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ON MENTAL ILLNESS: Segregation Versus Reintegration - Berkeley Daily Planet



ON MENTAL ILLNESS: Segregation Versus Reintegration 
Berkeley Daily Planet
There can be so much more to life than riding in a van to a "day treatment" program, spending the day there taking about your problems and hearing others talk about theirs, riding back to a "board and care," and looking forward to another night of ...

 


What Can Be Done For People Suffering With Mental Illness? - Forbes - Forbes



What Can Be Done For People Suffering With Mental Illness? - Forbes 
Forbes
What should be done for the over 20% of the population who suffer from one or more mental illnesses? This question was originally answered on Quora by Jeanine Joy.

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Salvadoran immigrant convicted in Houston double murder loses in Supreme Court - Chron.com



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Salvadoran immigrant convicted in Houston double murder loses in Supreme Court 
Chron.com
A Salvadoran immigrant convicted in a Houston double slaying in 2000 lost a late-stage appeal on Monday in the U.S. Supreme Court, moving him one step closer to a possible execution date despite claims of intellectual disability. Gilmar Guevara was ...

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BCSO: Man sends explicit pictures to mentally disabled minor ... - The News Herald



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BCSO: Man sends explicit pictures to mentally disabled minor ... 
The News Herald
PANAMA CITY ? A 20-year-old Bay County man has been arrested after police say he sent explicit pictures to a mentally disabled minor.Ronald Warren Laudig, of Panama City, faces a charge of transmitting harmful material to a minor in connection with ...

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Is Donald Trump's mental health becoming dangerous? Medical experts weigh in. - NBCNews.com



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Is Donald Trump's mental health becoming dangerous? Medical experts weigh in. 
NBCNews.com
Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation is not just a matter of criminal indictments; as Trump feels increasingly walled in, his mental stability is likely to suffer and hence also public safety. Mental impairment and criminal-mindedness are not ...

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Aging with an intellectual disability -- new longitudinal report ... - EurekAlert (press release)



Aging with an intellectual disability -- new longitudinal report ... 
EurekAlert (press release)
Increased rates of important health screenings and access to GPs amongst people with an intellectual disability have been highlighted in a new report launched this week. These health gains, however, are potentially being offset by poorly managed ...

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Children with mental disabilities also need our love, care: Awareness walk in Chennai - The News Minute



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Children with mental disabilities also need our love, care: Awareness walk in Chennai 
The News Minute
"Not many people want to visit these homes because they think of mental disability as an illness which is not true," says Mohini Sriram of Chennai-based Bala Vihar. Bala Vihar runs two homes for children from economically weaker sections who suffer ...

 


Mental illness: Five different types of anxiety, depression identified - Hindustan Times



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Mental illness: Five different types of anxiety, depression identified 
Hindustan Times
Scientists have identified five new categories of mental illness that cut across the current more broad diagnoses of anxiety and depression. The five categories, defined by their specific symptoms and areas of brain activation, are tension, anxious ...

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A Life: Tracy Bleyler, 1964-2017; 'I Can Still See Her Smile Right Now, From Ear to Ear. She Will Be Very Missed' - Valley News



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A Life: Tracy Bleyler, 1964-2017; 'I Can Still See Her Smile Right Now, From Ear to Ear. She Will Be Very Missed' 
Valley News
They describe a person actively enjoying the life she lived, despite the challenges that nature had presented her with. But to some, including her parents, Bleyler's most important impact is the way she illustrated that people with mental illnesses can ...

 


New global diagnostic manual mirrors US autism criteria - Spectrum



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New global diagnostic manual mirrors US autism criteria 
Spectrum
The criteria are part of a highly anticipated update to the ?International Classification of Diseases,? a diagnostic manual produced by the World Health Organization (WHO). The latest draft of the manual, dubbed ICD-11, collapses autism, Asperger ...