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Picture Mental Health and Resilience @MHChat: Friday 15 May 2015 Celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) @MHChat

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Picture Mental Health and Resilience @MHChat  Celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week all day Friday 15 May 2015 @MHChat + Wednesday (13 May 2015) at 8:00 PM British Summer Time / 3:00 PM Eastern Time Click…

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Exploring the experiences of Mental Health and Illness

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There is abundant evidence that stigma of mental ill health is a primary barrier to seeking and receiving adequate care and to achieving better life opportunities for individuals living with…

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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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