Marcie PAYNE

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Mental health patients given hospital beds hundreds of miles away from home

Mentally ill patients are being sent for treatment in hospitals that are vast distances from their homes.<p>Nearly 500 are at least 30 miles away, …

‘Brainwashing’ and Mental Health - Reference Module in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology/Encyclopedia of Mental Health (Second Edition)

Abstract<p>The entry traces the history of ‘brainwashing,’ focusing on developments related to Korean War POWs (Prisoners of War) and the communist …

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5 Reasons Why I'm Not Ashamed of My Mental Health Condition

I used to feel ashamed of my mental health condition, but now I refuse to let stigma and stereotypes dictate how I feel about myself. If you stigmatize me, that's <i>your</i> ignorance, not <i>my</i> truth. Cool people, who are educated about mental illness and confident in their <i>own</i> mental health, don't …

A Call For Sick Days To End Mental Health Stigma

Our culture impresses upon us that we SUCK IT UP and GIT ER DONE when our “issue” is “just mental.” Except… MY BRAIN IS PART OF MY BODY.<p>Last week was …

The Stigma of Mental Illness

We are excited to announce that the Encyclopedia of Mental Health, Second Edition is now available on ScienceDirect! This essential encyclopedia …

Why It Is Important to Explore Alternate Avenues of Improving Mental Health

Over the course of this year, I have found that my eyes have been opened to the growing problem of mental illness in our society, and why it has yet …

Kind stranger leaves student £20 for doctors fees after overhearing her struggles with mental health

<b>One student was left in tears as she hung up the phone to her counselor, following a conversation regarding doctors fees for a mitigating</b> …

Mental Health

5 Lies Ruining Your Mental Health

One in five Americans experience a mental health problem in any given year. Yet many people suffer with their symptoms in silence. The stigma that continues to surround mental health problems prevents individuals from getting the help they need.<p>It's a common problem I've seen in my therapy office. …

When Anger Is Helpful in a Relationship... and When It's Not

<i>Count to ten before you speak</i>, we're often told, especially when fighting with a partner. <i>Take a deep breath and remember you're talking to someone you love</i>, the advice goes. <i>Being angry means you've lost control</i>, the theory goes. But is there ever a time when you <i>shouldn't</i> count to ten -- when a …

5 Things That Real Love Isn't

My husband's an international boardroom coach and interacts with people from all kinds of backgrounds and nationalities. And he says there's a common denominator. There comes a moment when he realizes, "This is not what it's really about." And then he can hear the question that everyone's actually …

10 Ways You’re Making Finding Love Harder Than It Has To Be

Judging other people’s relationships harshly<p>There’s a cosmic universal law that you cannot judge yourself less harshly than you judge others. If you …

20 Ways to Fall In Love All Over Again

There are lots of great things about being in a long-term relationship: Research shows that happy couples, in many ways, have better health and …

Love Your Single Life: How to Be Happy Alone or in a Relationship With a Child

You’re sure I’m not the father?” Steve asked. His hand brushed against mine as we walked through a Dublin park.<p>“Yes.” I yanked my hand back. I’d been living in Ireland for the summer, and Steve and I had been on five dates. We weren’t exclusive, and the ultrasound had just confirmed the conception …

Terminally Ill Man Fulfills Final Wish of Marrying Childhood Sweetheart Before His Dying Day

One man fulfilled his dying wish yesterday when he married his childhood sweetheart with whom he fell in love 50 years ago.<p>"Because they said he was …

Joan, 84, and Fred, 93, have just married. So what are the secrets of romance in later life?<p>Spending time with Fred Miller, 93, and his fiancee Joan Emms, 84, veers close to chaperoning lovestruck teens. “Stick this on the bed, will you?” asks Joan, passing Fred my jacket.<p>“The coat, or you?” he …

Relationships

Falling In Love Is Easy. Choosing To Stay In Love Is The Hard Part

<i>By Emily Lingenfelser</i><p>Falling in love isn't a choice; it's an irrational chain of events that simply cannot be stopped. It can happen slowly, over time, or quickly in a matter of moments. One glance. One touch. One eight-hour phone conversation. And it's all over.<p>Falling in love is the easy part -- …

It's the Little Things

It is the little things in our relationship that drive us crazy.<p>Who left the lid off the toothpaste?<p>Who squeezes the toothpaste from the middle when the right way to do it is from the bottom?<p>Why is it always me that changes the toilet roll? And for the love of all that is holy if you do change it …

Seven things every man needs to know before marriage

My wife and I live in Washington, D.C., a city that’s full of single men who aren’t ready to get married. If they’re anything like I was in my single days, their unwillingness to tie the knot has a lot to do with their unrealistic expectations. Now that I’m seven years into a happy marriage, if I …

57 Vintage Photos Of Couples That Will Make You Believe In Love

Love is real, guys!

92-year-old man sings a love song to his dying wife in touching video

Erin Solari uploaded the footage of her grandparents Laura and Howard, who were at a hospice, making peace with the 93-year-old woman's final days<p>Erin Solari was so touched by the love between her grandparents, who have been married 73 years, that she filmed Howard, her granddad, as he sang to his …

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