Voices: Living with Schizophrenia | WebMD

[MUSIC PLAYING] [INTERPOSING VOICES] MICHELLE HAMMER: Hi. I’m Michele Hammer and I have schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a mental illness that changes the way you think, feel, and act. It’s broken down into three separate categories, positive, negative, and cognitive. Positive symptoms don’t mean they’re a good thing. It’s an add-on to your normal behavior, things like hallucinations, delusions, and voices. […]

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What if most of what we knew about Mental Health was wrong? | Khaliya | TEDxBeaconStreet

Translator: Mahitab Elsaghier Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs My name is Khaliya, and as they said, I am a Columbia University-trained public health specialist focusing on mental health. What is mental health? In a nutshell, mental health is the absence of mental illness, just as being healthy is the opposite of being sick. But in physical health, there is not just sick […]

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What happens when you have a disease doctors can’t diagnose | Jennifer Brea

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Camille Martínez Hi. Thank you. [Jennifer Brea is sound-sensitive. The live audience was asked to applaud ASL-style, in silence.] So, five years ago, this was me. I was a PhD student at Harvard, and I loved to travel. I had just gotten engaged to marry the love of my life. I was 28, and like so […]

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Chronic Illness Vlog: Dr. Appointment with My New POTS Specialist

Today I’m going to be going to my first doctor’s appointment at the Cleveland Clinic. [echoes- st. nothing] so what is about ten of nine right now which is so crazy to me because I’m so used to having to wake up so early for doctor’s appointments so this is actually my first doctor’s appointment that I didn’t have to […]

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What’s so funny about mental illness? | Ruby Wax

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast One in four people suffer from some sort of mental illness, so if it was one, two, three, four, it’s you, sir. You. Yeah. (Laughter) With the weird teeth. And you next to him. (Laughter) You know who you are. Actually, that whole row isn’t right. (Laughter) That’s not good. Hi. Yeah. Real bad. […]

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My father, mental illness and the death penalty | Clive Stafford Smith | TEDxExeter

Translator: Ellen Maloney Reviewer: Denise RQ Well, hello. I feel really at home here, you know, because I’ve been to Guantanamo many times, 34 times. So being in a very small enclosed area, and the bright interrogation lights, not allowed food or water, I mean, it’s just like home to me. (Laughter) I wanted to start out by being rude […]

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