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Anti-inflammatory drugs may be used for treatment of depression: researchers

4 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Scientists at seven UK universities are to set up a research consortium aimed at exploiting a newly discovered link between immune disorders and mental illness. The connection raises hopes that anti-inflammatory drugs can be adapted to treat patients with depression or senile dementia. The group –...

Parents of accused Aurora, Colorado shooter: Don’t kill our son

12 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Making their first public comments since their son was arrested in a shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, the parents of James Holmes said on Friday that the 27-year-old is mentally ill and should not be subject to the death penalty. “We love our son, we have always loved him, and we do...

I have bought and returned an iPhone 6 Plus 10 times, please send help

It’s entirely possible this could be classified as an actual mental illness. But there’s just something about the iPhone 6 Plus that draws me in about a week after I switch back to my iPhone 6. It goes something like this… There’s nothing wrong with the iPhone 6. Show More Summary

'A human being gripped by a severe mental illness'

James Holmes's parents are pleading for him to be spared the death penalty.

Amanda Bynes to Enroll at USC; Troubled Actress Makes Interesting Choice of Major...

After a troubling few months, during which the actress displayed signs of severe mental illness, Amanda Bynes appears to be recovering nicely. Sources say Amanda is still being tracked by her parents via her phone and Uber account as...Show More Summary

Colorado to pay $3 million to family of mentally ill prisoner who died shackled facedown on floor

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

The Colorado Department of Corrections will pay $3m to the family of a mentally ill prisoner who died in a state facility while guards watched and after a nurse ignored him. Christopher Lopez, 35, died at San Carlos correctional facility in Pueblo in 2013. He was suffering from hyponatremia, a...

James Holmes' parents: 'He is not a monster,' gripped by mental illness

The parents of shooting suspect James Holmes on Friday pleaded that their son be spared the death penalty in a deadly rampage in a suburban Denver movie theater that shocked the nation two years ago.

Chained in cells: the plight of some of Cambodia’s mentally ill

The people of Cambodia have suffered like few others, but according to Father Kevin Conroy there are only 15 beds for psychiatric patients in the entire country.

James Holmes’ parents: He is mentally ill, 'not a monster'

James Holmes is a mentally ill man - not a monster - who should spend his life in a psych hospital, his parents said.

Guards Laugh as Inmate Dies: Colorado to Pay $3 Million

Colorado has agreed to a $3 million settlement to the family of a mentally ill inmate who died while having seizures as guards stood around laughing. The event was captured on a six hour video. Denver civil rights attorney David Lane, who... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Less than half of UK prescriptions for antipsychotics issued for main licensed conditions

Less than half of UK prescriptions for antipsychotic drugs are being issued to treat the serious mental illnesses for which they are mainly licensed, reveals research published in the online journal BMJ Open. Instead, they may oftenShow More Summary

Ferguson ‘Witness 41’ Comes Forward: Says She Taped Michael Brown Shooting On Her Cell Phone

Ferguson “Witness 41? is now coming forward days after it was revealed that “Witness 40? allegedly has a history of racism and mental illness. The Smoking Gun was the first to come out with details behind “Witness 4o” earlier this week. Show More Summary

Man Killed, Dismembered Mom And Stepdad, Police Say — Showed Earlier Signs Of Violent Mental Illness

A man who, police say, killed and dismembered his own mom and stepdad in the normally quiet Pittsburgh suburb of Penn Hills, Pennsylvania, was charged with the gruesome double murder, but records show that 47-year-old Frederick Harris III showed serious signs of violent mental illness. Show More Summary

Jury convicts former NYC jail guard in death of inmate who swallowed soap

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A former supervising guard at New York City’s Rikers Island jail complex was found guilty on Wednesday of refusing to summon medical attention for a mentally ill inmate who died after swallowing corrosive detergent. Jurors in U.S. District Court in Manhattan delivered their verdict after...

Severely mentally ill criminals: who goes to prison and who goes to psych institutions?

People with a severe mental disorder who commit a crime and who are incarcerated have different characteristics compared to people who are hospitalized after committing an offense, say researchers who focused on the differences of these people and their places of incarceration.

Health coaching paired with gym membership works best for obese people with mental illness

LEBANON, NH - A health promotion program, called In SHAPE, specifically designed for people with serious mental illness, produced more fit participants and significant weight loss than a control group where participants only received a gym membership. read more

I Can Do This: Parenting Through the Haze of Mental Illness

Ty Phillips remembers a day with his three-year-old daughter when anxiety and depression almost got the better of him. The post I Can Do This: Parenting Through the Haze of Mental Illness appeared first on The Good Men Project.

6 Things People Who Suffer From Anxiety Never Appreciate Hearing (And How We Cope)

3 days agoOdd : Thought Catalog

Just because my illness is mental, doesn’t make it any less valid or real.

8 horrific “cures” for mental illness through the ages

Hydrotherapy, chemically induced seizures and lobotomy are just a few ghastly treatments that were once commonplace

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