Tag Archives: mental illness

Study examines autism law, financial burdens

Susan Chaityn Lebovits EurekAlert Spectrum of disorders leave families struggling with health-care needs. While the causes of autism continue to be debated and bandied about, real families who have children with autism spectrum disorders are left to struggle with expensive … Continue reading

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Brain Development & Addiction with Gabor Mate

DVD available at http://www.heartspeakproductions.ca For over ten years Gabor Mate has been the staff physician at the Portland Hotel, a residence and harm reduction facility in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. His patients are challenged by life-threatening drug addictions, mental illness, Hepatitis … Continue reading

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Rewriting history: “treatment” of climate sceptics disappears from University of Oregon press statement

Anthony Watts WUWT UPDATE: University of Oregon responds, see Update #3 below. I’ve been purposely ignoring this ugly pronouncement related to “Planet Under Pressure“, because well, it was just so beyond ugly and it brought up visions of the Soviet … Continue reading

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Why Anti-Authoritarians are Diagnosed as Mentally Ill, and How This Helps America’s Illegitimate Authorities Stay in Charge

Bruce Levine Bruce Levin Blog In my career as a psychologist, I have talked with hundreds of people previously diagnosed by other professionals with oppositional defiant disorder, attention deficit hyperactive disorder, anxiety disorder and other psychiatric illnesses, and I am … Continue reading

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Shyness, grieving soon to be classified as mental illness

FOX News Millions of healthy people – including shy or defiant children, grieving relatives and people with fetishes – may be wrongly labeled mentally ill by a new international diagnostic manual, specialists said on Thursday. In a damning analysis of … Continue reading

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John Forbes Nash (A Brilliant Madness)

A Brilliant Madness is the story of a mathematical genius whose career was cut short by a descent into madness. At the age of 30, John Nash, a stunningly original and famously eccentric MIT mathematician, suddenly began claiming that aliens … Continue reading

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New mental health manual is “dangerous” say experts

Kate Kelland Reuters Millions of healthy people – including shy or defiant children, grieving relatives and people with fetishes – may be wrongly labeled mentally ill by a new international diagnostic manual, specialists said on Thursday. In a damning analysis … Continue reading

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Study to Determine Whether Fish Oil Can Help Prevent Psychiatric Disorders

PR Newswire MANHASSET, N.Y., Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Researchers at Zucker Hillside Hospital’s Recognition and Prevention (RAP) Program who have worked with teenagers at risk for serious mental illness for the past decade are now studying the effectiveness of … Continue reading

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How the Modern Lifestyle Breeds Depression and Distress

Source: AP Mental illness is a steadily rising epidemic. With nearly half of all Americans set to receive some form of diagnosis for a mental disorder, it’s hardly something that can be glossed over. Mental health, however, is in a … Continue reading

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Why living in a city makes you fat, infertile, blind, depressed and even causes cancer

Source: Daily Mail A growing body of research shows that babies born in cities, and children who grow up in them, face a battery of health problems that afflict both their physical and mental well-being. The problems pose a serious … Continue reading

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