associated with treatment. I believe that together we can make sure that the next generation gets quality mental health care—without shame, without stigma, without … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton on Mental Health in America

In the run-up to the Presidential election in America, we’re examining the candidates’ views on mental health and mental illness. Last month, we examined what little Donald Trump, the Republican candidate, had to say on mental health. He has spoken … Continue reading

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Challenging Self-Doubts

Talented and thoughtful, she was a successful non-profit executive. She was well-known throughout the region for her philanthropic endeavors. She had founded three businesses in separate niche industries. To the outsider, my client was a skilled entrepreneur, a connector between … Continue reading

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Self-Help Strategies for Bipolar Disorder

There are a variety of methods you can use to help yourself with bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression). Individuals should take an active role in their own treatment and self-care because feeling better and getting better is an … Continue reading

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A Systematic Review of the Evidence for Medical Marijuana in Psychiatric Indications

Objective: Marijuana has been approved for a number of psychiatric conditions in many states in the US including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), agitation in Alzheimer’s disease, and Tourette’s disorder. In this systematic review, we examine the strength of evidence for … Continue reading

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Impact of Paliperidone Palmitate versus Oral Atypical Antipsychotics on Health Care Resource Use and Costs in Veterans with Schizophrenia

ABSTRACT Objective: To compare health care resource utilization and costs in veterans with schizophrenia treated with paliperidone palmitate (PP) versus oral atypical antipsychotics (OAAs). Methods: A retrospective longitudinal study was conducted using electronic health record data from the Veterans Health … Continue reading

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Sleep Disturbance Predicts Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Depressive Symptoms: A Cohort Study of Chinese Adolescents

Objective: To examine the cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between sleep disturbance and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depressive symptoms in a large cohort of adolescents exposed to the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in China. Methods: Participants were 1,573 adolescents (mean age … Continue reading

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Study Probes Distinctions Between Bipolar, Borderline Personality Disorder

Because of similar symptoms of depression, bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder may be misdiagnosed or confused with one another. In a new study, researchers reveal the distinct differences between bipolar and borderline personality disorders in order to better treat … Continue reading

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