Category Archives: Stigma

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@MHChat Recap: Self-Harm

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Thank you for joining and sharing your views & experiences in relation to Self-harm @MHChat. Below are some of the tweets from the chat and we look forward to your views & experiences on Wednesday (8 PM GMT / 3 PM EST / 12 PST) @MHChat when we discuss Domestic Violence, its dynamics & impact.

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Debating Diagnosis and DSM-5

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The new ‘psychiatry bible’ DSM-5 has come under a lot of fire since it’s recent launch. One vociferous critic is Duke University’s Professor Allen Frances, himself a renowned psychiatrist who helped…

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My name is Valerie Wade I am NOT Bipolar II, I HAVE Bipolar II

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Fighting a war with yourself is never easy, especially when for the majority of your life you aren’t even aware you are in daily combat. Everyone I know has someone…

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Diabetes and Mental health the link between the two – by Zoe Scott

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I wanted to write about diabetes, mental health disorders and the implications of the two together. There has always been a strong link between chronic medical conditions and the effects…

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Challenges of Non-profit in Mental Health – from NAMI-OC by Hufsa Ahmad

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The start of 2013 – the time to pause and reevaluate how you’re doing. [The National Alliance on Mental Illness, Orange County, California (NAMI-OC) is no exception. I work with…

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My wishes for Mental Health in 2013 – by Dr. Sabina Dosani

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When I meet children for the first time in clinic, I often ask them to imagine they could have three wishes. It’s lovely to be in the ‘wishing seat’ myself…

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Stigma & Mental Health – Chat Summary @MHChat – 16 January 2013

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Thank you for joining @MHChat and for sharing your views on Stigma & Mental Health. Below is the chat transcript. We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday (23 January) 8:00 PM…

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