Friday, June 23, 2017

#Mental #Health #Disorders #Misunderstood

http://www.cheatsheet.com/health-fitness/misunderstood-mental-health-disorders.html/?a=viewall Obsessive-compulsive disorder When most people think of obsessive-compulsive disorder, they think of someone who’s a total neat-freak or perfectionist. In reality, OCD is much more than a quirky tic, habit, or desire to be perfect. “Symptoms of OCD can range from what we’ve seen on television — like obsessive washing of

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#Microbes #Digestive #Tract, #Mental #Health

New research suggests gut microbiome plays a role in bipolar disorder https://t.co/3KdhOJU9DR — PsyPost.org (@PsyPost) May 16, 2017 “Recent studies have supported the gut microbiome, the collection of microbes in the digestive tract, as important for mental health,” the study’s corresponding author, Simon J. Evans of the University of Michigan, told PsyPost.

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Mental Abuse Hurts Children Just As Much As Physical Abuse

Scientific literature has described psychological abuse over two-and-a-half decades ago, yet MacMillan states that it has remained under-recognized and under-reported and that the impact of psychological child abuse "can be as harmful as other types of maltreatment." Psychological maltreatment has an impact on the development of children. Psychological abuse is therefore

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