Primary Care-Mental Health Integration in the Department of Veteran Affairs By Dr. Pomerantz

-Good afternoon, everyone. For those who’ve joined us this morning, welcome back. We also welcome anyone who is joining us this afternoon on the HHS Virtual Meeting on the “State of the Art: Research, Models, Promising Practices and Sustaining Integrated Care.” Our next presentation is going to be from Dr. Andrew Pomerantz from the Department of Veteran Affairs. Dr. Pomerantz. […]

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Undiagnosed Small Fiber Polyneuropathy: Is It a Component of Gulf War Illness?

GWIRP 2012 Investigator Vignette Title: Undiagnosed Small Fiber Polyneuropathy: Is It a Component of Gulf War Illness? Investigators: Max Klein, PhD and Anne Louise Oaklander, MD, PhD; Massachusetts General Hospital Oaklander: Our grant is to test the hypothesis that what we call Gulf War Illness may in some patients be a signal of underlying peripheral neuropathy. Klein: And so we’re […]

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5 Key Phrases to Disarm a Narcissist-Reclaim Your Control/Lisa A. Romano

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Mental Health Issues, Legal Defense and Developmental Disabilities

(swooshing) (electronic tones) – We have another advocate, a legal advocate, Kara Chien, who is our next speaker, and Miss Chien, if you’ll come to the podium. Kara is the managing attorney for the Mental Health Unit of the Public Defender’s Office of San Francisco, so we are delighted to have her for the first time at our podium, and […]

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My Illness Is Not Your Small Talk [CC]

Hello, hello! So, a while back I made a video about seven things I wish people knew about chronic illness during the holidays and in general. I’ll link it here for you. I feel the need to reinforce and maybe clarify, um, why this pet peeve behavior is so exhausting. So, social gatherings are exhausting for me in environments where […]

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“Uncontrollable” – A Short Film about Anxiety

(Students Talking) It’s the most popular mental disorder in the United States. And, because of that, I guess, to some people it seems as if I’m just trying to make excuses for myself. But, I’m not. It’s not just something that I can get out of my head. My brain goes from zero to a hundred and sixty miles per […]

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Mother blogs about sons mental illness

WE’RE GETTING MORE INSIGHT OF THE MENTAL STATE SURROUNDING ADAM LANZA, THE ATTACKER IN THE NEWTOWN SHOOTINGS. FRIENDS OF HIS MOTHER, NANCY LANZA.. SAY SHE WAS GROWING MORE CONCERNED ABOUT HIS BEHAVIOR OVER THE LAST FEW MONTHS. WHAT HAPPENED IN NEWTOWN LED TO A MOTHER FROM IDAHO — TO BLOG ABOUT HER ‘OWN’ CHALLENGES WITH HER SON’S MENTAL ILLNESS. HERE […]

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