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Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Psychological elements of displacement

Psychological elements of displacement
 - Mass trauma events pose a major challenge for the mental health sphere and sadly there seems to be no suitable model for effective, timely and ..

Teen's suicide puts family on mission for kindness

Teen's suicide puts family on mission for kindness
 - NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness Greater Mississippi Valley, Davenport. The 34-year-old affiliate supports families in Rock Island, ...

Drugging ourselves to depression

Drugging ourselves to depression
 - Throughout American history, psychiatric illness was extremely rare — particularly in infant and child populations. However, over the last two decades, ...

Teen weight gain predicted by response to food commercials

Teen weight gain predicted by response to food commercials
 - In Australia, the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) is campaigning for legislation to ban all television food advertising at times where ...

Target snubs boycott by featuring same-sex parents in latest campaign

Target snubs boycott by featuring same-sex parents in latest campaign
 - Barely a month after a number of anti-gay groups called for a nationwide boycott of Target stores after the retailer signed on to a legal brief supporting ...




Kazakhstan politician: Gays can be identified by colored pants, DNA test

Kazakhstan politician: Gays can be identified by colored pants, DNA test
 - A politician in Kazakhstan has claimed “blood tests for degeneratism” can identify gay people while calling for homosexuality to be criminalized, ...

Prominent Ugandan gay activist to be granted asylum in U.S.

Prominent Ugandan gay activist to be granted asylum in U.S.
 - Uganda's LGBTQ community has been under escalating public, political, and physical attack in recent years, culminating in the passage of the ...

Photographer blinded by gasoline in alleged anti-gay hate crime

Photographer blinded by gasoline in alleged anti-gay hate crime
 - A freelance photographer has been blinded in one eye following an alleged anti-gay hate crime late last week in which his ...

Marriage equality would add $36 million, new jobs to Missouri economy

Marriage equality would add $36 million, new jobs to Missouri economy
 - Extending marriage to same-sex couples in Missouri would generate an estimated $36.3 million in spending to the state's economy and could ...

HIV, Aging and LGBT people: A Metamorphosis

HIV, Aging and LGBT people: A Metamorphosis
 - My experience in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) rights shows that few organizations prioritize HIV/AIDS, an omission that's ...

Is rising income inequality inevitable?

Is rising income inequality inevitable?
 - Rising inequality is often regarded as an inexorable outcome of ... In two major regions — Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean — the recent ...

Income inequality means lower state tax revenues

Income inequality means lower state tax revenues
 - The widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and everyone else has been matched by a slowdown in state tax revenue, according to a report ...

Almost half of child deaths occur in first month of life, UN estimates

Almost half of child deaths occur in first month of life, UN estimates
 - Maternal health in Afghanistan : New born at Mailala Maternity hospital A newborn is tagged with the mother's name at the Malalai maternity ...




More rural families using child health insurance program

More rural families using child health insurance program
 - A new report has found that public health coverage through the Child Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is relied on more by rural children in Kansas ...

Why your teen probably needs more sleep

Why your teen probably needs more sleep
 - A well-rested teen sits before me and shares the happy news: she is now sleeping at least 8, sometimes 9 hours a night. We are in a session; I am her ...

AG Zoeller urges Hoosier teens to be generation that ends teen smoking

AG Zoeller urges Hoosier teens to be generation that ends teen smoking
 - Legacy is the public health foundation that works to prevent youth smoking through its ... Now is the time to 'Finish It' and end teen smoking for good.”.

Disabled teen's special wheelchair still not fixed... 12 weeks after it was first sent away

Disabled teen's special wheelchair still not fixed... 12 weeks after it was first sent away
 - Three months later officials with Cardiff and Vale University Health Board admit they are struggling to find a specialist capable of fixing the problem.

Teens Use Marijuana to Manage Negative Moods

Teens Use Marijuana to Manage Negative Moods
 - According to the researchers, teens and young adults may be using marijuana to smoke away their worries. For health professionals who work with ...

Teen on long road to recovery

Teen on long road to recovery
 - An Invercargill family on the other side of the world are facing a long road into the darkness after a horrific crash left their teenage son battling for his ...

Wyoming teen birth rates fall 6th straight year

Wyoming teen birth rates fall 6th straight year
 - Teen birth rates fell in Wyoming for the sixth consecutive year, bringing it ... "A willingness to educate teens about services and reproductive health ...

Chris Grayling plans network of mental health centres in prisons

Chris Grayling plans network of mental health centres in prisons
 - Chris Grayling has ordered justice ministry officials to start work on developing a network of specialist mental health centres within prisons in England ...

How the media covers suicide: Day 1

How the media covers suicide: Day 1
 - What the DSM is to mental health, the AP Stylebook is to journalism. The Stylebook is our Bible. It not only tells us where and when to put our commas, it provides journalists with a uniform set of rules for grammar, principals and practices. The Associated Press first published the Stylebook in 1953 and updates it every year. On March 7, 2013 – three months after the Sandy Hook school shooting

Former monk says mental illness behind behavior

Former monk says mental illness behind behavior
 - A Trappist monk has traded the monastery for a Knox County courtroom, where he will try to convince jurors he should be spared a child molestation ...

Talking about mental illness is a must

Talking about mental illness is a must
  - People all across the country felt empowered to share their own experiences with depression, bipolar disorder and other mental health conditions.

Caregivers of family members newly diagnosed with mental illness at risk for anxiety

Caregivers of family members newly diagnosed with mental illness at risk for anxiety
 - The study represents initial steps to examine the connection between caring for a family member with a mental illness and the emotional toll it takes on ...