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Poor Mental Health Linked to Reduced Life Expectancy

ScienceDaily People with mental health problems have a lower life expectancy, according to a large-scale population based study published July 31 in the British Medical Journal. The findings may prompt further research into the way doctors treat patients with even … Continue reading

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Focus on Bullying and Parenting – Self Esteem and Our Health

(RobertMijas.com) Good mental health is a sense of well-being, happiness, self esteem and confidence. It enables us to reach our potential, enjoy and appreciate other people through the formation of positive relationships that help us deal with life’s challenges. Poor … Continue reading

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Poor mental health harming productivity, says OECD

Source: Reuters One in five workers suffer from a mental illness such as depression or anxiety and these conditions increasingly affect productivity in the workplace as many struggle to cope, a report by the OECD said on Monday. The Organization … Continue reading

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Do schools differ in suicide risk? The influence of school and neighbourhood on attempted suicide, suicidal ideation and self-harm among secondary school pupils

Source: BMC Rates of suicide and poor mental health are high in environments (neighbourhoods and institutions) where individuals have only weak social ties, feel socially disconnected and experience anomie – a mismatch between individual and community norms and values. Young … Continue reading

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