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Another study shows biological view of mental illness increases stigma by Rossa Forbes Posted Thu 01 Mar 2012 9:19am from Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica Article first published online: 13 JAN 2012 Schomerus G, Schwahn C, Holzinger A, Corrigan PW, Grabe HJ, Carta MG, Angermeyer MC. Evolution of public attitudes about mental illness: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Objective:  To explore whether the increase in knowledge about the biological co ... Read on »
Environmental Connections: A Deeper Look into Mental Illness by Environmental Health Posted Tue 31 Jul 2007 9:00pm Environmental Connections: A Deeper Look into Mental Illness Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »
Mental Illness in the Developing World by Dr. Romeo V. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Wed 18 Aug 2010 8:37am Two years after launching the Mental Health Gap Action program to highlight the treatment needs of people suffering from psychiatric, neurological and substance abuse disorders, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports that, worldwide, over 80 per cent of people in need have no access to psychological or psychiatric treatment.  In ma ... Read on »
Permanent Link: more ads equal less stigma about mental illness? by yumers Posted Fri 25 Sep 2009 12:00am From www.bphope.com (Probably shouldn’t just post the entire article, but the article is really fascinating since I’ve been looking at psych drug ads recently. Also, Professor Peggy Thoits was one of my professors in college.) Newswise The medicalization of such mental illnesses as depression and bipolar disorder, which have seen presc ... Read on »
Disclose or not? The catch 22 of mental illness stigma by Adi Jaffe Posted Sun 27 Mar 2011 7:55pm I want to share a recent post of mine from psychinaction because I think it applies to addiction as much as it does to other mental health issues: A report published by SAMHSA addresses the issue of self-disclosure regarding mental illness. Research has already shown that the more familiar people are with others who have different form ... Read on »
Hinshaw about mental illness by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 01 Feb 2008 12:00am According to Liz Ditz of I Speak of Dreams, Stephen Hinshaw gave the closing keynote speech at the Learning and the Brain conference in San Fransisco (CA , US). Professor Hinshaw, who chairs the Department of Psychology at the University of California—Berkeley and is an eminent psychologist with a list of accolades as long as my arm, spoke ... Read on »
The Benefits Of Having A Mental Illness – Mental Health Awareness by melissalynnshell Health MavenFacebook Posted Thu 13 May 2010 5:48am , This entry is part 12 of 14 in the series Mental Health Awareness Mental Health Awareness One of the things I had to learn in an effort to manage my Clinical Depression, was to look for the positive in everything. This was so st ... Read on »
Fighting stigma with treatment by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 20 Apr 2009 11:03pm I cheered a little when I read this op-ed piece in the New York Times today: To fight stigmas, start with treatment Writes Sally Satel: Altering public attitudes toward the mentally ill depends largely on whether they receive treatment that works. This, in turn, sets in motion a self-reinforcing momentum: the more that treatment is observed ... Read on »
New schizophrenia memoir chapter by Rossa Forbes Posted Thu 01 Mar 2012 12:00am from Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica Article first published online: 13 JAN 2012 Schomerus G, Schwahn C, Holzinger A, Corrigan PW, Grabe HJ, Carta MG, Angermeyer MC. Evolution of public attitudes about mental illness: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Objective:  To explore whether the increase in knowledge about the biolog ... Read on »
Perturbed before 5 am on a Monday...not happy!!! by Clueless C. Health Maven Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 7:18pm I woke up to two things that made me think today (as opposed to other days, when I don't think?) Yes, I only think on...Yikes!! No one told me it was Monday morning. That is definitely a non-thinking morning! Anyway, where was I? Oh yes...the page my Internet opens to MSN, so that I can see a little of everything and news. Well, one he ... Read on »