Schizophrenia – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

Schizo means split, and phrenia, in this case refers to the mind. Even though schizophrenia can be interpreted to mean “splitting of the mind”, it does not refer to a split personality, like some media sources might portray, but rather schizophrenia describes a scattered or fragmented pattern of thinking. Schizophrenia’s actually a syndrome, meaning there’re all sorts of symptoms that […]

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Hope for Healing – Mental Illness – Lavi Chimata

(upbeat music) – Hi, everybody. (audience greeting) You guys are awesome. (laughs) So today, I’m going to be talking about something that’s very close to my heart, and is also quite difficult to discuss, and it’s mental illness. Mental illness as probably, most of you know, is a complex subject. And it gets compounded by the stigma associated with it. […]

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Lobotomy: A Dangerous Fad’s Lingering Effect on Mental Illness Treatment | Retro Report

I will perform transorbital lobotomy on ten patients within an hour. In the 1930’s, a new brain surgery like the one portrayed here in the movie Frances, was brought to the United States: the lobotomy. Only a little more dangerous than operating to remove an infected tooth. It was performed on mentally ill patients all over the country, hailed by […]

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Addictions and Mental Health Redesign

[low organ music] Client 1: We do feel, you know, guilt and shame, and by telling your story, you realize that you’re not so alone, that there are other people who share similar stories. Client 2: I feel more free to speak out, and I feel sometimes I do get those feelings back, so I talk to whoever I need […]

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If Physical Health Problems Were Treated Like Mental Health Problems

(funky music) – Listen, I know you’re sick and all, but are you even trying to get better? (sneeze) (funky music) – Hey, look at it this way, there’s plenty of people out there that have it worse off than you do. – You need to stop focusing on all the bad things in life and just try to enjoy […]

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Embark Behavioral Health: Reducing anxiety, depression, and suicide by 2028 is our goal!

Embark. Creating joy. Healing generations In 2018 a group of mental health professionals and programs decided to join forces to tackle one Big Hairy Audacious Goal. (BHAG) To drive adolescent anxiety depression and suicide From the all-time highs of today To the all-time lows by 2028 out ability to achieve this BHAG is dependent upon the strength of our culture. […]

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How Prison Sets Inmates Up for Failure: Racism, Mental Illness, Poverty | Shaka Senghor

The feeling of walking out of prison is something that I’ll never forget. It was June 22, 2010 one day after my birthday, a beautiful sunny day in Detroit and I walked out of prison with a lot of optimism despite being told by the officers that I would probably be back in six months. And when I walked out […]

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Autism Spectrum Disorder: 10 things you should know

Autism stems from differences in biology that have an influence on brain development. Autism is a lifelong condition. That doesn’t mean that children can’t make significant improvements in their language and social abilities over time. They can just like all children, but children don’t just grow out of autism. Autism can affect a person’s ability to understand subtle emotional cues […]

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Feminism, A Victim Mentality Disorder – TFF Episode 29

I’ve been asked on more than one occasion to comment on how white western feminists typically focus intensively on what would seem to a reasonable person the most trivial cases of “sexism” such as so-called workplace sexual harassment while remaining silent about—or even justifying—overt abuses if the victimizers are not white men, a case in point being the years-long complicity […]

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