Tag Archives: Mental Health Diagnosis

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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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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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Mental Health Diagnosis: Medical versus Social Models (Part 1) – #MHchat Summary for 29-Feb-2012

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Thank you for joining us and sharing your views in relation to medical versus social models of mental health diagnosis. We hope you enjoyed the discussion. Below is the summary…

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