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The Kate Moss Issue by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 02 Dec 2009 2:34pm Most of you know by now that a few weeks ago, Kate Moss said that "nothing tastes as good as skinny feels." Moss got spanked by many in the press--and rightly so--for this comment. I didn't blog about it initially, because a statement of a person in the fashion industry that advocates weight loss isn't especially newsworthy to me. There's the o ... Read on »
N-acetylcysteine Holds Promise for Chronic Schizophrenia by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm 1 Comment A new research study shows that supplementation with N-acetylcysteine significantly improves symptoms in schizophrenia patients in as little as two weeks. In the study, 140 patients (mean age, 37 years) with chronic schizophrenia were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, NAC (1 g twice a day) or placebo, in addition to t ... Read on »
Free to Be You and Me: Celebrating Freedom by Jennifer aka Beautiful MInd Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 31 May 2010 12:00am Today is Memorial Day, although it's not actually "day" right now, it's 3:25 AM (insomnia has been a big problem again lately). This is a day when Americans are supposed to remember the soldiers who have defended our freedom in the United States for all the years it has existed. So, on the topic of freedom, I thought I'd write a bit about ... Read on »
"Go and Celebrate" by MT Patient Expert Posted Sun 05 Apr 2009 12:30am Is what he said to me over the phone that Wednesday afternoon. I was near the courthouse, downtown, hiding in the shadows of some large building. The ticket I'd forgotten about, the one I almost let slide past the 45th day, had been neutralized, thanks in no small part to my father's ability to convince a circuit court attorney that I was "a good s ... Read on »
Bipolar Celebrities --rather surprising! by Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert Posted Sat 11 Apr 2009 1:04am Link to original story The Cost Of Creativity: Bipolar Disorder and the Stars Stars Suffer the Ravages of Bipolar Disorder By LAUREN CAHOON, RADHA CHITALE, and AINA HUNTER ABC News Medical Unit March 21, 2008 — The stereotype of the tortured artist shows up often in popular culture: a frazzle-haired composer pacing about his ... Read on »
MHA celebrates centennial by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted Sun 01 Feb 2009 12:00am MHA Turns 100 Mental Health America, a large and active US group that advocates for people with emotional and behavioral disorders, will focus its centennial celebration around the theme, “’Celebrating the Legacy; Forging the Future’ 1909 – 2009.” Mental Health America is celebrating 100 years of advocacy, public education, ... Read on »
Celebrity Suicides Highlight Antidepressant Questions by Untreatable .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Mar 2010 11:55am February was a month plagued by celebrity suicide. Former "Growing Pains" actor 41-year-old Andrew Koenig, 40-year-old fashion designer Alexander McQueen and Michael Blosil the teenage son of singer Marie Osmond all took their lives within weeks of each other. Yet in between the vigils and TV coverage of the deaths, were the standa ... Read on »
Memoir About Schizophrenia S ... by Rossa Forbes Posted Sun 23 Oct 2011 3:19am Memoir About Schizophrenia Spurs Others to Come Forward . . . Researchers have long wondered how some people with schizophrenia can manage their symptoms well enough to build full, successful lives. But such people do not exactly line up to enroll in studies. For one thing, they are almost always secretive about their diagnosis. ... Read on »
Celebrity Sighting! by Shauna M. Patient Expert Posted Thu 15 Jan 2009 7:50pm One of the duties in my job description is "Personal Appearances". It can be everything from hosting a fashion show to MCing a charity auction. It generally involves the station at some level of sponsorship. I host a lot of movie premieres and charity walks and other fundraisers. For several years now our station, Kool FM, has sponsored the J ... Read on »
Celebrity molecules by Rossa Forbes Posted Wed 05 May 2010 12:00am God was the first schizophrenic. In India every god has a "terrible form" as well as a benevolent one. The Bulgarians say that Satan arose from God's shadow and convinced God to divide the world between the two of them. The Finns say that God asked his reflection in the water how to make the world. Reflections and shadows are schizophrenic image ... Read on »