Historically, stigma weighed heavily on individuals struggling with mental illness or drug/alcohol addiction or both. In the '70s and '80, families easily shunned and abandoned relatives who were under psychiatric care, embarrassed by their existence. Show More Summary
When it comes to disease, mental illness and the effects of generations of trauma, men and women face different risks. Neuroscientists think it’s all in the wiring.
Twenty-three-year-old Dillon claims that he has a mental illness and may have as many as 20 different personalities that come out at any time. Some of these personalities include twin boys, a cat named “Felix” who speaks with an Australian...Show More Summary
Childhood brain injuries, including concussions, are associated with an increased risk of subsequent mental illness, poor school attainment and premature death, according to a new study.
Childhood brain injuries, including concussions, are associated with an increased risk of subsequent mental illness, poor school attainment and premature death, according to a study published today in PLOS Medicine. A research team,Show More Summary
Written by Sue Morton If I had a dollar for every time I heard someone tell me “just think positively,” I would be rich. It reminds me there is still a lack of education regarding mental illness. Having anxiety and being positive are not necessarily related. Show More Summary
Darwin's Dogs is looking for canine DNA to better understand mental illness in humans.
WikiLeaks' global crusade to expose government secrets is causing collateral damage to the privacy of hundreds of innocent people, including survivors of sexual abuse, sick children, and the mentally ill, the AP has found. In the past year alone, the radical transparency group has published medical files belonging to scores...
At 80, Wanda Witter was dismissed as mentally ill as she fought with Social Security over the money she insisted she was due. She was right.
I was married to a sex addict narcissist for close to 20 years. My father was a sex addict. I was a stripper many years ago and worked for many years around sex addicts. It started when I visited my father’s house on his weekend […]
The news that Matt Roberts of 3 Doors Down has passed away is still haunting fans, as they wait to hear what exactly caused the guitarist’s death at the too young age of 38. Preliminary supposition suggests that Roberts’ death was related to drug abuse, but Matt’s father opens up about personal situations which may... Show More Summary
Morgan Geyser, one of the girls charged with attempted murder in the Slender Man case, is pleading not guilty by reason of mental illness.Geyser and schoolmate Anissa Weier are charged with attacking and stabbing a schoolmate 19 times in order to curry the favor of Slender Man, an extremely creepy ... More »
Donald Trump campaign adviser and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani asserted that online videos exist that raise serious questions about Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s mental health. In an interview on “FoxShow More Summary
I’ve noted before how politicians and police now prefer to blame mental illness rather than…
One of the two girls accused of stabbing their 12-year-old friend to please a mythical figure known as Slender Man pleaded not guilty in a U.S. court Friday on the grounds of mental illness. Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier had allegedly stabbed their classmate 19 times in May 2014. Two doctors have...
One of the two girls accused of stabbing their classmate to please a fictional character pleaded not guilty on the ground of mental illness.
NPR loves to imagine itself as an oasis of civility compared to nasty commercial talk radio. NPR host Diane Rehm has written haughty op-eds about how Rush Limbaugh et al are a blight on the radio. But wondering if Donald Trump is mentally...Show More Summary
A fundamental question in neuroscience is how neuronal networks and circuits give rise to brain function, as disruptions in these connections can lead to mental illness and brain disorders. With the development of optogenetics, researchers...Show More Summary
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