Mental health jargon: what is anxiety?

May 03, 18 Mental health jargon: what is anxiety?

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Anxiety… an uneasy feeling If you look up anxiety in the dictionary it’s defined as apprehension, uneasiness, or nervousness usually in anticipation of something bad happening. Everyone has uneasy feelings at one point or another. Remember the last time you had a job interview What about waiting for test results? There...

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Opioid Public Health Emergency: ACL discussion

Apr 08, 18 Opioid Public Health Emergency: ACL discussion

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FROM THE SETH’S MOM ARCHIVES From the Administration for Community Living (ACL): Summary of ACL Stakeholder Discussion About the Opioid Public Health Emergency Available Following the release of an issue brief: The Opioid Public Health Emergency and Older Adults in December 2017, ACL convened a stakeholder discussion...

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Adolescent bipolar disorder. When is it typically diagnosed?

Feb 22, 18 Adolescent bipolar disorder. When is it typically diagnosed?

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Adolescent bipolar disorder. When is it typically diagnosed? According to National Institute of Mental Health Symptoms of bipolar disorder Bipolar “mood episodes” include unusual mood changes along with unusual sleep habits, activity levels, thoughts, or behavior. In a child, these mood and activity changes must be very different...

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PTSD research news: PTSD brain bank.

Feb 01, 18 PTSD research news: PTSD brain bank.

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From the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: VA’s National PTSD Brain Bank collaborates with PINK Concussions Group Women Veterans urged to donate brains for research Today, VA announced a collaboration between its National Center for PTSD and the nonprofit organization PINK Concussions, encouraging women to donate their brains...

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Hypersexuality and bipolar disorder

Jan 10, 18 Hypersexuality and bipolar disorder

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Hypersexuality and Bipolar Disorder These conditions do not have a cause and effect relationship. Being bipolar does not cause someone to be hypersexual. Being hypersexual does not mean someone is bipolar. However, an increase in risky behaviors is related to bipolar manic episodes. What is Hypersexuality But what is...

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What is bipolar disorder

Jan 09, 18 What is bipolar disorder

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Bipolar Disorder Defined National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH)describes bipolar disorder as Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks.There are four basic types of bipolar disorder;...

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