One in four people deal with a mental illness
in any given year.
In other states that have legalized marijuana, such as Massachusetts, organizations that support those with mental illness
, like the National Alliance on Mental Illness
, have come out against the legalization of recreational marijuana because of the detrimental effects of marijuana use on those with mental illness
and those predisposed to mental illness
can have serious repercussions on anyone's life.
1-Demographic data survey instrument: The demographic form comprised of eight items to obtain the background information of the subjects in the study that included; age, gender, religion, professional qualification, residence, source of information and level of interest to learn about mental illness
. 2-Knowledge assessment questionnaire: Modified version of 'Public Perception of Mental Illness
Questionnaire''15' was used to collect subjects awareness on the risk factors for development of mental illness
People with mental illness
are often violent
"Globally, one person out of four will be affected by a mental or neurological disorder at some point in his or her life, and, quite tragically, 90 percent of all who die by suicide have an underlying mental illness
," said Dr.
[U.S.A.], June 14 ( ANI ): Diabetes is deadlier for people with severe mental illness
that it is for mentally stable people, a new research has claimed.
"Surviving Mental Illness
: My Story" won a Silver Medal Award by Readers Favorite for best non-fiction/autobiography and came in First Place and won the Life Journeys Award for best memoir/biography from Readers Views.
It means an estimated 40,500 people who have been diagnosed with a mental illness
are out of work across Birmingham.
Part of the problem is that mental illness
carries a lot of stigma arising from association with psychological or emotional imbalances.True, there is a wide body of knowledge that demonstrates how emotional challenges lead to depression.
For a lot of us, the only experience we have with mental illness
is what we see on TV and in film, yet there is still a lot of misinformation surrounding mental illness
and filmmakers use tired old tropes when portraying characters with any mental illness