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#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Can’t We Say ‘#Suicide’?

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Can’t We Say ‘#Suicide’?

— Ignoring this illness is not sustainable by Arthur Lazarus, MD, MBA Iconic singer #NaomiJudd died at age 76, one day before she was to be inducted into the #CountryMusicHallofFame. Her daughters, #Wynonna and #AshleyJudd, shared a statement confirming her death: “Today [April 30, 2022] we sisters experienced a tragedy. We lost our beautiful mother to the disease […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – When Should #Grief Be Considered A #MentalHealth Issue?

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – When Should #Grief Be Considered A #MentalHealth Issue?

Samantha Brodsky It can be difficult to put a name to lingering feelings of grief, but there’s a new term that may help define what you’ve been going through: #prolongedgriefdisorder. After years of debate and research, the #AmericanPsychiatricAssociation (#APA) officially announced last fall this will be the diagnosis for an extended, highly disruptive form of grief. The diagnosis has […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – History Tells Us The #Pandemic #MentalHealthCrisis Is Far From Over

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – History Tells Us The #Pandemic #MentalHealthCrisis Is Far From Over

by Sandhira Wijayaratne In 1918, as the world collapsed under the weight of a different #pandemic, a simultaneous #mentalhealth toll rose from underneath. While the influenza #pandemic of that era infected 500 million people — taking  the lives of 50 million globally and 675,000 in the #UnitedStates – many survivors suffered a “post-influenzal #depression.” Historians noted how their lives became […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Despite #Pandemic-Era Drop, #Suicide Threat Remains

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Despite #Pandemic-Era Drop, #Suicide Threat Remains

The U.S. #suicide rate declined in 2020, but unequal shifts and the long-term impacts of the #COVID-19 #pandemic highlight how prevention is still key. By Steven Ross Johnson The nation’s overall #suicide rate fell by 3% from 2019 to 2020, even as research has highlighted the #pandemic’s #mentalhealth toll on #Americans.  The decline in the nation’s #suicide rate […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘I Fear The Long-Term Effects’: Before His Death, A #Nurse Warned Of The #Pandemic’s Toll On #HealthCareWorkers

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘I Fear The Long-Term Effects’: Before His Death, A #Nurse Warned Of The #Pandemic’s Toll On #HealthCareWorkers

By Andrew Joseph  In early 2020, Michael Odell sensed that #Covid-19 would hit hard. A young intensive care #nurse who traveled to hospitals needing an extra hand, he told his family that demand for people like him was surging. By April 2, just a few weeks into what had become an atmosphere of fear and mass […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Cancer #Patients Are At High Risk Of #Depression And #Suicide, Studies Find

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Cancer #Patients Are At High Risk Of #Depression And #Suicide, Studies Find

Two new studies of millions of people around the world suggest that #doctors should be thinking more about #cancer #patients’ #mentalhealth, experts said. By Jessica Wapner One day years ago, during her training in neurology, Dr. Corinna Seliger-Behme met a man with end-stage bladder cancer. Before the diagnosis, the man had a stable family and job, […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What Is #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder?

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What Is #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder?

And why it’s now being diagnosed and treated in #teenagers Caroline Miller What You’ll Learn What is #borderlinepersonalitydisorder (#BPD)? What are the signs of #BPD? How is #BPD treated? Quick Read Full Article What is #BPD? Emotional dysregulation Self-destructive #behavior Criteria for diagnosing #BPD Diagnosing #teenagers Why early diagnosis is crucial Treatment for #BPD People […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Despite #Pandemic-Era Drop, #Suicide Threat Remains

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Despite #Pandemic-Era Drop, #Suicide Threat Remains

The U.S. #suicide rate declined in 2020, but unequal shifts and the long-term impacts of the #COVID-19 #pandemic highlight how prevention is still key. By Steven Ross Johnson The nation’s overall #suicide rate fell by 3% from 2019 to 2020, even as research has highlighted the #pandemic’s #mentalhealth toll on #Americans.  The decline in the nation’s #suicide rate […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Easy Daily Changes You Can Make To Help Your #MentalHealth

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Easy Daily Changes You Can Make To Help Your #MentalHealth

Caitlin Flynn When it comes to protecting your #mentalhealth, little choices you make in the morning can make all the difference. While no morning will ever look like a beautiful instagram-friendly scene of journaling, coffee and silence and it’s unlikely you’ll have your family consistently doing nighttime gratitude exercises or yoga, you can take steps to adjust […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – People With #Depression, #Anxiety May Benefit Most From #Exercise

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – People With #Depression, #Anxiety May Benefit Most From #Exercise

People with #depression and #anxiety experienced nearly double the #cardiovascular benefits of exercise than those without either diagnosis, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed the health records of more than 50,000 #patients in the Massachusetts General Brigham Biobank database, around 4,000 of whom suffered a significant heart-related event, like a heart attack. They assessed […]

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