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Tag Archive | #Males

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Too Many #Men Ignore Their #Depression, Phobias, Other #MentalHealthIssues

By Joseph Harper It was another Monday morning and my first patient of the day walked in. He was a man in his mid-30s who came to see me for #stress and #anxiety. He appeared nervous and had trouble getting his words out. And the thing I remember most — which I see again and again […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Impact Of The #COVID-19 #Pandemic On #Adolescent #MentalHealth

Tori Rodriguez Even before the #COVID-19 #pandemic began, concerning #mentalhealth trends and major treatment gaps were noted among #adolescents in the #UnitedStates. According to data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, an estimated 13.3% of US #adolescents aged 12-17 experienced at least 1 episode of major depressive disorder in 2017, yet 60.1% […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Suicide Numbers In The #BlackCommunity Rising At An Alarming Rate

By Perry Robinson BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – Since the #pandemic started, #mentalhealthexperts have worried that the emotional and #mental #stress created by #COVID would lead to a rise in suicides. It’s a trend #suicidepreventionadvocate Tonja Myles has kept a close eye on, especially in the #blackcommunity. “This is personal to me. I’m a two-time #suicide […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Suicidal Thoughts Are Increasing In Young #Kids, Experts Say. It Began Before The #Pandemic.

“We need to open our eyes to the fact that this is going on,” said one psychiatry professor, who found many #parents do not know when their #children are in crisis. By Tyler Kingkade and Elizabeth Chuck The youngsters come in with tears in their eyes, or their fists clenched in anger. Sometimes, they show no emotion at […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Social Support in #Teen Years Could Improve Later #MentalHealth

Support in the tender younger years may lead to fewer #mentalhealthissues in the future, according to research. Miranda Hester #Adolescence is a time of #mental and physical fluctuation as well as a preparation for adulthood. The rapid changes that occur during this period may impact #mentalhealth, which could continue following the transition into being an […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Kids Struggle With #MentalIllness. Learn To Spot The Signs

By BARBARA BLAKE and ERIC PETERSON Growing up is not easy. Many researchers, however, identify #adolescence as a particularly tough period for #children. Tweens and #teens can be bombarded with concerns such as family and school pressures, substance abuse and cyberbullying. A 2019 Pew study found that 70% of teenagers thought #anxiety and #depression were major problems among […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Reasons For #Suicide Differ Between #Male And #Female #Veterans, Study Shows

ELIZABETH HOWE #Male and #female #veterans differ in a number of important ways — including the narratives reasons behind their #suicidalideation and attempts.  A recent study published in “Social Science & Medicine” honed in on what drives the #mentalhealthissues of #veterans based on gender and how those specific drives might be used to help make #mentalhealthtreatment […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealthExpert: #Suicide Is A Year-Round Problem But Can Be Prevented

It may be an uncomfortable conversation to have, but having that talk could save someone’s life by: Connor Kick (WKBN) – #SeptemberisNationalSuicidePreventionAwarenessMonth. As this month comes to a close, #healthcareprofessionals, therapists and many others are reminding people that #suicide is a year-round problem. Suicidal thoughts, much like #mentalhealthconditions, can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Workplace #SexualHarassment Might Raise #Suicide Risk: Study

BY ROBERT PREIDT, WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) — In the midst of the ‘Me Too’ movement, a new study finds that people sexually harassed at work may be at increased risk for attempted #suicide and #suicide. The findings out of Sweden show that workplace #sexualharassment may “represent an important risk factor for suicidal […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Many #Rape #Victims #Suffer #MentalDisorders, Have Suicidal Thoughts

Professor Kingsley Akhigbe is a consultant psychiatrist at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Edo State. He talks to ALEXANDER OKERE about the spate of #rape in Nigeria and ways to help the victims and their families overcome the impact #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an […]

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