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College Student Anxiety

4 Mental Health Challenges College Students May Face

Marie Fincher - 11/8/2018 - 0

College is a stressful time of life with a change of home, new people, demanding tasks, fear of failure & other factors that can lead to mental health issues in students.

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Bipolar Disorder Symptoms, Causes, Types & Treatments

Samidha Tripathi, M.D. - 10/23/2018 - 0

Bipolar disorder is a disabling, chronic psychiatric disorder that lasts a lifetime but medications and other treatments, as well as lifestyle changes, can ameliorate the symptoms.

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Why Positive News is Good For Your Health

Justin Osborne - 10/19/2018 - 6

News consumption affects our bodies as well as our minds. It’s beneficial to keep taking doses of positive news on a regular basis.

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We Need a Focus on Mental Health, Not Just Violence in Schools

Noah Rue - 8/16/2018 - 5

The more we focus on mental health as a cause of violence — a conclusion not supported by any current medical evidence — the more we alienate the victims and everyday people who rely on mental health support services.

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Double-Trouble: Why Dual-Diagnosis Matters in Addiction Treatment

Tonmoy Sharma M.B.B.S., M.S.c. - 6/1/2018 - 0

Research clearly shows that the most effective treatment for dual-diagnosis is psychotherapy combined with medication-assisted therapy for addiction. In some cases, mental & addiction symptoms may respond to the same medications (eg, bupropion shows promise in treating depression & reducing methamphetamine cravings).

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The Benefits of Integrated Care for Aging Patients

Daphne Stanford - 4/25/2018 - 2

Integrated healthcare with a structure that connects mental and emotional health to physical health is an ideal model for a multi-pronged approach that recognizes the prevalence of mental health stigma — especially among older adults.

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Is Technology Good or Bad for Mental Health?

Noah Rue - 4/8/2018 - 1

Some people suggest that the web’s most popular tools may be causing us more harm than good and that those technologies are taking a toll on the mental and physical well-being of millions of Americans. But what about the demonstrable good that comes from the use of digital mental health and other technologies?

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Smartphone Syndrome: A Millennial Mental Health Crisis

Thomas G. Kimball, PhD - 2/16/2018 - 1

Millennials were born during a period of rapid technological transformation. Most millennials have never known life without a cellular telephone or without having access to the internet. The mental health effects of being “always connected” have only recently started to be considered.

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The VA’s Contradictory Stance on Medical Marijuana

Andy Heikkila - 2/7/2018 - 0

Military veterans are still unable to be referred to state medical marijuana programs by VA physicians due to a federal prohibition. 

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Distinguishing Grief, Loneliness, or Depression in Seniors

Craig Hammontree - 1/7/2018 - 0

Is the senior in your life battling with grief, loneliness, or depression? Learn the differences between these blue feelings and how you can help combat them.

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7 All Natural Ways to Treat ADHD

John Levine - 11/7/2017 - 1

Natural interventions such as brainwave entraining music, diet, behavioral therapy, and meditation may provide viable alternatives to ADHD medications.

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Mental Health Matters for Gun Violence Survivors

Noah Rue - 10/24/2017 - 0

Recovery from gun violence is hard enough without being treated as a piece of evidence in the courtroom of the Internet. As the buzz fades, we must not forget those affected.

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