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«Borderline Personality Disorder» and Survivor Injustice

Author’s Note: Content warnings for trauma, abuse, sexual abuse, child sexual abuse, victim-blaming, sanism and involuntary psychiatric incarceration. I grew up in an abusive family. It took me decades to realise this, and to be able to name the child sexual abuse I endured. It also took decades for the memories of it to fully …

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Every car ride dented my confidence and affected how I felt about myself

This summer parents are looking for tips, advice and information on how to help their children thrive during the holiday months. You can read all about it at irishtimes.com/health/your-family Throughout my childhood, I had low confidence and self esteem. At some point in my life when I found my passion, my self esteem and confidence …

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Patients with advanced dementia often need a BRO – VA News

Alzheimers. Dementia. These diagnoses tug at the strings of safety and certainty in patients, families and caregivers at an estimated rate of 6.5 million Americans age 65 and older in 2022 and approximately 168,600 VA patients in 2021. It’s a diagnosis expected to increase to 12.7 million Americans by 2050 and 217,400 VA patients over …

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Self-help or self-government? The role of psycho-disciplines in neoliberalism

In this modern era marked by a surge in mental health awareness, social theorists are increasingly examining the rise and influence of self-help literature and wellbeing technologies on individuals and communities. In particular, critical scholars of the social effects of psidisciplines, or fields of mental health, are studying how these approaches to well-being affect our …

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Analysis of SSRIs and gut microbiota in major depressive disorder

VIGNETTE CASE Mr. Richards is a 55-year-old white male with a 20-year history of recurrent and severe major depressive disorder (MDD) with psychotic features. During his outpatient visits, his mood is chronically depressed and he has a chronic delusion that he is suffering from gastrointestinal candidiasis. He takes a probiotic formulation that he orders online …

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Task force to provide resources and training to help Episcopalians respond to mental health challenges

Statistics on mental illness in the United States in 2021 show a country facing significant mental health challenges. Image: National Institute of Mental Health [Episcopal News Service] An Episcopal Church task force is working to provide resources to help church members and clergy better understand and assist people who are facing various forms of mental …

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Depression: Even a little exercise could help reduce your risk

Share on PinterestA long-term study finds that even a little daily exercise can help reduce the risk of depression. RichLegg/Getty Images Exercise can help manage weight, reduce the risk of disease, strengthen bones and muscles, and even improve brain health. Evidence is mounting that it can also ease symptoms of depression, the leading cause of …

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Having Pets May Not Improve the Well-Being of People with Serious Mental Illnesses – UPI.com

Trained therapy animals often improve the well-being of people diagnosed with mental illness, but they are selected and taught to be friendly, obedient and have a relaxed personality trait, the researchers noted. Photo by Helena Sushitskaya/Pixabay It is commonly thought that having a pet, be it a dog, cat or bird, is good for the …

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We are not surgeons – the person is confused as to why tasks are handled with absurd urgency in corporate jobs

I believe all of us who have been in the corporate world have experienced a situation where a boss tells us that this particular job needs to be done right now because it is an emergency. And most of the time we listen to our boss, right? So you skip lunch, you work late, you …

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