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China and India Burdened by Untreated Mental Disorders

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is an article from the NY Times about mental health issues around the world, with special focus on India and China.  The basis of this article is from a study done in  The … Continue reading

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Schizophrenia: Regular exercise guidelines still apply

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image by carlos.a.martinez via Flickr As a nurse, I know that exercise is right up there with fresh air and sunshine and a nutritious diet.  I am frequently concerned for my patients who … Continue reading

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Five minutes of exercising in nature improves mental health

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image by bunz234 via Flickr One of my major complaints about psychiatric units now is the lack of opportunity most psychiatric patients have to get out of doors and get both fresh air … Continue reading

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Magnet Treatment for Depression Works for Some

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia Here’s an article from WebMD.com that describes a new way to treat depression for those currently not relieved by treatment with antidepressants.  I firmly believe in alternative ways to manage … Continue reading

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Mood Food? Depressed People Eat More Chocolate

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image by eszter via Flickr Women all across the world will tell you that chocolate makes them feel better.  This is nothing new or shocking.  What this article does, however, is describes an … Continue reading

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Emotional value of pets is underestimated, expert says

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Here’s a good article that addresses a subject I feel strongly about.  I think pets and animal interactions have a major place in maintaining mental health.  Even on my unit, we routinely use … Continue reading

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