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7 Myths About Suicide
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, warning, treatment, study, society, safety, risks, research, prevention, protection, medicine, interesting, illness, humans, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, Mental health, myths, suicide, Robin Williams )

- 3 days ago -
The recent tragedy of Robin Williams's suicide--and the ensuing media storm--raised awareness of suicide as a mental health issue but also generated a lot of misinformation. This week, the Savvy Psychologist cleans up after the headlines
Scaring The Japanese People With Radiation Is Criminal
Health & Wellness  (tags: Japan, Fukushima, Fear, PTSD, Exploitation, Sensationalism, Hysteria, Mental Health, Stress, Fear of Radiation )

- 95 days ago -
"Ironically, it has repeatedly been shown that the worst health effects from Fukushima have come from the fear of radiation and the forced evacuations, not from any radiation effects."
Suicide in Kurdistan: Why Are So Many Kurdish Women Setting Themselves on Fire?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Mental Health, Physical Health, Helplessness, Hopelessness, Domestic Violence and Abuse )

- 190 days ago -
Self-immolation as a dramatic and deadly form of protest by women is known across the Middle East, from Egypt to Pakistan. But it has become alarmingly common in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq. By some estimates self-burning has claimed the lives of
Why We Hold Grudges About Little Injuries But Forgive Big Ones
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, research, mental health, grudges, interesting, Body-Mind-Spirit, study, society )

- 204 days ago -
Why do people forgive the guy who burned their house down, but still hate that one relative who had a nasty tone while thanking them for a birthday present? Here's why we nurse grudges about small things, but forgive the big ones.
Climate Change Rattles Mental Health of Inuit in Labrador
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, research, CLIMATE CHANGE, GLOBAL WARMING, investigation, protection, treatment, prevention, illness, mental health, Canada, Labrador )

- 261 days ago -
Researchers studying the mental health and well-being of Inuit populations in coastal Labrador say rising temperatures are having damaging psychological effects on people in traditional communities.
Feel Better About Yourself: Cut These Five Words
Health & Wellness  (tags: atitude, Body-Mind-Spirit, mental health )

- 461 days ago -
What I wanted to do was apologize over and over, to say aloud, "That was stupid. I can't believe I did that. I'm always leaving things. So sorry, you guys."
Could Our Deepest Fears Hold the Key to Ending Violence?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, children, disease, drugs, environment, ethics, exercise, healthcare, medicine, mental health, prevention, protection, research, society, study )

- 528 days ago -
Feelings of fear and powerlessness are driving the cycle of violence that surrounds us. To change that, we need to recognize that we need each other to thrive as individuals.
New Moms' OCD Is Common, Study Suggests
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, children, healthcare, mental health, motherhood, OCD )

- 574 days ago -
The results show that about 11 percent of mothers experience temporary symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) during the months after giving birth.
Mental Health Reform as Important as Gun Reform
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, americans, children, death, disease, drugs, government, medicine, Mental health, prevention, research, risks, safety, science, society, treatment )

- 653 days ago -
The other half of the truth -- the half that we are not hearing nearly enough about -- is this: Mentally or emotionally disturbed people with guns kill people.
America: Where It's Easier to Get a Gun Than Good Mental Health Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: mental health, treatment, death, suicide, access to guns )

- 839 days ago -
Gun violence is up. Access to good mental healthcare is down. What, exactly, are our priorities?
Child Abuse Leaves Mark on Brain
Health & Wellness  (tags: child abuse/maltreatmnt, research, brrain changes, MRI, hippocampus, smaller hippocampus, link to psychiatric disorders, drug addiction, subiculum, dopamine system, cortisol, mental health, developing better treatments )

- 958 days ago -
Reduced brain volume in parts of the hippocampus could help to explain why childhood problems often lead to later psychiatric disorders, such as depression, drug addiction and other mental health problems, the researchers say.
Petition: Stop Warehousing The Mentally Ill In U.S. Prisons - ForceChange
Health & Wellness  (tags: mental health, incarcerated, public safety )

- 1058 days ago -
Evaluate offenders for mental illness and provide appropriate treatment rather than automatically incarcerating them. Provide mental health services for those currently behind bars before releasing them back into society. Improve public safety by...
NHL Player Deaths Put Spotlight on Mental Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: NHL, Player, Deaths, Mental Health )

- 1124 days ago -
Three of the National Hockey League's hard-hitting enforcers have died since May, highlighting the emerging link between head trauma and mental illness.
The Anti-Depressants Epidemic: One in Three Women Take Pills to Relieve Despair During Their Life
Health & Wellness  (tags: anti-depressants, women, life, pills, Health, mental health )

- 1182 days ago -
One in three women have taken anti-depressants at some point in their lives, researchers say.The study by women's campaign group Platform 51 found that 48 per cent of women currently using the drugs have taken them for at least five years, while 24 per...
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Body-Mind-Spirit, positive attitudes, life planning, mental health, attitude, news, humans )

- 1228 days ago -
Attitudes are yours worth catching? Well, that's the motivation behind this movie...a booster shot for your attitude! ENJOY!

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