The question for me is whether racism is a unique mental illness
or whether it is a manifestation of another mental illness
Most individuals living with mental illness
are not violent, but when substance abuse is also present or treatment is not available, risks can increase.
The potential effect of parental mental illness
on dependent children can be direct and indirect.
Police come upon people with mental illness
in difficult situations because there is almost no way for families of mentally ill people--assuming they have any--to ensure that they get help that would prevent them being in such situations in the first place.
The biggest obstacle to the treatment of mental illness
is the stigma.
Researchers surveyed 87 doctors and 162 nurses, 137 family members of people with mental illness
, and 150 members of the public.
What we found most surprising about our findings was that people with severe mental illness
were so open about their illness experiences on a public social media website like YouTube," said lead author John Naslund, a PhD student in health policy at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice.
I know they didn't mean to be hurtful, but their comments reflect a lack of understanding of mental illness
that is pervasive.
These are insightful comments about mental illness
that have been shared at several community forums in recent weeks.
An examination of current research in the South African (SA) context indicates that research has focused on the prevalence of mental illness
generally and across different groups.
The services, based in Coventry, Rugby, Warwick and Leamington, are designed to help people with a mental illness
achieve a better quality of life with support for people to gain or retain employment, activity groups where people can meet others with similar experiences and residential care.
Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust has joined with Rethink Mental Illness
to test new services for people affected by severe mental illness