When you live with mental illness, taking good care of yourself is a top priority. But what if you’ve fixed your diet and exercise habits, developed tools to manage your condition, but still struggle to sleep? Sleep problems are common in people with mental illness, but they’re not insurmountable. These tips will help you solve […]
Four Basic things people get wrong about mental illness and addiction | Karen Lankford, PhD , Neuroscientist at Yale University
Until a few years ago, I paid little attention to the ways that mental illnesses and addiction were being discussed in the public arena.
Everyone wants to end gun violence. Everyone deserves to live, work, and raise families in a safe environment in America. So how do we reasonably reduce gun violence in America […]
This month the NCIBH spoke with Sharon Engdahl, Executive Director of the AMWA. Sharon has worked in the mental health education and research field for over 45 years.
Email Address of First Author: firstname.lastname@example.org Authors: Michael C.LaFerney Title of Publication: Do the following diagnoses belong in the DSM-5? Year of Publication: 2019 Sources of Funding (ex: NIH, VARR&D) Elite/ Advance for Nurses Affiliations: Quincy College Journal Citation Information: https://www.elitecme.com/resource-center/nursing/specialties/mental-health/do-the-following-diagnoses-belong-in-the-dsm-5/ Type of Study (select one) Demographic/Survey Results […]
When most people use the word stress, they are thinking about the emotion. They have a picture in their minds of something akin to the painting The Scream.
A cure for schizophrenia may be possible | Karen Lankford, PhD, Neuroscientist Researcher at Yale University
Understanding the biological nature and cause of schizophrenia has frustrated researchers for decades. Only subtle differences could be detected between the brains of patients diagnosed with schizophrenia […]
The opioid crisis has reached epic proportions with more people dying from overdoses per year than died in to the entire Vietnam War. It’s no surprise then that everyone is concerned about this from families to entire communities to our legislators on both the state and federal levels. However, while everyone is working with good […]
Early detection and early treatment improve outcomes. However, in spite of the fact that deaths from suicide and drug overdoses have been on the rise, we do little in this country to screen for mental health problems or addiction, and even less in terms of public health education campaigns.
Endocrine testing refers to a group of tests performed to assess the overall function of the patient’s endocrine system. The release of hormones is linked to a variety of diseases, which makes them a solid indicator to reveal the nature and extent of diseases. The rising awareness about the solid connection between hormones and diseases […]