Category: Psychiatry

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Domestic abuse victims more likely to suffer mental illness

http://bit.ly/2IMnQNw Women who have been abused by a partner are three times more likely to suffer depression, anxiety or severe conditions such as schizophrenia or…

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176,310 people accessed mental health services (3.6% of the population) in 2017

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One in six adults diagnosed with common mental disorder at some time in their lives

Mental illness is common, but can severely impact on people’s lives. The 2016/17 New Zealand Health Survey found that: One in six New Zealand adults…

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ADHD May Explain da Vinci’s Procrastination

Leonardo da Vinci is renowned as a “Renaissance man” for his mastery in art, science, architecture, music, mathematics, engineering and cartography, but he was no…

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Fatty acids affected key signalling pathways responsible for development of mental illness.

Obesity has been linked to depression by scientists for years, but the reasons have always been somewhat unclear until now. New research led by the University of Glasgow…

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Are men angrier than women?

Men are, on average, more outwardly aggressive than women and so it might be assumed that they are also angrier. But this doesn’t appear to…

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Posted in Better Blokes Psychiatry

Inflammation may connect adverse life events to children’s emotional and social difficulties

https://www.psypost.org/2019/04/inflammation-may-connect-adverse-life-events-to-childrens-emotional-and-social-difficulties-53500 New research provides evidence that inflammation is related to the development of internalizing symptoms in children, such as social withdrawal, anxiety and depressed mood….

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Anxiety could be causing your brain fog

INSIDER: 8 things that could be causing your brain fog.https://www.thisisinsider.com/brain-fog-causes-2019-4 Although it seems like a condition on its own, brain fog is actually a symptom…

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Posted in Peer Support Psychiatry

Stories: Mental Health Foundation

Apart from taking medication, Helena makes sure that she socialises and is around positive people. She’s joined a hearing voices network and a regional consumer…

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Psychiatric Interview Young Woman – Evaluation for Diagnosis – 1959

The modern era of institutionalized provision for the care of the mentally ill, began in the early 19th century with a large state-led effort. In…

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