Dan James urges more people to open up on mental health issues

MAN UNITED STAR Daniel James has urged people to speak out on mental health issues and acknowledged his own difficulties in the past. The 22-year-old lost his father suddenly just prior to making a £15 million (€17.7m) move from Swansea City to the Red Devils in the summer. James has joined forces with Peter Hill’s Place2Place organisation, which is a…

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What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains

So you are reading an article online when you get an instant message with a link to a funny photo, which of course you have to share. And now you are reading your Facebook News Wall, which sends you to a video of a panda bear attacking a kid. And now you are reading wikipedia to learn everything you can…

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This month with the President: Student Mental Health Strategy

When I think the well-being of everyone in our community is fundamentally the responsibility of the University. You can’t learn, you can’t conduct research effectively if you’re facing challenges that we may in some way be able to address. So I think we have an obligation to provide the kind of front line supports to people who are facing those…

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Tokyo Nichijou Ep. 1 – Menhera (Mental Health)

Welcome to Tokyo, the second largest metropolitan area in the world And my home for the past two and a half years Its greater region contains a population of over 38 million people This is their everyday life Today I’ve brought in my friend Shizuki To talk about a phenomenon known in Japan as “menhera” Short for mental health In…

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The Sanity of ‘Madness’

Life requires us to be very sane pretty much all the time. On a daily basis we have to be responsible, polite, productive, thoughtful, patient, logical, reliable, and dazzlingly successful too. These obligations slowly crept up on us as we were growing up. Now, they are our constant realities. The problem is no one can really keep going like this…

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Howard Dean Warns That Trump May Be Getting Psychotic

races are key. If they were to win in Texas, that would be traumatic and help Democrats a lot.>>Governor Dean, do you think this white house is wholly unprepared to confront possible democratic takeover of the house and subpoena power the house will have in the investigations that would be launched if, in fact, the Democrats do take control of…

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PSYCHOTHERAPY – Jacques Lacan

Jacques Lacan was the greatest French psychoanalyst of the 20th century. He was also something that’s come to feel rather odd – an intellectual celebrity. As much of a focus of gossip and curiosity as a pop star. He hung out with famous artists and writers, he had a fabulous head of hair, he attracted beautiful women. Jacques Marie Émile…

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Schizophrenia impairment – Intro to Psychology

Now that we described each of the criteria that are used to diagnose individuals with schizophrenia, what do you think it means for someone living with this disorder? Can you think of an examples of how it can impair a person’s life? It turns out there are many ways this disorder can effect a person’s life. So let’s discuss this…

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Treating Schizophrenia with Antipsychotic Medication (1 of 4)

I think the data on whether a psychotic patients should be treated with an antipsychotic is fairly strong. The risks of being psychotic and the troubles that our patient can get into our being acutely psychotic are quite severe and can include suicide, so most psychiatrists would recommend antipsychotic treatment for patient who is suffering acute episode of psychosis. Now,…

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