Jillian Day

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Meroyan is Post Partum Psychosis? – Dr. Zul Azlin Razali

<b>Introduction</b><p>Psychiatric/Psychological issues after giving birth is not only confined (pun intended) to <i>‘meroyan’</i>. If we take a peek into Dewan Bahasa …

Postpartum

Women suffer much more work stress than men, says psychiatrist

Sexism in the workplace and family responsibilities add to pressure as they face unequal pay and lack of support<p>Women suffer considerably higher levels of work-related stress, anxiety and depression than men, with workplace sexism and familial responsibilities providing additional career pressures, …

Labor Economics

How cultural contexts can shape mental illness

‘Bedlam: the asylum and beyond’ is now in its final weeks, closing on 15 January. The exhibition traces the rise and fall of the mental asylum and …

Mental Health

Ottawa man, accused of killing sisters, diagnosed with schizophrenia

Musab A-Noor, accused of killing his two sisters last month, made his first court appearance Friday via video, sitting statue-still with a towel over …

Psychiatric patient Oliver Lang speaks about his delayed discharge

Oliver Lang, from Norfolk, spent two months longer than necessary in a psychiatric unit. The 27-year-old, who has Asperger's syndrome, was initially detained under the Mental Health Act.<p>But weeks after he was told he could leave, he remained in the unit while two separate mental trusts argued over …

Mental Health

Dr. Francisco J. Torres, Psychiatrist, Says That Evaluation and Education About Mental Illness Is the Best Prevention

By Roberto Hugo Gonzalez –<p>As originally published by Mega Doctor News newsprint edition December 2016.<p>About half a billion people in the world suffer …

Where Transgender Is No Longer a Diagnosis

At the dawn of 2017 the Danish parliament struck a blow for transgender rights and became the first country to remove trans people’s classification …

The Rare Disorder African Americans Living With Schizophrenia Or Bipolar Disorder Should Know About

For people living with chronic mental illness, like bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, treatment using antipsychotic medications can not only help …

Mental Health

Bipolar Disorder & the Media: We Are Not Dangerous

Bipolar and Stigma: We are not dangerous<p>We are not dangerous. We are friends, neighbors, family and coworkers. We are stars and other notable people …

Mental Health

'Link' between depression and schizophrenia risk

<b>A type of depression may affect people who are genetically at risk of schizophrenia, a new study suggests.</b><p>The University of Edinburgh research team said its findings could help to shed light on the causes of depression, which affects about one in five people.<p>It could also pave the way for better …

Neuroscience

U of T’s ‘antipsychiatry’ scholarship — and not believing in mental illness — is an attack on science

In November, the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), an all-graduate school at the University of Toronto, announced it had established …

Mental Health

Pica Involves Eating Everything but Food: DSM-5, Causes, and Treatment

Pica Involves Eating Everything but Food: DSM-5, Causes, and Treatment<p>Updated on May 3, 2017<p>America's psychiatric diagnoses manual, the DSM-5, …

9 podcasts that will change how you think about human behavior

Fortunately, there are no shortage of podcasts designed to cater to that interest — whether it's a short one-one-one chat about building good habits or an hour-long compilation of novel ideas.<p>Here are some of the best podcasts that help put life in perspective.

Prescription stimulants in individuals with and without attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: misuse, cognitive impact, and adverse effects.

2012 Sep;2(5):661-77. doi: 10.1002/brb3.78. Epub 2012 Jul 23.<p>1Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation Los Angeles, California.<p>Abstract<p>Prescription …

Looking For A Cognitive Enhancer? Skip The Drugs And Try Fasting Instead

In my recent interview with Dr. Jason Fung, a Canadian nephrologist who has just published <i>The Complete Guide to Fasting</i>, we focused a good deal on fasting as a cognitive and productivity enhancement tool.<p>I didn’t research fasting because I was looking for a weight loss: I ran across it in research …

Diabetes

Nothing Is Sexier Than Self-Awareness

"Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom..."<p>~ Aristotle<p>Self-awareness is defined as "an awareness of one's own personality or …

Self-awareness

How Memory Shapes Our Perception of the Present

<i>Summary: Understanding how memory can shape our perception of the present could help people with learning disorders to stay on task, researchers</i> …

Friday Afterlife Report January 6th 2017

<b>January 6th 2017</b><p><b>COMMENTARY: VERY POPULAR TOPIC HOW TO OVERCOME THE FEAR OF DYING</b> We often hear from people who admit that they are enormously …

Where Will Happens in the Brain

Philosophers have been arguing about the nature of will for at least 2,000 years. It’s at the core of blockbuster social-psychology findings, from …

The Brain