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7 Major Links Between Diet and Mental Health

Diet is one of the key factors of preventing disease and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. It's no surprise, then, that what you eat can also impact your mental health, and, for people with mental illn…

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The Key to Better Depression Treatment

Even for the most devoted fitness lovers, sometimes it can be difficult to find the motivation to do another workout. Though the act of exercising leads to an overall better mood, sometimes it's getti…

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My Fight With Anxiety & How I Cope

Whatever you fight, you strengthen, and what you resist, persists. ~ Eckhart Tolle I’m constantly berating reminding myself to walk downstream. But (damn it!) anxiety keeps turning me around. …

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Mariel Hemingway on Nature, Divinity & Love

Mariel has two recent creative endeavors in the world--- Running From Crazy, an amazing documentary film about Mariel Hemingway's family history and how she's healing, and Running With Nature, a book …

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4 Ways To Work Through Mental Illness As A Couple

By Carin Goldstein MFT and LMFT Zoe Hicks for YourTango.com. Mental illness issues like depression, anxiety, ADHD and bipolar disorder present challenges to even the most successful marriages. But …

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What Mental Illness Means for Your Marriage

By Teresa Atkin for YourTango.com. The heartbreaking realities of divorce include the high split rate for people with mental illnesses. A multinational study of mental disorders, marriage and divor…

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Can Anxiety Cause Depression?

Depression and anxiety are mental health conditions that often coexist, but they aren't the same. While anxiety disorder manifests as fear, worry and panic, clinical depression is more likely to spur …

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Bipolar Disorder in the Media

The George Clooney film Michael Clayton featured a bipolar main character, but this is just one example of bipolar disorder in film. How does the media impact the general understanding of this mental …

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Common Ingredient Linked to Mental Illness

A recent study in the journal Biological Psychiatry found that gluten sensitivity may be linked to schizophrenia and psychosis.  Scientists at the Department of Pediatrics, John Hopkins School of Medi…

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Crazy Making: Treating Children’s Mental Illness with Questionable Drugs

A very odd parlor game that some of my family members like to play (this is extended, not immediate family) is diagnosis the disorder. This alternately humorous and horrifying pastime consists of sele…

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