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Youth With Chronic Physical Ailments More Prone to Mental Illness

July 17, 2019

June 21, 2019 By Lisa Rapaport Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Learning Network https://www.psychcongress.com/article/youth-chronic-physical-ailments-more-prone-mental-illness Children and young adults with chronic conditions like asthma, diabetes, and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be more likely to develop mental illness than youth who don’t have physical health problems, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers followed more than 48,000 youth without more »

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Why Many Men Have a Harder Time Seeking Treatment for Mental Illness

June 30, 2019 By Leah Campbell Healthline https://www.healthline.com/health-news/how-can-we-reduce-mens-mental-health-stigma According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, men died by suicide at a rate of 3.54 percent higher than women in 2017. Mental Health America reports 6 million men are affected by depression in the United States every single year. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism puts the more »

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The Reason Anxious People Often Have Allergies

Jul 10, 2019 By Olga Khazan The Atlantic https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2019/07/allergies-anxiety/593572/ A few years ago, Maya Nanda began noticing a strange pattern among her patients. A pediatric allergist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center at the time, Nanda treated children who had reactions to everything from pollen to pets, and she realized that kids with severe allergies more »

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Hopewell Farm creates a community, offers growth for mentally ill

Posted July 07, 2019 at 05:00 AM By Ginger Christ, The Plain Dealer Cleveland.com https://expo.cleveland.com/news/g66l-2019/07/eda9e4f1372206/hopewell-farm-creates-a-community-offers-growth-for-mentally-ill.html MESOPOTAMIA, Ohio — GPS won’t take you all the way to Hopewell Farm. It guides you most of the way but, for the final stretch, you’re on your own. The same is true of the farm itself. Designed as a farm-based more »

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Responding To Bipolar Psychotic Symptoms

By Amy Willer | Jun. 24, 2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/June-2019/Responding-to-Bipolar-Psychotic-Symptoms A first experience with psychosis can be terrifying, exhilarating, disorienting or feel just plain ordinary. Sometimes it can seem ordinary because it was your reality for a while. Your senses and brain colluded to fabricate something that wasn’t actually there. It certainly felt real, though. For example, during my first psychotic more »

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