Tag Archives: Mental

Now Mental Health Patients Can Specify Their Care Before Hallucinations and Voices Overwhelm Them

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Steve Singer, who has bipolar and borderline personality disorders, knows when he’s on the verge of a mental health crisis. The female voice he hears incessantly in his head suddenly shuts up, and the hula hoop he gyrates while walking to the grocery store stops easing his anxieties. That’s when he gets… Read More »

In-Depth: Technology's role in tackling global mental health crisis

Globally more and more health professionals are stressing the importance of mental health services, but getting patients those services can be tricky. The shortage of trained professionals and the stigma of mental illness in many countries around the world have often created a barrier to treatment. But recently technology has come into play to tackle… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for OCTOBER 26, 2018: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

The first three articles on this week’s list address the long-term effects of exposure to maternal depression and anxiety on the child.  While many women feel significant pressure to avoid taking psychotropic medications during pregnancy, these studies clearly find that untreated illness may also carry risks for the child.  Also this week, we have a… Read More »