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#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 – #Girls Twice As Likely As #Boys To Suffer #MentalHealthIssues By The Age Of 18, Says Study

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Girls Twice As Likely As #Boys To Suffer #MentalHealthIssues By The Age Of 18, Says Study

Writer: Ratika Rana #Indian #women comprise just 18 per cent of the global #female population but contribute over 36 per cent of global #female #suicide deaths. #Suicide is India’s leading cause of death among #women ages 15 to 29 years. Since childhood, #girls and #boys have been taught about how they should behave in public […]

#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 – 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 […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #COVID-19 Infection Causes #MentalHealthIssues, #EatingDisorders: Studies

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #COVID-19 Infection Causes #MentalHealthIssues, #EatingDisorders: Studies

Julia Musto #Coronavirus is causing #mentalhealthissues in #patients, according to new studies. In a large study published Wednesday in the journal The BMJ, researchers from St. Louis analyzed the records of 153,848 people from the #VeteransHealthAdministration system. The study included only people who had no #mentalhealthdiagnoses or treatment for at least two years prior to infection, and the cohort study […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Every 40 Seconds Someone Commits #Suicide; Here’s How One Can Help Contain The Silent Epidemic

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Every 40 Seconds Someone Commits #Suicide; Here’s How One Can Help Contain The Silent Epidemic

Studies reveal that #suicide is one of the second leading causes of death during the second and third decades of life. The same can partially be prevented by limiting accessibility to #suicide means Surjith Karthikeyan Le Suicidé, by Édouard Manet (1832-83); Buhrle Collection, Zurich, Switzerland. Wikimedia Commons #Suicide is a common phenomenon all over the […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Eliminating The #Stigma: #Suicide Should Be Treated As Health Issue

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Eliminating The #Stigma: #Suicide Should Be Treated As Health Issue

Kate Stevens #Suicide is preventable and its warning signs and treatment options should be discussed openly without judgement in order to erase its #stigma and decrease the number of people who take their own lives. That’s the message coming from Susan Tolle, a volunteer with the #AmericanFoundationforSuicidePrevention, who presented the warning signs and risk factors […]

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – America’s #MentalHealthCrisis Is A #MentalCare Crisis

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – America’s #MentalHealthCrisis Is A #MentalCare Crisis

 BY ANDREW WRIGHT Eighth grader Jamari James works on a puzzle while visiting a sensory room at French Middle School, Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021, in Topeka, Kan. The rooms are designed to relieve stresses faced by #students as they return to classrooms amid the ongoing #pandemic. Some #parents, repeating right-wing talking points about costs and spending, […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘Daddy Isn’t Coming Back’: Surviving My Partner’s #Suicide

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘Daddy Isn’t Coming Back’: Surviving My Partner’s #Suicide

We need to talk about severe #mentalillness, and how to better fund its treatment, writes Manuela Saragosa Manuela Saragos When my partner Steve was sectioned under the #mentalhealth act in 2012, our #children found it easy to explain why their father was being kept in hospital. “Daddy’s brain isn’t working properly,” our seven-year-old son said. […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealthIssues Skyrocket As #Pandemic Wears On

Sarah Chamberlain Contributor Insights into policy and its underlying effect on #women. According to data from the #WorldHealthOrganization, someone commits #suicide every 40 seconds – 800,000 per year – and for every #suicide, 20 more were attempted. That means 5-7 people will commit #suicide during the time it takes you to read this article. The CARE […]

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