It’s World Mental Health Day

IT HAS DATA SHOWING THE CONNECTION BETWEEN PLAYING YOUTH TACKLE FOOTBALL AND GETTING CTE. IS SIMILAR TO SMOKING AND GETTING LUNG CANCER. THE SMOKING YOU SEE IN THE AD WAS SIMULATED. THIS WAS WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY. IT INCLUDED DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY DISORDERS. THE UNITED STATES IS ESTIMATED THAT ONE IN EVERY FIVE DOES ALL ADULTS HAS RECENTLY BATTLED SOME…

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UQx PSYC1030.3x 2-2-2 The costs associated with Schizophrenia

The economic costs of schizophrenia are considerable. A 2012 report published by the London School of Economics and Policy found that the annual societal cost of schizophrenia in England is 11.8 billion pounds, which equates to around fifteen billion US dollars or 20 billion Australian dollars. So, what sorts of expenses are associated with schizophrenia? First let’s look at the…

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Positive Symptoms and Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia

Hey what’s up I’m Rachel Star schizophrenic so if you’ve had schizophrenia for a while or like mental disorder you’ve probably heard positive symptoms and negative symptoms so what does that mean let’s make an imaginary like baseline normal person so this is like baseline normal okay so a positive symptom is anything added on that let’s say a normal…

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Schizophrenia: finding new treatments

Having seen examples of patients with schizophrenia, I think, we really need new therapeutic targets and we really need to understand how these patients develop this disorder. And what’s really exciting about early intervention is we have the cance to intervene early, we have the chance to treat these patients when they walk in and to hopefully prevent further relapses.…

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What Is Schizophrenia Like?

– God and just when you think it stops it just starts up again. Yeah, I’m ready for it to be done. (light music) – Today we’re doing a simulation of hearing voices. – I have never done anything like this before. – I’m doing the simulation today for my brother. He was diagnosed with schizophrenia recently. – I have…

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How to survive the holidays with depression

Let’s be honest – even if you’re not suffering from depression, the holidays can be stressful and often disappointing. We run ourselves ragged buying gifts, cooking, decorating and entertaining. Tempers can flare as we’re thrown together with relatives whom we see infrequently, and don’t necessarily enjoy spending time with. Our expectations can be high that this season will be magical…

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AFTER WINTER : A Real Life Schizophrenia Treatment Story

Real Life Stories Presents Quentin: There is a science behind everything. You grow up learning how to rationalize and reason. Our minds allow us to imagine, create, form connections and solve problems. But what if suddenly your thoughts became irrational? What if you were lost but inside your own head? As a survivor of mental illness I’m living proof that…

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